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  • Liebetrau, Jennifer; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    The main purpose of this thesis was to illuminate the concept of fit in cause-related marketing (CRM) by proposing and testing a valenced model for CRM fit. The model was created based on an integration of extant CRM fit ...
  • Opoku, Frank; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2017)
    The relationship between the government budget and the current account deficits has been explained to depend on the degree of capital mobility, exchange rate regimes and other important factors. One factor that has not ...
  • Uddin, Muhammed Salah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2016)
    The discovery and characterization of enzymes that catalyze new reactions, and increase the rate or efficiency of bioconversion are promising lines of biotechnological research. In this regard the rumen anaerobic fungi ...
  • Obeng-Mireku, Emmanuel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of SociologyFaculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2017)
    Contrary to the claims of secularization proponents, religion’s influence remains pervasive today. However, it is frequently associated with conflict around the world, with that conflict often involving Christians and ...
  • Bye, Cameron M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    The NMDA receptor is a proposed molecular mechanism responsible for the structural changes that occur in neurons during learning and memory formation. I investigate the role that NMDA receptors have in hippocampal spatial ...
  • Burgess, Trina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2017)
    The housing preferences and residential geography of the Millennial generation are different than those of previous generations and that has implications for the urban landscape. Young people are delaying the traditional ...
  • Kellett, Peter; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2017)
    The intersectional impact of multiple social gradients on major depression (MD) and lifetime suicidal ideation (LSI) among Canadian men was explored through statistical analysis of four years of Canadian Community Health ...
  • Stanford, Adam Christopher; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2017)
    Canopy reflectance models (CRMs) can accurately estimate vegetation canopy biophysical-structural information such as Leaf Area Index (LAI) inexpensively using satellite imagery. The strict physical basis which ...
  • Guthrie, Hunter J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of AnthropologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2017)
    This thesis examines the cumulative effects of climate change, neoliberal reform, resource extraction, and global quinoa demand and their implications for the livelihoods of villagers in the southern altiplano community ...
  • Keller, Antonio Goes Ferreira dos Santos; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    The effects of climate change, hypoxia of surface waters, disposal of pharmaceuticals, among other stressors to freshwater ecosystems, are important concerns of modern civilization. Diltiazem (DTZ) is a calcium channel ...
  • Marthiensen, Robert Gary; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    This study evaluated the effectiveness of mindfulness in helping after-degree nursing students manage stress. Two 4-hour brief Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR-B) training sessions were delivered involving sitting ...
  • Dahal, Ram Sewak; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    In this thesis, we studied a generalization of vertex coloring problem (VCP). A classical VCP is an assignment of colors to the vertices of a given graph such that no two adjacent vertices receive the same color. The ...
  • Stavig, Lucía Isabel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of AnthropologyArts and SciencesDepartment of Anthropology, 2017)
    How does it come to pass that the rollout of a women’s rights regime becomes a condition for the violation of women’s rights? This thesis begins with the rollout of the PNSRPF 1996-2000 (a family planning program), as part ...
  • Bosco, Alessandra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    In this thesis we investigate the prairie plant species Gaillardia aristata for compounds of biological interest. Through the use of phenotypic screens based upon the hallmarks of cancer, we have characterized the effects ...
  • Natola, Elizabeth May; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    This study examined the rangewide genetic structure of three hybridizing woodpecker species (Sphyrapicus ruber, S. nuchalis, and S. varius), and hybridization at a S. nuchalis/S. varius hybrid zone in central Alberta. ...
  • Philipsen, Laurens J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    This thesis investigates the historical trends and prospective future streamflow of the Red Deer River and the impacts of streamflow management on the reproduction and health of riparian cottonwood communities along the ...
  • Shahmansouri, Houman; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2016)
    In the computer age, managing large data repositories is one of the common challenges, especially for music data. Categorizing, manipulating, and refining music tracks are among the most complex tasks in Music Information ...
  • van Paridon, Bradley; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    Parasite distributions are rapidly expanding, in large part due to human mediated translocations of hosts. Thus, instances of parasite-spread to new hosts are common. Management of these emerging parasites depends on ...
  • Mohammed, Tamer Said Oraby; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Little is known about parents’ Quality of Life (QOL) when their children with disabilities become youth and young adults. This study compared parents’ QOL versus child’s age and severity of disability conditions. Secondary ...
  • da Costa Araujo, Juliana; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    Arginine vasopressin and oxytocin influence many aspects of behavior, including sociality. However, there are only a few studies of non-reproductive social relationships. Richardson’s ground squirrel (Urocitellus richardsonii) ...

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