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  • Groft, Donald G.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1997Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 1997)
    Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) populations from Alberta river drainage systems were compared using molecular techniques. Restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLP's) within the NDI and ND5/6 regions of the ...
  • Naz, Fariha; 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, 2015)
    Machine learning techniques are currently widely used in the analysis of natural language. This thesis focuses on extending these techniques for analysis of programming languages. In particular we are interested in determining ...
  • van Waes, Linda T. A; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Deptartment of Neuroscience, 2008Arts and ScienceNeuroscience, 2009)
    This thesis examined how pharmacological treatment and cortical injury during development affects brain plasticity. Rats were given either a low dose of perinatal fluoxetine or a mild postnatal day 7 Hypoxic‐Ischemic (HI) ...
  • Sleik, Ryan John; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge : University of Lethbridge, University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2001)
    Cognitive demands for postural control in younger and older adults were examined under conditions of postural threat. Age-related differences emerged in the distribution of attention for postural control in conditions of ...
  • Peiris, Mututantrige J.N.R. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2011Management, 2011)
    This study focuses on gaining an understanding of the relationship between NGOs and the government of Malawi at an administrative level. Though this relationship is integral to the success of the NGO’s mission, from the ...
  • Stigter, Shelley; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Sciencec, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2005)
    This thesis follows the interaction of "double-voicing" and "double-consciousness" in Native American literary history. It begins with surviving records from the time of colonial contact and ends with works by Leslie Marmon ...
  • Norman, Kerri M. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2014)
    Research has shown that unlike wolves, dogs do not form stable packs and so do not function within a social hierarchy (Bradshaw, 2011). Therefore it is not clear that rolling onto the back can be readily interpreted as ...
  • Wickersham, Stephanie (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2012)
    DNA double strand breaks (DSBs) are primarily repaired in eukaryotic cells by two different mechanisms – non-homologous end joining (NHEJ) or homologous recombination (HR). In mammalian somatic cells the balance between ...
  • Edmundson, Jane; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Arts, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Art, 2013)
    19th century dime museums were a North American phenomenon that flourished in urban centres from the mid- to late-1800s. Named thusly due to their low admission cost, dime museums provided democratic entertainment that ...
  • Hasan, Mahmudul (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2011)
    DSJM is a software toolkit written in portable C++ that enables direct determination of sparse Jacobian matrices whose sparsity pattern is a priori known. Using the seed matrix S 2 Rn×p, the Jacobian A 2 Rm×n can be ...
  • Zhou, Qixuan (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    Strong seasonality is observed in the volatile hourly Alberta temperature and its low- and high-order statistical moments. We propose a time series model consisting of a linear combination of an annual sinusoidal model, a ...
  • Zanoni, Marc; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2015)
    The Supreme Court of Canada has developed a practice of releasing some of the most important constitutional decisions as anonymous, which disregards a long standing judicial tradition of acknowledging which judge authored ...
  • Stauffer, Lois Rae; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2017)
    This thesis explores how the Scottish people of early modern Edinburgh understood the physical construction of this walled city, and will focus on how Edinburgh’s inhabitants saw, knew, and understood specific places. ...
  • Goldsbury, Robin Paulette; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2007)
    The current work explores the behavioural and anatomical consequences of unilateral neonatal bulbectomy (OBX) in male and female rats at postnatal day 1 (PI) and P10. In adulthood the animals underwent a battery of motor ...
  • Mamboukou, Michel Nzikou (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2013)
    Numerical methods have been used to predict the eigenperiods and eigenfunctions of the Earth’s Slichter modes, known as the Slichter triplets. In order to test the validity of our method, we have also computed the ...
  • Chomiak, Amanda; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of History, 2008Arts and ScienceHistory, 2008)
    Religion was an important, and unifying element of the imperial Roman army. The imperial cult created and maintained a bond among the troops. Studying the specific cults of Mithra, Jupiter Dolichenus and Sol Invictus is ...
  • Phelan, Colleen Amy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2007)
    Growth of riparian cottonwoods along regulated rivers can be limited by water availability. In this study we associate seasonal variation of environmental conditions and stream flows with water relations of a natural ...
  • Mason, Erin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    The focus of this thesis was to better understand the link between social environments: namely, the school and workplace; and addictive behaviour among Indigenous youth and adults in Canada. Secondary datasets were accessed ...
  • Robinson, Michael D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Studies, 2007)
    This thesis addresses the issue of hybridization between native westslope cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi) and introduced rainbow trout (O. mykiss), giving strong consideration to their differing glacial ...
  • Beck, Melissa A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta: University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences.Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2015)
    Innate variability in parasite transmission is one of the hallmarks of the phenomenon of parasitism. Empirical research aimed at quantifying these differences is limited, particularly for generalist parasites that utilize ...

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