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  • Caruso, Raven; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2007)
    Valley glaciers often occur within complex dendritic systems where tributary glaciers contribute ice mass and blocking potential to the trunk glacier. Analysis of glacier inventories and maps in the regions of Svalbard, ...
  • Fernquist, Monique; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    The perceptions of staff wellness by Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) and Licensed Nurses (LPNs) employed in acute care in a southern Alberta hospital were investigated. From a total of 372 ...
  • Terry, Lesley L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2010)
    Feederism is a fat fetish subculture that eroticizes eating, feeding, and gaining weight. This thesis attempts to explain the practice of Feederism using an evolutionary approach. Chapter one examines the ...
  • Vicenza, Sarah Dalla; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2012)
    Forest fires are an increasing concern under climate change. Substantially increased fire vulnerability could become a reality for many areas, including the Rocky Mountains. Forest fire hazard was examined in the upper ...
  • Hillyer, F. James; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1991Education, 1991)
    Researchers defined achievement motivation as a viable research construct in the early 1950s. Adults increased their achievement motivation scores--often with correlative increased achievement. The literature is replete ...
  • Tahić, Margaret Katharine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2004)
    The Orion Molecular Cloud (OMC) is the nearest, and thus most studied, star forming region to the Earth. To date, most of the studies conducted at submillimetre wavelenths have focused on the spectral line analysis using ...
  • Butcher, Andrew (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Sciencce, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2011)
    We have designed a system suitable for auditory electroencephalographic (EEG) experiments, with the objective of enabling studies of auditory motion. This thesis details the perceptual cues involved in spatial auditory ...
  • Izwayyed, Samar (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, 2014Health Sciences, 2014)
    This research offers an understanding of the intercultural friendship development process between immigrant and Canadian women. More specifically, the research identified factors affecting the two groups’ intercultural ...
  • Bingley, Lindsey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2006)
    Canada's declaration of war in 1939 resulted in the creation of a "total war" economy that necessitated the absorption of all available men, and led to the wide scale recruitment of women into the military and labour ...
  • Bromling, Laura Cappello; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2003)
    This thesis investigates the way that moral and aesthetic concerns about the relationship between fiction and reality are manifested in the work of particular novelists writing at different periods in the nineteenth century, ...
  • Yu, Ian-Ling; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    Budded virions of AcMNPV can enter a variety of non-host cells, a characteristic likely due to the presence of GP64, an envelope protein found on a small subset of baculoviruses. Results show that AcMNPV's tropism for ...
  • Mo, Fan (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2011)
    During protein synthesis, elongation factor Tu (EF-Tu) delivers aminoacyl-tRNA (aa-tRNA) to the A-site of mRNA-programmed ribosomes in a GTP-dependent manner. To enable future studies on the functional and structural ...
  • McGill, Trevor; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceNeuroscience, 2008)
    The established model used for evaluating potential therapies for retinal disease has significant limitations. A new model is proposed to account for these limitations: the visual adaptation model. The visual adaptation ...
  • Digweed, Shannon Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2009)
    North American red squirrels are a solitary, territorial species that confront various predators. Previous research proposed that squirrels produce predator-specific, referential ‘seet’ and ‘bark’ alarm calls to aerial ...
  • Geddes, Jennifer M H; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Studies, 2006)
    An evaluation of nineteen barley lines using three artificial inoculation methods concluded that spray inoculation was the most reproducible method and provided the greatest discrimination of resistance. Six of the nineteen ...
  • Beaulieu, Hendrika H.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1995Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 1995)
    Do men and women write differently and if so, do these stylistic differences represent differing world \iews and/or do they indicate divergent decisions that are made by the gendered individual with respect to the ...
  • Davoren, Jonathan M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1997Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 1997)
    Triacylglycerol (TAG) production in the microspore derived (MD) cell suspension culture ofBrassica napus L. cv Jet Neuf was enhanced when the sucrose concentration in the growth medium was increased from 2 to 14 % (w/v). ...
  • Gaudette, Stacey Leigh; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2006)
    This thesis examines Janet Flanner, an expatriate writer whose fiction and journalism have been essential to the development of American literary modernism in that her work, taken together, comprises a remarkable ...
  • Steynen, Quintin 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 Biological Sciences, 2001)
    I have isolated and characterized a recessive mutation in the Forked (FKD) gene that results in the abnormal initiation of vascular bundles in the foliar organs, such that the apices of the vascular bundles initiate freely. ...
  • Luzhna, Lidiya (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2014)
    The successful approach for decreasing breast cancer fatalities depends upon reliable diagnostic screening and optimal treatment modalities. Ionizing radiation is widely used for both screening and therapeutic procedures. ...

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