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  • Holmes, Gregory; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2016)
    This thesis aims to explore the interactions between a potential biocontrol agent, the gall-wasp Aulacidea pilosellae, and its invasive Pilosella hawkweed hosts. I discovered that increased nitrogen availability improves ...
  • Kalischuk, Melanie (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2015)
    To defend themselves against all types of pathogens, plants have evolved an array of defense strategies to prevent or attenuate invasion by potential attackers. Brassica rapa exposed to 50 ng purified Cauliflower mosaic ...
  • Jadavji, Nafisa M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2008)
    Stress is one of the most critical influences on behavior, performance and disease. Recent findings from our laboratory have shown that stress represents a major modulator of motor function in the intact and damaged ...
  • Sparks, Fraser T (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2012)
    The hippocampus and non-hippocampal long-term memory systems each have the capacity to learn and express contextual fear memory. How these systems interact during learning and remembering revolves around hippocampal ...
  • Fox, Terri-Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2004)
    This thesis discusses intergenerational communication and well-being in Aboriginal life, using a literature review and research conducted in relation to the Blood people and culture. It addresses issues concerning lack of ...
  • Calderwood, Denise; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1993Education, 1993)
    International students in Canadian universities face an array of sometimes bewildering practical, cultural, academic, and social challenges. Many may not be fully prepared to cope with such challenges without some form of ...
  • McCreary, J. Keiko; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2016)
    The stress that our ancestors experienced resonates with us in their stories, and memoires, but does it affect our health? In this thesis, the impact of ancestral stress on offspring was investigated. We hypothesized ...
  • Russell, Gillian; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2017)
    The purpose of this thesis was to a) develop measures to capture and quantify implicit memory associations in gambling, and b) identify the presence and magnitude of these implicit associations as it relates to a person’s ...
  • Faghihi, Farhad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArt and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2015)
    A comprehensive investigation into the synthesis and the characterization of discrete silver nanoparticles coated with alkanethiols and thiolate functionalized polymers is presented. Small and uniform alkanethiol capped ...
  • Swift, Lucy H; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2015)
    We investigated checkpoint adaptation in HT-29 colorectal adenocarcinoma cells treated with cisplatin. Cells that undergo checkpoint adaptation arrest at and then abrogate the G2/M checkpoint to enter mitosis with damaged ...
  • Pyne, Deena Patricia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2002Education, 2002)
    A Comprehensive Career Needs Survey was designed to assess the career needs of junior high and senior high school students. The survey consisted of questions regarding students, teachers, parents, counselors and administrators ...
  • Johnson, Kevin Ross David (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2012)
    The synthesis, structure and reactivity of organolanthanide complexes supported by a family of novel bis(phosphinimine)carbazole and bis(phosphinimine)pyrrole pincer ligands is presented. Through the systematic development ...
  • Mauthe, Keith Frederick; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1989Education, 1989)
    Subjects' views and conceptions of social intelligence were investigated by having 40 adults, male inmates in an Alberta correctional centre rate the importance of 20 behavioral characteristics representing the domain of ...
  • Coelho, Lara A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2016)
    The internal perception of the hands has been found to be distorted. These distortions feature hand width that is overestimated and finger length that is underestimated. The purpose of this thesis was to explore the ...
  • Anele, Anuoluwapo; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2016)
    Developing alternatives to the use of antimicrobials is essential to maintaining the sustainability of animal production and lowering the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance. Prebiotics have not been readily adopted due ...
  • Bose, Arnab; 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)
    Selfridge asked for what positive integers a and b with a > b, does 2a — 2b divide na — nb for all n e N. The problem was solved by various people who showed that the above problem is true only for (a, b) e S, where S ...
  • Thom, Mark; 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)
    Covering problems fall within the broader category of facility location, a branch of combinatorial optimization concerned with the optimal placement of service facilities in some geometric space. This thesis considers ...
  • Querel, Richard Robert; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2007)
    Our group has developed a 20 μm passive atmospheric water vapour monitor. The Infrared Radiometer for Millimetre Astronomy (IRMA) has been commissioned and deployed for site testing for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) ...
  • Schofield, Ian Sean; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2005)
    The IRMA III infrared radiometer is a passive atmospheric water vapor detector designed for use with interferometric submillimeter arrays as a method of phase correction. The IRMA III instrument employs a distributed, ...
  • Nicol, Lorraine A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2005)
    Irrigation is central to the functioning of the southern Alberta economy. Irrigation also uses a significant amount of what is expected to be an increasingly scarce resource: water. The Alberta government is embarking on ...

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