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  • Porcina, Mark (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Art, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Art, 2012)
    Ceramics has always existed on the fringes of craft and high art. The purpose of this thesis project is to elevate clay beyond the traditions of craft by examining the historical use of clay and the everyday object. My ...
  • Ayers, Gillian (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Sociology, 2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2012)
    This thesis examines the experiences, beliefs, motivations, and perceived costs and benefits of women who are childless by choice in Southern Alberta. I investigate the naturalized and normalized understandings of femininity, ...
  • Sheriff, Constance; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology, 2011)
    This thesis explores how women who exercise regularly frame their involvement in exercise with regard to discourses of femininity, fitness, consumerism, and healthism, and how these contemporary discourses impact women’s ...
  • Lang, Cassandra C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2005)
    Metabolic were used to evaluate Enterococcus as an indicator of faecal pollution. Enterococci were isolated using m-Enterococcus agar and speciated using conventional biochemical tests. Forty percent of the isolates were ...
  • Sikora, Christopher A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2003)
    Francisella tularensis is one of a small group of bacteria recognized for their virulence and potential for use as biological weapons. In this study we utilize a novel approach to identify an immunologically prominent ...
  • Tudor, Patti; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1994Education, 1994)
    Special classes for gifted students began in North America in the late 19th century. Since that time, educators have directed much attention towards the special needs of students with gifts and talents. Nevertheless, ...
  • Prasad, Rajib (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) was recently introduced to western Canada as a forage crop. To reach its full potential, high yielding, early maturing fenugreek cultivars that produce good seed yield and quality ...
  • Parcher, Myra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1993Education, 1993)
    Global populations are aging and by the turn of the century elderly populations will have increased significantly. The United Nations predicts that by the year 2025 the elderly will constitute 25 percent of the global ...
  • D'Amour, Lissa M; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2008.Education, 2008)
    A cross-disciplinary literature review returns conflicting renditions on the nature of science, science’s place in society, and the public understanding of science. The phenomenon of science appears as many things to many ...
  • Spencer, Locke Dean; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2009)
    The Herschel Space Observatory (Herschel), a flagship mission of the European Space Agency (ESA), is comprised of three cryogenically cooled instruments commissioned to explore ...
  • Prusky, Sharon; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1994Education, 1994)
    The issues of job satisfaction for nurses and nurses' continuing clinical competence have become major concerns for the nursing profession as evidenced by a growing volume of research into these areas. Both job satisfaction ...
  • Simpson, Lisa G (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2010)
    The role of manure applications on soil nutrient dynamics in years after manure applications cease has not been extensively studied. An investigation of two long-term manure trials in the Battersea Drain watershed in ...
  • Desjarlais-deKlerk, Kristen Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Deptartment of Sociology, 2009Arts and ScienceSociology, 2009)
    Canadians’ religious involvement has declined significantly over the last thirty years (Bibby 2004a), but explanations haven’t successfully determined the reasons for the decline. Women’s employment rate increased significantly ...
  • Quinn, Amie L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbirdge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Studies, 2007)
    Fish are exposed to multiple stressors in their environment. The interactive effects of pesticide exposure and increased temperature on the physiological stress response were investigated in a comparative field study ...
  • Zelinski, Erin L; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2010)
    This thesis assessed the impacts of acute and chronic phase-shifting on learning and memory in male and female rats. Previous research has revealed impaired retention immediately following circadian disruption and on the ...
  • Bigelow, Sarah Grace; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2006)
    The Little Bow River Project was implemented in 2003 and includes Alberta’s newest dam. The Project involves tripling the diversion of water from the Highwood River to the Little Bow River and subsequently storing the water ...
  • Kelley, Helen Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1994Management, 1994)
    Research emphasises that effective and efficient end-user training is a vital component of the successful utilization of computer technology and that individual differences (e.g., learning styles, cognitive reasoning ...
  • Imam, Md. Kaisar (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2011)
    In recent years the amount of information on the web has increased dramatically. As a result, it has become a challenge for the researchers to find effective ways that can help us query and extract meaning from these ...
  • Duce, Cristy Lee (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of English, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2011)
    Writers of fiction have long since relied on love, romance, and desire to drive the plots of their work, yet some postcolonial authors use romance and interpersonal relationships to illustrate the larger political and ...
  • Bardick, Angela D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2003Education, 2003)
    A phenomenological-hermeneutic approach was used to research men's experience with attempting to achieve an 'ideal' masculine body. The current North American 'ideal' male body, media and cultural influences, a continuum ...

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