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  • Parker, Jessica L. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2014-10-03)
    The Sexually Antagonistic Gene Hypothesis (SAGH) holds that a gene can be reproductively detrimental to one sex, but be selected for so long as it is reproductively beneficial to the other sex. Consistent with this, research ...
  • Hallewell, Jennyka; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2014)
    Cattle are reservoirs of E. coli O157:H7 and contamination of carcasses during slaughter transfer this potentially deadly pathogen into the human food chain. The goal of this study was to assess: 1) the effect of feeding ...
  • Jones, Olakunle Olugbenga; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    The number of AIDS-related deaths in Nigeria is a public health concern. Voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) has been shown to be a critical gateway in reducing the disease mortality. However, the benefits of VCT is ...
  • Hummel, Ruth; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, c2010Arts and Science, 2010)
    The purpose of this exploratory, mixed method study was to examine factors in students‟ university experiences that affected their future alumni engagement with their university. A web-based survey instrument was administered ...
  • Wiens, V. I.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1991Education, 1991)
    During their clinical practicum, nursing students are involved in making decisions about the care for their patient or group of patients. The purpose of this study was to ascertain nursing students' perceptions of the ...
  • Day, Morgan M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Facutly or Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2005)
    Large neocortical lesions, such as hemidecortication, are detrimental for motor and cognitive skills. This thesis investigates the effect of age at the time of lesion on functional outcome. Attempts were then made to improve ...
  • Chen, Jie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political Science, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2011)
    This research summarizes, compares and analyzes the origins and developments of integration in Europe, Asia and Africa since World War Two. There have been some interesting findings. Europe has been the most successful ...
  • Pickett, Wendy Lee; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1990Education, 1990)
    The primary purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of southern Alberta nurse educators regarding the concept of collaborative programming as one way of working towards baccalaureate entry into nursing ...
  • Barnhill, Gretchen H.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2005)
    In the Victorian novel, gender-based social norms dictated appropriate behaviour. Female wrongdoing was not only judged according to the law, but also according to the idealized conception of womanhood. It was this implicit ...
  • Spry-Hartley, Margie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2010Health Sciences, 2010)
    In this qualitative study, the experiences of families who attended an early child development program Stay and Play were explored. Stay and Play is an early child development program that promotes healthy parent and ...
  • Blomgren, Constance; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    This hermeneutic inquiry into the significance of family photographs in our personal and public lives explores the relationship between the subject, the photographer and the viewer. The discussion uses the photgraphic ...
  • Heavy Head, Ryan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2005)
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  • Ottenheimer Carrier, Lydia (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2015)
    Japanese macaques are unique in their sexual behaviour, adult females perform both female-female and female-male mounting. Female-male mounting is hypothesized to be adaptive, and female-female mounting is a functionless ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kabeary, Jennifer (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, [Dept. of] Kinesiology and Physical Education , c[2012]Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2012)
    Prior to the beginning of the Second World War discussions of air force training between Britain and Canada, were ongoing, but never agreed upon. The declarations of war on Germany from Britain and Canada forced these ...
  • Barchyn, Thomas E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2010)
    Aeolian sediment transport threshold is commonly defined as the minimum wind speed (or shear stress) necessary for wind-driven sediment transport. Threshold is a core parameter in most models of aeolian transport. Recent ...
  • Sun, Yueming (Roy); University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    Applying market arbitrage theory on daily data, we measure the empirical financial market convergence of NAFTA’s financial markets since 1994. Radar diagram and wavelet multi-resolution analysis (MRA) scalogram movies of ...
  • Haberlin, Matthew (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2014Education, 2014)
    This study examines the specific elements of youth’s experiences at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada (BGC) that contribute to the development of their social and emotional competencies. Social and emotional competencies ...
  • Perrotta, Arielle E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Women and Gender StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Women and Gender Studies, 2015)
    This thesis examines women’s experiences of childbirth, specifically their interactions with healthcare practitioners and technology use during labour and delivery. I refer to the evolving history of childbirth in order ...
  • Campen, Michael; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2016)
    Reservoirs are the predominant standing water in the prairie regions of North America and provide major sport fishing opportunities. Reservoirs are young aquatic ecosystems. This study investigates trophic dynamics of ...

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