Theses

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  • Qandeel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    I investigated a potential relationship between motor memory and acetylcholine activity during early sleep characterized by slow-wave electroencephalographic activity and reduced cholinergic tone. I tested the hypothesis ...
  • Leonard, Carrie Ann (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2018)
    This thesis presents a series of studies investigating two types of fallacious belief: gambling fallacies (GF) and paranormal beliefs (PB). The first study identifies the errors that constitute GF and critically evaluates ...
  • Read, Joshua; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    This thesis presents the faunal material from Fort Vermilion I (IaQf-1), a northern Alberta fur trade site. These data, totaling 49,967 faunal elements, were used to study dietary practices at the fort. Statistical values ...
  • Odeloye, Odedeji; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2018)
    Gambling poses a public health threat due to the harmful effects on individuals, family, and the community at large. Although most of the consequences experienced by problem gamblers are well documented, less is known about ...
  • Cummins, Brendan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2018)
    The idea of religious freedom was one of the hallmarks of early nineteenth-century America, but it was not truly universal. Despite denominational differences, mainstream white evangelical Protestants formed a body of ...
  • Barker, Dillon Oliver Reese (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Core genome multilocus sequence typing is a next generation typing method for the long-term tracking of pathogenic bacteria. Although such methods provide the very high discriminatory power required by public health agencies, ...
  • Bai, Qianhui; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    Building innovation parks has been adopted by many governments to promote regional innovation capability and economic growth. Due to the decisive role of Chinese government and the special innovation park governing system, ...
  • Alghamdi, Maryam; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health Sciences, 2018)
    Intimate partner violence affects women’s mental, social and physical health. The purpose of this study is to understand the demographics, social, religious, cultural and familial experiences of eight Canadian Muslim women ...
  • Salins, Faye N.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2018)
    Numerous universities around the world have policies and procedures in place to deal with workplace bullying. However, the effectiveness of these HR interventions often depends on the perceptions of the university ...
  • Hammoud, Mohammad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2018)
    This thesis examines the direct implications of political, economic, and socio-economic determinants of peace on the global peace level using a panel dataset covering 162 countries over the time period 2007-2016. The ...
  • Sowlati-Hashjin, Shahin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science. (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2018)
    Formation of guanine oxidation products is among the most frequently occurring DNA damaging events, and has been suspected to be related to aging, Alzheimer’s disease and various types of cancer. Guanine oxidative products ...
  • Brown, David Lawrence; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of New MediaFine ArtsDepartment of New Media, 2018)
    Often, existing artistic works are used in part by other creators as a means to create new artistic work. Copyright law attempts to strike a balance between the rights of the user and the protections of the copyright owner. ...
  • Gzyl, Katherine Elizabeth; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2017)
    The cellular environment affects dynamics of proteins moving from one conformation into another. Aspects of the cellular environment such as availability of ligands, osmolytes, and antibiotics affect proteins. However, ...
  • McCaffrey, David R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    Alpine treeline ecotone (ATE) is a dynamic region where tree growth is limited by atmospheric temperature. Landscape scale variation in climate, topography, and disturbance regimes cause heterogeneity in the ATE by suppressing ...
  • Gilson, Gaëlle Florence; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    Arctic summer fog is a major transportation hazard and has implications for the cryospheric energy balance. In this thesis, the climatology and macrophysical properties of fog along the coast of East Greenland are explored, ...
  • Paxman, Eric James; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    Stress in utero causes epigenetic changes that manifest in offspring physiology and behaviour, becoming risk factors for complex adult diseases. Here we used 1H NMR spectroscopy to analyze two novel cohorts; first, we ...
  • Thai, Tram (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biology, 2018)
    Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill] has expanded into southern Alberta. The study was at Bow Island and Lethbridge in Year 1 (2014, 2015), Year 2 (2015, 2016). A first experiment included: soybean (Co-op - F045R #3, G1; NSC ...
  • Ranieri, Julia (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationFaculty of Education, 2018)
    A narrative inquiry methodology of study was employed to understand the meaning of the relationship between an individual and their personal pet companion, and the impact that that relationship has on healing a diagnosed ...
  • Nashiry, Md Asif (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017-12)
    In recent years, reversible computing has established itself as a promising research area and emerging technology. This thesis focuses on three important areas of reversible logic, which is an area of reversible computing. ...
  • Khatiwada, Bikash (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Science, 2018)
    Direct seeding into existing pasture is expected to reduce time for rejuvenation and loss of productivity. To accomplish this, experiments were conducted to determine appropriate method of pasture rejuvenation using ...

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