Arts and Science, Faculty of

 

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  • Abubakari, Mohammed; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2018)
    Using data from the 10 Canadian provinces, we assess the effect of manufacturing sector exposure to trade on employment adjustment based on static, partial and general models of adjustment. From the results across these ...
  • Opoku Ware, Prince; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of EconomicsArts and Social ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2018)
    This study identified the extent to which aggregate government expenditure affect economic growth in OECD and SSA. The study used static and dynamic model which involved the use of fixed effect and pooled OLS with regards ...
  • Donaldson, Garrick O.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Political ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2018)
    This thesis seeks to illustrate the shortcomings of the majoritarian political model in promoting democratic values and facilitating development as is evident in Jamaica. Instead, it is hypothesized that a centripetal ...
  • Rickards, Nicholas Geoffrey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2018)
    The second decade of the 21st century saw a unique surge of young adult dystopian media from Hollywood and other popular entertainment industries. Trending after the release of The Hunger Games, the genre would continue ...
  • Banwo, Inumidun Damilola; 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)
    Cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) are short peptide 8-30 amino acids polypeptides that can deliver various molecules (nanoparticles to large fragment DNA) to subcellular locations such as the plastid organelles, cytoplasm, ...
  • Subedi, Udaya; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Cercospora leaf spot (CLS) caused by Cercospora traversiana is an important phyto-pathological problem of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum), a multiuse legume crop. Knowledge about the inheritance of genes controlling ...
  • Williams, Lauren Anne; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    The laboratory rat, the domestic version of the wild Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus), is an important model organism in scientific research. Like other domestic mammals, laboratory rats have smaller brains than their wild ...
  • Thapa, Rajat; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    Describing how animals make decisions is fundamental to understanding animal behaviour. Here we describe the transient yet significant influence of recent wins and losses on subsequent decisions in a competitive two-choice ...
  • Clarke, Kurtis; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Auxin based developmental processes rely on PINFORMED (PIN) proteins for the polarized export of auxin. The protein FORKED1 (FKD1) influences PIN1 polarity in provascular cells and the subsequent formation of closed loops ...
  • Balasingam, Nirujah; 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)
    hOLA1 is a purine nucleotide binding protein that belongs to the P-loop GTPase family. hOLA1 suppresses protein synthesis by limiting ternary complex formation thus promoting the integrated stress response (ISR). ISR ...
  • Fida, Mashal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    The Morris water task (MWT) is a test of spatial learning and memory commonly used in research on spatial cognition. From this research it is clear that the hippocampus is necessary for accurate navigation and that sex ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Watson, Stephnie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Department of Geography, 2018)
    I completed two research projects for this thesis. The first research project examined fuel efficiency and vehicle emission differences between Lethbridge Transit’s hybrid and diesel buses. The second research project ...

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