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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Yusuff, Olusola Mufutau (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2017)
    Based on the Public Use of Microdata of Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics, we examine the effects of changes to minimum wage on youth employment and school enrollment across Canada over the period 2005–2011. Using ...
  • Sumi, Shauli Sarmin (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    Nowadays, many mobile applications provide location-based services that allow users to access location-related information from anywhere, whenever they desire. A moving user can issue queries to access information about ...
  • Ridwan, Iffatur (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    We present a looming object detection method for event-based cameras. Event-based cameras detect events asynchronously which eliminates the unnecessary computation required for the conventional frame-based cameras. There ...
  • Presseau, Taryn (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2017)
    Chronic disease accounts for 70% of deaths globally and causes substantial economic burdens. The largest direct healthcare costs associated with illness in Canada is due to cardiovascular disease (6.8% of total costs) ...
  • Pordel, Reyhaneh (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017-09-10)
    Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) is a devastating disease of cereals caused by a group of trichothecene-producing fungi belonging to the Fusarium genus. In plant-pathogen interactions, hormones (salicylic acid, jasmonic acid and ...
  • Nazariahangarkolaee, Mojtaba (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    Sleep in mammals consists of two stages: non-rapid eye movement (NREM) and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. NREM sleep is distinguished by slow and high-amplitude cortical EEG signals while REM sleep is characterized by ...
  • Mao, Dun (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    By virtue of its anatomical connections, the retrosplenial cortex (RSC) is well suited to mediate bidirectional communication between the hippocampal formation and the neocortex. However, what information is encoded in the ...
  • Kostiuk, Nathan (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2017-11)
    Pentafluoroethyl derivatives of sulfur(IV) fluorides were synthesized by reacting Me3SiC2F5 with SF4 and SOF2 forming SF3C2F5, SF2(C2F4)2, SOFC2F5, and SO(C2F5)2, all of which were modelled by B3LYP/aug-cc-PVTZ calculations ...
  • Konecny, Daniel (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2017-12-18)
    Parenting guides are illustrative of the current ethos of parenting and provide a rich site of examination due to the intersecting discourses that shape knowledge regarding ‘proper’ parenting. In this thesis, I offer ...
  • Kirbyson, Emily (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of SociologyArts and ScienceSociology, 2017)
    Shortly after the 1967 establishment of the University of Lethbridge (U of L), a Native teacher education program was developed in collaboration with First Nations communities. This collaboration, the program, and the U ...
  • Haase, Lavinia (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biology, 2017-12)
    Precipitation patterns are expected to shift towards larger but fewer rain events, with longer intermittent dry periods, associated with climate change. The larger rain events may compensate for and help to mitigate climate ...
  • Francis, Forrest (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    In 1962, Rosser and Schoenfeld asked whether there were infinitely many natural numbers n for which n/φ(n) > e^C log(log(n)), where C is the Euler-Mascheroni constant and φ(n) is Euler's totient function. This question was ...
  • Deibel, Scott (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceNeuroscience, 2017)
    With circadian rhythm disruption being a huge component of modern life, it is paramount to understand how it affects the brain and body. Circadian rhythm disruption impairs memory in humans and rodents. We use phase advances ...

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