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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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