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  • Garibaldi, Madeleine C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    Ground surface and permafrost temperatures in the High Arctic have been considered homogeneous. However, due to differential snow cover, there is a substantial degree of heterogeneity present. The objectives of this thesis ...
  • Masuda, Kristie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Arts and Science, 2018)
    The amount, frequency, and type of pulses consumed by university students were explored using a cross-sectional online survey. Daily pulse consumers made up just 6% of participants, with 5% of the total participants eating ...
  • Willsey, Telsa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Additive or synergistic interactions between Aphanomyces euteiches, Fusarium spp., and the pea leaf weevil Sitona lineatus have the potential to increase yield loss in commercial pea crops. Greenhouse studies indicated ...
  • Stuart, Daniel; 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)
    The [SF4·O=C(CH3)2]2 and SF4·[O=C(CH3)2]2 adducts were synthesized and characterized at low temperature (LT) using Raman spectroscopy and, in the case of [SF4·O=C(CH3)2]2, single-crystal X-ray diffraction. The X-ray crystal ...
  • Latif, Shamria Sabatina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics & Computer Science, 2018)
    In recent years reversible logic has offered a promising alternative to traditional logic circuits. Reversible logic introduces a mechanism which allows theoretically zero energy dissipation by eliminating the possibility ...
  • Arifuzzaman, Md; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2018)
    This thesis presents the temperature-dependent line-shape studies of methane broadened by itself, air and hydrogen, which is identified as the second most important anthropogenic greenhouse gas in the Earth’s atmosphere ...
  • Barros dos Santos, Ednei; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2018)
    This thesis focused on an austral population of House Wrens breeding in the south-temperate zone in Mendoza, Argentina. A description of song organization and complexity is provided for males in this population, and ...
  • 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 ...

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