University of Lethbridge Institutional Repository: Recent submissions

  • Han, Yunhui; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. ;University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    This thesis analyzes the impact of shareholder rights on non-price loan contract terms. Using a large sample of syndicated loans borrowed by U.S. firms between 1991 and 2006, I find that stronger shareholder rights ...
  • McLean, Richard; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2016)
    As strategies for engineering the enteric microflora continue to advance, the vision of a future with a secondary, artificial immune system increasingly comes into focus. There are numerous challenges that will need to be ...
  • Hills, Jacob; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of New MediaFine ArtsDepartment of New Media, 2017)
    This support document contains my research into adaptive music using the horizontal resequencing technique. It outlines the music composing process I used to create three main musical themes, and the transitions that ...
  • Kumah, Innocent S.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2017)
    The countries of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) have set on course processes to become a currency union. Among other conditions, the optimal currency theory proposes high trade integrations between the candidate ...
  • Stevens, Rhys (University of LethbridgeArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    Poster presentation given on June 3, 2017 at the Lethbridge Genealogy Society Conference highlighting select University Library resources of potential relevance to genealogists.
  • Stevens, Rhys (Association of Canadian Map Libraries and ArchivesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    Book review
  • Murphy, Reba-Jean; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2017)
    The torpedo mechanism is a type of eukaryotic transcription termination completed by RNAPII and consists of a chase-down of RNAPII by the exonuclease Xrn2 on the 3' flanking region of the RNA transcript. A biochemical ...
  • Amponsem, Frederick; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2017)
    This thesis examines the implications of Economic Freedom (EF) for FDI inflows using the overall EF index developed by the Fraser Institute and covering the sub-components of EF including Legal System and Security of ...
  • Chief Moon-Riley, Kathrina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Objective: Examine associations between residential school experiences, adverse childhood experiences, and allostatic load scores among Indigenous students (n = 90) at the University of Lethbridge. Methods: Data for this ...
  • Lari, Ebrahim; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    My thesis contributes to a better understanding of the impacts of OSPW on aquatic organisms by investigating its sub-lethal effects on an invertebrate (Daphnia magna) and a vertebrate (rainbow trout) model species. Studies ...
  • Strathdee, Johnathan A.W.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2017)
    This thesis compares John Stuart Mill and Saint Augustine and their handling of Manichaeism. This comparison reveals how each philosopher understands human freedom and its relationship to politics. Mill, a progressive, ...
  • Jones, Olakunle Olugbenga; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    The number of AIDS-related deaths in Nigeria is a public health concern. Voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) has been shown to be a critical gateway in reducing the disease mortality. However, the benefits of VCT is ...
  • Iqbal, Muhammad Sajid; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2017)
    Macromolecular crowding alters the thermodynamic activities and kinetics of biochemical processes through an excluded volume effect. A theoretical framework, comprised of the Monte Carlo, extended scaled particle theory, ...
  • Jing, Lei; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    Research has attempted to explain how to increase employee embeddedness, based on individual cultural orientation, organizational identity orientation, and person-organization fit theories, I predicted that employees’ ...
  • Oddan, Jessica; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PhilosophyArts and ScienceDepartment of Philosophy, 2017)
    Historically, philosophy and physics have been highly integrated disciplines. After the Quantum Revolution, physics distanced itself from the philosophical method, leading to a dramatic change in methodology and philosophy ...
  • Bonifacio, Glenda (Mount Saint Vincent University. Institute for the Study of WomenArts and ScienceDepartment of Women and Gender StudiesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    Book review
  • Bonifacio, Glenda (Mount Saint Vincent University. Institute for the Study of WomenArts and ScienceDepartment of Women and Gender StudiesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    This article offers ideas and strategies for teaching introductory-level courses in Gender and Women’s Studies by providing the responses of eleven experienced educators who were asked two questions: What main theme or ...
  • Mueller, Richard E. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of EconomicsUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    The gender pay gap is the topic of countless papers in the economics and social science literature. Its study can be traced back at least as far as the Old Testament (Gunderson, 2006), and debates on the issue in the ...
  • Basil, Debra Z. (University of Lethbridge, Teaching CentreManagementUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    No abstract provided
  • Laporte, Christine; Mueller, Richard E. (Statistics CanadaArts and ScienceDepartment of EconomicsStatistics CanadaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Using the 2007 National Apprenticeship Survey (NAS), this research paper estimates the earnings functions of individuals who completed or discontinued a registered apprenticeship program. Controlling for observed demographic, ...