University of Lethbridge Institutional Repository: Recent submissions

  • Stavig, Lucía Isabel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of AnthropologyArts and SciencesDepartment of Anthropology, 2017)
    How does it come to pass that the rollout of a women’s rights regime becomes a condition for the violation of women’s rights? This thesis begins with the rollout of the PNSRPF 1996-2000 (a family planning program), as part ...
  • Bosco, Alessandra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    In this thesis we investigate the prairie plant species Gaillardia aristata for compounds of biological interest. Through the use of phenotypic screens based upon the hallmarks of cancer, we have characterized the effects ...
  • Natola, Elizabeth May; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    This study examined the rangewide genetic structure of three hybridizing woodpecker species (Sphyrapicus ruber, S. nuchalis, and S. varius), and hybridization at a S. nuchalis/S. varius hybrid zone in central Alberta. ...
  • Philipsen, Laurens J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    This thesis investigates the historical trends and prospective future streamflow of the Red Deer River and the impacts of streamflow management on the reproduction and health of riparian cottonwood communities along the ...
  • Shahmansouri, Houman; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2016)
    In the computer age, managing large data repositories is one of the common challenges, especially for music data. Categorizing, manipulating, and refining music tracks are among the most complex tasks in Music Information ...
  • van Paridon, Bradley; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    Parasite distributions are rapidly expanding, in large part due to human mediated translocations of hosts. Thus, instances of parasite-spread to new hosts are common. Management of these emerging parasites depends on ...
  • Mohammed, Tamer Said Oraby; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Little is known about parents’ Quality of Life (QOL) when their children with disabilities become youth and young adults. This study compared parents’ QOL versus child’s age and severity of disability conditions. Secondary ...
  • da Costa Araujo, Juliana; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    Arginine vasopressin and oxytocin influence many aspects of behavior, including sociality. However, there are only a few studies of non-reproductive social relationships. Richardson’s ground squirrel (Urocitellus richardsonii) ...
  • Mason, Erin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    The focus of this thesis was to better understand the link between social environments: namely, the school and workplace; and addictive behaviour among Indigenous youth and adults in Canada. Secondary datasets were accessed ...
  • Tanvee, Moin Mahmud; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2016)
    Automatic multi-document summarization is a process of generating a summary that contains the most important information from multiple documents. In this thesis, we design an automatic multi-document summarization system ...
  • Khan, Musharrat; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    Ternary reversible circuits are 0.63 times more compact than equivalent binary reversible circuits and are suitable for low-power implementations. Two notable previous works on ternary reversible circuit synthesis are the ...
  • Stevens, Rhys M. G. (University of LethbridgeArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    Two posters promoting the Southern Alberta Newspaper Collection as presented at the Southern Alberta Library conference on April 4, 2017.
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A.; Stevens, Rhys M. G.; Williams, Lauren A.; Arthur, Jennifer N. (Canadian Consortium for Gambling ResearchHealth SciencesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of MassachusettsUniversity of Adelaide, 2017)
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  • Ziemienowicz, Alicja; Seyed Mohammad, Reza Rahavi; Kovalchuk, Igor (Korean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    The single-stranded DNA binding activity of the Escherichia coli RecA protein is crucial for homologous recombination to occur. This and other biochemical activities of ssDNA binding proteins may be affected by various ...
  • Siavashi, Sahar; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    We study the solutions of certain congruences in different rings. The congruences include a^p-1 ≡ 1 (mod p^2); for integer a > 1 and prime p with p does not divide by a, and a^φ(m) ≡ 1 (mod m^2), for integer m with ...
  • Abell, Loren; Qualter, Pamela; Brewer, Gayle; Barlow, Alexandra; Stylianou, Maria; Henzi, Peter; Barrett, Louise (PsychOpenArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Central LancashireUniversity of ManchesterNeapolis UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    The current study investigated the association between Machiavellianism and children’s peer interactions in the playground using observational methods. Primary school children (N = 34; 17 female), aged 9 to 11 years, ...
  • Petterson, Lanna J.; Dixson, Barnaby J.; Little, Anthony C.; Vasey, Paul L. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of New South WalesUniversity of Stirling, 2015)
    Androphilia refers to attraction to adultmales, whereas gynephilia refers to attraction to adult females. The current study employed self-report and viewing time (response time latency) measures of sexual attraction to ...
  • Hauer, F. Richard; Locke, Harvey; Dreitz, Victoria J.; Hebblewhite, Mark; Lowe, Winsor H.; Muhfield, Clint C.; Nelson, Cara R.; Proctor, Michael F.; Rood, Stewart B. (American Association for the Advancement of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesUniversity of MontanaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    Gravel-bed river floodplains in mountain landscapes disproportionately concentrate diverse habitats, nutrient cycling, productivity of biota, and species interactions. Although stream ecologists know that river channel ...
  • Nie, Yimin; Fellous, Jean-Marc; Tatsuno, Masami (Frontiers Research FoundationArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Arizona, 2014)
    The characterization of functional network structures among multiple neurons is essential to understanding neural information processing. Information geometry (IG),a theory developed for investigating a space of probability ...
  • Gomez-Lopez, Nardhy; Tanaka, Satomi; Zaeem, Zoya; Metz, Gerlinde A. S.; Olson, David M. (Biomed Central LtdArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of AlbertaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    Background: Parturition has been widely described as an immunological response; however, it is unknown how this is triggered. We hypothesized that an early event in parturition is an increased responsiveness of ...