University Archives: Recent submissions

  • Tingley, Jeffrey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    Chronic and acute inflammation in the colon significantly impact human and animal health, and productivity in agriculture. Unfortunately, current treatments are not very effective for long-term management and treatment is ...
  • Hoque, Moksidul; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    This study investigates the inverted-U effects of capital structure on accrual- and cash-flow-based performance of US banks from 1980 to 2017. Capital structure is measured by the debt to assets ratio, accrual-based ...
  • Poplawski, Janet; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2019)
    Stress is one of the most critical determinants of lifetime health. To gain insight into the underlying gene-environment interactions governing the effects of stress on development and behaviour, we (i) utilized proton ...
  • Voss, M. Lauren; 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, 2019)
    Prolonged sedentary time (ST) is associated with increased risk of cardiometabolic disease, impaired physical function, and mortality. Older adults accumulate large amounts of ST and low amounts of physical activity, which ...
  • Hashemnia, Saeedeh; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2019)
    The Anterior Cingulate Cortex (ACC) encodes many decision variables, including effort and reward. This region contains dense dopamine innervations and communicates with several brain regions known to participate in motivation. ...
  • Bexte, Kyle J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2019)
    Modelling surface air temperature across regions of relatively complex terrain has historically presented a challenging task. Using topographically derived variables in association with land cover, monthly linear regression ...
  • Albright-Tolman, Jami I.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2019)
    Despite this study occurring in the early years of the 21st century, women continue to face barriers to working in androcentric work environments. In the corrections environment, these barriers are further complicated by ...
  • Lokstadt, Nicole; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PhilosophyArts and ScienceDepartment of Philosophy, 2019)
    This thesis gives an account of how the adversary system harms pro se litigants. I first introduce the issue of pro se litigation, explaining that being a pro se litigant is not a choice but an inescapable harm. I then ...
  • Vomberg, Lauren; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2019)
    Musicians are better able to discriminate changes in pitch than non-musicians, particularly when judging tones constructed without the fundamental frequency, and especially when asked to vocally reproduce the tones. In two ...
  • Liu, Hanchao; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019-08-12)
    The demand-supply relationship plays an important role in an order-driven stock market. In this thesis, we propose a stylized model by defining demand (supply) over a stock at a certain time as how many shares are on the ...
  • Hamilton, Courteney C.; 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, 2019)
    Background: Evidence suggests that exercise, despite being recommended for weight management, is not effective for weight loss partially due to increased compensatory energy intake (EI). The impact of post-exercise diet ...
  • Liyanage, Dilumi Wathsala Kekulandala; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    The aim of this work was to examine the effect of frying conditions and blanching with different additives on the acrylamide content in potato chips. Furthermore, acrylamide formation in French fries was examined in relation ...
  • Ajijala, Oluwaseun J.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    This study examined the relationships among perceptions of organizational politics (POP), work engagement, organizational justice, and perceived organizational support. Using Prolific, data were collected from 303 full ...
  • Dossou, Theresah D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2019)
    This study uses cross-sectional time-series data from five (5) countries in estimating a money demand function. We found valid and consistent results for the money demand model and established a stable long run relationship ...
  • MacMillan, Jaclyn L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    Clostridium perfringens is the etiological agent of necrotic enteritis (NE) in poultry. NE occurs within the small intestine and is characterized by intestinal mucus depletion and tissue inflammation. This disease costs ...
  • Lorne, Zoey M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2019)
    The topic of this thesis addresses an understudied piece in the history of the Scottish witch-hunts, how the prosecution of witchcraft constructed and regulated gender. This paper looks at how the prosecution of witchcraft ...
  • Behnam, Donya; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Dhillon School of Business, 2019-07)
    This thesis investigated the impact of political stability on the survival of foreign direct investments in the primary industries sectors. It is based on the argument that less stable political environments can potentially ...
  • Shivananjappa, Sunil (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    Larvae of the stored product pest, khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium, are unusual in that they can enter a diapause state that confers protection against pest control methods. In Chapter 1, I reviewed the literature on ...
  • Devaiya, Disha Thakarshibhai; 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, 2019)
    Large software development projects receive a large number of bug reports every day. Bug triage is a process where issues are screened and prioritized. Bug triage takes significant time and resources. For reducing the ...
  • Veenendaal, Ian; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2019)
    The continued improvement in the sensitivity of far-infrared detectors has caused scientists to reconsider the design of cryogenically cooled instruments which can fully exploit their potential. The SAFARI instrument on ...