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  • Huber, Anthony Irving; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2021)
    Recent advances in superconducting far-infrared (FIR) bolometer detectors have resulted in increases to their sensitivity of at least two orders of magnitude over broadband detectors flown on previous far-infrared spaceborne ...
  • Jensen, Theia May; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Obtaining doubled haploids plants from isolated microspores is valuable for plant breeders. Microspores generally require stress treatment to enter androgenesis and produce doubled haploids. RNA-seq analysis was performed ...
  • McKenzie, Diane E. M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2021)
    The main argument advanced in my research is threefold: (1) to address the impact of gender and gendered participation in family farm business to expose women’s invisibilities and exclusions from full participation in rural ...
  • Pageni, Utsab; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Cellular polarity is a fundamental aspect of all multicellular organisms that enables certain cell types to carry out their functions. Therefore, cell polarity formation is an important basis for understanding the molecular ...
  • Siever, Mary Rachel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Women and Gender StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Women and Gender Studies, 2021)
    This thesis examines the student subject in institutional policies directed at undergraduate students at the University of Lethbridge. The central research questions are: Who is the student subject imagined and produced ...
  • Tareque, Md. Hasan; 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, 2021)
    Game-Based Learning (GBL) has been shown to be effective in teaching software engineering practices and principles. This research updates Program Wars, a web-based card game, to improve the support for learning concepts ...
  • Turner, Craig Patrick; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2021)
    To date, systematic biomechanical explorations of music performance have been scarce. In many human activities, movement science methodologies have helped accelerate the learning process, prevent injuries, improve ...
  • Musgrove, Catherine Dawn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2021)
    While autistic individuals report desiring romantic relationships, many report high levels of anxiety regarding the initiation of and engagement in romantic relationships, as well as difficulty understanding the characteristics ...
  • Ingram, M Kate; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2021)
    There is a paucity of literature exploring the male-victim experience of intimate partner violence (IPV). The current study contributes to the body of literature that explores male-victimization IPV typologies by employing ...
  • Lupo, Francesca; University of Education. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2021)
    While sibling abuse is a predominant form of family conflict, discussion of severe sibling rivalry representing a form of emotional maltreatment has not received the attention it warrants. This thesis examines the nature ...
  • KAMRUZZAMAN, MD; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics & AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2021)
    We apply the Galerkin method to solve the linear momentum description (LMD) of the dynamics of the Earth's layers and expand the Galerkin formulation of the LMD to include the first order ellipticity using the Clairaut ...
  • Ekwueme, Victory Ugochi; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth SciencesDepartment of Health Sciences, 2021)
    The purpose of this study was to examine associations between work hours, social relationships, and domain-specific physical activity among the Canadian workforce. This study utilized cross-sectional data of about 24,132 ...
  • Jenkins, Serena; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2021)
    This thesis explores the impacts of maternal preconception experience on the development of brain and behavior in the next generation. Chapter 1 provides a review of the literature on prenatal and preconception exposure ...
  • Fujita, Kaden; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Environmental pollution is a major contributor to declines in populations of fish. Recently, benzotriazole ultraviolet stabilizers (BZT-UVs) have emerged as pollutants of concern. Although these compounds are detected ...
  • Regnier, Brett; 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, 2021)
    We investigate approximating the Dragon Boat Partition problem, a practical real-worldvariant of the Partition problem. A team of dragon boat participants must be partitionedwith an approximately balanced arrangement ...
  • Okada, Tetsuro; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2021)
    Exercise generally leads to less than anticipated weight loss, despite inducing an acute negative energy balance. Post-exercise compensatory mechanisms that increase energy intake and decrease energy expenditure contribute ...
  • Adams, David; 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, 2021)
    In Natural Language Processing, multi-document summarization (MDS) poses many challenges to researchers. While advancements in deep learning approaches have led to the development of several advanced language models capable ...
  • Stark, Rachel A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2021)
    For many mammals, play with peers is a hallmark of the juvenile period. While these animals may play because it is fun, research has also shown that play during the juvenile period helps develop critical skills that allow ...
  • Martin, Michelle; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    The ruffed grouse is a widespread species, but much of its basic biology has remained understudied. I examined individual variation in two understudied aspects of their biology: brain anatomy and drumming behaviour. ...
  • Leon, Rebeca; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2021)
    Changes in neural activity induced by amphetamine (AMPH) are thought to be a direct effect of the drug. However, this may be an artifact of motoric output and/or arousal. Here, we used a model of chronic AMPH taking to ...

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