Theses

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  • Kamranian, Behnam; 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)
    Based on the sequential K-means algorithm, we present a real-time, accurate and automatic clustering method for asynchronous events generated by the optical flow algorithm of Ridwan and Cheng. The complexity of our algorithm ...
  • Rist, Paige; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019-11-08)
    Many individuals with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (HFASD) experience difficulties communicating effectively in their social world. It has been suggested that low levels of theory of mind, the ability to ...
  • Sitwell, Geoffrey R. H.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2019)
    Far infrared astronomy is pivotal to our understanding of how the universe evolved, from the earliest galaxies to ongoing star and planet formation. Observations in the far infrared, however, are limited by thermal ...
  • Ajao, Taiwo Oyewumi; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    This study examines the association between different sedentary behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes among adults in Canada. The purpose of the study is to understand the differential relationship ...
  • McLeod, Angela; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    An increase in opioid crisis’s presenting to rural Emergency Departments (ED) has the potential to lead to compassion fatigue (CF) and burnout (BO) (Sinclair et al., 2016). The purpose of this project is to increase knowledge ...
  • Neher-Schwengler, Marci; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    The need for critical care and the experience of being treated in the intensive care unit (ICU) may be a traumatic event with long lasting psychological consequences for patients and their families (Hatch, McKechnie, & ...
  • Hartley, Elysia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    Police officers continuously work with individuals who struggle with mental health issues. Concerns regarding criminalization of individuals with mental illness, ineffective use of the emergency department, and inadequate ...
  • Crosschild, Chloe; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    This is a study of Indigenous maternal child health in colonial Canada. The central tasks of this study were to determine how urban Indigenous mothers' experiences with postnatal nursing care shaped their relationship with ...
  • Aklam, Farhana; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2019)
    Trip planning queries are considered an integral part of Location Based Services. The advancement of positioning devices and highly available internet facilities enable users to access network information from anywhere ...
  • Bastardo Gaelzer, Jessica; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019-08-21)
    The literature has shown a clear connection between trauma and addictive disorders, including problem gambling. However, most treatment methods for addiction and trauma are individually based. The purpose of this study ...
  • Damgaard, L. Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    This study contributes to the scholarship of women’s sexuality by utilizing a hermeneutic phenomenological lens, with feminist, Tantric nondual underpinnings to explore a group of co-researcher women's understanding of ...
  • Adesina, Folasade O.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    The apparent general lack of effectiveness of financial education programs and financial knowledge in improving financial literacy has led to calls for more investigation of “lived experiences”. There is also a perception ...
  • Bhutani, Priya; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2019)
    DNA alkylation damage is caused by numerous sources in the environment. Alkylation damage can stall standard DNA polymerases and replication instead occurs through a process called translesion synthesis (TLS). This thesis ...
  • Plomp, Raegan D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    The bioavailability and toxicity of metals to amphipods is influenced by exposure route and co-toxic mechanisms. Metal bioavailability was studied in amphipods at sites affected by the 2014 Mount Polley Mining Corporation ...
  • Toth, Elaine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2019)
    This project reconceptualizes the immigrant child in a way that underscores their experience as distinct from that of an adult. There is little qualitative research on the histories of Dutch child immigrants and the findings ...
  • Neufeld, Sarah; 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, 2019)
    This thesis implements a discourse analysis of the Fittest on Earth documentaries, in conjunction with the mini-series the Road to the Games, with the purpose of analyzing dominant narratives and themes surrounding the ...
  • Renke, Danica; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2019)
    This thesis explores the emotional experiences of Canadian servicewomen during the Second World War and their reactions to service life. Almost two years after entering the war, the Canadian government concluded that ...
  • Oczkowski, Veronica; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2019)
    Brain and behaviour are heavily impacted by our environment. This study examines how a positive experience, exercise, impacts brain development in adolescence and how that relates to brain and behavioural changes in young ...
  • Robertson, Frank; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2019)
    Music is an incredibly complex and beautiful activity, which involves nearly every cognitive function. There is evidence to suggest that musical training in children and adult musicians is associated with an improvement ...
  • Aguilar Ramirez, Daniela Eugenia; 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, 2019)
    Visuospatial abilities are cognitive processes essential for activities of daily living, they allow us to safely and independently navigate and interact with our environment. These abilities have also shown a strong ...

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