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  • Ahn, Sangwook; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Science, 2019)
    This thesis aims to determine how parasite transmission responds to temporal, spatial, or ecological factors such as host biodiversity. For this study, I used a fathead minnow/trematode parasite study system and incorporated ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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