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  • Solis, Migueltzinta C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of ArtFine ArtsDepartment of Art, 2019)
    This body of work and research aims to construct a cosmology of desire and perversity, which functions to unsettle existing narratives of power and landscape. A composite immersive experience built of performances, ...
  • Coates, Bruce A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Religious StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Religious Studies, 2018)
    This essay examines the ontological status and nature of the self as understood and taught in classical Islamic mysticism on the basis of teachings from two major Islamic mystical philosophers: Ibn ‘Arabi (d. 1240) and ...
  • Hakstol, Rhys J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2019)
    The ability to reliably regulate translation of heterologous proteins is of great interest for diverse applications in the field of biological and metabolic engineering. RNA-based tools to control ribosome-dependent synthesis ...
  • Sedgwick, Noelle K. M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    Few studies explore nurses’ experiences providing end-of-life care in the rural hospital setting and the implications of the rural setting on the delivery of care. The purpose of this qualitative study was to begin to ...
  • Tuz-Atkinson, Michaelle V.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    This study sought to discover how Canadian Muslim immigrants perceive Western mainstream media’s representations of Muslims, and how they felt it affected their social integration. Muslim immigrant adults, five males and ...
  • Deering, Trevor W.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2019)
    Information on soil properties is limited in the West Castle watershed. Therefore, this research aimed to aid environmental research in the watershed. Data on soil restrictive depth, soil texture, soil organic matter (SOM), ...
  • Harvey, Amanda J. D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    Anthrax, a lethal infectious disease affecting primarily herbivores, is caused by an endospore-forming bacterium, Bacillus anthracis (BA). Endospores from BA are extremely stable in the environment and pose a communicable ...
  • Bashar, Md Khairul; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics & Computer Science, 2018)
    In this thesis, we study 1-sink location and k-sink evacuation problem on dynamic cycle networks. We consider the 1-sink location problem is to find the optimal location of the 1 sink, while the k-sink evacuation problem ...
  • Keykavoosamand, Farzin; 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, 2018)
    There exists an increasing usage rate of location-based information from mobile devices, which requires new query processing strategies. One such strategy is a moving (continuous) region query in which a moving user ...
  • Wrightson, Chelsea R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    Due to negative bias, individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or any other non-heterosexual and/or non-gender binary identity are at risk of experiencing a host of physical or mental ...
  • Prill, Marie M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    Levels of gene flow among populations have a critical role in evolution and are affected by geographic, ecological, and behavioural barriers. Reductions in gene flow lead to population genetic structure. Seabirds have high ...
  • Welke, Catherine A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    Although white-crowned sparrows (Z. leucophrys) have been extensively researched for physiology and behaviour, surprisingly little recent work has been done to characterize the population genetic structure of this widespread ...
  • Nielsen, Janet; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducationFaculty of Education, 2019-06-25)
    This study examined the phenomenological experience of the transformation of the fear of death in the context of the mystical and transcendent nature of a near death experience (NDE) or while using psychedelics, specifically ...
  • Chalker, Kirsty A.; 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)
    By working with Perron’s formula we prove an explicit bound on ∑n≤x an/ns, where an,s ∈ C. We then prove a second explicit bound on this sum for the special case where s = 0: These bounds apply to specific sums that are ...
  • Das, Rajib Chandra; 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, 2018)
    We address both 1 and k sink location problems on dynamic cycle networks. Our 1-sink algorithms run in O(n) and O(nlogn) time for uniform and general edge capacity cases, respectively. We improve the previously best known ...
  • Rodriguez-Bellizia, Rita Mariel; 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, 2018)
    Humans evolved to find and manipulate food in our environment. Studies have shown faster reaction times (RTs) and better visual attention for food stimuli. The current study investigated if the same is the case when stimuli ...
  • Saler, Jasmine M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2018)
    All research is a story. If this particular research project strikes you as more storied than most you would not be remiss. Indeed, there are aspects of what follows that are figments of my imagination. But reader, I ask ...
  • Lefaivre, Adam T.; 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)
    In this thesis, we investigate the problem of automatic music genre classification in the field of Music Information Retrieval (MIR). MIR seeks to apply convenient automated solutions to many music-related tasks that are ...
  • Anteh, Eunice; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth SciencesFaculty of Health Sciences, 2019)
    This research explores the health care experiences of refugees settling in Canada. The objective of the study is to understand the health care needs of refugee women and identify strategies that can help improve their ...
  • Xi, Zhouxin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2019)
    Biomass measurement provides a baseline for ecosystem valuation required by modern forest management. The advent of ground-based LiDAR technology, renowned for 3D sampling resolution, has been altering the routines of ...

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