Browsing University of Lethbridge Theses by Title

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  • Braman, Nathan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of History, c2011Arts and ScienceHistory Department, 2011)
    This paper examines the Roman invasions of and interactions with Britain in the mid first century BCE and early first century CE and evaluates the results. Specifically, this paper analyzes motives and the actual military ...
  • Ejaredar, Maede; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2008)
    Status epilepticus is prolonged seizure activity lasting for more than 30 minutes that result in a series of morphological alterations in the brain as well as some changes in the behaviour. Experiment 1 examined the relation ...
  • Becker, Mackenzie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2016)
    Problem gambling affects many people. Certain individual characteristics, like gender, may predispose individuals to become problem gamblers (PGs) at higher rates than others. For instance, women problem gamblers (WPGs) ...
  • Fernhout, Lizanne; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2016)
    Economic globalization is increasing the cooperation of states in the international marketplace. Labour mobility is a key area that has proven difficult to liberalize due to its complex nature and sovereign border controls. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chernow, Brandon; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of MusicFine ArtsDepartment of Music, 2019)
    This project is designed to create a greater awareness of Canadian solo or accompanied trumpet music among trumpet students, teachers and professional musicians. It consists primarily of an annotated and graded catalogue ...
  • Kalsbeek, Danî; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    We investigated the relationship between checkpoint adaptation and chromosomal change in human cancer cells. HT-29 and M059K cells treated with pharmacological concentrations of camptothecin acquired damaged DNA, overcame ...
  • Pilger, Neal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2004)
    Three-dimensional canopy relectance models provide a physical-structural basis to satellite image analysis, representing a potentially more robust, objective and accurate approach for obtaining forest cover type and ...
  • Zary, Amber (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2014)
    In recent years Alberta's water management style has moved from government to governance. With this change in style, many questions around governance capacity and capacity-building needs arise. This thesis assessed the ...
  • Lawton, Paul K.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, c2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2005)
    In this thesis, I conduct a case study of a virtual community (Metafilter.com) in order to apply Pierre Bourdieu's theory of capital and class to an online community. The specific goals for this thesis are in mapping the ...
  • Mohammed, Tamer Said Oraby; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Little is known about parents’ Quality of Life (QOL) when their children with disabilities become youth and young adults. This study compared parents’ QOL versus child’s age and severity of disability conditions. Secondary ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ireland, Benjamin John; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2009)
    Polylactones are biodegradable polymers which may be used as alternatives to conventional plastics and have shown promise in novel medical applications. Industrial production of polylactones requires the use of a catalyst. ...
  • Lazarick, Kelsey (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2012)
    Color formation in oils during frying is one of the most noticeable degradation reactions that occur in the frying oil. Degradation reactions cause formation of products that positively and negatively impact the nutritional ...
  • Younas, Mustafa; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    A study to examine celebrity endorsement effects in the political sector. The focus of this study is on the likability and expertise of celebrities to see their effectiveness in situations where the celebrity either endorses ...
  • McGill, Trevor; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2004)
    The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rat was used as a model of human retinal degenerative disease, and for studying the efficacy of cell transplanation treatments. In order to characterize the spatial vision of the RCS ...
  • Jensen-Ross, Christine; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health Sciences, 2006Health Sciences, 2006)
    First Nations women face nearly three times the risk of cervical cancer and mortality rates of up to six times higher than their non-Aboriginal counterparts. While cervical cancer is almost completely preventable, Southern ...
  • Piper, Adam (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of English, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2012)
    Loneliness, unhappiness, and discord pervade David Foster Wallace’s novel Infinite Jest. Parental neglect and abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, and obsession with entertainment all work to increase characters’ narcissism ...
  • Dudley, Shawna L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2001)
    In my thesis I look at adopted characters in nine nineteenth-century works: Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, Elizabeth Barrett-Browning's Aurora Leigh, George ...
  • Lubbers, Miranda Charmain; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Management, 1996)
    My thesis studies the changing competitive structure of the Canadian auditing industry during the period 1987 to 1992. Two mergers took place over this period amond four large Canadian accounting firms. I assess whether ...