Theses

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  • Anderson, Alicia May; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstonomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics & Astronomy, 2022)
    Recent advances in far-infrared detector technology have led to increases in raw sensitivity of more than an order of magnitude over previous state-of-the-art detectors. With such sensitivity, photon noise becomes the ...
  • Chukka, Prakash Amruth Raj (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2021)
    eIF5B and eIF4E are aberrantly expressed in several cancers, and there is a growing body of literature that recognises their importance in cancer survival. This thesis attempts to study the interactions of small molecule ...
  • Gerasymchuk, Marta (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2022)
    Cannabis sativa/indica has been used for medicinal and recreational purposes for over millennia. There are several approved medical indications for cannabis use in dermatological practice, including eczema, psoriasis, and ...
  • Masuda, Naoko; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2022)
    Although postsecondary design education has and continues to depend on practitioner-educators to teach design studio courses, little research has been conducted into how practitioner-educators impact the curriculum and ...
  • Hartman, Teri E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2022-05)
    In 2011, after a serious health crisis, I took to expressive writing in my personal life as a means to navigate through my existential questions. The relationship I developed with writing from this personal practice became ...
  • Simpson, Braden R.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    Prior research on crisis communications predicts that apologies from youthful (vs. older) influencers generate more social support because younger influencers are perceived as more honest and innocent and therefore deserving ...
  • Hernesniemi, Miika S. J.; University of Lethbridge., Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2022)
    Therapeutic Recreation (TR) has been likened to an existential therapy because it facilitates meaningful outcomes for participants. Logotherapy and Existential Analysis (LTEA) has previously been proposed as a suitable ...
  • Aubrey, Keith Logan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2022)
    Riboswitches provide an opportunity for inducible gene expression at the transcriptional and translational levels. The riboswitches utilized in this thesis function by creating secondary mRNA structures that sequesters the ...
  • Aruleba, Omotayo Anthony; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    This study examines the role of data quality, organizational analytical structure, and bigness of data in the quality of decision making. It investigates the mediating role of information processing capability in the ...
  • Darda, Abrar Bin; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    Although, there is significant research on Country of Origin (COO) or Country Image (CI) at the product level, little research exists on the firm level. Similarly, there is a significant deficit in analyzing the relationship ...
  • Iyer, Kartik; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2022)
    Sleep has been strongly implicated in mediating memory consolidation through hippocampal-neocortical communication. Evidence suggests offline processing of encoded information in the brain during slow wave sleep (SWS), ...
  • Kondor, Samantha; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography and EnvironmentArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and Enviroment, 2022)
    Mass bison kill events, such as the Fincastle site, have been the dominant focus of zooarchaeological work on the Great Plains. This research has improved understanding of prehistoric Indigenous cultural activity through ...
  • Ibrahim, Mukaila Abiodun; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2021)
    The coordination of copper(I) halides by bulky triarylphosphines DippPh2P and Dipp2PhP (Dipp=2,6-diisopropylphenyl), and the synthesis of a stable radical dimer of 3-trichloromethyl-5- (2-pyridyl)-1-thia-2,4,6-triazinyl ...
  • Karimi Abadchi, Javad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2021)
    Coordinated activity in the hippocampal-neocortical network around hippocampal sharp-wave ripples (SWRs) plays an instrumental role in memory processing in the brain. SWRs occur in both sleep and awake states, though under ...
  • Hirtle, Sarah Valerie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Individual hosts are often infected with multiple parasite species or strains simultaneously. Co-occurring parasites can profoundly impact each other and their hosts via interspecific interactions. To further our understanding ...
  • Bexte, Melissa Dianne; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2021)
    Since the rise of the teenage pregnancy epidemic in the United States, many policy makers and researchers throughout the industrialized world have continued to express concern about risks associated with adolescent ...
  • Okeowo, Ollie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    The relationship between substance use and housing instability is an understudied research area (Hudson & Nandy, 2012). This study aims to explore the relationship between substance use and the housing experiences of adults, ...
  • Sonmor, Jasper; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    Mindfulness has captured the attention of organizational scholars and practitioners alike, in large part due to the positive effects it can have for employees. Recently, researchers have begun to look beyond the personal ...
  • Gachigi, Winfred Muthoni; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2021)
    This thesis examines the extent to which congruence between CEO attention to social responsibility (CEO attention) and corporate social performance (CSP) impacts firm financial performance. This paper argues that the joint ...
  • Chechotko, Matthew Evan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2021)
    This thesis examines urban Italian citizens’ (cittadini’s) responses to the Black Death (epidemia) through the emotional scripts and social rituals that guided their decisions. This analysis focuses on three main questions: ...

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