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  • Fraser, Tatum; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2021)
    This thesis inquiry has analysed the ways in which parental leaves are experienced by those working in medium to large corporations in Alberta. The aim of this research was to discover the implications of parental leave ...
  • Lloren, Jed Immanuel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Plant communities are changing in response to natural and anthropogenic drivers. However, we know little about how different drivers have affected Rocky Mountain plant communities over the past few decades. In 2017, a ...
  • Paiha, Austin Paul; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    The focus of this thesis was to compare the life history traits of three species of duckweed and investigate the impact of temperature on duckweed lifespan. A generalized pace and shape framework was employed to measure ...
  • Pais, Rui; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2021)
    Categorization is a process that allows organisms to classify and respond to individual elements of any given experience based on their shared similarities, and to generalize their behavioural output to novel stimuli that ...
  • Stewart, Tyler J; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Cultural, Social, and Political ThoughtArts and ScienceDepartment of Cultural, Social, and Political Thought, 2021)
    At their core, national anthems attempt to unite citizens of the nation through music. While “O Canada” might endeavour to unify the country in song, this research-creation project unsettles and detunes the anthem to ...
  • Parvin, Mst Shahina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2021)
    Drawing on in-depth interviews with 13 racialized immigrant women, this research explores experiences of using mental health services in Lethbridge, Alberta. The women’s narratives serve as a thread linking psychiatric, ...
  • Ablordeppey, Suzzie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2021)
    This study analyzes population growth and its effect on labour productivity in Ghana. In addition to the main objective, the study looks at the various factors affecting overall labour productivity, labour productivity in ...
  • Rieger, Jillian Grace; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2021)
    This thesis examines the representations of sex between men in the British Columbia and Washington press from 1866 to 1910. During this period, B.C. and Washington newspapers covered both local and international sex scandals ...
  • Nelson, Corey Rhys; 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)
    Mosquito-borne illnesses are responsible for millions of deaths every year. Some of the most common diseases spread include Japanese Encephalitis, Zika, and Rift Valley Fever Virus. This thesis seeks to describe the ...
  • Varsanyi, Stephanie E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2021)
    Primate infants are dependent on their mothers for their early nutritional and social needs, which allows mothers to exert a large influence over their infant’s early development. Vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) ...
  • Razmara, Parastoo; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Fish depend on olfaction for reproduction and survival. Here, using molecular to behavioural endpoints, we compared the effect of two neurotoxic contaminants, Cu ions (Cu2+) and copper nanoparticles (CuNPs) on rainbow trout ...
  • Avram, Christa Michelle; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2021)
    Two restrictive habits of seeing currently dominate empathy research in psychology: 1. the vertical worldview, which assumes that the reality of behaviour lies in hidden levels; 2. dualism, which assumes a binary arrangement ...
  • Dosu, Benjamin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography and EnvironmentArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography and Environment, 2021)
    Notwithstanding its rise in use, the term water security lacks a consensus of how it is conceptualized and applied in different contexts and disciplines. Drawing on a conceptual framework that involves a plethora of several ...
  • Amin Hemeida, Mustafa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics & Astronomy, 2021)
    Dynamical brackets lie at the heart of fundamental physical theories. They are Lie brackets that obey the Leibniz rule with respect to a suitable composition product. The pair ``composition product'' and ``dynamical ...
  • Gazeley, Ian Frederick; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Species reintroductions have the potential to cause bottleneck events resulting in increased genetic drift, reduced genetic diversity and increased inbreeding, with potentially negative fitness consequences. Wildlife ...
  • Patel, Akash; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics & AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2021)
    With the recent detection of gravitational waves, a new window has opened for studying the universe. Because gravitational waves interact weakly with matter, they can pass through matter without being affected significantly. ...
  • Bonsu, Ophelia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2021)
    Globally, most countries drew closer to the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goal 2 (i.e., achieve universal primary education by 2015). The approach most Sub-Saharan African countries used was to abolish tuitions ...
  • Vos, Timothy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry & BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2021)
    The creation of eukaryotic ribosomes is a complex process involving hundreds of assembly factors, including the small nucleolar RNA snR30. Through interacting with the unprocessed precursor ribosomal RNA (pre-rRNA), snR30 ...
  • Halvadia, Palak; 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, 2021)
    Context: Selecting a code reviewer is an important aspect of software development and depends on several factors. Objectives: The aim is to understand existing solutions for code reviewer recommendation systems (CRRSs), ...
  • Kasperski, Jon Garry; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Religious StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Religious Studies, 2021)
    This thesis analyzes the legacy of the Halveti-Jerrahi sheikh, Muzaffer Ozak, in North America. Following his death, the Order was split into the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Order and the Jerrahi Order of America, with the former ...

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