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  • Sultana, Sharmin; University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    The transport problem proposed by Monge in the 1780's, was to find the best way to move a pile of soil or rubble to an excavation or fill, with the least effort where the cost of a transport map or the transport plan is ...
  • Dahl, Regan Eugene; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2008)
    The Infrared Radiometer for Millimetre Astronomy (IRMA) is a passive atmospheric water vapour monitor developed at the University of Lethbridge. It is a compact, robust, and autonomous instrument, which is capable of ...
  • Kaluthota, Chinthaka Dhanyakumara (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    Hypothesized functions of complex song in birds include a role in mate attraction and territory defense and, through regional dialects, in genetic substructuring of populations and speciation. The necessary first step ...
  • Gholamrezaei, Gita (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2011)
    Rats display considerable individual differences in performance of skilled reaching for food. Such variability in the normal performance of the rats intrudes upon the interpretation of many different experimental ...
  • Matisz, Chelsea E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Deptartment of Biological Sciences, 2009Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences, 2009)
    Site selection, and the means to access specific sites, is a keystone of parasitology. I evaluated migration and site selection behaviours of metacercariae of two congeneric species of strigeoid trematode throughout ...
  • Hembroff, Nicole; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Religious Studies, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Religious Studies, 2010)
    Although menstruation is a biological process that occurs for women of a sexually mature age, many cultures associate it with symbols that shape and affect women's lives within these societies. This thesis examines ...
  • Korn, Allison R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Anthropology, 2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2013)
    In this thesis I explore how memory shapes Quijos notions of territory and identity. My research is based on fieldwork I conducted with the Amazonian Quijos in Napo, Ecuador. I examine how the places on the land are ...
  • Mallard, Ryan W.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    The Best Little Boy in the World hypothesis holds that homosexual males are overachievers because they seek to deflect attention away from their stigmatize sexual orientations and over-compensate for feelings of inferiority ...
  • Zieber, Colin George; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Health Sciences, 2003)
    This study involved 58 persons with dementia living in three rural Canadian long-term care (LTC) facilities. In an attempt to find the relationship between these person's possible pain and levels of agitation, data on five ...
  • Franz, Kyle Randolph; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2006)
    On 14 February 1933, the citizens of Blairmore, Alberta, elected a Communist town council; this so-called Red administration remained in power until 1936. Best known for their seemingly outrageous actions, the council ...
  • Purohit, Parijat Prashun; 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, 2017)
    Given a function promised to be constant or balanced. Deutsch's algorithm and it's extension Deutsch-Jozsa are the algorithms that can determine the property of the function in constant number of queries. The algorithm ...
  • Barks, Patrick M. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2015)
    Senescence is characterized by age-related deterioration within individual organisms and a resultant decline in rates of survival or reproduction. Such declines seem inherently maladaptive, but occur nonetheless in a wide ...
  • Cooper, Stephanie A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2005)
    Changes in postural stability following sensory manipulation were investigated among Parkinson's disease patients and healthy older adults. Sixteen Parkinson's disease patients (PD; mean age 68.2 + 2.7 years) and sixteen ...
  • Dabravolskaj, Julia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2016)
    This narrative research study aimed to answer the question: What is the experience of heterosexual people living with HIV in terms of partner-seeking in a Western Canadian city? Ten participants shared their experiences ...
  • Kindopp, Rhona; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biology, c2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biology, 2006)
    Canada’s boreal forest provides important breeding habitat for 12 to 14 million migratory birds annually. Nonetheless the ecology of boreal wetlands remains poorly understood. Over the last 40 years, rapid industrial ...
  • Lee, Justin Quinn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta.: Univeristy of Lethbridge Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2019)
    Contemporary views on the organization of long-term memory (LTM) suggest the hippocampus is involved in a unique category of LTM. Recent experiments illustrate that hippocampal damage before and after a learning episode ...
  • Kostiuk, Nathan (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2017-11)
    Pentafluoroethyl derivatives of sulfur(IV) fluorides were synthesized by reacting Me3SiC2F5 with SF4 and SOF2 forming SF3C2F5, SF2(C2F4)2, SOFC2F5, and SO(C2F5)2, all of which were modelled by B3LYP/aug-cc-PVTZ calculations ...
  • MacTavish, Ron (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Religious Studies, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of Religious Studies, 2014)
    This study explores the link between the development of the so-called prosperity gospel and the explosive growth of Pentecostalism in the Global South. It examines the evolution of the prosperity gospel as a strand of ...
  • Phillips, Auburn (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Women and Gender Studies, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Women and Gender Studies, 2011)
    Perceptions and experiences of a women-specific curriculum (Women’s Studies course) taught in a Western Canadian high school constitute the focus of this study. The available sample of fifteen adolescent girls and three ...
  • Makiwa, Gibion; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2011)
    Our group purchased a THz photomixer from the Millimeter Wave Technology Group at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in London, UK. A photomixer is based on optical heterodyne conversion where a photoconductor or photodiode ...