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  • Doberstein, William (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2014)
    The objective of this thesis is to fully deconstruct and isolate the considerable Samnite contributions to the Roman state during the period of the Samnite Wars. Although the literary sources have espoused a Samnitic origin ...
  • Meckelborg, Robert James; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2007)
    Through an examination of Blake’s idea of Satan and his depiction of Satan and the rebel angels in the Paradise Lost design Satan Rousing his Legions, my thesis will demonstrate four principle findings, in addition to ...
  • Liu, Weiming; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2006)
    Since 1982, the Si (111)-(7x7) surface has been extensively studied both theoretically and experimentally with the modern powerful tools of STM and Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy (STS). In this work, a simple atomic orbital ...
  • Carlson, Peter John; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2000Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2000)
    Seasonal and inter-annual variation in carbon dioxide exchange and carbon balance in a mixed grassland by Peter Carlson Chairperson of the Supervisory Committee: Professor Lawrence Flanagan Department of Biological Science ...
  • Wever, Linda A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2001)
    Fluxes of sensible and latent heat were measured over a grassland during 1998 and 1999 using the eddy covariance technique. The study objectives were to document seasonal and interannual variation evapotranspiration. Bowen ...
  • Basu, Saikat Kumar; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2006)
    Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is an annual legume mainly used as a spice crop in many parts of the world. "Tristar" is a new forage cultivar that requires - 120 days to produce mature seed in western Canada where ...
  • Hassan, Mohammad Rokib; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2010)
    During the attempts to carry out Suzuki coupling reactions, the σ-bonded Pd−Caryl benzochalcogenadiazolyl complexes trans-[ClPd(PPh3)2(C6H2BrN2E)] (E = S, Se) were isolated. The corresponding bromo derivatives were also ...
  • Ghiyafeh Davoodi, Fatemeh; 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, 2015)
    In this thesis, I design a Maximum Coverage problem with KnaPsack constraint (MCKP) based model for extractive multi-document summarization. The model integrates three measures to detect important sentences including ...
  • Hayden, Jerrad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Senescence is a process of physiological deterioration observed in individuals advancing in age which is characterized by decreasing rates of survival and reproduction. Selective pressures are thought to eliminate individuals ...
  • Xu, Shiyong; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2006)
    Accurate estimation of Net Primary Productivity (NPP), which is a key component of the terrestrial carbon cycle, is very important in studies of global climate. Ecosystem models have been used for NPP estimates. Determining ...
  • Davidson, Diedre P.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2002)
    Net primary productivity (NPP) is a key ecological parameter that is important in estimating carbon stocks in large forested areas. NPP is estimated using models of which leaf area index (LAI) is a key input. This research ...
  • Ehresman, Crystal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2010)
    Females exhibit superior object location memory (OLM) compared to males, but the reasons for this sex difference remains unknown. This thesis investigates the role of the dentate gyrus (DG) in an OLM task in normal rats ...
  • Field, Evelyn F.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 1996)
    The role of sex in the organization of movement is not commonly addressed in the literature. The objective of this thesis was to determine whether differences exist between males and females in the way they organize their ...
  • Field, Evelyn F.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2006)
    Whether there are sex differences in the kinematic organization of non-reproductive behaviors is rarely addressed. In this thesis, evidence is presented that male and female rats organize their posture and stepping ...
  • Fida, Mashal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    The Morris water task (MWT) is a test of spatial learning and memory commonly used in research on spatial cognition. From this research it is clear that the hippocampus is necessary for accurate navigation and that sex ...
  • Ambeskovic, Mirela; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2019)
    Early life stress alters fetal brain development with lifetime consequences on individuals exposed and future generations. This thesis investigated the effects of ancestral stress on behaviour, brain aging, and disease ...
  • Kaluthota, Chinthaka Dhanyakumara; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2016)
    Elaborated male displays, such as the complex songs of some songbirds, are thought to have evolved via processes of sexual selection addressing two main functions: attracting mates and repelling rivals. House Wrens ...
  • Neufeld, Sarah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2019)
    This thesis implements a discourse analysis of the Fittest on Earth documentaries, in conjunction with the mini-series the Road to the Games, with the purpose of analyzing dominant narratives and themes surrounding the ...
  • Lindner, John Vyvyan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2006)
    The Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver (SPIRE) is one of three scientific instruments on the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Herschel Space Observatory (HSO). The medium resolution spectroscopic capabilities of SPIRE ...
  • Hallewell, Jennyka; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Deptartment of Biochemistry, 2008Arts and ScienceChemistry and Biochemistry, 2008)
    Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) including E. coli O157:H7 are potential food and water borne zoonotic bacterial pathogens capable of causing outbreaks of severe illness in humans. The virulence of E. coli O157:H7 ...