University of Lethbridge Research Repository: Recent submissions

  • Yu, Li; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2020)
    This dissertation is a combination of four papers that explore the housing issues of the low-income group in urban China. The first paper uses a policy-cycle analytical framework to portray the dynamic process of national ...
  • Sedgwick, Monique G.; Yanicki, Sharon M.; Harder, Nicole; Scott, David R. (WileyHealth SciencesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Manitobahttps://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15552, 2020)
    Aims and objectives: To systematically assemble, examine and map the extant literature pertaining to the integration of ethics education in high-fidelity simulation-based learning experiences in nursing undergraduate ...
  • Alikarami, Elnaz; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2020)
    The rise of fake news is posing an increasing threat to societies worldwide, but little is known about the cognitive processes that influence acceptance of false information. Here we report that social context influences ...
  • Semenyna, Scott; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2020)
    Inter-sexual mate competition occurs any time opposite-sex individuals engage in romantic/sexual competition over the same target. The existence of bisexual behaviour among humans suggests the possibility of inter-sexual ...
  • von Heyking, John (Pennsylvania State University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of Political ScienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
  • von Heyking, John (De GruyterArts and ScienceDepartment of Political ScienceUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1515/9783110672206-007, 2020)
    Storytelling is the form of the collective life we call politics. Politics is about performing actions and subsequently sharing stories about those actions. To answer the question posed as the title of this volume, history ...
  • Turnbull, Douglas; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry & BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2020)
    The Lewis-behaviour of WF6 towards pyridine and derivatives thereof has been reinvestigated in detail. The stability of WF6 towards main-group donor ligands has been exploited to develop synthetic routes to numerous complexes ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Leonard, Carrie A.; Belanger, Yale D.; Christensen, Darren R.; el-Guebaly, Nady; Hodgins, David C.; McGrath, Daniel S.; Nicoll, Fiona; Stevens, Rhys M. G. (SageHealth SciencesArts and ScienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Alberta, 2020)
    Objective The purpose of this study was to provide an updated profile of gambling and problem gambling in Canada and to examine how the rates and pattern of participation compare to 2002. Method An assessment of gambling ...
  • vonHeyking, John (Lexington BooksArts and ScienceDepartment of Political ScienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2020)
  • Bressler, Kamiko R.; Ross, Joseph A.; Ilnytskyy, Slava; Vanden Dungen, Keiran; Taylor, Katrina; Patel, Kush; Zovoilis, Athanasios; Kovalchuk, Igor; Thakor, Nehal (SpringerArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryDepartment of Biological SciencesDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Calgaryhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s12192-020-01174-1, 2020)
    During the integrated stress response (ISR), global translation initiation is attenuated; however, noncanonical mechanisms allow for the continued translation of specific transcripts. Eukaryotic initiation factor 5B (eIF5B) ...
  • Ross, Joseph A.; Ahn, Bo Young; King, Jennifer; Bressler, Kamiko R.; Senger, Donna L.; Thakor, Nehal (Canadian Science PublishingArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Calgaryhttps://doi.org/10.1139/bcb-2019-0329, 2019)
    Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is among the deadliest cancers, owing in part to complex inter- and intra-tumor heterogeneity and the presence of a population of stem-like cells called brain tumor stem cells (BTSCs/BTICs). ...
  • MacKay, Bruce; Eva, Nicole (BrillSchool of Liberal EducationArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2019)
    Information literacy is a fundamental literacy which underlies all other disciplines and is interdisciplinary in nature – much like a liberal education itself. In this chapter, students’ struggles with certain threshold ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Gilbert, Robert; Knighton, Rebecca (SpringerHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeDalhousie UniversityColorado Department of Educationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10591-020-09536-8, 2020)
    Couple and family relationships are central in processes of substance use and gambling disorders, yet they remain inadequately researched and marginally addressed in services found in the health system. Multiple barriers ...
  • Balasingam, Nirujah; Brandon, Harland E.; Ross, Joseph A.; Wieden, Hans-Joachim; Thakor, Nehal (Canadian Science PublishingArts and ScienceAlberta RNA Research and Training (ARRTI)Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1139/bcb-2018-0353, 2020)
    P-loop NTPases comprise one of the major superfamilies of nucleotide binding proteins, which mediate a variety of cellular processes, such as mRNA translation, signal transduction, cell motility, and growth regulation. In ...
  • Eranthodi, Anas; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2020)
    Fusarium graminearum is one of the primary causal agents of Fusarium head blight (FHB) in cereals. Most proteins in the secretome of this pathogen are uncharacterized and their role in FHB is undefined. This study was aimed ...
  • Nshogozabahizi, J. C.; Aubrey, K. L.; Ross, J. A.; Thakor, Nehal (WileyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14270, 2019)
    Synthetic biology requires the design and implementation of novel enzymes, genetic circuits or even entire cells, which can be controlled by the user. RNA‐based regulatory elements have many important functional properties ...
  • Begum, Johura; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2020)
    The Yield curve is very prominent in the economics and finance literature to analyze the behavior of households and investors towards bonds markets. In this paper we explore and test the Expectations Hypothesis (EH) of the ...
  • Christiansen, Adam Joseph (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2020)
    Cryogenic cooling is a fundamental requirement for broadband far-infrared spectroscopic instrumentation to benefit from state-of-the-art far-infrared detectors. The precision to which the moving cryogenic components of the ...
  • Provost, Ira Gilbert; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Indigenous StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Indigenous Studies, 2020)
    The Piikani Nation, a vibrant Indigenous community, has enjoyed their territory since time immemorial. In 2006 the Mikisew Cree won a precedent-setting case proving the need for government and industry to appropriately and ...
  • Lari, Ebrahim (Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2020)
    Diltiazem is ubiquitously prescribed and has been reported in many effluents and freshwater bodies. Being a calcium channel blocker, diltiazem could disrupt the function of the sensory and central nervous systems. In the ...