University of Lethbridge Research Repository: Recent submissions

  • Ahn, Sangwook; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Science, 2019)
    This thesis aims to determine how parasite transmission responds to temporal, spatial, or ecological factors such as host biodiversity. For this study, I used a fathead minnow/trematode parasite study system and incorporated ...
  • Valtchanov, I.; Hopwood, R.; Bendo, G.; Benson, C.; Conversi, L.; Fulton, T.; Griffin, M. J.; Joubaud, T.; Lim, T.; Lu, N.; Marchili, N.; Makiwa, G.; Meyer, R. A.; Naylor, D. A.; North, C.; Papageorgiou, A.; Pearson, C.; Polehampton, E. T.; Scott, J.; Schulz, B.; Spencer, L. D.; van der Wiel, M. H. D.; Wu, R. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyEuropean Space Astronomy Centre (Spain)Imperial College LondonUniversity of ManchesterUniversity of LethbridgeBlue Sky SpectroscopyCardiff UniversityRutherford Appleton LaboratoryUniversidad de ChileIAPS-INAFEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneThe Open UniversityUniversity of OxfordCalifornia Institute of TechnologyASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio AstronomySorbonne Universitéshttps://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx3178, 2017)
    We describe an update to the Herschel-Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver (SPIRE) Fourier-transform spectrometer (FTS) calibration for extended sources, which incorporates a correction for the frequency-dependent ...
  • Makiwa, G.; Naylor, David A.; van der Wiel, M. H. D.; Ward-Thompson, D.; Kirk, J. M.; Eyres, S.; Abergel, A.; Köhler, M. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of CopenhagenUniversity of Central LancashireUniversité Paris SudCNRSQueen Mary University of Londonhttps://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw428, 2016)
    Dust grains play a key role in the physics of star-forming regions, even though they constitute only ∼1 per cent of the mass of the interstellar medium. The derivation of accurate dust parameters such as temperature (Td), ...
  • van der Wiel, M. H. D.; Naylor, David A.; Kamp, I.; Ménard, F.; Thi, W.-F.; Woitke, P.; Olofsson, G.; Pontoppidan, K. M.; Di Francesco, J.; Glauser, A. M.; Greaves, J. S.; Ivison, R. J. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of GroningenCNRSUniversité Grenoble AlpesUniversity of St. AndrewsStockholm UniversitySpace Telescope Science InstituteNational Research Council CanadaUniversity of VictoriaETH ZurichEuropean Southern ObservatoryUniversity of Edinburghhttps://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stu1462, 2014)
    Molecular gas constitutes the dominant mass component of protoplanetary discs. To date, these sources have not been studied comprehensively at the longest far-infrared and shortest submillimetre wavelengths. This paper ...
  • Hopwood, R.; Polehampton, E. T.; Valtchanov, I.; Swinyard, B. M.; Fulton, T.; Lu, N.; Marchili, N.; van der Wiel, M. H. D.; Benielli, D.; Imhof, P.; Baluteau, J.-P.; Pearson, C.; Clements, D. L.; Griffin, M. J.; Lim, T. L.; Makiwa, G.; Naylor, David A.; Noble, G.; Puga, E.; Spencer, L. D. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyImperial College LondonRutherford Appleton LaboratoryUniversity of LethbridgeHerschel Science CentreUniversity College LondonNASA Herschel Science CentreIAPS-INAFUniversity of CopenhagenUniversité d'Aix-MarseilleBlue Sky SpectroscopyThe Open UniversityUniversity of OxfordCardiff UniversityUniversity of British Columbiahttps://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv353, 2015)
    A systematic programme of calibration observations was carried out to monitor the performance of the Spectral and Photometric Imaging REceiver (SPIRE) Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS) instrument on board the Herschel ...
  • Fulton, T.; Naylor, David A.; Polehampton, E. T.; Valtchanov, I.; Hopwood, R.; Lu, N.; Baluteau, J.-P.; Mainetti, G.; Pearson, C.; Papageorgiou, A.; Guest, S.; Zhang, L.; Imhof, P.; Swinyard, B. M.; Griffin, M. J.; Lim, T. L. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of LethbridgeBlue Sky SpectroscopyRutherford Appleton LaboratoryHerschel Science CentreImperial College LondonChinese Academy of SciencesNASA Herschel Science CentreUniversité d'Aix-MarseilleCardiff UniversityUniversity College Londonhttps://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw343, 2016)
    We present the data processing pipeline to generate calibrated data products from the Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver (SPIRE) imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer on the Herschel Space Observatory. The pipeline ...
  • Bonnell, Tyler R.; Clarke, Parry M.; Henzi, Peter; Barrett, Louise (The Royal Society PublishingArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of South Africa, 2017)
    In mobile social groups, influence patterns driving group movement can vary between democratic and despotic. The arrival at any single pattern of influence is thought to be underpinned by both environmental factors and group ...
  • Faizal, Mir; Khalil, Mohammed M.; Das, Saurya (SpringerOpenArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of WaterlooAlexandria UniversityUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-3884-4, 2016)
    Motivated by the Generalized Uncertainty Principle, covariance, and a minimum measurable time, we propose a deformation of the Heisenberg algebra and show that this leads to corrections to all quantum mechanical systems. ...
  • Vandenberg, Shannon Y.; Kulig, Judith Celene (Ingram School of NursingHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Qualitative grounded theory was used to compare and contrast the understanding and decision-making process of non-immunizing mothers and health professionals’ perceptions of these mothers’ understanding and decision-making ...
  • Wismath, Shelly; Orr, Doug; MacKay, Bruce (International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and LearningSchool of Liberal EducationUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.20343/teachlearninqu.3.1.63, 2015)
    Problem- solving skills are of ten identified as a key component of 21st century education. This study collected data from students enrolled in a university- level Liberal Education science course called Problems and ...
  • Belanger, Yale (University of Nevada, Las Vegas. International Gaming InstituteArts and ScienceDepartment of Political ScienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    To date a dearth of data has made it difficult to evaluate the success of First Nations casinos in Canada. This paper helps remedy this situation by presenting a three-province overview (Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta ...
  • Himmler, Stephanie M.; Lewis, Jena M.; Pellis, Sergio M. (eScholarship Publishing, University of CaliforniaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    During play fighting, rats attack and defend the nape, which if contacted is nuzzled with the snout. While all strains of rats use the same suite of defensive tactics to protect the nape, different strains use some tactics ...
  • Himmler, Brett T.; Himmler, Stephanie M.; Stryjek, Rafal; Modlinska, Klaudia; Pisula, Wojciech; Pellis, Sergio M. (eScholarship Publishing, University of CaliforniaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgePolish Academy of Sciences, 2015)
    Play fighting in rats involves attack and defense of the nape. To protect the nape, rats use a variety of defensive tactics, with different strains having specific preferences. Targeting of the nape is established before ...
  • Himmler, Stephanie M.; Himmler, Brett T.; Stryjek, Rafal; Modlinska, Klaudia; Pisula, Wojciech; Pellis, Sergio M. (eScholarship Publishing, University of CaliforniaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgePolish Academy of ScienceUniversity of Minnesota Medical School, 2016)
    During play fighting, rats attack and defend the nape of the neck and during the course of this competitive interaction, they may adopt a configuration in which one animal stands over its supine partner (i.e., pin). Because ...
  • Mutti-Packer, Seema; Hodgins, David C.; Williams, Robert J.; Thege, Konkoly (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of LethbridgeWaypoint Centre for Mental Health CareUniversity of Torontohttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1518-5, 2017)
    Background: Little research has examined the potential protective influence of religiosity against problem gambling; a common addictive behavior, and one with a host of associated negative health and social outcomes. The ...
  • McDaniel, Susan A. (Department of Sociology, University of AlbertaArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1992)
  • Fan, Hai Y.; Kulig, Judith Celene (Rural Development Institute, Brandon UniversityHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Multiculturalism is an important concept in Canada although there has been limited examination of its meaning in rural settings. To expand this knowledge base, this article presents the Low German (LG) Mennonites as a case ...
  • MacLeod, Martha L. P.; Stewart, Norma J.; Kulig, Judith Celene; Anguish, Penny; Andrews, Mary E.; Banner, Davina; Garraway, Leana; Hanlon, Neil; Karunanayake, Chandima; Kilpatrick, Kelley; Koren, Irene; Kosteniuk, Julie; Martin-Misener, Ruth; Mix, Nadine; Moffitt, Pertice; Olynick, Janna; Penz, Kelly; Sluggett, Larine; Van Pelt, Linda; Wilson, Erin; Zimmer, Lela (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of Northern British ColumbiaUniversity of SaskatchewanUniversity of LethbridgeNorthern Health Authority (B.C.)Université de MontréalLaurentian UniversityDalhousie UniversityAurora Collegehttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12960-017-0209-0, 2017)
    Background: In Canada, as in other parts of the world, there is geographic maldistribution of the nursing workforce, and insufficient attention is paid to the strengths and needs of those providing care in rural and remote ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi (Queen's UniversityArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    Sister Catherine Wallace (1917-91) was president of Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU), Canada’s only degree-granting women’s post-secondary institution, from 1965 to 1974. Wallace’s appointment coincided with a ...
  • Leonard, Carrie A.; Williams, Robert J. (Center for Addiction & Mental HealthHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Poker is characterized as a ‘‘mixed’’ game: a game that includes both skill and chance components. But what individual differences are characteristic of skilled poker players? No previous study has sought to evaluate the ...