University of Lethbridge Research Repository: Recent submissions

  • Evans, Karie Jean; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2021)
    What indicators of quality teaching, as defined by the Teaching Quality Standard (TQS) (Alberta Education, 2018c), are perceived by Alberta high school students to be of importance to their intellectual engagement? Do ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gray, Felicia; Cho, Hyo Je; Shukla, Shirish; He, Shihan; Harris, Ashley; Boytsov, Bohdan; Jaremko, Lukasz; Jaremko, Mariusz; Demeler, Borries; Lawlor, Elizabeth R.; Grembecka, Jolanta; Cierpicki, Tomasz (Nature PublishingArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of MichiganMax-Planck Institute of Biophysical ChemistryUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13343, 2016)
    BMI1 is a core component of the polycomb repressive complex 1 (PRC1) and emerging data support a role of BMI1 in cancer. The central domain of BMI1 is involved in protein–protein interactions and is essential for its ...
  • Turnbull, Douglas; Hazendonk, Paul; Wetmore, Stacey D. (WileyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of LethbridgeCanadian Centre for Research in Advanced Fluorine Technologieshttps://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202000424, 2020)
    The enhanced reactivity of [WF5]+ over WF6 has been exploited to access a neutral derivative of elusive WF5. The reaction of WF6(NC5H5)2 with [(CH3)3Si(NC5H5)][O3SCF3] in CH2Cl2 results in quantitative formation of ...
  • Kostiuk, Nathan; Goettel, James T.; Gerken, Michael (American Chemical SocietyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of LethbridgeCanadian Centre for Research in Advanced Fluorine Technologieshttps://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01105, 2020)
    Chalcogen-bonding interactions of SF4 with the polycyclic amines DABCO (C6H12N2) and HMTA (C6H12N4) were studied by low-temperature Raman spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography, revealing the 2:1 adducts C6H12N2·2SF4 and ...
  • Granzow, Kara; Lenon, Suzanne; Kirbyson, Emily (Institute for Critical Education StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyDepartment of Women & Gender StudiesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.14288/ce.v11i5.186470, 2020)
    In this paper, we discuss an assignment we developed whose goal was to “unsettle” settler consciousness and critically foster a grounded politics of location amongst our postsecondary students. We analyze some of the ...
  • Turnbull, Douglas; Chaudhary, Praveen; Leenstra, Dakota; Hazendonk, Paul; Wetmore, Stacey D. (American Chemical SocietyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of LethbridgeCanadian Centre for Research in Advanced Fluorine Technologieshttps://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c02783?ref=pdf, 2020)
    The structure of [WOF4]4 has been reinvestigated by low-temperature X-ray crystallography and DFT (MN15/def2- SVPD) studies. Whereas the W4F4 ring of the tetramer is planar and disordered in the solid state, the optimized ...
  • Song, Chao; Chu, Xianxu; Zhu, Bifeng; Gerken, Michael; Zeng, Xiaoqing (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistrySoochow UniversityFudan UniversityUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluchem.2020.109694, 2021)
    Two fluorine-substituted phosphoryl pseudohalides including the highly explosive diazide FP(O)(N3)2 and dii-socyanate FP(O)(NCO)2 have been synthesized and fully characterized with IR (gas-phase and noble-gas matrices), ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pope, Paige (Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2021)
  • 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 ...
  • Goettel, James T.; Kostiuk, Nathan; Gerken, Michael (WileyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201302917, 2013)
    Solved at last: The crystal structure of solid SF4, which has a melting point of −121 °C, has been obtained. It exhibits weak intermolecular S⋅⋅⋅F interactions. A similar structural motif was observed within a layer of SF4 ...
  • Stuart, Daniel; Wetmore, Stacey D.; Gerken, Michael (WileyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201710263, 2017)
    Protonated carbonyl compounds have been invoked as intermediates in many acid-catalyzed organic reactions. To gain key structural and electronic data about such intermediates, oxonium salts derived from five representative ...
  • Turnbull, Douglas; Wetmore, Stacey D.; Gerken, Michael (WileyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201906600, 2019)
    Transition-metal hexafluorides do not exhibit fluoride-ion donor properties in the absence of donor ligands. We report the first synthesis of donor-stabilized [MF5]+ derived from a transition-metal hexafluoride via ...
  • Fan, Yanlin; Guo, Yusong R.; Yuan, Wang; Zhou, Ying; Holt, Matthew V.; Wang, Tao; Demeler, Borries; Young, Nicolas L.; Zhong, Weiwei; Tao, Yizhi J. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryRice UniversityBaylor College of MedicineUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006231, 2017)
    Despite the wide use of Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism, the first virus naturally infecting this organism was not discovered until six years ago. The Orsay virus and its related nematode viruses have a ...
  • Turnbull, Douglas; Chaudhary, Praveen; Hazendonk, Paul; Wetmore, Stacey D.; Gerken, Michael (American Chemical SocietyArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c03679?ref=pdf, 2021)
    The Lewis-acid behavior of [SF3][MF6] (M = Sb, As) salts toward mono- and bidentate nitrogen bases was explored. Reactions of [SF3][MF6] with excesses of CH3CN and C5H5N yielded [SF3(L)2]+ (L = CH3CN, C5H5N) salts, whereas ...
  • Dirk, Brittany Paula; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2021)
    Death, trauma, violence, and heavy workloads are regular occurrences that contribute to the stressful emergency department (ED). Repeated exposure to these stressors may result in secondary traumatic stress (STS). This ...
  • 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 ...