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  • Agyapong, Daniel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2022)
    The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of depression among African immigrant men in Southern Alberta. The study adopted an exploratory descriptive qualitative research design using focused semi-structured ...
  • Adeogun, Adedapo Samuel; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2022)
    One deleterious problem plaguing most developing countries like Nigeria is unemployment and free trade has been identified as a panacea by many studies. However, proponents of protectionism argue that the agricultural ...
  • Fadodun, Oluwadamilola A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2022-12)
    This research study explored the experiences of women eligible for cervical cancer screening (CCS) in accessing CCS services in Nigeria. The goal was to develop an in-depth understanding of these experiences in order to ...
  • Davis, Erin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2022)
    Success in rock climbing relies on a combination of athletic skills and traits often hegemonically defined as feminine (grace, balance, petite) and masculine (strength, endurance, muscular). Because climbing requires this ...
  • Sorokin, Aleksei; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2022)
    Cannabis has enormous economic importance, considering that all parts of the cannabis plant are used, seeds for food, stem for fiber, and flowers/leaves for medicine. In this research, we have developed tools and ...
  • Hunter, Danial; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2022)
    As extreme events become more common, understanding how they impact wildlife populations, and imperiled wildlife populations in particular, is of heightened importance. In this thesis, I aimed to characterize how a very ...
  • Khalid, AKM Iftekhar; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EnglishArts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2022-01-02)
    English is a problem in Bangladesh. This thesis studies the political history of English and English Studies in Bangladesh as the nation continues debates on English. Bangladesh has been a contested ground for languages ...
  • Takyi, Nathania; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 2022)
    Interstrand crosslinks (ICLs) are toxic DNA lesions that can result in cell death if left unrepaired. ICLs can form following the reaction of natural DNA nucleobases with reactive chemical species generated during DNA ...
  • Laskowski, Catherine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. :University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2022)
    The unpredictable payouts of random-ratio schedules, like those used by slot-machines, are highly motivating. This is likely due to the relationship between unexpected rewards and dopamine neurons, which release dopamine ...
  • Islam, Rafat Bin; 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, 2022-12-14)
    Software developers refer to bug reports as a reliable source of information. However, these bug reports are written in the form of conversations among developers and often become long depending on the complexity of the ...
  • Rocca, Daniel G.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2022)
    Eukaryotic ribosome assembly is an essential process involving many protein and RNA assembly factors. Mutations of genes encoding ribosomal proteins or assembly factors can result in diseases in humans. The upregulation ...
  • Wahab, Yasmin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2022)
    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is one of the most prominent RTAs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The main objective of ECOWAS is to boost the economic development of member countries, reduce/eliminate ...
  • Schoen, Anthony J.; University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2022)
    Personal relative deprivation (PRD) is the feeling of resentment one gets from perceived inequality or unfairness. This feeling is argued to be a precursor to risk-taking as well as a causal factor in the development of ...
  • Mbakwe, Chidozie Martin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2022)
    The study investigated the sustainability of public debt in Nigeria between 1986 to 2021 in the face of rising budget deficit and government expenditure with a significant loss of revenue amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The ...
  • Vilette, Chloé Irma; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2022)
    Using a longitudinal approach, I sought to deepen my understanding on social integration in wild juvenile vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus). First, I focused on the analytical tools used to capture the social and ...
  • Hamidi, Mohammad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2022)
    Many transcription factors act as dimers or higher oligomers. The effects of dimerization of transcription factors in gene expression models are not well studied. However, explicit consideration of dimers and, especially, ...
  • Cruz-Milette, Daisy E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 2022)
    This work reports a family of iminophosphonamido Rh and Ir cyclooctadiene (COD) complexes, [Ph2P(NR)2]M(COD), where the substituents on nitrogen vary, R = 2,4,6-trimethylphenyl (Mes) or adamantyl (Ad). The reaction chemistry ...
  • Chisholm, Trinitas; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Science, 2022)
    I measured the effect of recreational trails on plant species richness, community composition, and the presence of exotic and rare species in the Castle Provincial Parks of Alberta, Canada, by surveying 142 transects ...
  • Oni, Sadia S.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2022)
    The South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) of the SAARC is the principal regional trade agreement in South Asia. This thesis empirically examines bilateral trade flows between SAFTA member countries. The empirical analysis ...
  • Dhalla, Davinder Kaur; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2022)
    Conventional protein design approaches generally utilize a design space limited to the standard 20 amino acid alphabet (AAA), restricting the incorporation of unnatural amino acids, and associated novel functions. Reducing ...

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