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2022-02-25
Objectives: Despite advances in developing structured risk assessment instruments, there is currently no instrument to assess and manage the risk of intimate partner violence perpetration among…
2021-09-24
This project investigated the Halo-Shakiso emerald deposit of southern Ethiopia. The deposit is associated with the Halo-Shakiso pegmatite, which is hosted in Neoproterozoic ultramafic rocks. Ar-Ar…
2022-07-29
The link between perception and production is predicted to be close, but empirical findings on this relationship are mixed. While a perception-production relationship has been found for various…
2021-11-17
Birth of a Leaf is a 22 minute video-collage of structured violin improvisations and gestures, centered around the concept of embodied technique. The violin solos are shown from different angles that…
2022-06-13
While media industry inequities are well established in popular media and scholarly research, there is a dearth of studies on how media production educational programs, also known as film schools,…
2022-07-22
Author: Zakia, Umme
Force myography (FMG) is a non-invasive wearable technology that can detect underlying muscle volumetric changes when muscles contract. Common industrial physical human robot interaction (pHRI)…
2021-07-20
Author: Lim, Zhi Yih
This study explores the feasibility of using artificial neural networks (ANN) models trained on reflectance measurements collected from tissue-mimicking liquid phantoms through the DOB Scan Probe to…
2022-06-22
This study explores the positioning of folkloric dance (kolo) as a manifestation of a holistic way of being. The purpose of my inquiry is to develop practice-based understandings for participation in…
2022-08-15
Author: Li, Tingan
One of the fundamental open questions in geomorphology is: What controls the width of bedrock rivers? Landscape evolution models scale width with drainage area, which is used as a proxy for channel…
2018-11-02
The main theme of this research study is machine perception. We are particularly interested in developing a perceptual system for social robots. These robots are designed to communicate with humans…
2022-07-21
Schools have increasingly adopted a threat assessment approach to prevent violence, but there is limited insight into whether assessors adhere to recommended practices and consider assessment…
2019-10-15
Evening-type individuals often perform poorly in the morning because of a mismatch between internal circadian time and external social time, a condition recognized as social jetlag. Performance…
2018-11-02
Individuals with high levels of anxiety are hypothesized to have impaired executive control functions that would otherwise enable efficient filtering of irrelevant information. Pinpointing specific…
2022-07-19
Educators need time and space to explore the interconnectedness of the world. Using autoethnography, I trace my encounters with other-than-human beings and attend to relational ways of understanding…
2022-08-18
Author: Lin, Luyao
Computer simulations have been widely used to mimic the behavior of complex physical systems. For some simulators, valid outcomes can only be obtained when the input satisfies some unknown…
2022-08-15
Considering the current demands for better sex education in British Columbia (B.C.), this thesis presents a documentary analysis of the sex education material provided to teachers, analyzing the…
2021-10-18
Rhodnius prolixus is a triatomine insect that has been used for >80 years as a model organism to study many aspects of insect physiology. It is also a vector of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causal agent…
2021-11-08
The garden is a living site of respite and reconstitution, and in my score-making I turn to the garden as an interlude that carries the potential to manifest shifts in modes of listening and to…
2022-06-21
Freshwater ecosystems support important species, such as salmon, but can be degraded by various human pressures such as forestry. Forestry activities can alter the delivery and storage of water,…
2022-09-22
Author: Mund, Mariah
To reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change, all sectors of an economy must be addressed. Some sectors seem to have a clear path on the road to zero-GHG emissions, but other…