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2022-11-04
Author: Zhang, Rui
This study explores the individualities of China's industrial labourers through their diverse responses to the labour protection project, one of the most significant and ambitious initiatives…
2022-08-30
This thesis addresses the integration of three-phase dc/ac voltage source converter (VSC)-interfaced dc sources and loads into the three-phase ac grids or microgrids under very weak conditions. VSCs…
2022-10-03
When the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing measures arrived, most indoor facilities closed. The South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH) launched temporary emergency food distribution…
2022-10-13
Illegal waste disposal is a persistent and costly problem with a large negative environmental impact. By analysing some of the underlying causes of this practice, and some potential solutions from…
2022-04-09
Mechanical ventilation (MV) is an essential tool in the management of critical illness, however MV also induces lung injury that contributes to morbidity and mortality. This thesis investigates…
2022-08-25
Author: Wu, Tongan
At TRIUMF, Canada's particle accelerator centre, the TIGRESS Integrated Plunger (TIP) and its configurable detector systems have been used for charged-particle tagging and lightion…
2022-11-03
Author: Wu, Yujuan
Inspired by the author's personal experience of learning English in rural China, this study explores the complexity of beyond-classroom learning environments where rural Chinese girls learn…
2022-10-20
Coreference resolution is a challenging problem that requires clustering relevant mentions based on referent objects in a text document. Most work on it has relied extensively on text-only datasets,…
2022-08-17
Convolutional neural networks have shown a remarkable ability to estimate depth from a single image. However, the estimated depth maps are low resolution due to network structure and hardware…
2022-10-27
The essay assignment has been commonly used in a wide range of courses in higher education to facilitate student learning of subject-specific knowledge. However, undergraduate students do not always…
2022-04-21
Blindness is a debilitating detriment to human quality of life. In the pursuit of investigating the pathogenesis of blindness-causing retinal diseases, innovative tools for imaging the human retina…
2022-08-29
Author: Shan, Ziyang
Since 2007, researchers in SFU's Pain Studies Lab have been experimenting with utilizing immersive Virtual Environment (VE)s to motivate Chronic Pain (CP) patients to keep physically active, in…
2022-04-11
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is an aggressive and heterogeneous type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) is composed of highly fragmented tumour- derived cell-free DNA (cfDNA)…
2022-08-29
Author: Tobin, Joe
For decades, Indigenous organizations in Canada have endeavored to make Indigenous knowledge, practices, and practitioners available for Indigenous peoples' health needs (Aboriginal Healing…
2021-04-29
Author: Guan, David
Coordination polymers, which are solid-state systems with nodes and linkers, have been used to study countless material properties. The modularity in the choosing of components to make coordination…
2021-08-04
Throughout the twentieth century, the status of women in Tunisia was often entangled in political conflicts and debates over the nation, modernity, and Islamic cultural authenticity. State feminism…
2021-07-21
Based on digitally-mediated fieldwork conducted in 2020/2021, and building on existing scholarship, this thesis works to understand how Ainu in North American experience Indigenous identity-making.…
2022-08-11
Learning during COVID-19 was an abrupt change for both instructor and students. However, long-standing traditions of in-person, hybrid, and online learning allow us to understand the advantages and…
2022-09-28
Indigenous cultural heritage (ICH) around the world is being lost at a rapid rate, due to factors such as increasing development, private property rights, and colonial planning schemes. This research…
2022-01-28
Author: Rose, Angela
This dissertation explores the possible benefits of Goethe's holistic approach to nature in science education and in science educator programs, especially in regard to how Goethe's approach…