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2022-11-30
This dissertation investigates what is a healthy or integrative response to evil, with the proviso that the attribution of evil is subjective. Without a framework, most internal and external…
2022-09-29
Decreased sound tolerance (DST) is common among many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). When children are exposed to specific aversive sounds at school, they may be very distressed and can…
2022-12-02
Author: Elsafi, Amin
The required energy to control the temperature and humidity for human comfort is estimated as 50% of the building's total energy consumption. Several serious health problems which are caused by…
2022-11-16
Mindfulness practice is trending. In high schools, the practice is oftentimes introduced as meditation for present-moment awareness of the self to support stress-reduction, self-regulation, and…
2022-09-21
This thesis presents an intelligent supplemental lighting control and monitoring system for controlled environment agriculture (CEA). The intensity and quality of light are essential factors in plant…
2022-09-09
Functional roles of mammalian pheromones have routinely been investigated in an intraspecific context, such as territorial marking and sexual signaling. Sex pheromones, being innately conspicuous…
2022-09-15
Spatial phenomena are often perceived as complex systems (CS) that cannot be fully represented through equation or statistical modeling as they are spatial, dynamic, and nonlinear. This requires…
2022-12-07
Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are a diverse population of cells found in bone marrow, which generate blood cells throughout our lifetime. Little is known regarding how post-transcriptional…
2022-12-15
Author: Lu, Xiangyu
Capacitive deionization (CDI) is an energy efficient brackish water desalination technique allows low voltage operation (~ 1.2V) under room temperature and pressure. Carbon material is the most…
2023-10-30
In this dissertation, I examine a specialized method for reporting the news called "solutions journalism." I explore and assess the extent to which solutions journalism on climate change…
2023-12-21
Fluorine-containing small molecules play a significant role in medicinal chemistry, material science, and PET imaging. However, there is a scarcity of mild and versatile strategies for incorporating…
2023-11-10
Crime Scene Investigation within Canada has traditionally been a function carried out by police officers. Recently, civilians have been introduced into Canadian Forensic Identification Units (FIUs)…
2023-12-14
Author: Zhao, Yupeng
The change of electric properties at a liquid-solid interface due to solution concentration variation has the potential to contribute toward the design of a concentration sensor. This study…
2023-06-12
Author: Reimer, Jami
The tongue of the frog is of the softest known biological materials on this planet. It is this softness that yields the stickiness needed to pluck a fly from mid air, slough skin in perpetual acts of…
2023-08-30
Gestational exposure to environmental chemicals presents an interesting challenge for epidemiological analysis of pregnancy outcomes and fetal development due to concurrent exposure of multiple…
2023-11-16
In this thesis, we describe the first-ever large-scale computational analysis of the partially-deciphered proto-Elamite (PE) script. This script was used to write economic accounts which follow a…
2023-07-28
I have been teaching core French for over twenty years in the small coastal city of Prince Rupert, BC. Although French is one of the official languages of Canada and is offered in all Canadian…
2023-08-17
When identifying potential candidates for conservation attention, zoos use species selection schemes which include a variety of criteria, including Evolutionary Distinctiveness (ED; a measure of…
2023-08-25
This project will provide information, told in the Tlingit language and English by the author, about her ancestors, and her upbringing and life in the Inland Tlingit community of Teslin which is…
2023-11-02
The Jamaican garrison has been deemed a hotbed for crime and criminality. What exacerbates the issue of high crime levels is that these communities have been overly criminalized by colonial modes of…