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2024-04-05
Recovering species at risk requires careful consideration of their biology to identify the environmental needs that underpin restoration efforts. Endangered Nechako white sturgeon's recovery is…
2024-04-25
Author: Kong, Yani
This dissertation studies artworks made against the backdrop of emergency. I begin with Max Weber's (1946) proposition that the modern world is disenchanted, meaning humans experience separation…
2024-04-22
This study examines the negative effects of punitive policies on the rehabilitation of vulnerable inmates within Canada's federal correctional facilities. Interviews with ten experts suggest…
2024-03-13
The renewable energy transition in Canada is marred by colonialism and the dispossession of Indigenous lands. Despite these continuing historical legacies, many Indigenous communities are actively…
2024-04-18
Introduction: Tick populations are expanding in Canada, bringing an increased risk of tick-borne diseases (TBDs). Little is known about how British Columbia (BC) veterinary professionals handle ticks…
2024-05-08
Native Dittrichia viscosa plant specimens growing near a steel factory were inspected for possible internalization of nanoparticles containing a mixture of chromium, iron, and nickel (Cr Fe-Ni).…
2024-02-28
The increase in petroleum use and proposed petroleum expansion projects on the Pacific west coast of British Columbia will increase the risk of oil spills in the marine environment. Advancements in…
2024-04-09
The ataxin-2 gene (ATXN2) encodes a ribonucleic acid (RNA) binding protein involved in messenger RNA translation and regulation. Large polyglutamine (CAG) expansions or repeat regions in ATXN2 are…
2024-04-08
This thesis explores two variations of signed graphs. For the first variation we study nowhere-zero flows. Here we develop algorithms for computing the circular flow number in cubic graphs and we…
2024-02-14
Molecular tools have transformed management of genetically diverse species such as Pacific salmon and their mixed-stock fisheries. Here, I applied a new Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms panel to…
2024-01-29
Anxiety reigns on Canadian campuses, placing university administrators under great pressure to provide resources to support student mental health. Considering this, universities are mobilizing mental…
2024-03-18
P-glycoptotein (P-gp), an active transmembrane exporter, transports various substances across cell membranes, sharing a similar set of substrates with other transporters in a coordinated system that…
2023-12-15
Articulated Love surveys the articulations of romantic love and neoliberalism within popular culture from the U.S.A., Canada, and the U.K. [1973-2023]. In the last fifty years, neoliberalism has…
2024-03-04
This paper explores key aspects of enhancing local coastal management in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico. I begin with an examination of the current state of the local coastal environment…
2024-04-23
From 1965 to 2020, the National Science Foundation constituted the single largest funding source for political science research. As such, the NSF played a central role in defining the cutting-edge of…
2023-03-29
This thesis aims to develop an autonomous warehouse mobile robot to help automate the assembly process at Vaderstad. There are two main contributions to this work. First, since the robot's…
2023-01-17
Author: Abdi, Behzad
Drowsiness is a state of impaired awareness or decreased consciousness related to a desire or inclination to sleep and difficulty in remaining alert [1]. It is considered one of the leading causes of…
2023-04-24
Nanoscale particles open a realm of possibilities for applications based on the physical and chemical properties of these advanced materials. In this work, techniques were developed to functionalize…
2024-01-25
Stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans, are blood-feeding ectoparasitic pests of cattle. I studied mechanisms that underlie oviposition and host foraging behaviour of stable flies and investigated whether…
2024-01-19
Numerous studies have demonstrated that the transition from primary to secondary school can be difficult for students (e.g., Benner et al., 2017). For example, many students are challenged by…