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2022-06-27
Syncope, or fainting, refers to a transient loss of consciousness caused by cerebral hypoperfusion. Syncope is highly prevalent, and difficult to diagnose, with many patients referred for extensive,…
2022-04-08
With the massive adoption of smartphone, location trackers, and GPS-based applications, data is being generated that captures people's geographic locations in more precise detail than ever…
2021-12-16
Scholars in the field of music education argue that music has the potential to prepare students to engage in a society that cultivates personal freedom and democratic participation (Bowman, 2007;…
2022-07-06
Author: Myles, Bryan
On October 21, 2015, the Bill Reid Centre at Simon Fraser University (SFU) hosted an uts'am, a Sḵwx̱wú7mesh witnessing ceremony, to welcome a canoe created by Bill Reid to SFU's mountain-…
2022-04-19
The increasing severity of forest fires in British Columbia is proving to be a crucial issue facing British Columbians as well as policymakers. In addition to improving methods of fire suppression,…
2022-03-29
All of us read books for information, education or as a hobby, and with the technological development these days it is important that people who are print disabled have accessible books they can…
2022-07-29
Zooarchaeological analysis of sites EeRb 77 and EeRb 140 on Tk'emlúps te Secwépemcúlecw [Tk'emlúps traditional territory], in Kamloops in the Interior Plateau, British Columbia was…
2022-07-13
Here I investigated the role of two putative "supplemental cues", temperature and social factors, on timing of egg-laying in a local population of European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris, a…
2022-04-22
The biological soil crust (biocrust) is the community of mosses, lichens, algae, and cyanobacteria that live at the uppermost soil layer. Biocrust can improve the quality of reclamation substrates,…
2022-07-05
Research into terrorism risk profiles has long been an integral part of the political science, psychology, and criminology fields. Before 9/11, debates on the importance of rational choice and/or…
2022-06-21
Who's the White Guy? Land, water, and relational dis/embodiments on Unceded Coast Salish Territories is an experimental autoethnography that explores the Settler positionality of the author, a…
2022-07-05
Author: Issa, Salah
Background: The main cohort of Canadian-born students entering postsecondary education has decreased over the last decade due to Canada's low birth rate [1] while Canada's international…
2022-07-15
Long QT Syndrome type II (LQTS2) occurs due to defects in hKCNH2, which encodes the Kv11.1 (hERG) cardiac potassium channel. Multiple hKCNH2 transcripts (hERG1a, hERG1b and hERG-uso) are expressed in…
2022-04-22
Unlike traditional battery systems, vanadium redox flow batteries (VRFBs) have been gaining attention in the past years due to their advantages of flexible, scalable design and long-life cycle for…
2022-07-28
The rise of international education and the institutional push for it in Canada necessitates further investigation in the K-12 public sector, for which there is limited research. This dissertation…
2022-08-04
The microporous layer (MPL) in polymer electrolyte fuel cells is known to enhance performance and durability of the membrane electrode assembly. However, the design and functional understanding of…
2022-01-21
Author: Ko, Elton
I investigated mate location and nectar foraging behaviour in the diurnal yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, and the crepuscular house mosquito, Culex pipiens. High-speed video recordings revealed…
2022-07-28
The ability to respond quickly to a perturbation is essential to the survival of an animal. As animal size increases, several features that influence response time also change—larger animals suffer…
2022-07-07
This study sought to understand how social connection might play a role in the career development of those facing barriers to employment. The Ambassadors Program, which took place over one week at a…
2022-04-20
Author: Rani, Varsha
Presence of vessels in the ocean has a significant impact on northern resident killer whales (NRKWs). In this study, we investigated the effects of physical disturbance caused by vessels on NRKWs…