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2022-08-01
Maritime heritage has long been an afterthought in Canada by comparison to terrestrial heritage. Terrestrial resources are more frequently encountered because of the rate of land development and an…
2022-06-02
This thesis focuses on manipulating the electronic properties of metallophthalocyanines (MPc). The ring-oxidized, radical zinc phthalocyaninato cation was isolated and structurally characterized.…
2022-04-13
Author: Park, Grace
Clean water is essential for human survival, yet many communities in British Columbia (BC) do not have access to this resource. Boil water advisories are one identifier of this problem. There are…
2022-08-12
Student demographics in BC show the rapid increase in the diversity of the student population. Furthermore, increasing enrollment of international students at the elementary and secondary schools…
2022-08-05
Author: Konno, Ryan
Skeletal muscle is a complex three dimensional material; it differs from many other materials in its ability to activate and produce force, and is fundamental in locomotion. Its intricate structure…
2022-07-28
Author: Yao, Mandy
We derive conditions that guarantee the stability of Markov Chains in the presence of stochastic model error. To do this, we adapt existing theory on the convergence of perturbed stable Markov Chains…
2022-08-05
Despite extensive research on the efficacy of correctional halfway houses for reducing recidivism and growing interest in how offender re-entry in general affects crime, few studies investigate the…
2022-08-19
The power law of practice has been a long-standing theory of the learning curve: how skill improves with experience. Despite the general agreement that learning fits a smooth curved pattern, there…
2022-04-13
Future missions to the Moon and Mars will include significant and novel challenges such as multiple years in space, no real time communication with earth, and limited resource rendezvous. This thesis…
2022-08-18
Author: Ray, Chris
The purpose of this report is to assist the Metlakatla in understanding challenges and motivators faced by members regarding home energy efficiency, and to provide recommendations to improve energy…
2022-07-25
Author: Girn, Alysha
Contrary to unstructured criminal groups, outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs) utilize a three-tiered promotional process. Through these stages, members have shown to vary in their ability to advance.…
2022-07-12
The gut microbiota is a complex ecosystem playing a role in health, primarily colonized in the first year of life. Some medication use, such as antibiotics, can cause microbial dysbiosis (unusual…
2022-05-24
In Collaborative Intelligence (CI), a Deep Neural Network (DNN) model is split into two parts. The front-end of the model, composed of the initial layers of the model, is deployed on an edge device,…
2022-04-20
Author: Odey, Rita
Essay 1: Memes are seen as digital elements that incite laughter, and the politics and cultural influence embedded is largely ignored. The effects of globalization are not absent in the production of…
2022-04-05
Multiplication is important for future mathematical competency. However, many students have difficulty thinking multiplicatively. Researchers attribute this difficulty to the widespread use of the…
2022-07-21
This study explored the perceptions of community housing residents related to their social interactions and sense of belonging in the public and shared spaces of their building and neighbourhood in a…
2022-07-29
Patients requiring rehabilitation have typically experienced a significant change in their abilities from a stroke, amputation, brain injury or other adverse event, which can make them feel as though…
2022-05-09
Author: Shih, Claire
Mammalian Adducin is a protein involved in synaptic stability, and there has been evidence that adducin interacts with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) associated genes. Drosophila Adducin (hu-li…
2022-08-16
This thesis explores the pedagogy of vulnerability. To experience vulnerabilities in my learning, I explored art by taking risks and going outside my comfort zone to engage in art practices. Using…
2022-08-18
Threats of violence are a relatively common phenomenon that can evoke stress and fear in their recipients; while most threats are not carried out, a portion are a precursor to acts of physical…