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2023-12-19
This thesis investigates two distinct projects: one in statistical genetics focusing on identifying rare causal variants using a sequence-relatedness approach, and another in goodness-of-fit test…
2023-10-23
This thesis consists of five distinct chapters; each considers various applications within the domain of big data. In the opening chapter, an application of genetics is presented. It discusses how to…
2023-11-22
Currently, the industry standard for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are perfluorosulfonic acid ionomer-based (PFSA) ionomers like Nafion®. However, PFSA-based ionomers are expensive…
2024-01-24
This study examines watershed health indicator (WHI) frameworks across North America by assessing their alignment with the holistic principles of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). The…
2023-07-17
Resilience planning has grown in popularity as it offers opportunities to address complex challenges faced by cities; however, operationalizing resilience proves to be difficult. Through a…
2024-01-26
Count outcomes with missing observations are a common occurrence in clinical, medical, and psychological research. Typically, such data is analyzed using statistical methods predicated on the missing…
2024-02-20
Author: Tan, Poh
My educational journey and endeavours are deeply rooted in the natural sciences, particularly the biological sciences. Specifically, my science background focused on stem cell biology, regenerative…
2024-01-15
This thesis engages with the practice of social media influencing. Conscious of social media's perpetual progression, this thesis serves as a snapshot of the field laden with dialectical tension…
2023-12-12
Construction sites represent complex, dynamic, environments where ensuring safety is crucial yet challenging. Traditional safety measures often fall short due to their reliance on manual monitoring…
2023-12-13
This thesis investigates interactions between local musical production and the political economy in Vancouver from the late 1960s to the late 1980s by focusing on the life of composer, community…
2024-03-06
Targeted mass spectrometry (MS)-based absolute quantitative analysis has been increasingly used in biomarker discovery. The ability to accurately measure the masses by MS enabled the use of isotope-…
2016
Author: Gibbons, Maurice, Contributor: Piovesan, Walter, Contributor: Long, Ron
This book is published by the Simon Fraser University Retirees Association and is noted as a book of reminiscences by participants in the "instant university" (when first built, SFU's…
2023-12-06
Author: Green, Emma
This thesis explores how movement across spatially explicit landscapes mediates species-resource interactions. Firstly, I model pollinator foraging across agricultural landscapes, looking at the…
2023-11-06
Effective management of liquid water is crucial for enhancing the performance and longevity of fuel cells, particularly at high power density operation. The membrane electrode assembly, comprising a…
2023-12-18
Author: Saedi, Yalda
Climate change effects and increasing resource demands make it difficult for decision-makers to implement sustainable strategies to ensure access to water, energy, and food. The Climate, Land, Energy…
2023-12-15
Symbolic execution is increasingly being utilized in verification tools and software analysis. Despite its theoretical ability to explore all possible paths in the execution tree of a program under…
2023-12-13
The Pacific nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis (sensu lato) is a well-known model organism in neuroscience. This species was recently split into three pseudocryptic species based on differences in…
2023-11-24
What relationship do we have to the eternal? I've Always Been Away is a oil-painted triptych showing a steady emergence of figures revealing a simultaneity of contemporary Indigenous presence.…
2023-12-20
There is a significant knowledge gap in our understanding of how salmon populations respond and adapt to extreme estuarine and marine conditions during a marine heatwave (MHW). Our previous…
2023-10-17
Juvenile Pacific salmon in urban streams face the double threat of habitat degradation and the effects of climate change. Increased water temperature and habitat alterations may compound to limit…