Theses and Dissertations
This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta. The collection contains a very large number of theses electronically available that were granted from 1947's to 2009, 90% of theses granted from 2009-2014, and 100% of theses granted from April 2014 to the present (as long as the theses are not under temporary embargo by agreement with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research). IMPORTANT NOTE: To conduct a comprehensive search of all UofA theses granted and in University of Alberta Libraries collections, search the library catalogue at www.library.ualberta.ca - you may search by Author, Title, Keyword, or search by Department.
To retrieve all theses and dissertations associated with a specific department from the library catalogue, choose 'Advanced' and keyword search "university of alberta dept of english" OR "university of alberta department of english" (for example). Past graduates who wish to have their thesis or dissertation added to this collection can contact the ERA Mediated HelpDesk at email@example.com.
Items in this Collection
- 1820Department of Educational Psychology
- 1409Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- 1340Department of Chemistry
- 1133Department of Computing Science
- 1112Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
- 1060Department of Biological Sciences
- 43Xu, Zhenghe (Chemical and Materials Engineering)
- 35Kumar, Amit (Mechanical Engineering)
- 33Huang, Biao (Chemical and Materials Engineering)
- 31Liu, Qingxia (Chemical and Materials Engineering)
- 30Stroulia, Eleni (Computing Science)
- 27Al-Hussein, Mohamed (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Axial patterning of the developing vertebrate eye is crucial for proper axon pathfinding, as well as critically important morphogenetic events such as closure of the ocular fissure. Perturbations in eye morphogenesis can lead to ocular coloboma (failed ocular fissure closure) and microphthalmia...
Background: Cancer-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Cancer patients are at higher risk of VTE recurrence despite anticoagulation and bleeding complications while on anticoagulation. There are some risk factors of bleeding specific...
The past two decades have seen a sustained growth in the number of Japanese mystery and detective comics (manga) publications that feature boys (and girls) as crime fighting agents. While the earliest incarnation of the boy detective character type can be traced to the works of Edogawa Rampo...
Analyzing Network Connectivity by Cyclist Comfort: An Empirical Reappraisal of the Four Types of Cyclists Typology and Level of Traffic Stress FrameworkDownload
North America is seeing a resurgence of interest in cycling both for recreation and as a transportation mode. Cycling is touted as a means to reduce traffic congestion and its GHG emissions and pollution, increase livability, and provide a remedy to inactivity and its related health problems....
Over the last few decades the incidence of obesity has increased remarkably in Canada and in the rest of the world, with the highest increases occurring in the excessive weight categories class II (BMI 35– 39.9) and class III (BMI ≥ 40). By 2019, it is anticipated that over 20% of the Canadian...
As children are now growing up with and around computers and digital technologies, their experiences using these technologies differ from their parents’. This study examines how young Somali children and their parents experience using technology and computers, while seeking to understand...
A Focused Ethnography of Indigenous Women Accessing Healthcare Services in Northern and Rural ThailandDownload
There is far ranging evidence indicating that access to healthcare services is not equitable in Thailand, particularly among disadvantaged populations like Indigenous women. What has yet to be explored is Indigenous women’s access to, and experiences of, the Thai healthcare system. In particular,...
Above, Beneath, and Within: Collaborative and Community-Driven Archaeological Remote Sensing Research in CanadaDownload
This thesis investigates the application of geophysics and remote sensing techniques in community-driven and collaborative archaeology research in Canada. While these techniques have become common among some archaeologists, they have yet to be extensively used within the lens of Indigenous...
Art, Activism and the Creation of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG); Walking With Our Sisters, REDress ProjectDownload
Artistic expression can be used as a tool to promote activism, to educate and to provide healing opportunities for the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG). Indigenous activism has played a significant role in raising awareness of the MMIWG issue in Canada, through...
Atomic Layer Deposition of Metal Oxides for the Preparation of High Performance Zn-Air Battery ElectrodesDownload
As the world continues to implement renewable energy technologies such as wind and solar, comes the demand for grid scale energy storage. Zn-air batteries (ZABs) are a promising candidate for grid scale energy storage because of their high energy density, low cost, high safety, and low...