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- 1264Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
This dissertation is based on high school completion being recognized as a public problem in Canada and Alberta since the mid-1960s, and re-surfaced in importance in Alberta during the early 2000s. I questioned how urban Aboriginal students, facing multifaceted challenges in areas of social,...
This study examined the experiences of identity development in urban Indigenous survivors of the Child Welfare System, the ways in which their Indigenous identity developed, and how they did/did not feel supported. In this study I interviewed three Indigenous women who were involved with the...
The subject of this thesis is the complex spatial organisation of Olga Slavnikova's postmodern novel"2017". The research reveals that the world constructed in the novel has a distinct bipolar structure, represented by the Riphean mountains and the city of Yekaterinburg with the inner spaces...
This thesis examines narratives associated with the city and Indigenous people, knowledge, and culture and it then imagines the creative possibilities of new ways of being in the city. This thesis conceptualizes the beginnings of a culturally grounded Indigenous identity that flourishes in the...
Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common neurological chronic diseases among older adults in Canada. More than 100,000 Canadians are diagnosed with PD with an annual incidence of 20 new cases (per 100,000 people). Urinary incontinence (UI) is one of the common non-motor...
Pancreatic cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related death, due to its aggressive biology, lack of tools for early diagnosis and screening, advanced presentation and resistance to adjuvant therapy. Metabolomics, the newest of the “omics” sciences, may offer the potential for non-invasive...
Gastric cancer is an aggressive malignancy. Much of the mortality is attributable to delayed diagnosis from non-specific symptoms, and lack of early and accurate screening modalities. Metabolomics, the most downstream of the “omics” sciences (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics) is the latest...