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The use of social marketing theory as a frame work to promote uptake of sleep-conducive music by post-secondary studentsDownload
Background: Sleep deficiency (SD) is a prevalent problem among post-secondary students (PSS) and has serious negative consequences for physical, cognitive, and psychological well-being. In a survey of 1,294 University of Alberta students, 30.5% reported sleeping 6.5 hours or less. The use of...
Three-dimensional slope stability effects in the failure at the Mount Polley Tailings Storage FacilityDownload
On 4 August 2014, a breach occurred in the perimeter embankment at the Mount Polley Tailings Storage Facility in British Columbia, Canada, causing a spill of mining waste into the environment. The Government of British Columbia retained an Independent Review Panel (2015) to determine the cause of...
Traditionalism, Transnationalism, and Modernism in Fu Baoshi’s 1943 Paintings of the Red CliffDownload
This thesis examines two paintings on the subject of the Red Cliff boat trip (Chibi zhouyou) both made in 1943 by the modern Chinese ink painter, Fu Baoshi (1904-1965). In the history of Chinese painting, the Red Cliff is an unfading memorial in the collective memory of Chinese literati, and was...
Utility of Screening-Bead Assay in Testing for Formation of Donor-Specific Anti-HLA Antibodies and Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Renal Allografts Post-Transplant.Download
Background: Present-day immunosuppressive therapy in renal allograft recipients targets cell-mediated immunity and has significantly improved outcomes over the years. However, allograft failure rates still approach 50% towards 10 years post-transplantation. Antibody-mediated rejection (ABMR) is...
Workflow for Sand Control Testing of Injection Wells in Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD)Download
This research aims at tackling a specific production engineering problem in sand retention testing (SRT). One common practice of operational oil companies is to prevent sanding by deploying standalone screens (SAS). SAS consists of slotted liners (SL), wire wrap screens (WWS), and punched screens...
This thesis is comprised of two essays on rural villages in India. The following will provide a brief abstract for each of the essays, where one focuses on the women’s power – infrastructure relationship (1) and another on agricultural productivity relative to men (2). (1) Inequality between...
"(listen to the women)": Rethinking Representations of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Vancouver's Downtown EastsideDownload
This thesis investigates contemporary representations of violence against Indigenous women in Vancouverâs Downtown Eastside. I argue that sensationalist representations of violence serve to distance readers from their own implication in systems of colonial violence and sever individual acts of...
Although music scholarship has addressed queer topics in the past, a focus on lived experiences and community interactions has been notably absent in the literature. This work considers some of the challenges that may be inhibiting the emergence of a queer focus for fieldwork-based music studies:...