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For more than fifty years, Media Studies has been a growing field of scholarship. The argument of this thesis builds upon debates about whether the nature of media and technology depends on the content they deliver. Media used to be considered merely tools that conveyed information. The situation...
Creating and Capitalizing on Opportunities to Reduce Poverty: The Process and Power of Integrated Knowledge TranslationDownload
This thesis describes the experiences of partners involved in integrated knowledge translation (iKT)—a poorly understood process wherein partners from diverse professional spheres (e.g. community, government, and academia) work together to ensure research generated is relevant for the context of...
Documenting a Punk Scene in Edmonton, Alberta 1979-1985: Place, Legitimacy and Belonging Articulated Through Mainstream and Independent MediaDownload
This thesis explores the emergence of a punk music scene in Edmonton, utilizing archival research, participant interviews and analysis of mainstream and independent media to determine how a genre that was arguably considered a British phenomenon came to have local characteristics and...
Quantitative and Qualitative Content Analysis of Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, and Stroke Media Messages from Local Canadian MediaDownload
This study examined media coverage of breast cancer (N=145) and heart disease and stroke (N=39) news articles, videos, advertisements, and images in a local Canadian context through quantitative and thematic content analyses. Statistical analysis (Cramer’s V) revealed significant differences in...
This thesis examines the way gender and race intersect to produce a narrative of Africa as a place in need of development. Combining a theory of intersectionality as the interaction between race, gender, and class with the power relationships represented in and constituted by visual imagery, this...
In the development of a numerical model for the water cycle on Mars, adsorption of water vapour in the Martian regolith acts as a significant sink and retards the transport of mass. Adsorption on Mars cannot be studied directly, so a numerical model was created, and a diffusion sorption...
Ocular gene transfer communications: Developing ethical frameworks for phase I choroideremia clinical trialsDownload
I investigate how to ethically communicate about a phase I gene transfer trial for choroideremia, a blinding retinopathy, in light of this novel biotechnology’s portrayal as a potential ‘cure’. I analyzed gene transfer communications in three contexts: (1) interviews with clinicians (n=15),...
Magazine Images Depicting the Ideal Fit Male Body: An Outlet for Influencing Body Perceptions and Exercise Related CognitionsDownload
This study examined the effects of viewing health/fitness and sports magazine images on body perceptions and exercise related cognitions in males. The moderating effects of age were also examined. A series of 3 (image-only, magazine cover, control) by 3 (youngest, middle, oldest) ANOVA analyses...
Manhood, Rivalry, and the Creation of a Canadian "Hockey World": Media Coverage of Early Stanley Cup Hockey Challenges, 1894-1907Download
This study examines media narratives of high-level amateur and professional hockey in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, this project analyzes English Canadian newspaper coverage of Stanley Cup “challenge” games and championship series between 1894...
This work analyzes cultural differences between Italy and Canada based on newspaper articles and headlines on three major events of our recent past: the attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001; the death of Osama Bin Laden in May 2011; and the most recent massacre in Oslo, Norway,...