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  • Hospitalization Costs of Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Patients 

    Skolnik, Kate (Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2020-09-29)
    Introduction: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that can lead to significant morbidity. As the CF population increases and treatment regimens escalate in complexity, CF care costs are expected to rise and could put ...
  • The Idea of Consent in Shakespeare 

    McNeil, Timothy Graham (Arts, University of Calgary, 2020-09-24)
    If consent is one person agreeing together with another person permitting a specific action, what elements within Shakespeare’s plays Richard III, Hamlet, and Twelfth Night specifically comprise the consent that characters ...
  • Excised Internals 

    Smith, Colleen A. J. (Arts, University of Calgary, 2020-09-28)
    This study is a culmination of two years of research-creation that explored my personal narrative of ‘dwelling’ within multiple ‘beings of Self.’ My MFA was conducted through a ‘creation as research’ methodological approach ...
  • The Spatial-temporal Contribution of Prostaglandin E2 Pathway to Rat Myometrial Contractile Function during Pregnancy and Labour 

    Liwa, Anthony Cuthbert (Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2020-09-24)
    A key function of the uterus during pregnancy is to accommodate the growing fetus in a relatively quiescent environment. Towards the end of pregnancy, the uterus transforms to an active organ capable of generating forceful ...
  • Medium-assisted Microwave Telemetry for Directional Drilling Applications 

    Almeida Costa e Silva, Ingrid (Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, 2020-09-25)
    The drilling industry has an increasing reliance on sensor telemetry systems in order to improve process efficiency and safety. Typically measured in terms of throughput, telemetry performance is in constant need for ...
  • Modular Dependency Analysis in Heterogeneous Software Systems 

    Afzal, Raheela (Science, University of Calgary, 2020-09-25)
    One way to develop and manage software systems is to build them using reusable components instead of developing them from the ground up. Over the past two decades, there has been growth in the use of multiple programming ...
  • Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions: Longitudinal Consequences for Employee Fit, Satisfaction, and Turnover 

    Lukic, Alexandra (Arts, University of Calgary, 2020-09-25)
    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have been associated with significant consequences for both employees and organizations, yet there is a paucity of research on this increasingly prominent corporate restructuring event. ...
  • Topography and Climate Influence on Radial Growth and Climate Sensitivity of Conifer Tree Species in Kananaskis, Alberta 

    Lira, Selina Akhter (Arts, University of Calgary, 2020-09-28)
    High elevation temperate forest at its upper limit are delimited by temperature. Climate warming would impose changes by altering growth conditions in these previously constrained environments. Growth response to climate ...
  • Role of the endocannabinoid system in the regulation of intestinal permeability: Effects of diet 

    Cuddihey, Hailey (Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2020-09-24)
    The endocannabinoid system in the gastrointestinal tract plays a role in the peripheral regulation of energy balance and has been implicated in the control of intestinal barrier function. Previous studies have shown that ...
  • A System to Ensure Robust, Honest Reporting of Sensor Data 

    Muhtasim, Md. Adib (Science, University of Calgary, 2020-09-25)
    Due to the advancement of modern technologies, most systems and devices have become increasingly more sophisticated and autonomous. As these systems and their associated sensors are becoming an indispensable part of our ...

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