University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository
 

Welcome to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies' Electronic Theses & Dissertation site. These pages are dedicated to help you find all the information you might require in order to format and successfully submit your graduate thesis for examination and publication electronically.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) are prepared as text-based PDF files. ETDs can contain non-text elements such as sound, video, and hypertext links. ETDs are available through Scholarship@Western, Western's digital library repository, and also released to the world-wide web with priority in many search engines, enabling scholars worldwide to locate, search, and download the University of Western Ontario's ETDs.

The most significant benefit is the dramatic increase (50-250%) in citation impact that results from electronic publishing. This leads to increased rewards from universities, in the form of promotion and increased salary, and from granting agencies.

Other benefits include:

  • publicity for research - authors of electronic theses become more widely known and their reputations are enhanced
  • easy worldwide access to your theses for colleagues and collaborators
  • easy worldwide access to theses for job and grant applications
  • a raised profile for research institutions
  • reduced costs at the point of graduation since there is no need to have multiple copies printed.

For an overview of the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation process at The University of Western Ontario, please refer to any area from our site dedicated to supporting ETD at Western:

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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Gait Analysis and Therapeutic Application of Carbon Monoxide in a Rodent Model of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type-1, Hussein Abdo

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The Study of Mixing and Initial Granule Formation During High Shear Granulation of Pharmaceutical Powders, Aveen Alkhatib

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Creating a Comprehensive Search Strategy for Research on Learning Disabilities Using the Pearl Harvesting Information Retrieval Framework, Salsabel Almanssori

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Gamma-Radiation Induced Redox Reactions and Colloidal Formation of Chromium and Cobalt Oxide Nanoparticles, Leena M. Alrehaily

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Suicidal and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: Examining the Potential Impact of Direct and Indirect Forms of Childhood Maltreatment, Jenna S. Armiento

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Characterization of High-Pressure-Die-Cast Magnesium Alloy AM60, Hooman Baghaei Anaraki

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An In-Vitro Comparison of Different Palatal Sites for Orthodontic Miniscrew Insertion: The Effect of Bone Quality and Quantity on Primary Stability, Carine Bourassa

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Family Music Listening Legacies: A Case Study-based Investigation of the Intergenerational Transmission of Music Listenership Values in Five Families, Jillian Bracken

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Gamete Provision and Moral Responsibilty, Reuven A. Brandt

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TIMP3 Regulation of Macrophage Activation and Apoptosis, Michael S. Brock

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Experiences of Newcomer Youth in the Home Environment, Mikaela Burgos Cando

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Chemical and Biological Characterization of Plant Volatiles and Pyrolysis Bio-oils, Luis A. Caceres

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For Keeps-Sake: Women's Experiences with Elective Prenatal Ultrasound Imaging in Canada, Jennifer Chisholm

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Dishonoured Americans: Loyalist Manhood and Political Death in Revolutionary America, Timothy J. Compeau

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Disinfection and advanced oxidation of highly absorbing fluids by UV/VUV light: process modeling and validation, Ferdinando Crapulli

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Engineering Periodontal Tissue Regeneration with the Use of a Novel Periostin Electrospun Scaffold, Kendal I. Creber

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Mirror Therapy for the Lower-Extremities Post-Stroke, Lucas David Crosby

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A Novel Murine Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Fusion Protein, MOGtag, Induces Appropriate Autoimmune B Cell Germinal Center Responses And Central Nervous System Autoimmune Disease, Amy K. Dang

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Soybean isoflavonoid biosynthesis: constituents and circumstance at the transcriptomic and molecular levels, Mehran Dastmalchi

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Distal Humerus Hemiarthroplasty: Joint Kinematics, Stability, Congruency and Implant Design, Sagar J. Desai

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Ritual Violence and Times of Transition: A Bioarchaeological Analysis of Burials from Huaca Santa Clara and Huaca Gallinazo in the VirĂº Valley, Peru, Rebecca A. Dillon

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Investigating the Binding of Peptidyl-Prolyl Isomerase Pin1 to a Multi-Site Phosphorylated Substrate Modeled After Phosphatase CDC25C, Michelle K. Dubinsky

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A Self-Potential for Monitoring Self-Sustaining Treatment for Active Remediation (STAR), Mehrnoosh Ebrahimzadeh

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Mothers' Lived Experience of Parenting an Infant/Young Child with Special Needs in a Rural Context, Lauren M. Elford

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Multi-method Exploration of the Economic Sustainability of Probiotic Yoghurt Kitchens in Mwanza, Tanzania, Emily Eyles