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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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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Gamete Provision and Moral Responsibilty, Reuven A. Brandt

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

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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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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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Rationality of the spectral action for Robertson-Walker metrics and the geometry of the determinant line bundle for the noncommutative two torus, Asghar Ghorbanpour

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A Study of Photon Trapping and the ac Stark Effect in Photonic Crystals and Dispersive Materials, Iftekharul Haque

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Cluster Fluid Dynamics in Down Flow Reactors: Experimental and Modeling Study, Angel Virgilio Lanza Soto

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De Heidegger à Henry, critique de la transcendance et phénoménologie du corps vivant, Vincent Marzano-Poitras

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Thermal Convection in Non-Fourier Fluids and Application to Liquid Helium II, Mohammad Niknami Esfahani

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Clinical Outcomes of Maxillomandibular Advancement Surgery for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Brian L. Phee

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Surfactant and Matrix Metalloproteinase 3 in the Pathogenesis of Acute Lung Injury, Valeria Puntorieri

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An Evaluation of the Frankfort Mandibular Plane Angle Bisector (FMAB) Wits Appraisal in the Assessment of Anteroposterior Jaw Relationships in Class II Individuals, Harbinder Sangha

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The Influence of Long-Term Gamma-Radiation and Initially Dissolved Chemicals on Aqueous Kinetics and Interfacial Processes, Pamela A. Yakabuskie

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Transcriptional regulation of peptidylarginine deiminase type IV: implications for rheumatoid arthritis, Ali Abbas

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Structural and Durability Performance of Precast Segmental Tunnel Linings, Safeer Abbas

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BioSteel High Performance Sports Drink Improves Exercise Performance Following a Simulated Hockey Game, Kolten C. Abbott

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Uncertainty Quantification for a Class of MEMS-based Vibratory Angular Rate Sensors, Nujhat Abedin

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Visual Perception and Cognition in Image-Guided Intervention, Kamyar Abhari

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Response of Transmission Line Conductors Under Downburst Wind, Haitham Aboshosha

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Removal and Recovery of Heavy Metals by Nickel Smelter Slag, Maame Kyeiwaa Addai

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Development Of Inundation Maps For The Vancouver Coastline Incorporating the Effects of Sea Level Rise and Extreme, Nicholas Agam

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Study of high pressure steaming on lipid recovery from microalgae, Ana-Maria Aguirre