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 Exploration of Female University Professors' Experiences of Negotiating Between Personal and Professional Roles, Stress and Mental Health, Lauren Giugno

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Canada's Duty to Consult: Communicative Equality and the Norms of Legal Discourse, Matthew J. Glass

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Examining Self-Efficacy, Help-Seeking, and Grit as Predictors of Exclusive Breastfeeding Antepartum to One-Month Postpartum, Shilpa Goel

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ATRX loss-of-function in mouse neuroprogenitor cells as a model of early events in gliomagenesis, Hannah E. Goldberg

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Stellar Spectroscopy: New Methods and Insights, Sanaz S. Golriz

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Thermal Conversion of Triglycerides of Vegetable Oil for Production of Renewable Lamp Fuel, Jamie A. Gregory

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Inclusions Among Mixed-Norm Lebesgue Spaces, Wayne R. Grey

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Pearl Harvesting Autism, Mariya Gruntovskaya

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Mechanisms of neural precursor cell apoptosis by microglia-derived cytokines, Jennifer Guadagno

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Sex and Seasonal Differences in Cognition and the Brain in Brood-parasitic Brown-headed Cowbirds (Molothrus ater), Mélanie F. Guigueno

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Translesion synthesis and mutations: On the mutagenic properties of the two DNA lesions, 8-oxo-G and Pt-GG, and the functions of Y-family DNA polymerases and Rev3L on the bypass of each of the DNA lesions in mammalian cells, Lizhen Guo

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Exploring the Chemistry of Phosphorus for Photopolymer Applications, Ryan Guterman

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Exploring the Chemistry of η5-Cyclopentadienyl-Cobalt-η4-Cyclobutadiene Containing Polymers; Synthesis, Properties, and Self-Assembly, Mahboubeh Hadadpour

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Three Essays on Sustainable Operations Management, Sara Hajmohammad

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Psychotherapy in Family Medicine, Saadia N. Hameed

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Development And Study Of Measurement Methods For Jets And Bogging In A Fluidized Bed, Majid Hamidi

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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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Helical Pile Installation Torque and Capacity Correlations, Jared Louis Harnish

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Gender and Age Considerations in the Relationship of Frequency of NSSI and Emotion Regulation in Comparison to SSI, Kathryn Harrison

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Neural Correlates of Spontaneous BOLD Fluctuations: A Simultaneous LFP-fMRI Investigation In The Non-human Primate, Masoomeh Hashemi

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Womens Long-Term Life Experience After Pregnancy Termination for Fetal Abnormality: Interpretive Phenomenological Study, Heba A. Hassan

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The Origins and Evolution of De Facto States: Implications for Iraqi Kurdistan, Zheger Hassan

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An Investigation of Cognitive Implications in the Design of Computer Games, Robert Haworth

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Nicotinamde Riboside Delivery Generates NAD+ Reserves to Protect Vascular Cells Against Oxidative Damage, Krista M. Hawrylyshyn

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Inhibition of elongation factor 1A-1 activity and hepatic lipotoxicity, Alexandra Margaret Anne Hetherington