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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The Role of Hydroxyl Surface Groups on the Dechlorination Activity of Iron Bearing Nanoparticles, Jorge Gabayet

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Teaching Restless Bodies: Teachers’ Negotiations of ADHD in Sarnia, Ontario, Patrick Galler

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Integration of Multi-Temporal Optical and L-Band Synthetic Aperture RADAR (SAR) Imagery for Hierarchical Agricultural Crop Classification in Northeastern Ontario, Canada, Autumn A. Gambles

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The Role Of Cultural And Family Values On Social Connectedness In Visible Minority Elders: An Exploratory Study, Laura Garcia Diaz

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Conjoint Therapy for Intimate Partner Violence Among Aboriginal Couples: Service Provider's Perspectives on Theraputic Content and Activities, Parisa Ghanbari

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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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Resting-state Functional Network Disruptions in a Rodent Model of Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE), Ravnoor Singh Gill

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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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Beyond magnitude: Judging ordinality of symbolic number is unrelated to magnitude comparison and independently relates to individual differences in arithmetic, Celia Goffin

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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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Examining the Roles of Life Satisfaction, Meaning in Life, and Daily Hassles in Predicting Suicide Ideation Among Community-Residing Older Adults, Orsolya Gyorgy

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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