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.

Benefits of ETDs (from Library and Archives Canada)

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 2014

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Exploring Health Care Access for Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men Living in Middlesex County, Ontario, Todd A. Coleman

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Before The World Was Quiet: Ronald Reagan, Cold War Foreign Policy, And The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Summer Games, Brad Congelio

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I Am America: The Chicago Defender on Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, and Civil Rights, 1934-1975, Nevada Cooke

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Tele-ophthalmology for Diabetic Retinopathy Assessment: A Meta-analysis and Economic Analysis, Andrea C. Coronado

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The role of the arginine methyltransferase CARM1 in global transcriptional regulation., Niamh Coughlan

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Early Adolescents' Experiences of Mental Health: A Mixed-Methods Investigation, Lisa-Marie Coulter

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The Roles of Matrix-Associated Periostin in an In Vitro Model of Hypertrophic Scarring, Justin D. Crawford

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International Service-Learning: Transformational Learning Through Experience, Shannan Lee Crowder

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Advances in image acquisition and filtering for MRI neuroimaging at 7 tesla, Andrew T. Curtis

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Numerical Simulation of Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Beds, Abbas Dadashi

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Reinforcement of Flowable Dental Composites with Titanium Dioxide Nanotubes, Manal Dafar

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Regulation of IGFBP-1 Phosphorylation in Hypoxia Via mTOR Signaling, Ian Damerill

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Algorithms to Improve Performance of Wide Area Measurement Systems of Electric Power Systems, Sarasij Das

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The Stress Process Model for Community-Dwelling Adults with Mental Disorders, Samantha Davie

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Mixed Methods Pilot Study of Peri-Diagnostic Exercise Behaviour Change Among Women With Suspected Breast Cancer, Amy L. Deckert

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I. Accurate 50-200 keV proton stopping cross sections in solids II. Lateral growth of Si wires on Si (100) substrate, Sergey Dedyulin

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Design of Analog CMOS Circuits for Batteryless Implantable Telemetry Systems, Kyle G. A. De Gannes

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Surface Modification of Aluminum Alloys by Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation, Vahid Dehnavi

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Tissue Engineering Scaffolds with Enhanced Oxygen Delivery Using a Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex, Tierney GB Deluzio

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Deleuze's Apocalypse, Grant Dempsey

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Maternal Control of Genomic Imprinting: Effects of Infertility and Ovarian Stimulation in a Mouse Model, Michelle M. Denomme

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Image-based registration methods for quantification and compensation of prostate motion during trans-rectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided biopsy, Tharindu De Silva

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The antisaccade task: Visual distractors elicit a location-independent planning 'cost', Jesse C. DeSimone

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The X-ray View of Galaxies in Compact Groups and the Coma Cluster Infall Region, Tyler D. Desjardins

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The Violence of Representation: The (Un) Narration of Palestine in Public Discursive Space in Canada, Peige Desjarlais