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    • eHealth consumer adoption intent: Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to examine key consumer evaluators 

      Hillier, Brian; Watson, Lisa (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Background: eHealth includes technologies such as telemedicine, electronic prescriptions, patient care orders, and support services and has been described as healthcare which is provided, enabled, or enhanced through ...
    • Managing Price Risk on Canadian Farms 

      Zak, Allen; Khan, Saqib (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Agriculture commodity prices have experienced increased price volatility in recent years. This can be attributed in part to irregular weather events, increasing demand from developing countries for agricultural and food ...
    • Regional Health Authorities: An Effective Policy Instrument to Deliver a Successful Population Health Strategy? 

      Mills, Adam T. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      The regionalization of health care in Saskatchewan was pursued to accomplish two principal goals: to achieve cost savings and economic efficiencies; and to redistribute resources from the traditional illness model to one ...
    • Visions of Food Sovereign Land Tenure in Saskatchewan 

      Beingessner, Naomi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      A radically different vision of access to and control over land, as the basis of a new food system, is necessary in striving for a socially and ecologically just agriculture. Using data from indepth interviews of farmers ...
    • Studies of the Performance of CO2 Absorption in New Synthesized Chemical Solvent (DEAB) and MDEA/MEA Mixture 

      Naami, Abdulaziz; Edali, Mohamed; Sema, Teerawat; Idem, Raphael; Tontiwachwuthikul, Paitoon (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      A study of the performance of the absorption of CO2 in an aqueous solution of a primary alkanolamine was evaluated experimentally in a lab-scale absorber packed with a high efficiency DX structured packing and compared ...
    • An approach to face recognition using Bayesian networks 

      Moise, Marian (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      There are many categories of algorithms that tackle face recognition, one of them being based on Bayesian Networks which allow to encode causal relationships between different kind of random variables, thus helping to ...
    • Molar heat capacities of Chemical Solvents used for the Absorption of Carbon Dioxide 

      Rayer, Aravind V.; Henni, Amr (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      The molar heat capacity, Cp, is a key thermo physical quantity needed for thermodynamic calculations. It is crucial for designing chemical processes as well as for the progress of thermodynamic theories. Knowledge of the ...
    • An Inexact Programming Model for Regional Energy Systems Planning and GHG-Emission Control 

      Li, Gongchen; Chen, Yumin (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      A regional energy system consists of diverse forms of energy. Energy-related issues such as utilization of renewable energy and reduction of green house gas (GHG) emission are confronting decision makers. Meanwhile, various ...
    • Print Quest: A Learning Adventure 

      Kulbida, Jasmine (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Print Quest is an online educational application for young children that focuses on making printing fun while using new tablet technology that is quickly becoming more accessible and affordable. The primary goal of this ...
    • Understanding the Implications of Health Anxiety Following Breast Cancer Diagnosis 

      Gullickson, Kirsten; Hadjistavropoulos, Heather; Jones, Shannon (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Health anxiety refers to excessive worry about and preoccupation with ill health and can be triggered when diagnosed with a medical condition. Existing research suggests that elevated health anxiety is associated with ...
    • A Grounded Theory Examination of the Experience of Experts Leading and Contributing to Support Groups for Women Suffering from Postpartum Depression 

      Roberts, Ashley (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      The purpose of this study is to gain an understanding of the subjective experiences and opinions of a group of women who have previously attended or facilitated support groups for women suffering from postpartum depression ...
    • Motor Performance of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

      Zimmer, Chantelle; Staples, Kerri (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      The purpose of this study is to illustrate that children with ASD experience greater difficulty in fundamental movement skills compared to their peers without ASD. Young children with ASD demonstrate delays in attainment ...
    • Tracing Ghosts: The Uncanny Appropriation of History 

      Edge, Cara (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Dark deeds and spectral beings have long been part of the Gothic tradition so it is not surprising that they would play a large role in Margaret Atwood’s oeuvre, given her academic training and personal interest in the ...
    • Insider looking out versus outsider looking in: Perspective effects on the memory of textual information 

      Chan, Greta (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      In discourse processing, it has been demonstrated in numerous studies that readers construct mental pictures of what they are reading. For example, when the sentence “A woman came into the house” is read, the reader will ...
    • Photochromic Dithenylethenes: From Sunglasses to the Controlled Release of Drugs 

      Cai, James (Jianxin); Murphy, Scott (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      There are several classes of molecules in organic chemistry that exhibit photochromism, one of which is dithienylenthenes (DTEs). Photochromism is defined as a light-induced reversible transformation between two isomeric ...
    • Repressed Identities 

      McMillan, Caitlyn Jean (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Exploring the Canadian Queer identity, Caitlyn will present her studies from a travels to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, New York, New York, Banff, Alberta, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Halifax, Nova Scotia and Toronto, Ontario exploring ...
    • Advanced Photo Sensors for Particle and Medical Physics 

      Tahani, Mehrnoosh (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      In recent years, tremendous effort has been expended on subatomic physics, with the building of new laboratories to better understand the natural laws governing the universe. Jefferson Lab, one of these Laboratories in the ...
    • Particle Identification Techniques for Nuclear Particle Physics Experiment 

      Li, Wenliang; Huber, Garth (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      The 12 GeV electron beam upgrade at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) in Virginia calls for new set of experimental equipment to detect produced particles at higher momenta. In Experimental Hall C ...
    • Does Training in a Synthetic Environment Work? Emergency Intersection Clearing: Skill Acquisition and Skill Transfer 

      Kratzig, Gregory P. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Each year, throughout North America, hundreds of people die in collisions that are a direct result of an emergency responder driving to a call. Finding ways to decrease this has become increasingly important, and one of ...
    • Development of Inference Methodology for Supporting Understanding of Composting Processes 

      Sun, Wei; Li, Gongchen; Huang, Gordon (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Composting, one of the promising biotechnologies for solid waste management, is a process where organisms convert organic materials into a hygienic and bio-stable humus-like product. Food waste composting has gained increased ...