Welcome to UWSpace
UWSpace is the University of Waterloo's institutional repository for the research and scholarship produced by its faculty, students, and staff. A service of the Library, UWSpace provides researchers with a free, secure, and long-term home for the presentation, dissemination, and preservation of their research and scholarship. By utilizing UWSpace researchers ensure their work achieves compliance with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.
Looking for Waterloo theses and dissertations? UWSpace contains all theses and dissertations published from October 2006 on, and a subset from 1996 through 2006, when electronic submission was optional. Older theses can be accessed by searching the library catalogue by title or author last name.
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Manipulating Exfoliated 2D Materials at the Air-Water Interface: Towards Large-area Coatings and Applications (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-26)The aim of this thesis is to develop a versatile, large-area coating process for two-dimensional (2D) materials which preserves single-layer or exfoliated sheets and provides comprehensive investigation of the controlling ...
Growing pains: Overcoming barriers to nature-based coastal adaptation projects through collaboration (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-26)Coastal climate impacts have evolved so that the solutions that infrastructure managers have historically used to adapt to flooding may no longer be sufficient. Consequently, many have begun to consider alternatives to ...
A Metamotivational Approach to Understanding Managers’ Beliefs About Motivationally Diverse Teams in the Domain of Regulatory Mode (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-26)Cultivating effective teams requires managers to integrate the efforts of individuals who often vary in their backgrounds, skills, and identities. One way that team members can differ from each other is in their motivational ...
Active Retrofit of Shear Critical RC Components Using Self-Prestressing Iron-Based Shape Memory Alloys (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-26)With growing traffic demands and structural degradation accelerated by climate change, there is a critical need for continued advancement of concrete repair and strengthening technologies to enable extended bridge service ...
Examining Worsening Positive Symptoms During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Older Adult Home Care Clients in Ontario (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-26)Background: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown restrictions were implemented to minimize the spread of infection. Older adults over the age of 60 account for majority of COVID-19-related deaths, hospitalizations, ...