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.
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“Look at me! Am I a security threat?!”: Border crossing experiences of Canadian dual citizens post 9/11 (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-16)We live in an era in which security politics are generated and sustained by the ‘war on terror’ (Anderson, 2010; Bhandar, 2008; Mueller, 2006). This war often targets mobile people. As a result, security and tourism have ...
Interpreting Jane Austen for a Contemporary Audience: Lost in Austen's Reworking of Pride and Prejudice (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-16)This thesis argues that Lost in Austen, as a fantasy adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, reveals the feminist and empowering elements of Jane Austen's novels. This four-part TV series uses the element of time travel to ...
Purification and determination of oxidative modifications of the thermostable alcohol dehydrogenase from Thermococcus guaymasensis (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-13)Hyperthermophiles are microorganisms that grow optimally at 80°C and above. They have been found to be resilient to extremes of pH, redox potential, pressure and salinity. Moreover, they can utilize a wide range of ...
Cobalt-Hexamine (HMT) Metal-Organic Framework-derived Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction and Evolution Reactions (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-13)With the high requirement of increasing people’s living standards and building a more sustainable society, electrochemical energy storage devices with large energy density, high power density, and long term durability are ...
Study of Electrical Grid Profile & Behavior and its Impact on Design and Operation of Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) Systems (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-12)Integration of intermittent renewable energy, such as wind and solar, into the electrical grid results in risk of instability, increased cost (due to higher reserve and ancillary requirements), and inefficiency. In Ontario, ...