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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(University of Waterloo, 2023-02-02)Employing a collective memory work research methodology, this thesis narrates discussions between four Settler-Christians as they grapple with notions of travel, tourism, Christianity, divinity, and settler colonialism. ...
(University of Waterloo, 2023-02-01)The Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) is an instrument for measuring, in fact “seeing”, phenomena at nanoscale (10^(-9) m) and all the way down to the atomic scale (<10^(-10) m). It was borne out of a need to observe physical ...
Xenophobic citizenship, unsettling space, and constraining borders: Assembling refugee exclusion in South Africa’s everyday (University of Waterloo, 2023-01-31)This dissertation investigates how myriad actors, including the state, citizens, civil society, refugees, and the media, intersect to shape refugee experiences in urban centers in South Africa. Building on six months of ...
Thermal Walls: Enhancing Thermal Properties of Prefabricated Wall Systems with Additive Manufacturing (University of Waterloo, 2023-01-31)Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) is used to design the properties of any material with high precision. In relation to the construction field, solid clay bricks are structurally sturdy, but they are not designed to ...
Development of the Synthesis of Thiophene and Thiazole Based Conjugated Polymers Through Direct Arylation and The Separation of Carbon Nanotubes Using Degradable Conjugated Polymers (University of Waterloo, 2023-01-30)Conjugated polymers are an ever-growing field due to their ability to be used for a variety of purposes such as photovoltaics, field-effect transistors, light emitting diodes, and organic sensors. To further this field, ...