Nursing thesis tops September downloads

According to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Western’s Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository had 38,534 full-text downloads and 162 new submissions posted in September. The five most popular theses were:

  1. Barriers to Education in Homeless Youth, Michelle, S. Solomon, Nursing, MScN, 113.1 downloads per day, 3,500 downloads to date;
  2. Evaluating the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and the Mini Mental State Exam (MMSE) for Cognitive Impairment Post Stroke: A Validation Study against the Cognistat, Lauren Friedman, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MSc, 22.9 downloads per day, 21,402 downloads to date;
  3. Knowledge Translation and the Governance of Health Research in Canada: A Critical Discourse Analysis, Kathleen S. Ellis, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, PhD, 15.9 downloads per day, 932 downloads to date;
  4. Representing Game Dialogue as Expressions in First-Order Logic, Kaylen FJ Wheeler, Computer Science, MSc, 11.6 downloads per day, 3,456 downloads to date;
  5. Design and Optimization of Efficient Wireless Power Transfer Links for Implantable Biotelemetry Systems, Shawon Senjuti, Electrical and Computer Engineering, MESc, 9.5 downloads per day, 7,149 downloads to date;

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository now holds 2,614 records, which have been downloaded a total of 911,426 times.