Doctoral Thesis Defences

Faculty of Graduate Studies




Doctoral Thesis Defences

PhD in Educational Studies Thesis Defence – Lori Goff
Friday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. in WH 147

Lori Goff, PhD student in Educational Studies, will present her thesis defence on Friday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall). The title of her thesis is “Conceptions of Quality and Approaches to Quality Assurance in Ontario’s Universities.”  Examining Committee members are: Dr. Gregory Finn, Chair; Dr. Joy Mighty, Carleton University, External Examiner; Dr. Louis Volante, Supervisor; Dr. Murray Knuttila, Internal Examiner; Dr. Joe Engemann, Dr. Erika Kustra and Dr. Nicola Simmons, Committee Members.  All are welcome to attend.

 

PhD in Chemistry Thesis Defence – Vimal Varghese
Monday, Dec. 1, at 1:30 p.m. in Plaza 600F

Vimal Varghese, PhD student in Chemistry, will present his thesis defence on Monday, Dec. 1, at 1:30 p.m. in Plaza 600F.  The title of his thesis is “Chemoenzymatic Total Synthesis of Morphine alkaloids:  Synthesis of Dihydrocodeine and Hydrocodone via a Double Claisen Strategy and ent-Hydromorphone via an Oxidative Dearomatization/intramolecular [4+2] Cycloaddition.”  Examining Committee members are:  Dr. Michael J. Plyley, Chair; Dr. Louis Barriault, University of Ottawa, External Examiner; Dr. Tomas Hudlicky, Supervisor; Dr. John Menzies, Internal Examiner; Dr. Melanie Pilkington and Dr. Jeffrey Atkinson, Committee Members.  All are welcome to attend.

 

PhD in Chemistry Thesis Defence – Joshni John
Thursday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. in Plaza 601C

Joshni John, PhD student in Chemistry, will present her thesis defence on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. in Plaza 601C.  The title of her thesis is “Diastereoselective Synthesis of Planar Chiral N-Substituted Ferrocenes Derived from Epimeric Imidazolones and their Application to Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Quinolines.”  Examining Committee members are:  Dr. Michael Plyley, Chair; Dr. William Tam, University of Guelph, External Examiner; Dr. Costa Metallinos, Supervisor; Dr. Liette Vasseur, Internal Examiner; Dr. Tomas Hudlicky and Dr. Georgii Nikonov, Committee Members.  All are welcome to attend.


PhD in Applied Health Sciences Thesis Defence – Kaitlyn LaForge-MacKenzie
Thursday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m. in WC 203

Kaitlyn LaForge-MacKenzie, PhD student in Applied Health Sciences, will present her thesis defence on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m. in WC 203.  The title of her thesis is “The Influence of Attentional Focus on the Self-Efficacy-Performance Relationship in a Continuous Running Task.”  Examining Committee members are:  Dr. Tiffany Gallagher, Chair; Dr. Teresa Hepler, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, External Examiner; Dr. Philip Sullivan, Supervisor; Dr. Drew Dane, Internal Examiner; Dr. Jae Patterson, Dr. Panagiota Klentrou and Dr. Karen Arnell, Committee Members.  All are welcome to attend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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