Thesis defences — Jan. 15 to 19

The following is a list of thesis defences taking place at Brock from Jan. 15 to 19.

All are open for the University community to attend.

Master of Science thesis defences

Daniel Hughes, a candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences, will present his Master of Science thesis defence by video conference on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 10:30 a.m. in WH 147.

His thesis is titled “Detecting spatial variation in hydrology and carbon export across a lake-rich permafrost landscape: Old Crow Flats, Yukon, Canada.”

His examination committee members are Dr. Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Dr. Susanne Tank, External Examiner, (University of Alberta); Dr. Kevin Turner, Supervisor; Dr. Michael Pisaric and Dr. Francine McCormick, Committee Members.


Natalie Caetano Feitoza, a candidate in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, will defend her Master of Science in Kinesiology thesis on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. in Walker Complex 203.

Her thesis is titled “The effect of dairy consumption with exercise and healthy eating on the metabolic profile in overweight/obese adolescent girls.”

The examination committee members are Dr. Andrea Josse-Obar, Supervisor; Panagiota Klentrou and Bareket Falk, Advisory Committee; Dr. Deborah O’Leary, External Examiner (Brock University); Dr. Kimberley Gammage, Chair.


Master of Arts thesis defence

Sustainability Science and Society student Caitlin Garner will defend the thesis, “The Impacts of recent wildfires on stream water quality and macroinvertebrate assemblages in southern Northwest Territories, Canada,” on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 9 a.m. in WH 147.

The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; John Chetelat, External Examiner (Carleton University); Michael Pisaric, Supervisor; and Kevin Turner and Bronwyn Hancock, Committee Members.

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