The following is a list of thesis defences taking place at Brock from Nov. 26 to 30.
All are open for the University community to attend.
Master of Science thesis defences
Amanda Burden, a Master of Science candidate in the Earth Sciences Department, will present her thesis defence by video conference on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. in WH 147.
Her thesis is titled “The Evolution of East Candor Chasma, Valles Marineris, Mars: Proposed Structural Collapse and Sedimentation.”
Her examination committee members are Melanie Pilkington, Chair; Jessica Flahut, External Examiner (CNRS Institute, France); Frank Fueten, Supervisor; and Rich Cheel, Mariek Schmidt and Robert Stesky, Committee Members.
Maria Makarova, a PhD candidate in the Chemistry Department, will present her thesis defence on Friday, Nov. 30 at 12:15 p.m. in PLZ 601C.
Her thesis is titled “Chemoenzymatic Total Synthesis of ent-Oxycodon.”
Her examination committee members are Michael Pisaric, Chair; Gabor Butora, External Examiner (Moderna Therapeutics); Alan Castle, Internal Examiner; Tomas Hudlicky, Supervisor; and Martin Lemaire and Paul Zelisko, Committee Members.
Social Justice and Equity Studies MA thesis defence
Social Justice and Equity Studies student Jennifer Cabot will defend the thesis “Is the Glass Half-Empty or Half-Full? An Exploratory Study of Defence Lawyers’ Constructions of Plea Negotiations and Accused Persons’ Rights within the Ontario Criminal Justice System” on Friday, Nov. 30 at 9 a.m. in WH 147.
Her examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Matthew Hennigar, External Examiner (Associate Professor of Political Science, Brock University); Voula Marinos, Supervisor; Mary Breunig, Graduate Program Director; and Shannon Moore, Richard Weisman and the Honourable David Cole, Committee Members.