The following is a list of thesis defences taking place between Monday, Jan. 17 and Friday, Jan. 21.
PhD in Chemistry thesis defence
Aishabibi Kassymbek, a PhD in Chemistry candidate, will defend the thesis “Reactivity of a Low Valent Gallium Compound” on Monday, Jan. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee members are Brian Roy, Chair; Georgii Nikonov, Supervisor; Paul J. Ragogna, External Examiner (Western University); Wendy Ward, Internal Examiner; and Martin Lemaire and Heather Gordon, Advisory Committee.
Master of Science in Biological Sciences thesis defence
Charlene Marcotte, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend the thesis “Winemaking techniques to manage tannins of Cabernet sauvignon and Pinot noir wines made in Ontario, Canada ” on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Debbie Inglis and Belinda Kemp, Co-Supervisors; Kevin Usher, External Examiner (Summerland Research and Development Centre); and Jeff Stuart and Gary Pickering, Committee Members.
Master of Arts in Applied Disability Studies thesis defence
Avery Keith, a Master of Arts in Applied Disability Studies candidate, will defend the thesis “Acquisition of Joint Attention Skills in Children with Cortical Visual Impairment” on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Tony Volk, Chair; Nicole Luke, Supervisor; Hannah Hoch, External Examiner (Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology, Barnard College); Rosemary Condillac, Graduate Program Director; and Priscilla Burnham Riosa and Veena Dwivedi, Committee Members.
Master of Arts in Critical Sociology thesis defence
Kirk Morrison a Master of Arts in Critical Sociology candidate, will defend the thesis “Beyond Drugs and Crime: Services Needed for Formerly Incarcerated Men in Cape Breton” on Friday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Rosemary Condillac, Chair; Mary-Beth Raddon, Supervisor; Anthony Hathaway, External Examiner (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph); Thomas Dunk, Graduate Program Director; and Ebru Ustandag, Committee Member.