Upcoming Exams

Final Doctoral Examinations are normally held in the Examination Rooms on the main floor of the Graduate Student Centre, at 6371 Crescent Road. Parking is available in the Rose Garden Parkade (underground), or outside the University Centre (previously the Faculty Club).

Examinations normally take 2 - 3 hours to complete. Exam room doors are locked once exams are in progress - Late entry is not permitted.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 1:00pm - Boardroom, First Nations Longhouse, 1985 West Mall

Margaret Dorothy Wilson
Department: Educational Studies
"Hey, Where Can I Go For Help?": Aboriginal People and "Good Medicine" at an Urban Aboriginal Health Agency

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Amir Farzad Forughi
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Paper Drying- Experimental Studies

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Shona Jacquelyn Robinson
Department: Civil Engineering
Practical Considerations for Ageing of Drinking Water Membranes

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 1:00pm - Boardroom, First Nations Longhouse, 1985 West Mall

Heather Lynn Commodore
Department: Educational Studies
Pulling Together in the Academic Canoe: The Experiences of Indigenous Doctoral Students

Friday, 25 May 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Jessica Karman Poon
Department: Art History, Visual Art and Theory (Fine Arts)
"Harmonious Disagreement": Painters Eleven, Abstraction, and the Construction of Canadian Modernism in the 1950s

Monday, 28 May 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Ilaria Capraro
Department: Civil Engineering
Damage Potential and Long Duration Effects of Subduction Ground Motions on Structural Systems

Monday, 28 May 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Emad Chaparian
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Particles in a Yield-Stress Fluid: Yield Limit, Sedimentation & Hydrodynamic Interaction

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Mushfiqur Rouf
Department: Computer Science
Computational Single-image High Dynamic Range Imaging

Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Arthur Langer Bass
Department: Forestry
Fisheries Gear and Biological Context Drive Fishing-related Incidental Mortality in Pacific Salmon Spawning Migrations

Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 1:00pm - 293, Robert HN Ho Research Centre, 2635 Laurel St, Vancouver

Peter Andrew Raven
Department: Experimental Medicine
Inhibition of Gli1 and Gli2 as a Targeted Therapy for Bladder Cancer

Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Florian Heinkel
Department: Genome Science and Technology
Protein Phase Separation by the ABC Transporter Rv1747 of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Friday, 1 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Beth Ann Clark
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
Ethics and Youth Gender Health Care: Hormone Therapy Initiation Decision-Making of Transgender Youth, Parents, and Health Care Providers

Friday, 1 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Yuhao Lu
Department: Forestry
Relationship Between Rapid Urban Development and Vegetation in Pan Pacific Regions: Spatio-temporal Quantification Using Satellite Images

Monday, 4 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Ingrid Rachel Olson
Department: Centre for Cross-Faculty Inquiry in Education
Pornography, Spectatorship, and Sex Education in the VCR Era

Monday, 4 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Siobhan Meagan Wong King Yuen
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Structural and Biochemical Insights into the Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle Excitation-Contraction Coupling Machinery

Monday, 4 June 2018 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Rahela Nayebzadah
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Red Tears of Pearl: Making Space for Afghan-Canadian Muslim Diasporas in Postcolonial Literature

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Victoria Aldona Baronas
Department: Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Moment-to-Moment Regulation of Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Function

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Jennifer Christina Lay
Department: Psychology
Alone but Not Lonely? Distinct Types, Antecedents, and Correlates of Older and Younger Adults' Daily Life Solitude Experiences in Two Cultural Contexts

Thursday, 7 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Yinghui Zhang
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Experimental and Computational Study of an Air Breathing Micro-Liquid Fuel Cell with an Extended Active Anode Catalyst Region

Friday, 8 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Jing Wang
Department: Sauder School of Business
Studies on the Capital Market Consequences of Financial Reporting Weaknesses

Friday, 8 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 203

Alissa Marie Cait
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
The Microbiome and Short Chain Fatty Acid Metabolites on Early Life Immune-Development with Long Term Consequences for Asthma

Friday, 8 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Jacob Aaron White
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Characterizing Debris Discs in the Late Stages of Planet Formation

Monday, 11 June 2018 - 9:00am - 126, Mathematics, 1984 Mathematics Road, V6T 1Z2

Cole Michael John Zmurchok
Department: Mathematics
From Signaling to Cell Behaviour: Modelling Multi-Scale Organization in Single and Collective Cellular Systems

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Alexis Killian Black
Department: Linguistics
How Perception Constrains Statistical Learning Across Development

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 203

Elliott Karl Skierszkan
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Application of Molybdenum (and Zinc) Stable Isotopes to Trace Geochemical Attenuation in Mine Waste

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 9:30am - Room 418, MacLeod Building, 2356 Main Mall

Fariba Aalamifar
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Analysis and Optimization of Communication Technologies for Smart Grid Applications

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Anna Evgenyevna Kreynes
Department: Botany
Phosphorylation of MYB75 Transcription Factor by MAP Kinases in Arabidopsis Thaliana

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

William Robert Plowright
Department: Political Science
Armed Groups, Child Soldiers and the Pursuit of Legitimacy

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Kristine Annette Sabine Theurer
Department: Rehabilitation Sciences
Peer Mentoring in Residential Care: A Mixed-Methods Study

Thursday, 14 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Vivienne Wai Tung Chan
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Liposomal-encapsulated Enzymes can be Delivered to and Modify Platelet Function Ex Vivo

Thursday, 14 June 2018 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Alptunc Comak
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Mechanics, Dynamics and Stability of Turn-Milling Operations

Thursday, 14 June 2018 - 4:00pm - Room 203

Khatera Hazin
Department: Chemistry
From Main Group to Transition Metal-containing Bronsted Acid Initiators for the Cationic Polymerization of Olefin Monomers

Friday, 15 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Rebecca Ko
Department: Neuroscience
Contribution of Piezo1 in Mechanosensitive Channels to Astrocyte Calcium Signaling

Friday, 15 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 203

Shekoofeh Azizi
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
A Machine Learning Framework for Temporal Enhanced Ultrasound Guided Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Friday, 15 June 2018 - 9:30am - Friedman Boardroom, Room 237, Friedman Building, 2177 Wesbrook Mall, V6T 1Z3

Parisa Ghanouni
Department: Rehabilitation Sciences
Community-Based Participatory Research to Develop a Client-Centered Virtual Reality Program for Children with Autism: an Integrated Knowledge Translation Approach

Friday, 15 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Amin Engarnevis
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Impact of Humidity, Temperature, and Particulate Fouling on Membrane-Based Energy Exchangers

Monday, 18 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 203

Hongki Kim
Department: Sauder School of Business
Understanding Online Consumers' Utilization of Multiple Advice Sources

Monday, 18 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Juan Antonio Sanjuan
Department: Civil Engineering
Measuring Project Management Implementations and the Value of Project Management: A Project Management Assessment Tool

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Maria Jose Murcia
Department: Forestry
How Corporate Social Responsibility Affects Firms' Strategic Decisions: Examining Links Among Corporate Social Responsibility, Vertical Integration, and New Product Introductions

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Boardroom, Chan Gunn Pavilion (Northeast of Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre), 2nd floor, 606

Christopher Donald Napier
Department: Rehabilitation Sciences
Gait Retraining for Reducing Biomechanical Injury Risk Factors in Novice Recreational Runners

Thursday, 21 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Carla Theresa Hilario
Department: Nursing
Applying Integrated Knowledge Translation to Address Mental Health Among Young Immigrant and Refugee Men in Canada

Thursday, 21 June 2018 - 2:00pm - 103 - Gourlay Auditorium, St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, V6Z 1Y6

Joshua Andrew Dubland
Department: Experimental Medicine
Low Lysosomal Acid Lipase Activity in Smooth Muscle Cells Relative to Macrophages Provides New Insights into Foam Cell Formation in Atherosclerosis

Friday, 22 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Kimberly Megan Meier
Department: Psychology
Understanding Mechanisms Underlying Motion Perception in Typical Development and Amblyopia

Friday, 22 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Erin Evelyn Buckels
Department: Psychology
The Psychology of Everyday Sadism

Monday, 25 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Meghan Verstraete
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
SbnI is a Free Serine Kinase and Heme-sensing Regulator Required for Staphyloferrin B Biosynthesis in Staphylococcus Aureus

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Lei Zhang
Department: Sauder School of Business
Essays on Foreign Firms Listed in the United States

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Lyudmila Alekseeva Rodina
Department: Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Tracing and Situating Water Resilience Across Scales

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Adam Arthur Solomonian
Department: Anthropology
It's Nice to See Old Friends Again": Family Photographs, Cultural Memory, and Archival Power at ch'atelich

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Anais Renée Fourny
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Radiogenic Isotopic Systematics of Layered Intrusions: Application to the Mesoproterozoic Kiglapait Intrusion of Coastal Labrador, Canada, and to Mafic-Ultramafic Rock Reference Materials

Monday, 9 July 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Kun Wang
Department: Sauder School of Business
Essays on Economics of Transport Infrastructure: Pricing, Investment and Competition

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Vivian Yin Yin Lam
Department: Neuroscience
Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Chronic Stress in Adulthood: Effects on Anxiety- and Depressive-Like Behavior and Central Regulation of the Neuroendocrine Stress Response

Monday, 16 July 2018 - 9:00am - Room 200

Alexander Joseph Yuen
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Trajectory Generation, Control, and Geometric Error Compensation for a 9-Axis Micromachining Center

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Shawna Goodrich
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Application of a Log Linear Diagnostic Classification Model to the 2011 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study

Friday, 20 July 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Prashant Sandeep Kumar
Department: Chemistry
The Development of Novel Antimicrobial Peptides and Various Strategies to Improve their Activity and Biocompatibility