Upcoming Exams

Defences are currently being held virtually via Zoom, and audiences are by invitation. Dates and times are posted for information only.

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 - 12:30pm

Katy Elizabeth Smith
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Establishing Efficacy of Honey as a Biomonitor for Metal Distribution and Lead Source Apportionment in Urban Environments

Monday, 10 May 2021 - 9:00am

Mang Zhu
Department: Genome Science and Technology
To Aggregate or Not to Aggregate: A Study of Protein Macro-Assemblies and Aggregation-Prone Polypeptides in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

Monday, 10 May 2021 - 4:00pm

Ryan Jansonius
Department: Chemistry
Efficient Hydrogenation Using a Palladium Membrane Reactor

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 12:30pm

Yasir Mohamud
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Coxsackievirus B3 Subversion of the Autophagy Pathway

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 - 12:30pm

Mark Edward Trinder
Department: MD/PhD Program
Plasma Lipoproteins: Genetic Influences and Relevance to Atherosclerotic and Infectious Diseases

Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 9:00am

Berrak Cavlan Erengezgin
Department: Geography
Coloniality and Solidarity: An Intersectional Study of the Relationship Between the Turkish Feminist Movement and the Kurdish Women's Movement Since the 1980s

Friday, 14 May 2021 - 9:00am

Michael Alexander Skinnider
Department: MD/PhD Program
Understanding Mammalian Biology and Disease Through Tissue-Specific Protein-Protein Interaction Networks

Monday, 17 May 2021 - 12:30pm

Farhia Kabeer
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Dynamics of Single Cell Genomes and Transcriptomes in Response to Chemotherapies

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 - 9:30am

Mohammadhossein Jafari
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Towards a More Robust Machine Learning-Driven Echocardiography Data Interpretation

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 - 9:30am

Penelope Gabaiphiwe Moanakwena
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Language and Literacy Practices of Hairdressers in the Botswana Multilingual Context: Implications for Occupational Literacy Development in Vocational Training

Wednesday, 19 May 2021 - 12:30pm

Gregory Allen Greene
Department: Forestry
Fire-Resilient Ecosystems: Fire Exclusion and Selective Harvesting Degrade Dry Forests in British Columbia

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 9:00am

Lisa Tobber
Department: Civil Engineering
Development of an Innovative Earthquake-Resilient Reinforced Concrete Core Wall System

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 12:30pm

Anna Gwen Hughes
Department: Physics and Astronomy
The Space Weather of Ultracool Dwarfs

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - 9:00am

Kresimir Eduardo Ljubetic
Department: Materials Engineering
Thermodynamic and Kinetic Limitations of Gold Leaching in Ferric Chloride Media

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - 9:00am

Andrew Thomas Gillis
Department: Mining Engineering
How to Avoid the Worst Financial Outcomes in the Mining Industry

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - 4:00pm

Ali El Hajj-Hassan
Department: Geography
The Assimilation of (Shia) Lebanese-Origin Youth Into Canada: An Autoethnography

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 9:00am

Margaret Ruth McKeon
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Pray Where Waters Meet: Land-Based Métissage, Ethical Relationality and Reconciliation

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 4:00pm

Han Hong
Department: Mathematics
Index Estimates and Compactness for Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces and Steklov Eigenvalues

Thursday, 27 May 2021 - 12:30pm

Zhihao Wang
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Thermal Assessment of Liquified Natural Gas Storage Tanks

Friday, 28 May 2021 - 9:00am

Cindel Jennifer Melina White
Department: Psychology
The Cognitive Foundations and Prosocial Consequences of Belief in Karma and Gods

Friday, 28 May 2021 - 9:00am

Meng Wu
Department: Asian Studies
Time Self-Consciousness in Contemporary Chinese Fiction

Friday, 28 May 2021 - 12:30pm

Robert William Izett
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Improved Estimates of Net Community Production in the Subarctic Pacific and Canadian Arctic Ocean Using Ship-Based Autonomous Measurements and Computational Approaches

Monday, 31 May 2021 - 9:00am

Katrin Julia Kaal
Department: Population and Public Health
Care Coordination Among Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer: Patient Sharing, Healthcare Utilization, Quality of Care, and Cost

Monday, 31 May 2021 - 9:30am

Min Hyung Ryu
Department: Experimental Medicine
Effects of Traffic-Related Air Pollution on Older Adults With and Without Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Tuesday, 1 June 2021 - 12:30pm

Naresh Kumar Maroju
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Mechanics of Machining Zirconium-Based Bulk Metallic Glass

Thursday, 3 June 2021 - 12:30pm

Stanley Wolf Pokorny
Department: Forestry
Novel Biological Interactions Influence the Persistence Potential of Invasive Mountain Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus Ponderosae) in the Canadian Boreal Forest

Friday, 4 June 2021 - 2:00pm

Xiao Ye Ji
Department: MD/PhD Program
The Proteomic and Metabolomic Characterization of Clear Cell Ovarian Cancer: Towards Better Management Strategies

Monday, 7 June 2021 - 9:00am

Amir Fard Bahreini
Department: Sauder School of Business
Role of Heuristics and Biases in Information Security Decision Making

Monday, 7 June 2021 - 9:00am

Spence Macdonald
Department: Genome Science and Technology
Discovery of New Glycoside Phosphorylases Through Rational, Genomic, and Metagenomic Exploration

Monday, 7 June 2021 - 3:00pm

Chen Yang
Department: Bioinformatics
Computational Modelling, Simulation, and Prediction of Biological Sequences

Monday, 14 June 2021 - 12:30pm

Kyle Murray Gillespie
Department: Zoology
Accounting for the Other 95%: Conservation and Assessment of Data-Limited Invertebrates in the Central Philippines

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 - 10:00am

Katherine Ann Walker
Department: Political Science
Okâwîmâwaskiy: Regenerating a Wholistic Ethics

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 - 11:00am

Noor Sahar Shaikh
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Upright Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Lumbopelvic Musculature

Friday, 25 June 2021 - 12:30pm

Anand Chopra
Department: Vancouver School of Economics
Essays in Macroeconomics

Friday, 2 July 2021 - 12:30pm

Federico Scavia
Department: Mathematics
Essential Dimension of Representations of Algebras