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.

Friday, 18 January 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Erika Siren
Department: Chemistry
Polymer-Mediated Engineering of the Endothelial Glycocalyx as a Novel Approach to Localized Immunosuppression

Friday, 18 January 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Seonok Lee
Department: Sociology
The Making of a Global Racial Hierarchy: Racial Formation of South and Southeast Asian Migrants in South Korea

Friday, 18 January 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 203

Peter Michael Edwards
Department: Chemistry
Development of Practical In-Situ Methods for the Early Transition Metal-Catalyzed Synthesis of Amines

Thursday, 24 January 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

William Page
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Searching for Low-Mass Dark Matter with SuperCDMS Soudan Detectors

Friday, 25 January 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Michael Macfarlane Barrus
Department: Psychology
Investigating the Neurobiological Underpinnings and Structural Characteristics Which Contribute to Biased Decision Making

Friday, 25 January 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Woosuk Hur
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Roles of Fibrinolysis in Regulating Coagulation Factor XIII

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 10:00am - Room 200

Leonard Ruocco
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Modelling Exciton Dynamics in Light-Harvesting Molecules

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Maartje Flore Emilie Westhoff
Department: Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Understanding the Interactions that Occur Between KCNE1 and KCNQ1: Stoichiometry, Gating, and Dynamic Movements

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 9:00am - 350, HR MacMillan, 2357 Main Mall

Julia Carina Lomb
Department: Applied Animal Biology
Using Behaviour to Identify Sickness and to Evaluate Treatment in Ill Transition Dairy Cows

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Gloria Lin
Department: Educational Studies
Decolonizing the Social Imaginaries of British Columbia's International Education Phenomenon

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 1:00pm - Room 203

Damon John Gilmour
Department: Chemistry
Practical and Green Design Strategies for the Catalytic Synthesis of Functional Materials

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Guanpeng Li
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Understanding and Modeling Error Propagation in Programs

Monday, 4 February 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Mohammad Badran
Department: Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Vascular Outcomes and Developmental Programming in a Mouse Model of Sleep Apnea

Tuesday, 5 February 2019 - 9:00am - 200, Chan Gunn Pavilion, 2553 Wesbrook Mall

D Kathryn Duff
Department: Kinesiology
The Role of Exercise in Modulating Vascular Function in Childhood Obesity

Tuesday, 5 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Alastair David Jamieson-Lane
Department: Mathematics
Deterministic and Stochastic Modeling of the Min System for Cell Division

Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Upasana Thakkar
Department: French, Hispanic and Italian Studies
Reading Testimonio Today: Central American Literature from 1982 to the Present

Friday, 8 February 2019 - 9:00am - 316, Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 NW Marine Drive

Marcelo Emilio Bravo
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
Co-Designing a University-Wide Framework: Structure, Systems and Services that Support Knowledge Mobilization at UBC

Friday, 8 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Shing Fu
Department: Statistics
Clustering and Modelling of Phase Variation for Functional Data

Friday, 8 February 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Ye Liu
Department: Mathematics
Theoretical and Numerical Study of Free-Surface Flow of Viscoplastic Fluids: 2D Dambreaks, Axisymmetrical Slumps and Surges Down an Inclined Slope

Monday, 11 February 2019 - 12:30pm - 3340, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2405 Wesbrook Mall

Jialin Xu
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Genetic Modifiers of Telomere Maintenance and Their Contributions to Phenotypic Variations in Telomere Biology Disorders

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Jacob Arthur Brockerman
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Characterizing Labile Protons by NMR Spectroscopy

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Szymon Surma
Department: Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Pacific Herring (Clupea Pallasii) Trophodynamics and Fisheries in the Northeast Pacific Ocean

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 335, Allard Hall, 1822 East Mall V6T 1Z1

Bingyu Liu
Department: Allard School of Law
China's State-Centric Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Abroad: A Case Study in Africa

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Marina Mussoi Giacomin
Department: Zoology
Functional Aspects of the Osmorespiratory Compromise in Fishes

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 2:30pm - B104, SPPH, 2206 East Mall

Mary Clare Kennedy
Department: Population and Public Health
Utilization Patterns and Health Impacts of Supervised Drug Consumption Facilities in Vancouver, Canada

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Alex Chee Yu Yeung
Department: Forestry
Assessing and Managing the Stability of Stream Detrital Dynamics under Forest Disturbances

Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Fred Chou
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Stories of Our Ancestors: Intergenerational Trauma and Chinese-Canadian Families

Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Abbas Ali Jessani
Department: Dentistry
Services vs. Needs: Availability of Services and Self-Perceived Oral Care Needs for People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in British Columbia, Canada

Friday, 15 February 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Szu-Yun Hsu
Department: Geography
Populism, Nationalism, and Hegemonic Struggles Over Trade and Economic Liberalization in Taiwan

Friday, 15 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Meng Si
Department: Chemistry
Concentrations, Properties, and Sources of Ice Nucleating Particles in Remote Canadian Environments

Friday, 15 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Jingjing Liu
Department: Forestry
Coupling Effects of CLT Connections under Bi-Axial Loading

Friday, 15 February 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

David Wesley Didier
Department: Zoology
Characterization of a Novel Androgen Membrane Receptor in Lampreys that Might Regulate Sexual Development

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 10:00am - 1306A, Ponderosa Commons, 6445 University Boulevard

Botao Wu
Department: Language and Literacy Education
My Journey in Language: A Poetic Inquiry

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Josef Tobias Mueller
Department: Geography
Modelling Fluvial Responses to Episodic Sediment Supply Regimes in Mountain Streams

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Charles Soong
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Signatures of Genomic Instability and DNA Repair Defects as Determinants for Tumour Clonal Dynamics and Sensitivity to G-Quadruplex Stabilizers

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 203

Beena Pieuse Parappilly
Department: Rehabilitation Sciences
Cardiovascular Risk-Related Knowledge, Practices, and Risk Factor Control in Individuals with Stroke: Implications for Primary and Secondary Prevention

Friday, 1 March 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Tristan Robert Heinrich Goodbody
Department: Forestry
Assessing the Role of Digital Aerial Photogrammetry for Characterizing Forest Structure and Enhancing Forest Inventories

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 9:00am - 4001, Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall

Kyle Douglas Lochhead
Department: Forestry
A Macroscale Evaluation of Forest Management in the Boreal Forest of Canada: Linking Data and Models

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Magdalena Ugarte-Urzua
Department: Community and Regional Planning
Normative Worlds Clashing: State Planning, Indigenous Self-Determination, and the Possibilities of Legal Pluralism in Chile

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 1:00pm - ICCS 146, ICCS 2366 Main Mall

Glen Paul Berseth
Department: Computer Science
Scalable Deep Reinforcement Learning for Physics-Based Motion Control

Monday, 11 March 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Deniz Aslan
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Integration of Virtual and On-line Machining Process Control and Monitoring using CNC Drive Measurements