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.

Monday, 24 September 2018 - 1:30pm - D213, Chemistry (D wing), 2036 Main Mall

Kaveh Matinkhoo
Department: Chemistry
Bicyclic Octapeptide Alpha-Amanitin, The Death Cap Mushroom Toxin: The Total Synthesis and Derivatives of the Hydroxyproline Residue

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 9:00am - 310, Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall

Tyla Marie Frewing
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
A Comparison of Different Reinforcement Contingencies During Skill Acquisition Programs for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 12:30pm - 229, Geography, 1984 West Mall

Leonora Adele King
Department: Geography
Identifying and Characterizing the Spatial Variability of Supraglacial Hydrological Features on the Western Greenland Ice Sheet

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 12:30pm - Pharmaceutical Sciences 3340-2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

Wei-Lun Tang
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Development of a Fast and Efficient Liposomal Drug Loading Technology for Poorly Water Soluble Drugs: Formulation, Characterization, and Potential Applications

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 4:00pm - Room 200, Jack Bell Building for the School of Social Work, 2080 West Mall, V6T 1Z2

Omer Aijazi
Department: Educational Studies
Fictions of Social Repair: Chronicity in Six Scenes

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 9:00am - ESB 5104, Earth Sciences Building, 2207 Main Mall

Daniel Richard Dinsdale
Department: Statistics
Methods for Preferential Sampling in Geostatistics

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 9:00am - School of Music, 400B 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver

Yota Kobayashi
Department: Music
Forms for String Quartet and Computer

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 12:30pm - PCOH 2012, Ponderosa Commons, 6445 University Boulevard

Peter Alexander Train
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Moving Pleasure in Secondary School Education

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 4:00pm - 1002, Ponderosa Commons East - 1002 Audain Art Centre, West Mall, Vancouver

Kyoung Yong Lee
Department: Art History, Visual Art and Theory (Fine Arts)
Narrative Forms and Visual Sequences: The New Photography in American Practice and French Discourse, 1968-1989

Thursday, 27 September 2018 - 9:00am - Ponderosa Multipurpose Room, Ponderosa Commons, 6445 University Blvd

Laura Ann Teichert
Department: Language and Literacy Education
An Examination of Young Children's Digital Literacy Practices in the Home Before and During the Transition to Kindergarten

Friday, 28 September 2018 - 8:30am - IONA 167, Iona Building, 6000 Iona Drive, Vancouver

Alastair Edward Wilson Fraser
Department: Vancouver School of Economics
Essays in Environmental Economics and International Trade

Friday, 28 September 2018 - 9:00am - Hennings 309-6224 Agricultural Road, Vancouver

Byron Marcus Wilson
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Development of Trajectory-based Techniques for the Stereotactic Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy of Cranial Lesions

Friday, 28 September 2018 - 12:30pm - 121, Totem Field Studios, 2613 West Mall

Sihwei Chen
Department: Linguistics
Finding Semantic Building Blocks: Temporal and Modal Interpretation in Atayal

Friday, 28 September 2018 - 12:30pm - 1206 Buchanan Tower, 1873 East Mall

Gloria Jane Bell
Department: Art History, Visual Art and Theory (Fine Arts)
The Eloquence of Things: Indigeneity and the 1925 Pontifical Missionary Exhibition

Monday, 1 October 2018 - 9:00am - K0-155, Ambulatory Care Building, BC Children's Hospital, 4480 Oak st. Vancouver V6H 3N1

Chi Kin Wong
Department: Medical Genetics
The Role of p300 Transcriptional Coactivators in Pancreatic Beta Cells

Monday, 1 October 2018 - 10:00am - Chemistry D-Block D213-2036 Main Mall, Vancouver

Peixi Wang
Department: Chemistry
Liquid Crystalline Tactoids in Microscopic Ordered-Disordered Interfaces: Emergence of Self-Assembly and Topological Defects

Monday, 1 October 2018 - 3:00pm - Douglas T. Kenny Building 2512 - 2136 West Mall, Vancouver

Sophie Nicole Lanthier
Department: Psychology
The Effect of Socially Communicative Eye Contact on Memory

Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 9:00am - D213 Chemistry 2036 Main Mall

Christopher Mark Brown
Department: Chemistry
Tuning the Electronic Properties of Coordination Complexes with Sulfur-Bridged Ligands

Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 1:30pm - 3113, CMMT BC Children's Hospital, 950 W 28TH AVE, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H4

Romy Eleonora Hoeppli
Department: Experimental Medicine
Tailoring the Migration Capacity of Regulatory T Cells to Enhance Their Efficacy as a Cellular Therapy

Thursday, 4 October 2018 - 4:00pm - 464, Leonard S. Klinck, 6356 Agricultural Road, Vancouver

Andrew Jeffrey Fagan
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
The Ruby and Pink Sapphire Deposits of SW Greenland: Geological Setting, Genesis, and Exploration Techniques

Friday, 5 October 2018 - 10:00am - Henry Angus Building 241-2053 Main Mall, Vancouver

Veronica Carta
Department: Chemistry
Supramolecular Chemistry of Palladium and Platinum-Containing Macrocycles: From Ring-Expansion to Host-Guest Complexes

Friday, 5 October 2018 - 12:30pm - 4223, Biological Sciences, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver

Xiong Zhang
Department: Zoology
Conservation Prioritization and Ecology of Data-poor Marine Species Under Human Pressures

Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - 11:30am - Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre, 6361 University Blvd

Tetsuro Hugh Shigematsu
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Empire of the Son: Using Research-Based Theatre to Explore Family Relationships

Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - 4:00pm - 121, Totem Field Studios, 2613 West Mall, Vancouver

Wai Man Lam
Department: Linguistics
Perception of Lexical Tones by Homeland and Heritage Speakers of Cantonese

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 12:30pm - Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory 220-2202 Main Mall, Vancouver

Michael Andrew Hawkshaw
Department: Zoology
Evaluating the Impacts of Current and Alternative Harvest Strategies On Salmon Populations and Fishing Fleets Using the Skeena River as a Case Study

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 2:00pm - D317, Chemistry, 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver

Eric R Miller
Department: Chemistry
Polarization and Two-Photon Spectroscopy of Xenon for Optical Magnetometry

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 2:00pm - 2202, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 6250 Applied Science Lane, Vancouver

Coskun Islam
Department: Mechanical Engineering
A Transient Thermal Model for Machining

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 4:00pm - 1099, Buchanan Tower, 1873 East Mall

Amel Abdelfadil Eldihaib Elradi
Department: Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Reclaiming Feminist Postcoloniality: Negotiating Nationalism, Gender Politics and Violence in Sudan and the Nuba Mountains

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 4:00pm - 5505, Fred Kaiser, 2332 Main Mall, Vancouver

Hossein Omidian Savarbaghi
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Automated Space/Time Scaling of Streaming Task Graphs on Field Programmable Gate Arrays

Friday, 12 October 2018 - 9:00am - 2012, Oak House, Ponderosa Commons North, 6445 University Boulevard, 2075 West Mall V6T 1Z2

Nora Kathleen Houlahan
Department: Educational Studies
Evaluation of a Competency-Based Education Framework for Police Recruit Training in British Columbia

Monday, 15 October 2018 - 12:30pm - 2012, Ponderosa Commons North (Oak and Cedar Houses), 6445 University Boulevard

Anna Louise Keefe
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Designing Learning Experiences with Equity-Seeking Youth: Strength-Based Strategies for Sustaining Culture, Community and Creativity

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 12:45pm - B319, Buchanan Block B, 1866 Main Mall

Agueda Paula Granados Contreras
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Orbital Outcomes of STIPs and Consequences for Hot-Jupiter Formation and Planet Diversity

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 1:30pm - 322, Jack Bell, 2080 West Mall, Vancouver

Jonathon Steven Breen
Department: Social Work
The Co-Worker Acceptance of Disabled Employees (CADE) Scale: A Study to Gather Evidence of Content Validity

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 4:00pm - 307, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS), 6331 Crescent Road, V6T 1Z2

Olga Albarran Caselles
Department: French, Hispanic and Italian Studies
(Pro)Creation: New Discourses of Motherhood in Three Contemporary Women Writers

Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 9:00am - Room 3113, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, 950 W 28th Ave

Sumaiya Islam
Department: Medical Genetics
Tissue-Specific Investigations of DNA Methylation Variation in Human Neurobiological Diseases

Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 9:30am - 100, Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6746 Marine Drive

Shenaz Anjum Shahban
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
Well-Being, Strategic Design, Transition, & Policy: A Case for the Federal Settlement Platform

Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 12:30pm - A233, Chemistry, 2036 Main Mall, V6T 1Z1

Lingyu Wang
Department: Chemistry
Dynamic Ph Junction Focusing and Isoelectric Focusing in Capillary Electrophoresis Mass Spectrometry

Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 12:30pm - North Meeting Room 293, Jack Bell Research Centre, 2660 Oak St

Li Yinan
Department: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Investigating the Roles of SRRM4 in Contribution to Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer Progression

Friday, 19 October 2018 - 9:00am - Fred Kaiser Building 5004-2332 Main Mall, Vancouver

Pascale Corine Rouse
Department: Civil Engineering
Numerical Modeling and Analysis of Pullout Tests of Sheet and Geogrid Inclusions in Sand

Friday, 19 October 2018 - 12:30pm - 335, Henry Angus Building, 2053 Main Mall, Vancouver

Sara Colalillo
Department: Psychology
Associations Between Maternal Executive Functions and Parenting Behavior: Are They Moderated by Parental Childrearing Attitudes?

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 4:00pm - 229, Geography, 1984 West Mall, Vancouver

Marc Yoshio Tadaki
Department: Geography
Filling the Void: Struggles Over Implementing Freshwater Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 - 9:00am - 418, MacLeod Building, 2356 Main Mall

Xiuhua Li
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Resource Allocation and Content Caching in 5G Mobile Internet and Beyond

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 - 2:30pm - 2202, CEME, 6250 Applied Science Lane

Teng Li
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Robotic Path Planning for Environmental Field Estimation and its Application in Aquatic Monitoring

Thursday, 25 October 2018 - 12:00pm - 204, Chemical and Biological Engineering, 2360 East Mall

Haiyan Wang
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
A Study of Molybdenum Carbide Catalysts Supported on Carbon Derived from Petroleum Coke for Hydrotreating

Thursday, 25 October 2018 - 12:30pm - D213, Chemistry, 2036 Main Mall

Victoria Emilie Irish
Department: Chemistry
Ice Nucleating Particles in the Canadian Arctic

Friday, 26 October 2018 - 10:00am - 2202, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 6250 Applied Science Lane, Vancouver

Oguzhan Tuysuz
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Modeling of Machining Thin-walled Aerospace Structures

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 12:30pm - Michael Smith Laboratories 237-2185 East Mall, Vancouver

Alison McAfee
Department: Genome Science and Technology
Towards Defining the Molecular Mechanism of Hygienic Behaviour in Honey Bees (Apis Mellifera)

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 - 9:00am - 3113, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, 950 W 28th Ave

Jessica Jae Yun Lee
Department: Genome Science and Technology
Development of Human-Computer Interactive Approaches for Rare Disease Genomics

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 - 12:00pm - 210, Pulp and Paper Centre, 2385 East Mall, Vancouver

Jorge Enrique Rubiano Berna
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
On Low Consistency Refining of Mechanical Pulps

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 - 12:30pm - 310, Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall

Sam Carleton Stiegler
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Going-Along with Trans, Queer, and Genderqueer Youth: City Movements and "Worlding" Knowledges

Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - 12:30pm - 4001, Forest Sciences Centre (FSC), 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver

Katrina Vaughan Cook
Department: Forestry
Molecular, Physiological, and Behavioural Responses to Capture in Pacific Salmon Commercial Fisheries: Implications for Post-Release Survival of Non-Target Salmon Species

Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 1:00pm - D213, Chemistry, 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver

Nari Sim
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Biogeochemical Cycling of Dissolved and Particulate Manganese in the Northeast Pacific and Canadian Western Arctic