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, 27 May 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

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

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 12:30pm - 5106, Earth Sciences Building, 2207 Main Mall

Kohen Witt Bauer
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Chromium Isotopes, Iron Speciation, and the Evolution of Earth's Surface Chemistry Through Time

Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Jessica Leanne Pow
Department: Psychology
We Cope Together: Predictors and Consequences of Social Support Mobilization

Friday, 31 May 2019 - 12:30pm - 1888, Jim Pattison Pavillion South of Vancouver General Hospital, 855 West 12th Ave, Vancouver

Samantha Burugu
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Immune Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Pathology Specimens: Characterization and Clinical Implications

Friday, 31 May 2019 - 1:30pm - 4192, Earth Sciences Building, 2207 Main Mall

Bo Chang
Department: Statistics
Vine Copulas: Dependence Structure Learning, Diagnostics, and Applications to Regression Analysis

Tuesday, 4 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Mahdiar Khosravi
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Developing Pyrometric and Chemiluminescence Optical Diagnostics for Investigation of Modern Alternative CI Engine Combustion Strategies

Thursday, 6 June 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Amanda Renee Dancsok
Department: MD/PhD Program
The Immune Microenvironment of Sarcomas: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Infiltrating Immune Cells and Checkpoint Biomarkers in Musculoskeletal Tumors

Friday, 7 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Saeed Nazari
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Dialogue for Teacher Professional Development

Friday, 7 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Elena Choquette
Department: Political Science
The Making of a 'Peaceable Kingdom': Land, Peopling, and Progress in an Expanding Canada

Monday, 10 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Yoel Kornreich
Department: Political Science
The Politics of Consultative Authoritarianism: Bureaucratic Competition, Deliberation and Responsiveness in China

Monday, 10 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Qiang Zou
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Variational Direct Modeling for Computer-Aided Design

Monday, 10 June 2019 - 12:30pm - 1221, Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall

Cora Skaien
Department: Forestry
Spatial Heterogeneity in Natural Selection and Local Adaptation to Ungulate Herbivory in Plectritis Congesta

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Soojin Lee
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Electrical Vestibular Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease Treatment

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 - 9:00am - 350, HR MacMillan, 2357 Main Mall

Heather Whittaker Neave
Department: Applied Animal Biology
Individual Variability in the Feeding Behaviour of Dairy Calves and Goats

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Bolette Skjodt Rafn
Department: Rehabilitation Sciences
Surveillance and Rehabilitation for Breast Cancer-Related Upper-Body Issues

Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 12:30pm - 8th Floor Meeting Room, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, V5Z 1L3

Maryam Ghaedi
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Development and Heterogeneity of Type 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells in Mouse Lungs

Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Jiyoung Suh
Department: Asian Studies
Vernacular Music and Female Musicians in Late Choson Korea, 1700-1896

Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Kaylyn Kyra Leung
Department: Chemistry
Electrodeposited DNA Monolayers on Gold: Creation, Evaluation and Optimization

Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Vilbert Vabi Vamuloh
Department: Forestry
Smallholders and Contract Farming at Crossroads: The Case of the Oil Palm Sector of Ghana

Friday, 14 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Evelyn Sun
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
The Regulation and Characterization of Surfing Motility in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Monday, 17 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Thea Miller Franke
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
An Exploration of the Mobility Experiences of Active Older Adults with Low Income

Monday, 17 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Julia Nogueira Varela
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Novel Approaches for Treating and Preventing Malaria

Monday, 17 June 2019 - 9:00am - 3402 A,B,C - Centre for Brain Health, 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1

Elisa Marie York
Department: Neuroscience
Metabolic Reprogramming Supports Microglial Survival and Immune Function

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Allison Mairi Ezzat
Department: Population and Public Health
Physical Activity and Other Health-Related Outcomes After Knee Injury in Youth and Young Adults

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 12:00pm - 100, Old Auditorium, 6344 Memorial Rd, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z2

Jason Abram Klippenstein
Department: Music
Chunhyang-Ga as Pansori Opera: A Guide for Performing Pansori with Classically-Trained Singers Outside of Korea

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Ian Cromwell
Department: Population and Public Health
Development and Application of a Whole Disease Model for Oral Cancer to Inform Health Technology Management

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Hamad Hamoud Almohamadi
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
CH4 Oxidation Catalysts Evaluated in a Monolith Reactor

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Amy Schneeberg
Department: Population and Public Health
Measuring the Long Term Impact of Childhood Injury: A Longitudinal Study of Health Related Quality of Life

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Thilo Speckmann
Department: Cell & Developmental Biology
The Role of NPAS4 and RGS2 in the Regulation of Pancreatic B-Cell Function

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 12:30pm - 188 - Brimacombe 2355 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

Anffany Chen
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Realizing High-Energy Physics in Topological Semimetals

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 3:00pm - Seminar Room, Eye Care Centre, Vancouver General Hospital, 2550 Willow St., Vancouver, V5Z 3N9

Ying Ju Ruanne Vent-Schmidt
Department: Cell & Developmental Biology
Opposing Effects of Valproic Acid Treatment Mediated by Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Activity in Four Transgenic X. Laevis Models of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Amy Isabel Smith-Dijak
Department: Neuroscience
Homeostatic Plasticity in Neuronal Cultures from the YAC128 Huntington Disease Model Mouse

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Harlan Campbell
Department: Statistics
If Journals Embraced Conditional Equivalence Testing, Would Research be Better?

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 12:30pm - 301, Hennings, 6224 Agricultural Road, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z1

Tianyu Liu
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Dirac Materials and the Response to Elastic Lattice Deformation

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 203

Oliver Leigh
Department: Mathematics
Enumertive Problems in Algebraic Geometry Motivated from Physics

Friday, 21 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Rm 200, Chan Gunn Pavillion, 2553 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

Elizabeth Jean Buckler
Department: Kinesiology
Assessment and Training of Physical Literacy in Early Childhood Educators

Monday, 24 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Justin Mark Tyndall
Department: Sauder School of Business
Urban Labour Markets and Transportation

Monday, 24 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Weiye Wang
Department: Forestry
Changes in the Livelihoods of People in Protected Areas in China During a Period of Rapid Transition

Monday, 24 June 2019 - 12:30pm - D203, BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre, 4500 Oak St., V6H 3N1

Mina Park
Department: Population and Public Health
The Impact of Maternal Depression and Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure on Child Development: Considerations of Internal and External Contextual Factors

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Marcelina Piotrowski
Department: Centre for Cross-Faculty Inquiry in Education
Subjectivity in the Folds: Education, Media Practices, and Environmental Activism Amongst More-Than-Human Pleats

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Joanne Lee Park
Department: Psychology
The Relations Among Stress, Executive Functions, and Harsh Parenting in Mothers

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Johannes Micha Heim
Department: Linguistics
Commitment and Engagement: The Role of Intonation in Deriving Speech Acts

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

David Andrew Reid
Department: Geography
Linking Sediment Supply, Channel Morphology, and Aquatic Habitat in Forested, Gravel-Bed Streams: Spatial and Temporal Considerations

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Jolande Fooken
Department: Neuroscience
Eye Movements as Indicators of Visual and Cognitive Processing

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Karina Younk
Department: Educational Studies
Using Activity Theory and Expansive Learning to Co-Construct Understandings of Competencies in K-12 Education in British Columbia

Wednesday, 3 July 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Youssef Ben Bouchta
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Monte Carlo Modelling of Peripheral Dose and Risk of Secondary Malignancy in Flattening-Filter-Free and 10 MV Photon Beams for Paediatric Radiotherapy

Thursday, 4 July 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Jiri Knesl
Department: Sauder School of Business
Essays on Labor and Technology in Asset Pricing

Friday, 5 July 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Natalia Balyasnikova
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Exchanging Stories: A Narrative Ethnography of Immigrant Seniors' English Language Learning Experiences

Monday, 8 July 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Wei Zhao
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Personalized Dosimetry Protocol for the Optimization of Lutetium-177 Dotatate Radionuclide Therapy

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Amin Nouri Khorasani
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Structure-Property Modeling and Testing of Transport Layers for PEM Fuel Cells and Water Electrolysis Cells

Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Stephanie Miranda Nadine Glegg
Department: Rehabilitation Sciences
Strengthening Networks to Improve Knowledge Translation in Pediatric Healthcare

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 - 9:00am - 15th floor meeting room, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver BC

Artem Babaian
Department: Medical Genetics
Endogenous Retroviruses Drive Transcriptional Innovation in Human Cancer

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Jee-Yeon Song
Department: Asian Studies
Agency and Oppression in Choson Religious Women's Lives: An Analysis of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Catholic Virgins in Korea