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Rachelle Bernier - MScE Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: January 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Rachelle Bernier Investigating Thumb Mechanics in Texting Using Novel Instrumentation Methods Date: January 25, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: ADI Studio, Room C-25, Head Hall Abstract As text messaging becomes a primary form of communication, risk of pathophysiological consequences rises. Evaluating thumb mechanics during one and two-handed texting, may increase understanding of how texting methods influence parameters such as texting forces and muscle activity. Comparing texting between...

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Sarah Balcom - PhD Dissertation Proposal

kyle

Posted: January 15, 2018 10:10:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Sarah Balcom "The Social Organization of Nurses Working Together: An Institutional Ethnography" Date: January 22, 2018 Time: 11:00 a.m. Location: UNB SJ, Philip W Oland Hall, Room 202. Abstract Registered and practical nurses’ work closely together to provide care to patients in many different healthcare settings. There is, however, little published research about the actual ‘collaborative’ work that exists between these two groups of differently credentialed...

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Joshua Kelly - MScE Oral Examnitation

kyle

Posted: January 12, 2018 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Joshua Kelly Mechanical Characterization, Constitutive and Finite Modelling of SMC Composites with Randomly Orientated Glass Fibres Date: January 30th Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: ADI Studio, Room C25, Head Hall Abstract Composite materials have recently been of particular interest of the automotive industry due to their high strength-to-weight ratio and versatility. Among different composite materials used in mass-produced cars, are sheet molded compound (SMC) composites, which consist of...

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Emily Palmer - MSc Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: January 12, 2018 10:01:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Emily Palmer Petrogenesis of the Archean Prestige leucogranite and spatially associated LCT pegmatites, NWT: insights from whole-rock and muscovite trace element geochemistry and apatite U-Pb geochronology Date: January 16, 2018 Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Forestry & Geology, Room 104 Abstract The Yellowknife pegmatite field is host to LCT-family rareelement pegmatites that are associated with Late Archean granitic magmatism. The Prosperous suite, a large plutonic suite composed of 14...

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Sarah King - PhD Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: January 9, 2018 1:00:00 PM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Sarah King 'Having not no more': Educating for Civic Engagment at Atlantic Canadain Universities Date: January 12, 2018 Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: Marshall D'Avray Hall, Room 309 Abstract Atlantic Canada is plagued by discourses of deficit that construct the region as deficient, dependent, and dying. The region is often maligned, mistreated, or ignored in the broader Canadian narrative, particularly narratives of political and civic engagement. Politicians and other stakeholders often...

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George Williams - Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: January 9, 2018 12:47:00 PM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



George Williams A Feasibility Assessment of Wolf Reintroduction to the Cape Breton Highlands Date: January 12, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: Forestry and Geology, Room 202 - Dean's Conference Room Abstract As apex carnivores, wolves are effective in preventing ungulates from reaching hyperabundant levels in protected areas. I assessed the feasibility of re-introducing wolves (Canis sp.) into Cape Breton Island (CBI), Nova Scotia as a means of determining if wolves can limit moose (A. a....

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Zoe G. O'Malley - Thesis Defence and Examination

kyle

Posted: January 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Zoe G. O'Malley The information insects leave behind: Spatial and temporal variation of benthic assemblages using novel noninvasive methods Date: January 12, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Bailey Hall, Room B27 Abstract Rare and elusive benthic macroinvertebrate (BMI) taxa are difficult to detect and sampling methods often require preserving live specimens, a concern for monitoring species-atrisk. Here, we aim to understand spatial and temporal variation in BMI communities within a...

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Introducing: Thesis Corner

Kyle

Posted: January 8, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Thesis Corner



The School of Graduate Studies is excited to announce the addition of a new section to the blog! Thesis Corner Thesis Corner will be a way to announce upcoming thesis proposals and defences happening on both the Fredericton and Saint John Campuses. Each post will include the thesis abstract, along with the time and location of the presentation to allow students, faculty, staff and the public to attend should the topic pique their interest! Stay tuned for upcoming posts, which will appear as...

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