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Lovika Soral - MBA Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: May 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Lovika Soral The Impact of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on the Export of Machinery and Transportation Equipment (M&TE) from Canada to European Union (EU) Countries Date: May 18, 2018 Time: 11:00am Location: Singer Hall, 255 Abstract After signing of CETA between Canada and the EU, almost 98% of prevailing tariffs on Canadian goods entering EU were eliminated. Therefore, it is important to examine its impact on the export of M&TE, the biggest sector of the Canadian...

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Araz Eghbal - PhD Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: May 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Araz Eghbal Space-Time Parallelization of Fluid Dynamics Simulations Date: May 16, 2018 Time: 1:00pm Location: ADI Studio, Head Hall Abstract Advances in computer hardware technology have made powerful computers more accessible to scientists and engineers. In order to be able to use the computational power of these new architectures parallel computing algorithms need to be improved and updated frequently. Conventional methods to solve initial value evolution problems use time stepping...

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April 8 - 12 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: April 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Hannah McBride, Civil Engineering Developing an Objective Warrant System for Red Light Cameras April 10, 2019 1:00pm, Head Hall, Room C25 Emily McPherson, History Contrasting Silences: Public Memory of German Women's Experiences of the Second World War in a Divided Germany, 1945-Present April 10, 2019 1:00pm, Tilley Hall, Room 123 Yingbing Chen, Forestry &...

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March 25 - 29 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: March 25, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Campbell Bryden, Civil Engineering Soil-Structure Interaction of Twin Culverts March 28, 2019 1:00pm, Head Hall, Room H301 Majed Shakir, Electrical and Computer Engineering Small Smart Grid for the Power Utilization System March 28, 2019 13:00pm, Head Hall, Room GWC111 Anthony Mayaki, Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Evaluation of Precise Point...

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January 7 - 11 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: January 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Francis Lavandier, History Role of Law, Settler Colonialism, and Overrepresentation of Indigenous Peoples in the Canadian Criminal Justice (Legal) System: Implementation of R.v. Gladue in Prince Edward Island (PEI) January 8, 2019 2:30pm, Tilley Hall, Room 28 Constance Tenhaeff, Forestry and Environmental Management Visibility analysis of a new road...

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December 10 -21 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: December 9, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Erfan Bhuiyan, Economics Can Macroeconomic Variables Explain Long Term Movements of Stock Market Sector Indices? A Comparison of the US and Canada. December 17, 2018 1:00pm, Singer Hall, Room 449 Romey Heuff, Education Befindlichkeit and Imagination An Excursion into Emancipatory Learning December 17, 2018 11:00am, Marshall D'Avray, Room 226 Xu Ma, Forestry &...

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December 03 -07 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: December 2, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Kate Chen, Forestry and Environmental Management Integrated Pest Management in the Xitou Nature Education Area, National Taiwan University Experimental Forest, Taiwan December 4, 2018 9:00am, Forestry & Geology, Room 202 Linda Warren, Forestry and Environmental Management Preliminary Assessment of New Brunswick Moose Population Monitoring by Satellite...

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November 19 -23 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: November 19, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Jon Fischer-Rush, Biology Saint John Salmon Aquaculture-Derived Nutrients and Metals in Biota from Rocky Habitats in the Bay of Funday November 20, 2018 9:00am, Oland Hall, Room 202 Kirby Morrill, Biology, Fredericton The diversity and taxonomy of Ulva species (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) in the Bay of Fundy (New Brunswick, Canada) November 20, 2018 4:00pm,...

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October 22-26 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: October 21, 2018 6:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Margaret Kress, Education Skicinuwimiyewakono– Returning to our Cultural Realm to create a Wolastoqey model of education October 24, 2018 2:00pm, Marshall D'Avray, Room 235 Katelin Spence, Electrical and Computer Engineering Current Magnitude Based Compensation of Dead Time in DCM for Grid-Connected Bridge Inverters October 26, 2018 3:00pm, Head...

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September 24-28 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: September 23, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Veronique LaSalle, Education Historical Significance as a Tool to Understand High School Students' Identity in a Bilingual Setting September 24, 2018 5:00pm, Marshall D'Avray, Room 320 Austin Mincone, Kinesiology Unfinished Endings: Narratives of the Transition Process of Retirement for Elite Athletes with a Physical Disability September 25, 2018 1:00pm,...

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September 10-14 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: September 10, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Blair Wark, Kinesiology THE EFFECTS OF 10-DAY SUPPLEMENTATION OF 300MG OF SAFFRON ON DELAYED ONSET MUSCLE SORENESS FOLLOWING ECCENTRIC EXERCISE September 12, 2018 1:30pm, Currie Center, Room 3-22 Chris Vail, Physics Development of an Automated Technique to Pursue a Climatology of Atmospheric Gravity Waves above Eureka, Nunavu September 14, 2018 11:00am,...

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September 4-7 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: August 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Joseph Todd, Kinesiology A Phenomenological Exploration of Parental Support in Elite Midget AAA Hockey September 5, 2018 9:30am, Kinesiology Building, Room 204 Geoff MacDonald, Education Identifying the challenges of teaching inquiry-based science in New Brunswick elementary schools September 7, 2018 2:30pm, Marshall D'Avray, Room 120

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Busy Week for Thesis Defenses

Kyle

Posted: August 20, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



With the end of the summer term fast approaching, many students are undergoing their oral examinations in hopes of finishing their graduate degree and moving on in their careers or in their academic endeavours. With so many oral exams being scheduled, we will be posting a list to thesis corner of upcoming defenses taking place at the beginning of each week. Below are the examinations happening this week around campus. Miriam Raza, MED The Educational Choices of Second Generation South Asian...

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Zhuoyi Nie - MScF Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: July 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Zhuoyi Nie Effects of spruce budworm outbreaks on balsam fir regeneration in mixed balsam fir-hardwood stands Date: August 03, 2018 Time: 10:30am Location: Forestry & Geology, Room 202 Abstract Spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.) defoliation on balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.) regeneration was studied in softwood, mixedwood, and hardwood stands in the early (3 years of defoliation) and late (7 years of defoliation) stages of an outbreak. Objectives were to determine 1)...

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Spencer Virgin - MSc Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: July 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Spencer Virgin Population Dynamics of the Ribbed Mussel (Geukensia Demissa) near its Northern Range Limit, Maritime Canada Date: August 02, 2018 Time: 1:00pm Location: B27, Bailey Hall Abstract Ribbed mussels (Geukensia demissa) are important ecosystem engineers in salt marshes along the east coast of North America, but their populations are not well studied at their northern range limit, Maritime Canada. To learn more about ribbed mussel populations in Maritime Canada, I monitored their...

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Andrea Mayo - MSESS Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: July 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Andrea Mayo Potential Functional Benefits of a Comprehensive Evaluation of Physical Activities for Canadian Older Adults Date: August 02, 2018 Time: 1:00pm Location: Currie Center, Room 3-22 Abstract This study suggests that the PASE underestimate the total time spent performing activities but overestimate the intensity of the reported activities. The Study also suggests that the combination of activities in the current guidelines and activities beyond the current recommendations should be...

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Morgan Burgoyne - MSc Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: July 22, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Morgan Burgoyne Development of New Ylidic substituents for Stronger Bispyridinylidene Reducing Agents Date: July 24, 2018 Time: 2:00pm Location: Toole Hall, Room 303 Abstract The superb π-electron donating effect of iminophosphorano groups (R3P=N-) has been previously demonstrated, and the use of these groups led to the preparation of the strongest bispyridinylidene (BPY) organic reducing agents (ORAs). The sensitivity of the redox potential of these molecules to the electronic...

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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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