The supervisory committee mentors and helps the student develop a program of study leading to a degree. The committee reports to the graduate program committee at least once a year on the student's progress. The supervisory committee shall be available to the student for consultation on a regular basis (GGR 1.6.4)
FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING
The first Supervisory Committee Meeting should be booked by the end of week 4 of the second term. The first supervisory meeting will include a 20-25 minute presentation by the student on a research topic. The meeting will be open to the public and the meeting will be advertise to the department. The presentation will be followed by a question/answer period.
MSc students admitted in the fall term can combine their CHEM 802 presentation with their first supervisory committee meeting.
The supervisor and at least one committee member must attend the CHEM 802 presentation of students who have already had a supervisory committee meeting.
The supervisor and all committee members must attend the CHEM 802 presentation of students who have not yet had a supervisory committee meeting.
PhD students can also combine CHEM 808 with their supervisory committee meeting as long as all members of their supervisory committee are present for their PhD Candidacy Examination.