Convocation Medal Winners 2018
Congratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners! They will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 12–15, 2018.
Governor General’s Gold Medals
The Governor General’s Gold Medals are awarded to the two SFU graduate students who achieve the highest academic standing upon graduation from a master’s or doctoral degree program.
- Dr. Krystyna Adams (Canada), PhD, Health Sciences. Dissertation: The case of “Molar City”, Mexico: An ethical examination of medical tourism industry practices
- Dr. Bamdad Hosseini (Iran), PhD, Mathematics. Dissertation: Finding beauty in the dissonance: Analysis and applications of Bayesian inverse problems
Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medals
The Convocation Medals for graduate studies recognize graduating students from each faculty whose cumulative grade-point averages place them in the top five per cent of their class.
- Kalysha Closson (Canada), MSc, Health Sciences. Dissertation: Sexual self-efficacy among adolescent men and women living in an HIV-hyper-endemic setting of South Africa
- Dr. Eric Hall (Canada), PhD, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. Dissertation: Integrating regulatory mechanisms of Wnt signaling in development and tissue homeostasis
- Christine Huang (Canada), MASc, Engineering Science. Dissertation: Visible light wavefront sensorless adaptive optics optical coherence tomography
- Dr. Robyn Long (USA), PhD, Education. Dissertation: Prosocial activity in a Montessori primary classroom: a case study
- Dr. Margaret MacAulay (Canada), PhD, Communication. Dissertation: Virtual Friction: Networking Sexuality and HIV Prevention in the Digital Age
- Dr. Simon Pek (Canada), PhD, Business. Dissertation: The cultural change work of change agents without formal authority: Integrating sustainability into an organization’s culture
- Dr. Colin Peters (Canada), PhD, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology. Dissertation: Proton modulation of residue E1784 and its regulation of fast inactivation
- Dr. Shannon Rodgers (Canada), PhD, Education. Dissertation: Descartes' Hostages: Mind and Observability in Education
- David Swanlund (Canada), MA, Geography. Dissertation: Geosurveillance, Biometrics, and Resistance
- Dr. Nancy Teeple (Canada), PhD, Political Science. Dissertation: Arms Control on the Eve of Destruction? The Prospects for an Arctic Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone in an Age of Counterforce Dominance
- Dr. Jodie Warren (Canada), PhD, Criminology. Dissertation: Use of hyperspectral remote sensing to examine immature blow fly development