Defences, Thesis Proposals, and Ph.D. Candidacy Exams

M.Sc. Thesis Proposals, Ph.D. Candidacy exams, and Thesis defences for both M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees occur throughout the year, and are open to the general public.  If you'd like to attend any of the "Online" events, please contact the EASC Graduate Secretary ( for information on how to join.

Ph. D. Candidacy Exams

April 23, 2021, 1:30 p.m. Online Juan Anzieta “Designing Automatic Systems for Surveying and Unraveling Natural Hazards”
April 28, 2021, 1:00 p.m. Online Antonina Calahorrano “Using Geophysical and Geodetic Methods to Characterize Two Unique Volcanic Systems”
April 29, 2021, 1:00 p.m. Online Mahmud Muhammad “Natural Hazard Assessment in southern British Columbia: Insights from
Structural Geology, Geotechnical Numerical Modelling and Radar Remote Sensing”

M. Sc. Thesis Defences

April 14, 2021, 10:00 a.m. Online Ryan Kremsater "Investigating the potential hazard, mechanisms of failure, and evolution of the Cascade Bay landslide"
April 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m. Online Patrick DesRosiers "The Effect of Deglacial Meltwater Processeson Kimberlite Indicator Mineral Concentrations in Glacial Sediments"
April 26, 2021, 2:00 p.m. Online Omar Chang "Application of Mixed and Virtual Reality in Geoscience and Engineering Geology"

M.SC. Thesis Proposals

May 11, 2021, 11:00 a.m. Online Dana Silerova “Constraining the timing and duration of ductile shear in The Great Slave Lake Shear Zone, Northwest Territories”