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. Thesis Defences

December 6th, 2023 at 08:30 am
LIB 2020 and Online
Amy Hsieh “Influence of a Rapidly Uplifting Orogen on the Preservation of Climate Signals”
December 12th, 2023 at 09:00 am
LIB 2020 and Online
Cheryl Hodgson “Integrated facies analysis and stratigraphic architecture of Cretaceous McMurray Formation and Wabiskaw Member marginal marine bay fill, marine embayment, and shoreface-deltaic deposits of the Ells River Paleovalley, NE Alberta, Canada”
December 14th, 2023 at 09:00 am
TASC1 7005 and Online
Erik Young “Reconstructing the mass balance, ice flow, and structural glaciology of a non-surge-type and surge-type glaciers in the continental St. Elias mountains”

M. Sc. Thesis Defences

December 5th, 2023 at 9:00 am
LIB 2020 and Online
Anthony Giang "Elemental composition of a surface sediment as a sea/land indicator in Cascadia salt marshes"

M. Sc. Thesis Proposals

November 27th, 2023 at 12:00 pm
TASC 1 7011
Cassia Snyder “Investigating the Volcanic History and Trigger Mechanisms of Mount Garibaldi (Nch’Kay) and the Opal Cone Complex, BC, Canada”
December 8th, 2023 at 1:00 pm
TASC 1 7011 and Online
Matthew Sayles “Tectonometamorphic and kinematic evolution of the Snowbird Tectonic Zone in the Angikuni-Ennadai lakes region, Nunavut, Canada”