PhD oral defences

Moorthy Nagamyian Vengada Guru
Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday September 27th, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation  

Organocatalytic Michael Addition Reactions of Nitrostyrenes and Application in the Synthesis of Selected Indolizidine and Quinolizidine Alkaloids


Al-Abbass Al-Habashneh
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday September 25th, 2017     
ED 3005 - GA Hickman/Education Building  

Enhanced Methods of Ocean Wave Spectra and Sea State Parameter Estimation from X-band Marine Radar Data  


Yasaman Jami Alahmadi
Department of Chemistry

9:30 a.m. (NL time)
Monday September 25th, 2017     
A 5014 - Arts & Administration Building  

The Physical Chemistry of Gaseous Protonated and Metal Cation-coordinated Proline Containing Complexes Studies by Tandem  


Kerri Bojman
Department of Psychology

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Friday September 22nd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation   

Shame and Self-compassion in Predicting Weight Loss Maintenance and Weight Regain  


Yue Ma
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

11:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday September 21st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation   

Bistatic High Frequency Radar Ocean Surface Cross Section for an Antenna on a Floating Platform 


Yingjian Xiao
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday September 21st, 2017    
Room ED 3005 - Education/GA Hickman Building  

Investigation of Seismic while Drilling using Rotary, Vibration-assisted Rotary, and Rotary-percussion Drilling


Sheikh Fazel Rabbi
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday September 19th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Self-starting Interior Permanent Magnet Motor Drive for Electric Submersible Pumps  


Megan Bower
Department of Archaeology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday September 18th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Exploring the Potential of Strontium Isotope Analysis to Detect Archaeological Migration Events in Southern Ontario, Canada 


Arthur Clausnitzer
Department of Archaeology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday September 15th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

The Seventeenth-Century English Cod Fisheries of Newfoundland and New England, circa 1600-1713: An Archaeological and Historical Comparison  


Jonathan Parsons
Department of English

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday September 14th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Resistance in Contemporary Newfoundland Fiction 


Xuan Dong
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Monday September 11th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Analog Design Manufacturability: Lithography-aware Analog Layout Retargetting


Jason Albert
School of Social Work

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday September 13th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Indigenous Social Work Administration  


Victoria Linehan
Faculty of Medicine

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday September 7th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Effect of High-fat Diet on Hypothalamic Functions  


Ahmad Alhasanat
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday September 5th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Dynamics of some Partial Differential Equation Models Arising in Fluid Mechanics and Biology  


Somayeh Kafaie
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

11:00 a.m. (NL time)
Friday September 1st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Network Coding: Performance Analysis and Robust Design in Multi-hop Wireless Mesh Networks


Nan Zheng
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday August 31st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Inferences in Longitudinal Semi-parametric Fixed and Mixed Models for Discrete Data


Alireza Rafiyi
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday August 30th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Mean-field Dynamics in a Class of Open Quantum Systems  


Uzair Hussain
Department of Theoretical Physics

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday August 29th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

The Stage Joins the Show: Aspects of Perturbed Spacetimes  


Tricia Teeft
Department of Psychology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday August 28th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Are We There Yet? Pilot Study of a Self-directed Web-based Mindfulness Intervention as an Adjunct to an Undergraduate Academic Course  


Mei Wang
Department of Environmental Science

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday August 21st, 2017    
Room FC 2014 Grenfell Campus  

From a boreal bog to an abandoned peatland pasture: the effect of agricultural management and adandonment on the greenhouse gases fluxes, carbon balance and radiative forcing of a boreal bog in western Newfoundland, Canada


Daniel Ayre
Department of Biochemistry

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Friday August 18th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

A Generalizable Mechanism of CD24 Signalling and its Ability to Specifically Alter the Biogenesis of B Cell Extracellular Vesicles  


Pasha Majidi

Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday August 16th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Stoichiometry and carbon dioxide yields from ethanol and methanol oxidation in electrolysis and fuel cells   


Shaoxiong Hou
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday August 10th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Mixed Volumes and Anisotropic Potentials  


Zaman Sajid
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday August 9th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Economic Risk Analysis of Bio-energy System  


Iryna Borshchova
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:30 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday August 8th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Vision-based Automatic Landing of a Rotary UAV   


Eyad Younes
Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday August 7th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

New Organic Π Conjugated System using Dithiafulvenes and Tetrathiafulvalenes as Building Blocks  


Christiana MacDougall Fleming
School of Social Work

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday July 27th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

A Social Work Exploration of Distress in Childbirth


Megan Walsh
Faculty of Business Administration

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday July 26th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Mindfulness at Work: Implications for Leaders and Followers 


Jalil Shadbahr
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday July 24th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Modeling, Optimization, and Life Cycle Assessment of Bioethanol Production 


Jamie Steadman
Department of Sociology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday July 21st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

The Effects of Over-indebtedness on Personal Relationships 


Mohammadreza Khademabolfazli
Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday July 12th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Dithiafulvenyl Functional pi-Conjugated Oligomers and Polymers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications  


Carol-Ann Galego
Interdisciplinary Program

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday July 11th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Immunizing Communities: The Biopolitics of Vaccination and its Historical Alternative 


Rebecca Draisey-Collishaw
School of Music

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday July 6th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Curating Canadianness: Public Service Broadcasting, Fusion Programming, and Hierarchies of Difference 


Sujan Dutta
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday June 28th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Numerical Modeling of Large Deformation Behaviour of Offshore Pipelines and Risers in Soft Clay Seabeds


Yi Liu
Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday June 27th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

3-acetamido-5-acetylfuran from n-acetyl-d-glucosamine: Its Synthesis, Properties and Applications   


Sarah Moore
Department of Folklore

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Friday June 23rd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

"When I came out": Coming Out and Personal Experience Narratives of LGBTQ Persons in Newfoundland and Labrador  


Hossam Al Alaily
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday June 22nd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Service Life of Reinforced Concrete Exposed to Chloride Environment Highlighting the Effect of Metakaolin in the Mixture


Phillip Andrews
Faculty of Medicine

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday June 16th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

The role of the Pygopus chromatin modulator in cell growth and division  


Yi Zhang
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday June 14th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Compressed Sensing-based Channel Estimation and Prediction for Underwater Acoustic Communications


Melissa Hoskins
Department of Psychology

10:30 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday June 13th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Exploring the Roles of Social Support & Community Belonging in Relation to the Severity and Duration of Depression in Canadian Seniors


Mawuli Afenyo
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday June 12th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Fate, Transport and Risk of Potential Accidental Release of Hydrocarbons During Arctic Shipping


Ashli Hayes
Department of Psychology

5:45 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday June 6, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Early Autobiographical Memory Specificity, Depression and Trauma in Older Adults


Nan Zhang
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

11:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday June 1, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

A new Semi-analytical Streamline Simulator and its Applications to Modelling Waterflooding Experiments


Tanvir Sayeed
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:30 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday May 31st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Hydrodynamic Interaction of Wave Driven Icebergs in Close Procimity with a Fixed Offshore Structure


Mohammed Shareef
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

12:30 p.m. (NL time)
Monday May 29th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Photochemical Air Quality Modelling in Arid Regions 


Seitabeleng (Susan) Dintoe
Faculty of Education

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday June 7th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Experiences with Technology among Early Adopters at the University of Botswana


Emaline Montgomery
Department of Ocean Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday May 30th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

The pelagic propagule's toolkit: An exploration of the morphology, swimming capacity and behaviour of marine invertebrate propagules


Anne Westhues
Department of Earth Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday May 25th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Emplacement, alteration history, ore genesis, and timing of mineralization, of iron oxide apatite ores and their host rocks in the Norrbotten region of northern Sweden   


Barry Power
Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday May 24th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Structures of Bare and Solvated Metal Ion - Uracil Complexes Through Infared Multiple Photon Dissociation Spectroscopy and Computational Methods   


Mohamed Ismail
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday May 23rd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Flexural, Shear, and Mechanical Behaviour of Self-consilidating Rubberized Concrete with/without Steel Fibres 


Pardis Pedram
Faculty of Medicine

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday May 15th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Nutritional, Hormonal and Genetic Factors in the Development of Overeating Tendency Toward to Food Addiction 


Mervt Almostofa
Department of Chemistry

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday May 16th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Tandem Mass Spectrometric Analysis of a Series of Bacterial Lipid as Belonging to the Vibrionaceae Family  


Stephen Wall
Department of Folklore

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday May 8th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

The Men We Sell Ourselves: The Communication of Masculinities Folklore Through the Medium of Television Advertising 


Bilal Hassan
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday May 4th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Investigation of Integrated Geophysical Methods to Characterize Near Surface Formations for Environmental Engineering    


Ji Si Zheng 
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday May 5th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Removal of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Offshore Produced Water by Advanced Oxidation Technologies    


Xiaoyan Tang 
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday April 28th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

A Semi-analytical Streamline Simulation in Near-wellbore Regions and its Applications under Constant Pressure Boundaries   


Margot Maddison-Macfayden 
Interdisciplinary Program

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday April 26th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Reclaiming Histories of Enslavement from the Maritime Atlantic and a Curriculum: The History of Mary Prince  


Michael Wahl 
Faculty of Medicine

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday April 24th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Influence of Supervised Resistance Training and a Hypocaloric Macronutrient Scheduled Diet vs. a Hypocaloric Macronutrient Scheduled Diet Alone on Energy Regulating Hormones in Overweight and Obese Men Ages 35-55 


Xiunan Wang 
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday April 12th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Global Dynamics of some Vector-borne Infectious Disease Models with Seasonality  


Mohamed Said 
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday April 11th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Optimization Based Solutions for Control and State Estimation in Non-holonomic Mobile Robots: Stability, Distributed Control, and Relative Localization  


Benjamin Goddard 
Department of Psychology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday April 7th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

An Exploration of Decision-making by Individuals who have Received Specialized Treatment for Early Psychosis


Katalin Devaine-Pressing 
Department of Chemistry

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday April 10th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Amine-bis(phenolate) Complexes of Chromium for Carbon Dioxide/Cyclohexene Oxide Copolymerization and Group(I) and (II) Complexes for the Ring Opening Polymerization of rac-Lactide


Sara Klapstein 
Department of Environmental Science

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Monday April 3rd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Methylmercury Photodemethylation in Kejimkujik Lakes


Sylvester Boadi 
Faculty of Education

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday March 28th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Head-Teacher and School Principal Development in Ghana: Theory into Practice


Khalid Al-Nabhani 
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

2:30 p.m. (NL time)
Friday March 17th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Risk Assessment and Management of Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Nuclear Radioactive Material in the Oil & Gas Industry


Jie Cao 
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday March 14th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Horizontal Well and Near-Well Region Simulation Using Coupled Axial-Radial Productivity Models


Mingxi Zhou 
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

11:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday March 23rd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Underwater Iceberg Profiling and Motion Estimation Using Autonomous Underwater Vehicles   


Pinar Gunes 
Department of Earth Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday March 7th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Tectonic Evolution of the Eastern Mediterranean and its Implications for the Messinian Salinity Crisis    


Ruth Parsons 
School of Social Work

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday March 6th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Identifying Therapeutic Change Processes in the Treatment of Complex Trauma    


Katharine Stabb 
Department of Psychology

11:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday March 2nd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

An Examination of the Integrated Cognitive Affective Model and Weight Regain in Obesity: A Pilot Study   


Sheila Marchant-Short 
Faculty of Medicine

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday March 1st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Adverse Effects in Health Care: Examining the Second Victim Experience 


Douglas Furey 
Faculty of Education

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday February 28th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Mixed Methods Development of a Survey for Cataloguing Student Practices and Perceptions 


Dalal Alhashmialameer 
Department of Chemistry

10:30 a.m. (NL time)
Friday February 24th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Amine-phenolate Complexes Towards the ROP of rac-Lactide and the Cycloaddition Reactions of Carbon Dioxide and Epoxides


Thumeera Wanasinghe Arachchige
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday February 21st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Leader-Assisted Localization Approach for a Heterogenerous Multi-robot System  


Dion Hicks
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:30 a.m. (NL time)
Monday February 20th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

An Automated Targeting Mechanism with Free Space Optical Communication Functionality for Optomechatronic Applications   


Lukas Kohl
Department of Earth Sciences

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Friday February 17th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Natural abundance stable isotope values as a tool to link microbial processes and geochemistry applied to boreal forest soils and serpentinization associated springs


Fawaz Alqarni
Faculty of Education

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday February 13th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

The Effectiveness of the Intel English Language Learning Program on the Reading and Writing Skills of Saudi Male Adolescent Students 


Sadegh Papari Moghadam Borazjani
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday February 6th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

A Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Pyrolysis of Softwood Sawmill Residues to Py-oil  


David Chafe
Department of Sociology

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Friday February 3rd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Becoming a Musician in St. John's, Newfoundland: Narratives of Rock, Traditional and Classical Musicians   


Susan Caines
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday February 1st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Development of Simplified Electrochemical Noise Method to Monitor Assets Under Insulation  


Jonathan Ebel
Department of Biology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday January 20th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Nutrient Cycling by Large Consumers at Individual, Population, and Ecosystem Levels  


Peter M'Angale
Department of Biology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday January 19th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

An Analysis of Apoptotic and Autophagic Genes in Novel Drosophilia Models of Parkinson Disease   


Samareh Attarsharghi
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

11:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday January 23rd, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Real-Time In-Situ Measurement of Near-Surface Ocean Current  


Paul Moffatt
Department of English

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday January 10th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

The Quest for the Holy: The Religious Perspective of Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte Darthur 


Heather Quinlan
Department of Psychology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday January 6th, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation 

Predicting Psychological Distress in an At-Risk Youth Sample: Is Self-Compassion a Mediating Variable? 


Kate Barley Kincaid
Department of Biology

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday January 31st, 2017    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

The Role of Closed Areas in Marine Ecosystem Based Management  


Kevin Le Morzadec
Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday December 19th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Scaling issues in glaciology: addressing subgrid topography


Phillip Reid
Department of History

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday December 13th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

"A Very Good Sailer" Merchant Ship Technology and the Development of the British Atlantic Empire 1600-1800 


Carolina Tytelman
Department of Anthropology

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Friday December 16th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Place and Forest Co-Management in Nitassinan/Labrador  


Hassan Mohammed Kofahi
Faculty of Medicine

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday December 15th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Hepatitis C Virus Infection Causes Apoptosis and Pyroptosis in both Infected and Bystander Cells  


Ahmed Abouhussien
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday December 12th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Acoustic Emission Based Structural Health Monitoring of Corroded/Un-Corroded Concrete Structures  


Norafneeza Norazahar
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

9:30 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday November 30th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Risk Management of Human and Organizational Factors for the Escape and Evacuation of Offshore Installations


Heather Bowlby
Department of Biology

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Friday November 25th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Quantitative Recovery Planning: Understanfing how human activities in watersheds can influence population dynamics and genetic structuring of diadromous fishes   


Jaison Kuriakose
Faculty of Business Administration

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Friday December 2nd, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Understanding and Improving Requirements Discovery in Open Source Software Development: An Initial Exploration  


Martin LeBlanc
Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday December 8th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Magnetic Order on the FCC Kagoma Antiferromagnet


Khoshrooz Kazemi
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday November 29th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Solid Waste Composting and the Application of Compost for Biosurfactant Production


Jing Zhang
Department of Folklore

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday November 22nd, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Variable Icons and Images: Mulan and her Legend in Five Legend-Telling Groups in Huangpi, People's Republic of China


Darrell Mullowney
Department of Biology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday December 9th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

The Newfoundland and Labrador Marine Shelf Ecosystem: Change From The Bottom-Up


Renald Belley
Department of Biology

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday December 5th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Ecosystem Functioning in Northeast Pacific Soft-Sedimentary Habitats: The Roles of Sospecies Diversity, Functional Diversity, and Environmental Variables


Amir Tahavogar
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday November 7th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Analysis and Design of a Dual Series-Resonant DC-DC Converter


Rana Aslanov
Faculty of Medicine

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday November 18th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

HPV Genotype Distribution and Oncogene Expression in HIV-Positive Adults and the Underlying Risk Factors for Anal, Oral and Genital Malignancy: An Atlantic Canada Prospective Cohort Study


Mejbahul Sarker
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday November 10th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Modeling and Simulation of Vibration in Deviated Wells


Ashok Pandey
Interdisciplinary Program

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday November 8th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Shipping Route Optimization in Ice


Kenton Pike
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

9:30 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday October 12th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Physical and Numerical Modelling of Pipe/Soil Interaction Events for Large Deformation Geohazards


Mohammed Raju Hossain
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday October 13th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Single Chip Solution for Stabilization Control & Monocular Visual Servoing of Small-scale Quadrotor Helicopter 


Linda Lait
Department of Biology 

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday October 21st, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

A Mitogenomic Study of Four At-Risk Marine Fish Species: Atlantic Wolffish, Spotted Wolffish, Northern Wolffish, and Atlantic Cod, with Special Emphasis on the Waters off Newfoundland and Labrador  


Jingjing Cai
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences 

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday October 19th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Development and Modelling of Compact Membrane Contactor for Gas Treatment


Seyed Javad Hashemi
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences 

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday October 11th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Dynamic Multivariate Loss and Risk Assessment of Process Facilities


Kirk Luther
Department of Psychology 

2:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday October 7th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Visual Learning: The Effect of Sketching on Recall of a Witnesses' Account


Robert Di Lorenzo
Department of Chemistry 

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday October 3rd, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Exploring Brown Carbon Analysis: Rigorous Characterization and Source Apportionment


Shuyan Chen
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science 

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday September 27th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Ionospheric Clutter Models for High Frequence Surface Wave Radar


Vincent Lecours
Department of Geography 

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday September 20th, 2016    
Room ED 3005, G.A. Hickman (Education) Building

Quantifying the Effects of Variable Selection, Spatial Scale and Spatial Data Quality in Marine Benthic Habitat Mapping   


Tara Simmonds
Department of Folklore 

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday September 30th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

An Ethnographic Exploration of Complementary and Alternative Health Beliefs and Practices in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia


Jennifer Slade
Department of Biology   

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday September 26th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Starvation resistance in Drosophila melanogaster


Rebecca Ginsberg
Department of Psychology   

6:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday September 26th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Associations Between Depression, Trauma and Earliest Autobiographical Memories


Barbara de Moura Neves
Department of Biology   

12:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday September 23rd, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Growth in Cold-water Octocorals: Rates, Morphology and Environmental Controls


Anna Richter
Department of Psychology    

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday September 23rd, 2016    
Room ED 3005, G.A. Hickman (Education) Building

E-storybooks and Paper Storybooks for Preschoolers: Effects on Attention, Learning and Engagement 


Marc Finch
School of Music (Ethnomusicology)     

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday September 22th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Bluegrass In and Around Toronto: Urban Scenes, Regional Imaginaries, and Divergent Trajectories  


Eric Merzetti
Department of Biology      

2:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday September 20th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Characterizing the spargel, nutcracker, PI31 and FBX09 homologues as models of Parkinson Disease in Drosophila melanogaster  


Mohammad Hassan Khatami   
Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography      

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday September 16th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Membrane-active Protein Interactions with Phospholipid Bilayers


Yang Zhang   
Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography      

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday September 9th, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Waves and eddies on a ß plane: experiments with altimetry


Amelia Fay    
Department of Archeology       

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday, August 31, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

 

Understanding Inuit-European Contact along the Labrador Coast: A Case for Continuity

 


Dalal Alhashmialameer    
Department of Chemistry      

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday, August 30, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Amine-phenolate Complexes Towards the ROP of rac-lactide and the Cycloaddition reactions of CO² and epoxides


Chithran Vadaverkkot Vasudevan    
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday, August 18, 2016    
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Censored Quantile Regression with Auxiliary Information.


Abdul Hameed    
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday, August 15, 2016   
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Risk-based shutdown inspection and maintenance for a processing facility.


 

Bushra Waheed

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