Graduate Defence Listings

Lin Yang 's Master of Science Defence

Lin Yang's Master of Science Defence will take place on Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 2:30 pm, in Room 101, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  She is presenting her thesis on "An Economic Analysis of Potential Benefits of Livestock Traceability Systems for Trade Embargo Scenarios that are Linked to Animal Disease Outbreak Durations".

Advisory Committee -
Andreas Boecker (advisor)
Alfons Weersink (advisory cmt)
Alan Ker (advisory cmt)

Examination Committee -
John Cranfield (chair)
Rakhal Sarker (external)
Andreas Boecker (advisory cmt)
Alfons Weersink (advisory cmt)

Chathurika Dayananda's Master of Science Defence

Chathurika Dayananda's Master of Science Defence will take place on Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 12 noon in Room 101, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  She is presenting her thesis on "Technical and Environmental Efficiencies of Ontario Dairy Farming Systems

Advisory Committee -
Alfons Weersink (advisor)
Getu Hailu (advisory cmt)
Claudia Wagner Riddle (advisory cmt)

Examination Committee -
John Cranfield (chair)
Brady Deaton (external)
Alfons Weersink (advisory cmt)
Getu Hailu (advisory cmt)

 

Natalia Piedrahita's Master Of Science Defence

Natalia Piedrahita's Master of Science defence will take place on Friday, May 6th, 2016 at 2:30 pm in Room 107, J.D. McLN Bldg.

John Cooper's Master of Science Major Paper Presentation

John Cooper’s  Master of Science major paper presentation will take place on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in Room 107,J.D. MacLaughlin Building.

The title of his presentation is: "The Role of Strategy and Uncertainty in the Implementation of Traceability by Food & Agricultural Businesses: A Review of Published Case Studies."

Yong Liu’s Master of Science Defence

Yong Liu’s Master of Science defence will take place on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of his presentation is: "Rating Area-Yield Crop Insurance Contracts Using Bayesian Model Averaging and Mixture Models”

Jianqing Chen’s Master of Science Defence

Jianqing Chen’s Master of Science defence will take place on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 am in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of his presentation is: "Ex Ante Evaluation of the Economic Impact of Adopting Genomic Selection: The Case of Beef Cattle in Canada”

Zhaohui Ma's Master of Science Defence

Zhaohui Ma’s Master of Science defence will take place on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 2:30 pm in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of her presentation is: "Financial Feasibility of Light Weight and Recyclable Sustainable GreenComposites from Engineered Soy Hull and BioABS for Transportation Applications”

Yihong Zheng’s Master of Science Defence

Yihong Zheng’s Master of Science defence will take place on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 1:00 pm in Room 101, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of his presentation is: "Consumer Preference and Willingness to Pay for Locally Produced, Organic Food: A Stated Choice Approach”

Apichaya’s Lilavanichakul Doctor of Philosophy Oral Examination

The final examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy for Apichaya Lilavanichakul will be held on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm in Room 3504, Richards Building.   The title of her oral presentation is "Essays on the Economics of Food Product Quality". 

Liam Kelly’s Master of Science Defence

Liam Kelly’s Master of Science defence will take place on Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of his presentation is: "An Assessment of Land Tenure Security on Haiti’s Central Plateau: Implications for Farm-Level Investments.”