Graduate Defence Listings

Brianne Chan's Master of Science Defence

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><a href="/fare/files/Brianne%20Chan%20Final2%20Announcement.pdf"><strong>Brianne Chan’s</strong></a> Master of Science Defence will take place on <strong>Tuesday, April 24<sup>th</sup>, 2018 at 10:30 am, in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.</strong> &nbsp;The title of her thesis is: &nbsp;<strong><em>"The Effect of Family Food Skills and Purchases on Household-Level Food Waste”.&nbsp; </em></strong>Click on candidate name for attached announcement.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><u>Advisory Committee</u><br />
Mike von Massow (advisor)<br />
John Cranfield (advisory cmt)<br />
Kate Parizeau (advisory cmt)</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Jess Haines (advisory cmt)</span></span></p>

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<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><u>Examination Committee</u><br />
Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor (chair)<br />
Yu Na Lee (external)<br />
Mike von Massow (advisory cmt)<br />
John Cranfield (advisory cmt)</span></span></p>

Angela Sweeney's Master of Science Defence

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><strong><a href="/fare/files/Angela%20Sweeney%20Final%20Announcement.pdf">Angela Sweeney’s</a> </strong>Master of Science Defence will take place on <strong>Monday, April 23<sup>rd</sup>, 2018 &nbsp;at 2:30 pm, in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building</strong>. &nbsp;The title of her thesis is: &nbsp;<em><strong>"An Economic Analysis of Food Bank Use in Toronto, Canada”.&nbsp; </strong></em>Click on candidate name for attached announcement.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><u>Advisory Committee</u><br />
Rakhal Sarker (advisor)<br />
John Cranfield (advisory cmt)<br />
Glenn Fox (advisory cmt)</span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><u>Examination Committee</u><br />
Yu Na Lee (chair)<br />
Brady Deaton (external)<br />
Rakhal Sarker (advisory cmt)<br />
Glenn Fox (advisory cmt)</span></p>

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Alexander Scholz's Master of Science Defence

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><a href="/fare/files/Alex%20Scholz%20Final%20Announcement.pdf"><strong>Alexander Scholtz’s</strong></a> Master of Science Defence will take place on <strong>Monday, April 23<sup>rd</sup>, 2018 &nbsp;at 9:00 am, in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.</strong> &nbsp;The title of his thesis is: &nbsp;"<em><strong>Intensity and Spatial Variation of Food Insecurity in Ontario: Implications for Policy”.&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></em>Click on candidate name for attached announcement.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><u>Advisory Committee</u><br />
Brady Deaton (advisor)<br />
John Cranfield (advisory cmt)<br />
Yu Na Lee (advisory cmt)</span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><u>Examination Committee</u><br />
Andreas Boecker (chair)<br />
Getu Hailu (external)<br />
Brady Deaton (advisory cmt)<br />
Yu Na Lee (advisory cmt)</span></p>

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Yuxi (Joy) Li's Master of Science Defence

<p>I am pleased to announce the upcoming <strong>Master of Science defence for Yuxi (Joy) Li</strong>. It will take place on<strong> Friday, January 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm in Room 101, JD McLN Building</strong>. The title of her presentation is “<strong>Destination-Specific Export Competitivesness of the Hog &amp; Cattle Sectors in Ontario and in Canada”</strong>.</p>

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<p>Yu Na Lee (Chair)</p>

<p>Andreas Boecker (External)</p>

<p>Rakahl Sarker (Advisory Committee)</p>

<p>Bram Cadsby (Advisory Committee)</p>

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<p>Rakhal Sarker (Advisor)</p>

<p>Bram Cadsby (Committee Member)</p>

<p>John Cranfield (Committee Member)</p>

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”