Graduate Studies Committee

The Graduate Studies Committee, chaired by the Co-ordinator of Graduate Studies, is responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures for all graduate programs in the Faculty of Science.

Graduate Studies Committee

  • Russell Kerr - Chemistry
  • Barry Linkletter - Chemistry
  • Sean Landsman - graduate student representative
  • James Polson - Physics
  • Dany MacDonald - Applied Human Sciences
  • Paula Stephanie Tummon Flynn - graduate student representative
  • H. Carolyn Peach Brown - Environmental Studies and Biology
  • Marva Sweeney-Nixon - Biology
  • Amy Hsiao - Engineering, Co-ordinator

Mandate of the Graduate Studies Committee 

  • To establish and review periodically the goals and objectives of the Graduate Studies programs of the Faculty of Science.
  • To review all applications from prospective graduate students and recommend acceptance or rejection.
  • To make recommendations to the Dean of Science concerning creation, deletion, or modification of graduate programs in the Faculty of Science.
  • To develop program and thesis guidelines for graduate programs in the Faculty of Science.
  • To review academic records of graduate students and recommend to the Dean the award of degree or courses of action for substandard performance. Such reviews are initiated based on recommendation of the student’s supervisory committee.
  • To recommend changes to the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar.
  • To review all recommendations from department chairs for the appointment of graduate faculty and recommend acceptance or rejection.
  • To co-ordinate promotion of graduate programs in the Faculty of Science.
Kate Graham
Administrative Assistant
Department: 
Faculty of Science
Phone: 
(902) 566-0382
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