PhD in Chemistry Thesis Defence – Andrey KhalimonAndrey Khalimon, PhD student in Chemistry, will present his thesis defence on Monday, July 12 at 10 a.m. in H313. The title of his thesis is “Molybdenum (IV) Imido Silylamido and Hydride Complexes: Stoichiometric and Catalytic Reactivity, Mechanistic Aspects of Hydrosilation Reactions.” Examining committee members are Joffre Mercier, chair; Michael Fryzuk, University of British Columbia, external examiner; Georgii Nikonov, supervisor; Bozidar Mitrovic, internal examiner; Melanie Pilkington and Ian Brindle, committee members. All are welcome to attend.PhD in Chemistry Thesis Defence – Brandon DjukicBrandon Djukic, PhD student in Chemistry, will present his thesis defence on Monday, July 19 at 9:30 a.m. in H313. The title of his thesis is “Spin Labile Conducting Metallopolymers: A new architecture for hybrid multifunctional materials.” Examining committee members are Joffre Mercier, chair; Muralee Murugesu, University of Ottawa, external examiner; Martin Lemaire, supervisor; Fereidoon Razavi, internal examiner; Melanie Pilkington and Stuart Rothstein, committee members. All are welcome to attend.PhD in Psychology Thesis Defence – Malinda DesjarlaisMalinda Desjarlais, PhD student in Psychology, will present her thesis defence on Friday, July 23, 2010 at 1 p.m. in Plaza 600F. The title of her thesis is “Novices’ Learning from the Internet: An Exploration of Navigation Behaviours, Learner-Related Factors, and Mental Effort.” Examining committee members are Marilyn Rose, chair; Jacqueline Specht, University of Western Ontario, external examiner; Teena Willoughby, supervisor; John McNamara, internal examiner; Karen Arnell and Linda Rose-Krasnor, committee members. All are welcome to attend.MSc in Management Thesis Defence – Gulsum AysanMaster of Science in Management thesis defence for Gulsum Aysan, Faculty of Business, Department of Marketing, International Business and Strategy, will be Tuesday, June 29 at 9:30 a.m. in Sankey Chambers. The title of her thesis is “The Metacognitive Cue of Fluency on Taste Perception.” Her examining committee members are Michael Ashton, chair; Monica LaBarge, external examiner, School of Business, Queen’s University; Antonia Mantonakis, supervisor; Eric Dolansky and Kai-Yu Wang. All are welcome.