2020 Earth Sciences Honours Defence Information


All reviewers should download 3 documents from the website:
  1. The thesis of the student for whom you are a reviewer,
  2. The appropriate evaluation form for the individual student. Note that each student has submitted a custom-designed evaluation scheme relevant to that particular thesis
  3. The Powerpoint presentation for the thesis they are reviewing.

Student Information

  1. When you are ready to submit your thesis, use the following naming format:

    2020_ES_BSc_Lastname_Firstname_PROVISIONAL.pdf

  2. Download the two forms below. These are editable forms. DL them and open using Adobe Acrobat on your local computer (for some reason the editable part, does not work in the browser)

  3. Edit the forms with your information. Save the forms adding your name to the PDF file neme.

  4. Submit your provisional thesis, your PowerPoint Presentation (PPT), the Honours Copyright form, DalSpace Copyright form as well as the evaluation form to your supervisor, Djordje Grujic, Susan Gass and Thomas Duffett (me), using any number of filesharing software ( OneDrive, etc.) by the submission deadline:
    16:00 PM (Halifax Local Time), Friday, April 27th, 2020
    .

  5. The presentations will be conducted online using the zoom software.

  6. Once you have defended your thesis or submitted your research paper and have received and made any changes to your thesis or research paper, there is one additional hard deadline.

    YOU MUST submit your finished corrected thesis and the copyright form (in PDF format) to Thomas Duffett by:

    16:00 PM (Halifax Local Time), Friday, 26th April, 2019

    using the naming format:

    2020_ES_BSc_Lastname_Firstname_FINAL.pdf

    You can either append the copyright after the first page or submit it seperately.


  • Honours Thesis Copyright Form
    This is a fillable form. Download and open with acrobat to see and edit the form. Once finished, save the document and submit it with your PDF thesis copy. Print one copy and sign it for the printed ES library copy.


  • Dalspace Copyright Form
    This is a fillable form. Download and open with acrobat to see and edit the form. Once finished, save the document and submit it with your PDF thesis copy. Print one copy and sign it for the printed ES library copy.


Student Theses (PDFs)

Honours Students


Please notify me ASAP if any of the links fail to open.
If the thesis does not open properly in the PDF viewer in your browser,
download and open in Adobe Acrobat on your computer,
Send me an email or text my cell phone.


Thomas.Duffett@Dal.Ca
Cell: 1 902 478 2909