Nova Scotia Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies

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A uniquely Nova Scotian program offering exciting opportunities for PhD studies with Atlantic Canada's finest educational scholars and researchers.

Nova Scotia universities have joined together to offer a world-class doctoral program that draws upon the collective resources of a renowned scholarly community.

The Nova Scotia PhD Program in Educational Studies helps talented scholars develop rich knowledge and advanced research skills so important in today's rapidly changing world.

This innovative and state-of-the-art program includes:

Graduates of the program are ideally placed to play leadership roles in a range of academic and professional organizations.


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Comprehensive Portfolio Presentation

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Dissertation Proposal & Dissertation Defenses

PhD Candidate, Martin Morrison will defend his doctoral dissertation proposal entitled, "African Nova Scotia Dreamkeepers and Promising Practices" at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Room 403, Seton Academic Centre

Supervisor: Dr. Susie Brigham (MSVU)
Committee Member: Dr. Ann Vibert (Acadia)
Committee Member: Dr. Joanne Tompkins (StFX)

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PhD Candidate, Gregory Hadley will defend his doctoral dissertation proposal entitled, "Stemming the Tide: An Interpretive Study of Entrepreneurial Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes and its Potential to Revitalize Rural Nova Scotia, Canada" at St. Francis Xavier University.

Date: Friday, December 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Xavier Hall, Room 123

Supervisor: Dr. David Young (StFX)
Committee Member: Dr. Robert White (StFX)
Committee Member: Dr. Monica Lent (StFX)

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