Nova Scotia Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies

Scholarship that makes a difference

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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

Student: Maria Gangotena

Supervisor: Maureen Coady

Time & Date: Friday, October 9th at 1:30pm ADT


Dissertation Proposal & Dissertation Defense

Student: Janet Purvis

Proposal: Influences Shaping Nurses’ Continuing Professional Education Choices and Learning Pathways: A Qualitative Case Study

Time & Date: Wednesday, October 7th at 3pm ADT


Student: Greg Hadley

Disseration: Stemming the Tide: An Interpretive, Exploratory Study of Youth Entrepreneurial Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes in Rural Nova Scotia, Canada

Time & Date: Friday, October 9th at 2pm ADT