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.

Three 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 Name: Carrie MacDonald -Liska

Supervisor: Dr. Jennifer Mitton (StFX)

Time & Date: Monday, July 12th at 1:00pm ADT

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Dissertation Proposal & Dissertation Defense

Student: Denise Burgess

Supervisor: Dr. Lynn Ayward

Time & Date: June 9th at 10am ADT


Student: Carol Flegg

Supervisor: Dr. Ardra Cole

Time & Date: June 17th at 2pm ADT


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