Honours Student Projects

SERS

  • Dara Babaran 17/18
    • Thesis: The adoption of VEC monitoring and multivariate analysis on the Blair Creek subwatershed as a model for CEA
  • Alexa Busef 17/18
    • Thesis: Assessing Aquatic Benthic Macroinvertebrate Community Population Responses to Calcium Level Declines of Lakes Across Canadian Shield Due to Decreases in Acid Rain & Increased Logging
  • Pui-Ying Samantha Hui 17/18
    • Thesis: Examining the Effects of Androgenic Endocrine Disrupting Substances on Growth Rates of Mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus)
  • Yo (Joseph) Wang 15/16. Co-supervised with N. Craik.
    • Thesis: Evaluating the effectiveness and challenges to clean tech incubation in Canada.
  • Robert Butt 15/16
    • Thesis: Water Quality Assessment of the West Humber Sub-Watershed, and the Proposal of Constructed Wetlands as a Remedial Tool.
  • Matt Paluch 15/16
    • Thesis: Understanding the Social Perception of Human Sewage Recycling: An Analysis of Concerns Surrounding Biosolid Use in the Region of Waterloo
  • Karli Grant 15/16
    • Thesis: Biomonitoring in the Canagagigue Creek: a benthic macroinvertebrate assessment of a chemically impacted stream in southern Ontario.
  • Andrew Eaton 15/16
    • Thesis: Changing climate, changing species: Germination rates of the invasive common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) in response to changing snow cover regimes
  • Mia Donaldson 15/16
    • Thesis: The microplastic problem: will a federal ban on beads be enough?
  • Beining Ma 15/16
    • Thesis: Influences of program design and information delivery on voluntary environmental program adoption: Water Efficiency Technology (WET) Program, Region of Waterloo.
  • Nicholas Allen 15/16
    • Thesis: Why Do We Care? An Analysis of Why Individuals Oppose or Support Wind Turbine Development in Ontario.
  • Katie Wheeler 14/15
    • Thesis: Conservation Authorities in Ontario. A comparison of Quinte, Grand River and Nickel District Conservation Authorities and the challenges they face in funding and management
  • Devin Upper 14/15
    • Thesis: Has the Water Quality of the Niagara River Improved from 1980 to 2014?
  • Chris Kahlmeier 14/15
    • Thesis: Evaluating Restoration Options and the Future Direction for Research on Tailings Ponds in the Alberta Oil Sands – A Review of Current Knowledge

 Biology

  • Christine Nielsen 19/20. Co-supervised with Mark Servos.
    • Thesis: Investigating the impact of an abandoned natural gas well on the aquatic ecology of Big Creek.
  • Jessie Pearson 16/17
    • Thesis: Identification of Grass Shrimp (Palaemonetes spp.) Collected in Estuaries Sampled by the Community Aquatic Monitoring Program in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence