Events - 2020

Monday, November 23, 2020 — 9:00 AM EST

Jessica Dupasquier's thesis is entitled: "Does caring for yourself lead to seeking care from others? Investigating the relationship between self-compassion and interpersonal emotion regulation."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

Friday, November 20, 2020 — 1:00 PM EST

Tiffany Doan's thesis is entitled: "Children use probability to infer other people’s emotions."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

Friday, November 6, 2020 — 1:00 PM EST

Daniel Todorovic's thesis is entitled: "Choosing what to read out loud while studying: The role of agency in production."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT

Xiao Qi Mu's thesis is entitled: "Gender Stereotypes and the Relational Consequences of Interpersonal Justice Violations."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

Thursday, October 1, 2020 — 9:00 AM EDT

Robin Mazumder's thesis is entitled: "The Downside of Building Up: An Exploration into the Psychological and Physiological Impacts of Exposure to High-Rise Buildings."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

Friday, September 4, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT

Mona Zhu's thesis is entitled: "On the Determinants of Human Spatial Organization."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT

Christopher Lee's thesis is entitled: "Context reinstatement reconsidered: Investigating boundary conditions of the effect."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 — 7:00 PM EDT

Join the University of Waterloo, in partnership with the Kitchener Public Library, for an online community lecture on Tuesday. "Will our kids be alright?" focuses on how the disruptions of 2020 affect children and their development. Waterloo researchers will unpack the short and long-term social and developmental consequences and how we can avoid exacerbating the effects of the global pandemic.

Speakers at the event include:

Friday, August 21, 2020 — 9:00 AM EDT

Hanna Negami's thesis is entitled: "Investigating positive and threat-based awe in natural and built environments."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Monday, August 17, 2020 — 12:00 PM EDT

Navio Kwok's thesis is entitled: "A Longitudinal Investigation of Leader Development and Leadership Emergence."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Friday, July 31, 2020 — 9:30 AM EDT

Jhotisha Mugon's thesis is entitled: "An Exploration of the Correlates and Causes of Boredom."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT

Jeremy Marty-Dugas's thesis is entitled: "Refining Flow: The Re-conceptualization and Measurement of Flow as Deep Effortless Concentration."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Friday, July 17, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT

Sarah McCrackin's thesis is entitled: "Perceiving direct and averted gaze during emotion discrimination, affective empathy and affective theory of mind judgements: electrophysiological and behavioural effects."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Monday, June 8, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT

Bethany Keleher's thesis is entitled: "Evaluating the Effect of Basic Psychological Needs Support and Thwarting on Motivation for Emotionally Demanding Behaviour Change."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 — 12:00 PM EDT

In the wake of COVID-19, many in the Waterloo community are overwhelmed with questions and uncertainty about the pandemic and its effects on our well-being, health and economy. University of Waterloo experts are available to share their knowledge and answer questions from the community.

Dr. James Danckert, Professor, Department of Psychology will be the featured expert on June 3, 2020.

Topic:  Quarantine boredom

Thursday, May 21, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT

Revised defense date and time. Kevin Barber's thesis is entitled: "Beyond positive affect: enhancing our understanding of diminished positive emotions and experiences in social anxiety."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 — 12:00 PM EDT
In the wake of COVID-19, many in the Waterloo community are overwhelmed with questions and uncertainty about the pandemic and its effects on our well-being, health and economy. University of Waterloo experts are available to share their knowledge and answer questions from the community.
 
Dr. Christine Purdon, Professor, Department of Psychology will be the first featured expert.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT

Yourie Kim's thesis is entitled: "The Asian-White Leadership Gap: Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Explanations Based on Leader and Follower Stereotypes."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT

Brenda Chiang's' thesis is entitled: "On Obsessions: A Phenomenology of Doubt, Images, and the Obsessive-Compulsive Chronological Structure in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 — 1:30 PM EDT

Harrison Oakes' thesis is entitled: "Closets Breed Suspicion: Environments that Stigmatize Concealable Identities Raise Doubts about Claims to Contrasting Non-Stigmatized Identities."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defenses are being held remotely. Unfortunately, public access is not available.

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 3:00 PM EST

Speaker: Dr. Mark Fenskem University of Guelph

Title: Neurocognitive inhibition has social, emotional, and motivational consequences (that may be clinically relevant).

Location: PAS 2083

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. with a reception to follow in PAS 3005

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Friday, January 24, 2020 — 3:00 PM EST

Speaker: Dr. Heather Henderson, University of Waterloo

Title:  Childhood Shyness: Linking Attention, Information Processing, and Relationships

Location: PAS 2083

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 — 2:30 PM EST

Dana Bernier's thesis is entitled: "Listening to their peers: An assessment of toddlers' processing of other children's speech."

All are welcome to attend.

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