Thesis/Dissertation Titles

Year Name Degree Area Supervisor(s)

Title of Thesis/Dissertation

2021 CHEN, Michael PhD Astronomy J. Di Francesco
J. Willis
Mass Assembly in Star Formation via Interstellar Filaments
  HART, Alexander MSc Medical Physics W. Beckham
M. Bazalova-Carter
Optimization of Reconstruction Methods and Injected Activity for Whole Body [18F]FDG PET Imaging
  LINDSAY, Clayton PhD Medical Physics

C. Hoehr
A. Jirasek

Simulation of the TRIUMF Proton Therapy facility for applications to 3D printing in radiotherapy
  McLEAN, Kayla PhD Particle Physics M. Lefebvre Search for dark matter produced in association with a Z boson in the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider
2020 ALLEN, Marc PhD Condensed Matter R. de Sousa Theoretical investigation of size effects in multiferroic nanoparticles
  BEAIRSTO, Seamus MSc Condensed Matter R. de Sousa Magnetic Excitations of Finite Systems: Edge Effects on Spin Waves
  BOTTRELL, Connor PhD Astronomy L. Simard
S. Ellison
Morphological and kinematic indicators of structural transformation in galaxies
  CHIU, Justin PhD Particle Physics M. Lefebvre Search for Higgs boson decays to beyond-the-Standard-Model light bosons in four-lepton events with the ATLAS detector at the LHC
  CLARKSON, Ondrea PhD Astronomy F. Herwig The First Stars and the Convective-Reactive Regime
  COFFEY, John MSc Theory D. Morrissey
A. Ritz
Cosmological constraints on sub-GeV dark vectors
  CROTTS, Katherine MSc Astronomy B. Matthews
R. Dong
A Deep Polarimetric Analysis of the Asymmetrical Debris Disk HD 106906
  DUNNING, Chelsea PhD Medical Physics M. Bazalova-Carter Contrast Agent Imaging Using An Optimized Table-top X-ray Fluorescence and Photon-Counting Computed Tomography Imaging System
  FANTIN, Nicholas PhD Astronomy P. Côté
J. Navarro
Studying a Fire from its Ashes: White Dwarfs as Probes of Milky Way Evolution
  GERARD, Benjamin PhD Astronomy C. Marois
J. Willis
Exoplanet imaging speckle subtraction: current limitations and a path forward
  HANI, Maan PhD Astronomy S. Ellison Probing galaxy evolution through numerical simulations: mergers, gas, and star formation
  HOULT, Raphael MSc Theory P. Kovtun Constraints Effecting Stability and Causality of Charged Relativistic Hydrodynamics
  JENSEN, Jaclyn MSc Astronomy A. McConnachie
S. Ellison
Fossils of the Distant Galaxy: NGC 5466 and its Stellar Stream
  JUNG, Paul MSc Particle Physics R. Baartman
D. Karlen
Hybrid Macro-Particle Moment Accelerator Tracking Algorithm
  KIELTY, Collin PhD Astronomy K. Venn Chemo-dynamics of Newly Discovered Metal-Poor Stars and Improved Spectroscopic Tools
  SHROFF, Maheyer MSc Particle Physics R. McPherson
R. Keeler
A Data Injector for the High Luminosity LHC ATLAS Liquid Argon Signal Processor
  WILKINSON-ZAN, Benjamin MSc Theory M. Pospelov Does Size Matter? Exploring the Viability of Measuring the Charge Radius of the First Excited Nuclear State in Muonic Zirconium
2019 BANNISTER, Aaron MSc Medical Physics D. Chithrani Modulation of Nanoparticle Uptake, Intracellular Distribution, and Retention with Docetaxel to Enhance Radiotherapy
  BEAULIEU, Alexandre PhD Particle Physics M. Roney The Study and Shielding of Electromagnetic Radiation from SuperKEKB Electron and Positron Beam Interactions
  BIALEK, Spencer MSc Astronomy S. Fabbro
K. Venn
Deep learning analyses of synthetic spectral libraries with an application to the Gaia-ESO database
  BREITKREUTZ, Dylan PhD Medical Physics M. Bazalova-Carter Design and evaluation of a Monte Carlo model of a low-cost kilovoltage x-ray arc therapy system
  CARLSON, Evan MSc Particle Physics R. Kowalewski
I. Trigger
Results of the 2018 ATLAS sTGC test beam and internal strip alignment of sTGC detectors
  DIGBY, Ruth MSc Astronomy J. Navarro Dwarf galaxy star formation histories in Local Group cosmological simulations
  GAO, Yi Lin (Kyle) MSc Particle Physics S. Koscielniak
D. Karlen
A Study on HL-LHC Beam-Beam Resonances Using a Lie Algebraic Weak-Strong Model
  HOWARD, Brittany MSc Astronomy J. Willis A Comparison of the Effects of Local and Global Environment on Galaxy Evolution in Low Redshift Galaxy Clusters
  JOHNSTONE, Christopher PhD Medical Physics M. Bazalova-Carter Microcomputed Tomography Dosimetry and Image Quality in Preclinical Image-Guided Radiation Therapy
  KEOWN, Jared PhD Astronomy K. Venn
J. Di Francesco
Hierarchical ammonia structures in galactic molecular clouds
  LI, Zhelun MSc Particle Physics R. Kowalewski The development of missing transverse momentum reconstruction with the ATLAS detector using the PUfit algorithm in pp collisions at 13 TeV
  LONGO, Savino PhD Particle Physics M. Roney First application of CsI(Tl) pulse shape discrimination at an e^+ e^- collider to improve particle identification at the Belle II experiment
  PAETKAU, D. Owen MSc Medical Physics M. Bazalova-Carter
I. Gagne
SpaceOAR hydrogel optimization and management for rectal sparing in prostate cancer patients
  RIECK, Kristy MSc Medical Physics D. Chithrani Gold Nanoparticle Uptake in Synchronized Cell Populations and the effect on Radiation Sensitization
  ROTERMUND, Lina MSc Ocean Physics J. Klymak
B. Williams
The effects of sea ice on the tides in the Kitikmeot Sea: results using year–long current meter data from Dease Strait and tidal models
  STEPHENS, David MSc Astronomy F. Herwig 3D1D Modeling of the Convective-Reactive Mixing in Rapidly Accreting White Dwarfs
  TAYLOR, Kate MSc Theory A. Ritz Exploring energy extraction from Kerr magnetospheres
  THORP, Mallory MSc Astronomy S. Ellison Resolved properties of galaxy mergers from the MaNGA survey
  TRONRUD, Thorold MSc Astronomy J. Navarro The Baryonic Matter and Geometry of the Local Group
2018 AL-HAKEEM, Eyad PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek
S. Zavgorodni
Dosimetry at extreme non-charged particle equilibrium conditions using Monte Carlo and specialized dosimeters
  BERG, Trystyn PhD Astronomy S. Ellison Probing galaxy evolution with quasar absorption lines
  DRAPER, Zachary PhD Astronomy K. Venn
B. Matthews
Understanding the Liveliness and Volatility of Debris Disks: from the microscopic properties to causal mechanisms
  FRANCIS, Logan MSc Astronomy D. Johnstone
J. Navarro
Contraining Variable Accretion in Deeply Embedded Protostars with Interferometric Observations
  JAHANDAR, Farbod MSc Astronomy K. Venn
P. Côté
Investigation of New Techniques for Increasing Effciencies in Spectroscopic Surveys
  LIU, Ruochuan MSc Theory M. Pospelov Self-interacting Dark Matter of an SU(2) Gauged Dark Sector
  MAYNARD, Evan PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek
M. Hilts
Applications of x-ray computed tomography polymer gel dosimetry
  SPENGLER, Chelsea PhD Astronomy P. Côté
J. Willis
Nuclear Star Clusters in the Virgo Cluster of Galaxies
  VAN NEST, Samantha PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek Applications of Raman Spectroscopy in Radiation Oncology: Clinical Instrumentation and Radiation Response Signatures in Tissue
2017 BRADY, Brendan MSc Condensed Matter A. Brolo Amorphous germanium optical cavity solar cells enhanced by plasmonic nanoparticles
  COATHUP, Andrew MSc Medical Physics M. Bazalova-Carter
P. Basran
Towards Personalized PTV Margins for External Beam Radiation Therapy of the Prostate
  DAVIS, Austin MSc Astronomy F. Herwig Convective boundary mixing in simulations of massive stars
  DE JONG, Samuel PhD Particle Physics J.M. Roney Study of thermal neutron flux from SuperKEKB in the Belle II commissioning detector
  ELLIOT, Alison PhD Particle Physics R. Keeler
R. McPherson
Search for dark matter in association with a leptonically decaying Z boson in the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider
  FATTAHI SAVADJANI, Azadeh PhD Astronomy J. Navarro The Local Group and its dwarf galaxy members within the standard model of cosmology
  FRADETTE, Anthony PhD Theory M. Pospelov Particle physics probes from cosmology
  HERNANDEZ, Juan MSc Theory P. Kovtun Exploring the Fluid Landscape: Three New Regimes of Relativistic Hydrodynamics
  HILL, Ewan PhD Particle Physics R. Kowalewski
I. Trigger
Search for direct scalar top pair production in final states with two tau leptons in pp collisions at TeV at the ATLAS Detector at the Large Hadron Collider
  KIELTY, Collin MSc Astronomy K. Venn New Frontiers in Galactic Archaeology: Spectroscopic Surveys, Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars, and Machine Learning Applications
  KOLTHAMMER, Joseph PhD Condensed Matter B.C. Choi Chirality control and magnetization dynamics in a dual vortex spin valve nanopillar
  KWAN, Tony PhD Particle Physics R. Keeler Measurements of neutral current Drell-Yan production at 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector
  LAMB, Masen PhD Astronomy K. Venn
D. Andersen
On the calibration and use of Adaptive Optics systems: RAVEN observations of metal-poor stars in the Galactic Bulge and the application of focal plane wavefront sensing techniques
  LE DALL, Matthias PhD Theory A. Ritz
R. de Sousa
Portal Interactions within Leptogenesis and Precision Observables - and - Quantum Theory of Orbitally-Degenerate Impurities in Superconductors
  LEBLANC, Matthew PhD Particle Physics R. McPherson Characterizing the Decays of High-pT Top Quarks and Addressing Naturalness with Jet Substructure in ATLAS Runs I and II
  LLOYD, Samantha PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek
I. Gagne
Measurement and Monte Carlo simulation of electron fields for modulated electron radiation therapy
  MAIRS, Steven PhD Astronomy D. Johnstone
F. Herwig
From Gas and Dust to Protostars: Addressing the Initial Stages of Star Formation Using Observations of Nearby Molecular Clouds
  MORTON, Daniel PhD Medical Physics A. Jiraek
W. Beckham
Quantitative Techniques for Permanent Breast Seed Implant Brachytherapy
  NIEDERMAYER, Graeme MSc Particle Physics R. Kowalewski Investigations of calorimeter clustering in ATLAS using machine learning
  OMAN, Kyle PhD Astronomy J. Navarro An explanation for the unexpected diversity of dwarf galaxy rotation curves
  RITTER, Christian PhD Astronomy F. Herwig Nucleosynthesis in Stellar Models across Initial Masses and Metallicities and Implications for Chemical Evolution
  SENARATH YAPA ARACHCHIGE, Pramodh Viduranga MSc Condensed Matter R. de Sousa Non-local electrodynamics of superconducting wires: implications for flux noise and inductance
  SHANKMAN, Cory PhD Astronomy JJ Kavelaars
F. Herwig
On the characteristics and evolution of dynamically excited trans-Neptunian Objects
  TASNEEM, Nafisa PhD Particle Physics J.M. Roney Search for the Lepton Flavour Violating Decay in Υ(3S) → e^±μ^∓
  TURRI, Paolo PhD Astronomy D. Andersen
K. Venn
Advancing Next Generation Adaptive Optics in Astronomy: From the Lab to the Sky
2016 BOTTRELL, Connor MSc Astronomy L. Simard
S. Ellison
Computational cosmology as seen through a telescope: observational properties of simulated galaxies
  BROEKHOVEN-FIENE, Hannah PhD Astronomy B. Matthews
K. Venn
Star formation in the Auriga-California Giant Molecular Cloud and its circumstellar disk population
  CERVANTES SMITH, Marla MSc Particle Physics A. Gottberg
D. Karlen
ARIEL electron to gamma converter design
  CHITSAZZADEH, Shadi MSc Medical Physics A. Mestrovic
M. Bazalova-Carter
Developing a QA procedure for gated VMAT SABR treatments using 10 MV beam in flattening-filter free mode
  CHIU, Justin MSc Particle Physics R. Kowalewski The performance of the ATLAS missing transverse momentum high-level trigger in 2015 pp collisions at 13 TeV
  CRAWFORD, Jason PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek
W. Beckham
New technologies for 211At targeted α-therapy research using 211Rn and 209At
  DAVID, Claire PhD Particle Physics R. McPherson
M. Lefebvre
Search for supersymmetry using a Higgs boson in the decay cascade with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider
  deNIVERVILLE, Patrick PhD Theory A. Ritz Searching for hidden sector dark matter with fixed target neutrino experiments
  GERARD, Benjamin MSc Astronomy C. Marois
K. Venn
Observational, numerical, and laboratory methods in high contrast imaging
  HIGGS, Clare MSc Astronomy A. McConnachie
K. Venn
Solo dwarf galaxy survey: the Sagittarius dwarf irregular galaxy
  JOHNSON-GROH, Mara MSc Astronomy C. Marois
S. Ellison
From exoplanets to quasars: adventures in angular differential imaging
  KOVACS, Paul MSc Particle Physics J. Albert Design, construction and analysis of a solid state nearly-isotropic light source
  KUKLEV, Nikita MSc Medical Physics A. Jirasek Robust multivariate analysis methods for single cell Raman spectroscopy
  MALDONADO MILLAN, Fernando MSc Particle Physics A. Gottberg
D. Karlen
Extraction optics for ion beam generation in the ARIEL facility at TRIUMF
  MYSLIK, Jordan PhD Particle Physics D. Karlen Measurement of muon antineutrino disappearance in the T2K Experiment
  PIKE, Rosemary PhD Astronomy JJ Kavelaars
K. Venn
On the population of the 5:1 Neptune resonance
  SAVARD, Nicolas MSc Particle Physics L. Merminga
D. Karlen
Temperature uniformity measurements and studies of bunch parameter variations for the Advanced Wakefield Experiment, AWAKE
  ZHONG, Muyang MSc Condensed Matter A. Brolo Evaluation of substrates for surface-enhanced Raman scattering
2015 ABERNATHY, Jason MSc Particle Physics D. Karlen A Control System for the E-Linac View Screen System
  CAMPBELL, Warren PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek
D. Wells
Readout of polymer gel dosimeters using a prototype fan-beam optical computed tomography scanner
  CHEN, Michael MSc Astronomy J. Di Francesco
J. Willis
Deriving Dust Properties in Star Forming Clumps: a Look Across the Perseus Molecular Cloud with Herschel and SCUBA-2
  HERINGER, Epson Thiago Masikiv MSc Astronomy C. Pritchet Type Ia Supernovae: Rates and Progenitors
  LANGE, Nicholas MSc Theory M. Pospelov Sensitivities to a Light Scalar Particle Using Muon Decay, Kaon Decay, and Electron-Positron Annihilation
  LIANG, Lichen MSc Astronomy A. Babul The Growth and Enrichment of the Intragroup Gas
  LONGO, Savino MSc Particle Physics J.M. Roney Measurements of the Radiation Hardness of CsI(Tl) Scintillation Crystals and Comparison Studies with Pure CsI for the Belle II Electromagnetic Calorimeter
  PEARCE, James PhD Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski A search for Higgs-portal dark matter and new phenomena with monojet signatures in 𝑝𝑝 collisions at √𝑠 = 8 TeV
  PORTER, Ryan MSc Particle Physics R. Keeler An electronic model of the ATLAS Phase-1 Upgrade Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter Front End Crate Baseplane
  TOWNSON, Reid PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek
S. Zavgorodni
Enhancing the speed of radiotherapy Monte Carlo dose calculation with applications in dose verification
  WHEATON, Skyler MSc Condensed Matter R. Gordon Optical Trapping and Inspection of Nanoparticles with Double-Nanohole Optical Traps
2014 ALLEN, Marc MSc Condensed Matter R. de Sousa Theoretical determination of electric field-magnetic field phase diagrams of the multiferroic bismuth ferrite
  BARBER, Christopher MSc Astronomy J. Navarro The Milky Way's dwarf satellite galaxies in ΛCDM: orbital ellipticities and internal structure
  BERG, Trystyn MSc Astronomy S. Ellison Metal Strong Damped Lyman Alpha Systems And Their Context With The Local Group
  CHITSAZZADEH, Shadi PhD Astronomy J. Di Francesco
S. Ellison
Internal Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Starless Cores on the Brink of Gravitational Collapse
  DRAPER, Zachary MSc Astronomy B. Matthews
K. Venn
Observational Methods for the Study of Debris Disks: Gemini Planet Imager and Herschel Space Observatory
  KING, Gregory PhD Particle Physics J. M. Roney Search for Lepton Universality Violation Using Υ (3S) Decays
  MADER, Joanna MSc Medical Physics A. Jirasek
A. Mestrovic
Flattening Filter Free photon beams for treatment of early-stage lung cancer: an investigation of peripheral dose
  MOIR, Brock MSc Particle Physics R. Keeler A Correction to the Modelled Jet Energy Resolution of the ATLAS Detector
  OUELLETTE, Eric PhD Particle Physics J. Albert Search for the Higgs Boson in the Vector Boson Fusion Channel at the ATLAS Detector
  SAKARI, Charli PhD Astronomy K. Venn Chemical Abundances of Local Group Globular Clusters
  SCUDDER, Jillian PhD Astronomy S. Ellison Gas flows in interacting galaxies: a multiwavelength study
  SHAW, Conor PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek Investigating the use of protein-targeted pegylated gold nanoparticle probes in the surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of cells
  WANG, Xun PhD Theory A. Ritz Force-free magnetospheres, Kerr-AdS black holes and holography
2013 BABB, James MSc Theory P. Kovtun The derivation and quasinormal mode spectrum of acoustic anti-de sitter black hole analogues
  BEAULIEU, Alexandre MSc Particle Physics J.M. Roney Search for new spin-0 particles near π⁰ mass produced in association with τ pairs at BABAR
  BERGHAUS, Frank PhD Particle Physics M. Lefebvre Search for quark compositeness in 7 TeV proton-proton collisions with the ATLAS Detector at the Large Hadron Collider
  BILDFELL, Christopher PhD Astronomy H. Hoekstra
A. Babul
The Stellar Content in Clusters of Galaxies
  BOJECHKO, Casey PhD Particle Physics D. Karlen Simultaneous Analysis of Near and Far Detector Samples of the T2K Experiment to Measure Muon Neutrino Disappearance
  HARDER, Michael MSc Theory P. Kovtun Holography and Causality in Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet Gravity
  HARDER, Samantha MSc Medical Physics A. Jirasek
W. Ansbacher
Raman spectroscopy of tumour cells exposed to clinically relevant doses of ionizing radiation
  JOHNSTON, Holly PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek
M. Hilts
An x-ray computed tomography polymer gel dosimetry system for complex radiation therapy treatment verification
  KEZWER, Jason MSc Astronomy C. Pritchet The Life Cycle of Stars: Supernovae in Starbursts
  LaFOREST, Stephanie MSc Condensed Matter R. de Sousa Flux Noise due to Spins in SQUIDs
  MAYNARD, Evan MSc Medical Physics I. Gagne
A. Jirasek
Evaluation of a Helical Diode Array and Planned Dose Perturbation Model for Pretreatment Verification of Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy
  MORTON, Daniel MSc Medical Physics W. Beckham
A. Jirasek
Development of a software based automatic exposure control system for use in image guided radiation therapy
  PASSY, Jean-Claude PhD Astronomy F. Herwig
O. De Marco
Modeling close stellar interactions using numerical and analytical techniques
  PON, Andrew PhD Astronomy D. Johnstone
J. Willis
Shocks, Superbubbles, and Filaments: Investigations into Large Scale Gas Motions in Giant Molecular Clouds
  ROBERTS, James MSc Medical Physics W. Ansbacher
A. Jirasek
A Portal imager-based patient dosimetry system
  SADAVOY, Sarah PhD Astronomy J. Di Francesco
S. Ellison
Star Formation in the Perseus Molecular Cloud: A Detailed Look at Star-Forming Clumps with Herschel
  URQUHART, Sheona PhD Astronomy J. Willis Galaxy evolution in a large sample of X-ray clusters
  WAN, Di MSc Ocean Physics J. Klymak
M. Foreman
Modelling of barotropic M2 tidal circulation with friction effects in Kyuquot Sound
  ZHANG, Lei MSc Condensed Matter B.C. Choi Magnetization Damping in Microstructured Ferromagnetic Materials
2012 BANDARA, H. M. Kaushala PhD Astronomy D. Crampton
C. Pritchet
Applications of strong gravitational lensing: utilizing nature's telescope for the study of intermediate to high redshift galaxies
  DEJONG, Samuel MSc Particle Physics J.M. Roney Cluster counting studies in a SuperB drift chamber prototype
  FRADETTE, Anthony MSc Theory M. Pospelov Constraining the variation of fundamental constants with tritium decays
  GLASS, Lisa PhD Astronomy L. Ferrarese
J. Willis
The central regions of early-type galaxies in nearby clusters
  KWAN, Tony MSc Particle Physics R. Keeler A measurement of the Drell-Yan differential cross section using data from proton-proton collisions at 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector
  LEAMAN, Ryan PhD Astronomy K. Venn Constraints on environmental and secular effects on the chemodynamical evolution of dwarf galaxies
  LESSARD, Jean-Raphael PhD Particle Physics M. Lefebvre Searches for top-antitop resonances in proton-proton collisions at a center of mass energy of 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector
  LEWCZUK, Mateusz PhD Particle Physics R. Sobie Study of high multiplicity 3-prong τ decays at BaBar
  MENON, Athira MSc Astronomy F. Herwig Reproducing the chemical composition of R Coronae Borealis stars from nucleosynthesis in post double degenerate white dwarf mergers
  MOVASSAGHI JORSHARI, Razzi MSc Astronomy A. Babul A case for an ultra massive black hole in the galaxy cluster MS0735.6+7421
  PALMER, Michael MSc Astronomy L. Simard
S. Ellison
Spectral energy distribution fitting of the bulge and disk components of interacting galaxies
  XU, Haitian MSc Condensed Matter B.C. Choi Magnetization dynamics in lithographically patterned Ni80Fe20/Ir20Mn80 exchange-biased square elements
2011 BROEKHOVEN-FIENE, Hannah MSc Astronomy B. Matthews
S. Ellison
Resolving the multi-temperature debris disk around γ Doradus with Herschel
  CHOI, Herve PhD Particle Physics R. Sobie Search for CP violation in τ decays at BABAR
  COURNEYEA, Lorraine PhD Particle Physics R. McPherson
R. Keeler
Accounting for jet response induced MET backgrounds to new physics at the ATLAS experiment at CERN's LHC
  deNIVERVILLE, Patrick MSc Theory A. Ritz Observing a light dark matter beam with neutrino experiments
  GAO, Yan MSc Astronomy C. Pritchet Dependencies of SDSS Supernova Ia rates on their host galaxy properties
  HENDRICKS, Benjamin MSc Astronomy P. Stetson
D. VandenBerg
A new reddening law for M4
  HILL, Ewan MSc Particle Physics I. Trigger
M. Lefebvre
The cosmic muon flux in the ATLAS Detector at the Large Hadron Collider
  JARRETT, Michael MSc Particle Physics J. Albert Prospects for the measurement of the Higgs CP structure at ATLAS in Higgs to four lepton decays
  LLOYD, Samantha MSc Medical Physics W. Ansbacher
A. Jirasek
Evaluation of a deterministic Boltzmann solver for radiation therapy dose calculations involving high-density hip prostheses
  MATTHEWS, Quinn PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek Single-cell Raman spectroscopy of irradiated tumour cells
  MAXWELL, Aaron MSc Astronomy D. Johnstone
J. Willis
Kicking at the darkness: detecting deeply embedded protostars at 1-10 μm
  PARKER, Alex PhD Astronomy JJ Kavelaars
J. Willis
Ultra-wide Trans-Neptunian Binaries: tracers of the outer solar system's history
  PEARCE, James MSc Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski W/Z+Jets production cross section ratio as a new physics search with the ATLAS Detector at CERN
  SANTONI, Albert MSc Condensed Matter B.C. Choi Magnetization dynamics in NiFe thin films
  SHARMAN, Jonathan MSc Theory M. Pospelov The impact of strongly interacting relics on big bang nucleosynthesis
  STEMEROFF, Noah MSc Condensed Matter R. de Sousa Quantum entanglement, initialization and readout of nuclear spin qubits with an electric current
  STOREY, Douglas MSc Particle Physics D. Karlen A view screen beam profile monitor for the ARIEL e-linac at TRIUMF
  TURNER, Monica MSc Astronomy P. Cote
J. Willis
The ACS Fornax Cluster Survey: the nuclei of early-type galaxies
  WANG, Kuhan MSc Particle Physics R. Keeler A study of missing transverse energy in minimum bias events with in-time pile-up at the Large Hadron Collider using the ATLAS Detector and √s=7 TeV proton-proton collision data
  YUN, Zinkoo PhD Theory W. Israel Tunneling model in Kruskal-Szekeres coordinates and information paradox
2010 BAKER, Mark MSc Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski Improving the robustness of the ATLAS calorimeter software trigger
  BAYES, Ryan PhD Particle Physics A. Olin
R.V. Kowalewski
Measurement of the decay parameter ρ and a search for non-Standard Model decays in the muon decay spectrum
  CAMPBELL, Warren MSc Medical Physics A. Jirasek
D. Wells
Development of a fan-beam optical computed tomography scanner for three-dimensional dosimetry
  CRAWFORD, Jason MSc Medical Physics A. Jirasek
I. Gagne
An evaluation of patient-specific IMRT verification failures
  GRAHAM, Melissa PhD Astronomy C. Pritchet Nature versus nurture: how parent galaxy environments affect the rates and properties of their Type Ia supernovae
  GAUDIN, Andre MSc Particle Physics J.M. Roney Drift speed and gain measurements in the T2K time projection chambers
  HILLAIRET, Anthony PhD Particle Physics A. Olin
M. Lefebvre
Measurement of the δ and η muon decay parameters
  INCE, Tayfun PhD Particle Physics R. Keeler Prospects for probing the structure of the proton with the low-mass Drell-Yan events in ATLAS
  SOLTANI, Fatemeh MSc Condensed Matter G. Steeves Growth of metallic nanowires by chemical etching and the use of microfluidics channels to produce quantum point contacts
2009 BUSH, Karl PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek Monte Carlo dose calculations in advanced radiotherapy
  FRIESEN, Rachel PhD Astronomy J. Di Francesco
C. Pritchet
The initial conditions of clustered star formation: an observational study of dense gas in the Ophiuchus molecular cloud
  HAMANO, Kenji PhD Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski Measurement of branching fractions and form factor parameters of B→Dlν and B→D*lν decays at BaBar
  HSIAO, Eric PhD Astronomy C. Pritchet Spectroscopic diversity of Type Ia supernovae
  KIRK, Helen PhD Astronomy D. Johnstone
D. Vandenberg
Star formation in the Perseus molecular cloud: observations of dynamics and comparison to simulations
  LUDLOW, Aaron PhD Astronomy J. Navarro The structure and substructure of cold dark matter halos
  NUGENT, Ian PhD Particle Physics J.M. Roney Precision measurements of τ lepton decays
  THANJAVUR, Karunananth PhD Astronomy D. Crampton
J. Willis
Cosmic applications of gravitational lens assisted spectroscopy (GLAS)
  BRASSEUR, Crystal MSc Astronomy D. Vandenberg
P. Stetson
Stellar population templates in the near-infrared
  BIRD, Christopher MSc Theory M. Pospelov The early universe as a probe of new physics
  CHUTTER, Ashley MSc Astronomy K. Venn Elemental abundance investigation of two candidate extragalactic globular clusters (NGC 5024, NGC 5466)
  LAMBERT, Simon MSc Theory M. Pospelov Scalar-tensor gravity with pseudoscalar couplings
  LEAMAN, Ryan MSc Astronomy K. Venn Stellar metallicities and kinematics in a gas-rich dwarf galaxy: first calcium triplet spectroscopy of RGB stars in WLM
  LINDSAY, Clayton MSc Particle Physics J.M. Roney Search for the lepton flavour violating decay τ±→e±γ
  MILUTINOVIC, Nikola MSc Astronomy S. Ellison The interstellar medium at high redshift: the sub-DLA at z=2.06 towards the quasar J2123-0050
  RUDGE, Jonathan MSc Condensed Matter B.C. Choi In-situ picosecond time-resolved probing of magnetization dynamics in polycrystalline ferromagnetic thin films
  SADAVOY, Sarah MSc Astronomy J. Di Francesco
D. VandenBerg
The mass distribution of protostellar and starless cores in Gould Belt clouds
  TAYLOR, Ryan MSc Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski Masking problematic channels in the liquid argon calorimeter for the high-level trigger of ATLAS
2008 BOLOKHOV, Pavel PhD Theory M. Pospelov Lorentz violation in quantum field theory
  FRASER, Wesley PhD Astronomy JJ Kavelaars The Kuiper belt size distribution: constraints on accretion
  BAXTER, Patricia MSc Medical physics A. Jirasek Assessment of X-ray Computed Tomography Dose in Normoxic Polyacrylamide Gel Dosimetry
  FRANSHAM, Kyle MSc Particle Physics D. Karlen Evaluating the performance of a prototype TPC for use in the ND280m detector of the T2K experiment
  GHAZIVINIZADEH, Aida MSc Astronomy A. Babul Stirring the Intracluster Medium: Heat Deposition from Galaxy Motions
  JOHNSTON, Holly PhD Medical Physics A. Jirasek
M. Hilts
Benchmarking a new three-dimensional ultrasound system for prostate image guided radiation therapy
  KING, Gregory MSc particle Physics R. Sobie
J.M. Roney
A measurement of the branching fraction of the decays of the τ lepton to 2π⁻π⁺ην
  MATTHEWS, Alexander MSc Medical Physics A. Jirasek Development of a Raman Microscope for Applications in Radiobiology
  RUDKO, David MSc Medical Physics A. Jirasek Prototype Fan Beam Optical Computed Tomography Scanner for Three-Dimensional Radiotherapy Dose Verification
  SHAW, Conor MSc Medical physics A. Jirasek The use of UV resonance Raman spectroscopy in the analysis of ionizing radiation-induced damage in DNA
  TIAN, Lanlan MSc Astronomy H. Hoestra Distinguishing Modified Newtonian Dynamics from Dark Matter with Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing Measurements
  WANG, Xun MSc Theory W. Israel Kerr and Kerr-AdS black shells and black hole entropy
  YORK, Brian MSc Astronomy S. Ellison The Search for Diffuse Interstellar Bands in Quasar Absorption Line Systems
2007 POOLE, Gregory PhD Astronomy A. Babul Impact of mergers on relaxed X-ray clusters
  SANDERSON, Aaron PhD Particle Physics A. Brolo Surface-enhanced raman scattering from a modified silver electrode
  TIEU, Steven PhD Theory F. Cooperstock Structures in general relativity
  BILDFELL, Chris MSc Astronomy H. Hoekstra
A. Babul
Brightest cluster galaxies: optical properties at intermediate redshift
  EDMONDS, Keith MSc Particle Physics M. Lefebvre
R. McPherson
Prospects for top quark mass measurement through the fully Hadronic decay of top-antitop events with the ATLAS detector
  KOOPMANS, Kristen MSc Theory M. Pospelov Catalyzed Big Bang Nucleosynthesis and the properties of charged relics in the early universe
  LAFORGE, Joshua MSc Condensed Matter G. Steeves A polarization sensitive interferometer for Faraday rotation detection
  LEWCZUK, Mateusz MSc Particle Physics R. Sobie Measurement of high multiplicity τ branching ratios
2006 CLEM, James PhD Astronomy D. VandenBerg
P. Stetson
Galactic Star Clusters in the u’g’r’i’z’ Photometric
  FORTIN, Dominique PhD Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski Determination of the CKM element |Vub|
  BAYES, Ryan MSc Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski
A. Olin
A Search for Exotic Muon Decays in the TWIST Muon Decay Spectrum
  BUSH, Karl MSc Medical Physics J.M. Roney
T. Popescu
Generation and Application of Monte Carlo Calculated Beamlet Dose Distributions in Radiation Therapy
  STOESZ, Jeffrey PhD Astronomy J.P. Veran
C. Pritchet
"The Next Generation of Wide Field Adaptive Optics"  
  CRANMER SARGISON, Gavin MSc Medical Physics J.M. Roney
S. Zavgorodni
Quantifying the Impact of Radiation Therapy Dose Uncertainties on Radiobiological Treatment Plan Evaluation
  HUGHES, Tamara MSc Particle Physics M. Lefebvre Pion Energy Reconstruction Methods for the ATLAS Electromagnetic and Hadronic Endcap Calorimeters
  KANWAR, Anudeep MSc Astronomy L. Simard
S. Ellison
The Size Evolution of Disk Galaxies in the Canada-France-Hawaii Legacy Survey
  SHAW, Warren MSc Particle Physics R. McPherson
R. Keeler
Calibration and Response of the High Pseudorapidity Region of the ATLAS Liquid Argon End-cap Calorimeters
2005 FONT, Andreea PhD Astronomy J. Navarro The Evolution of Galaxy Disks in Cold Dark Matter Halos
  McCARTHY, Ian PhD Astronomy A. Babul Probing the Physics of the Intracluster Medium
  FRIESEN, Rachel MSc Astronomy D. Johnstone Measuring the Submillimeter Dust Emission from Hot Molecular Cores; Testing a Fourier Transform Spectrometer for the Submillimeter
  GEEHAN, Jonathan MSc Astronomy A. Babul Investigating the Andromeda Stream: A Simple Bulge-Disk-Halo Model for M31
  INCE, Tayfun MSc Particle Physics R. Keeler Position Resolution of the ATLAS Electromagnetic Endcap Calorimeter
  KIRK, Helen MSc Astronomy D. Johnstone
D. VandenBerg
Understanding star formation in the Perseus molecular cloud
  LEDUE, Jeffrey MSc Astronomy D. Crampton
C. Pritchet
A study of the pyramid sensor: analytic theory, simulation and experiment
  PUBLICOVER, Julia MSc Medical Physics J.M. Roney
T. Ruth
Energy mapping of scattered protons within a gas target
  ROSENBAUM, Gabriel MSc Particle Physics D. Karlen Measuring the resolution of a GEM - TPC in a magnetic field
  YUN, Zinkoo MSc Particle Physics J.M. Roney A study of ε+ε- → μ+μ- (ϒ) events at BaBar
2004 BAILEY, Ian PhD Particle Physics R. Keeler The W boson spin density matrix at OPAL
  HAYASHI, Eric PhD Astronomy J. Navarro The Structure of Dark Matter Halos and Disk Galaxy Rotation Curves
  JACKSON, Paul PhD Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski A search for B⁺ → K⁺νν
  MILNE, Margaret MSc Astronomy C. Pritchet The faint end of the luminosity function in the core of the Coma cluster
  NUGENT, Ian MSc Particle Physics J.M. Roney The utilization of τ pairs in determining the tracking efficiency at the BaBar experiment
2003 KORMOS, Laura PhD Particle Physics R. Keeler
R. Sobie
A Measurement of the Tau to Muon Branching Ratio
  LABRIE, Kathleen PhD Astronomy C. Pritchet Near Infrared [FeII] Emission in Starburst Galaxies
  ROSS, Tetjana PhD Ocean Physics R. Lueck
C. Garrett
Sound Scattering from Oceanic Turbulence
  KLOPP, Aaron MSc Astronomy C. Pritchet Submillimeter Star Formation Rates in Interacting Pairs
2002 DOBBS, Matthew PhD Particle Physics M. Lefebvre Probing the Three Gauge-boson Couplings in 14 TeV Proton-Proton Collisions
  TAYLOR, James PhD Astronomy A. Babul The formation and survival of disk galaxies
  VACHON, Brigitte PhD Particle Physics R. McPherson
R. Sobie
Search for excited charged leptons in electron-positron collisions
  CLEM, James MSc Astronomy D. VandenBerg Strömgren Color-Temperature Relations for Cool Stars
2001 GRAHAM, Kevin PhD Particle Physics J.M. Roney Precision Determination of the Electroweak Mixing Angle and Test of Neutral Current Universality from the Tau Polarization Measurements at OPAL
  GWYN, Stephen PhD Astronomy D. Hartwick The Evolution of Galaxies in the Hubble Deep Fields
  STEINBRING, Eric PhD Astronomy C. Scarfe
D. Crampton
A. Gower
Techniques in High Resolution Observations from the Ground and Space, and Imaging of the Merging Environments of Radio Galaxies at Redshift 1 to 4
  BIRD, Chris MSc Particle Physics C. Picciotto
H. Fearing
Infrared regularization in relativistic chiral perturbation theory
  BROWN, Chris MSc Particle Physics J.M. Roney A Study of the Leptonic Branching Ratios of the τ at BABAR
  FORTIN, Dominique MSc Particle Physics M. Lefebvre Performance of the ATLAS Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter Modules to Electrons and Pions
  HAYASHI, Eric MSc Astronomy J. Navarro Tidal Disruption of Substructure in Galaxy Clusters
  JACKSON, Paul MSc Particle Physics R.V. Kowalewski Hypothesis testing variables applied to trajectory fitting in the BaBar experiment
  KENDALL, Roblyn MSc Ocean Physics C. Garrett An Investigation into the Energetics of the Surf Zone and the Interactions between Turbulence and Bubbles
2000 LAWSON, Ian PhD Particle Physics R. Keeler
R. Sobie
Neutral kaon production from one-prong tau decays
  O'NEIL, Dugan PhD Particle Physics M. Lefebvre Performance of the ATLAS Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter and the physics of electroweak top quark production at ATLAS
  OUELLETTE, John PhD Astronomy C. Pritchet Blue Stragglers