Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Bioresource Engineering — Neotropical Environment

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Offered by: Bioresource Engineering     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

Required Courses

  • BIOL 640 Tropical Biology and Conservation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Biology (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Biology (Sci) : Long-term research at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute will be organized and synthesized to examine historical assembly and ecological maintenance of tropical communities. This synthesis will draw on phylogenetic concepts for historical insight and will examine the probable resilience of these communities to global change, pollution and biodiversity loss.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Yves Basset (Fall)

    • Restriction: students enrolled in Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor
  • BREE 701 Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : .

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Shiv Prasher (Fall) Shiv Prasher (Winter) Shiv Prasher (Summer)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 701.

  • BREE 751 Departmental Seminar Ph.D. 1

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To give seminars and participate in discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk (Fall) Mark Lefsrud (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 751.

  • BREE 752 Departmental Seminar Ph.D. 2

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To give seminars and participate in discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk (Fall) Mark Lefsrud (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 752.

  • BREE 753 Departmental Seminar Ph.D. 3

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To give seminars and participate in discussion.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk (Fall) Mark Lefsrud (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 753.

  • BREE 754 Departmental Seminar Ph.D. 4

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To give seminars and participate in discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk (Fall) Mark Lefsrud (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 754

  • ENVR 610 Foundations of Environmental Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Analysis of current environmental policies to reveal implicit and explicit assumptions regarding scientific methods, hypothesis testing, subject/object, causality, certainty, deities, health, development, North-South concerns for resources, commons, national sovereignty, equity. Discussion of implications of such assumptions for building future environmental policies.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Peter Gilbert Brown, Robin Thomas Naylor, Mark Goldberg (Fall)

    • Restriction: Enrolment in the Graduate Environment Option or enrolment in the Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor.

Note: Participation in the MSE-Panama Symposium presentation in Montreal is required.

Elective Course (3 credits)

3 credits, at the 500 level or higher, on environmental issues to be chosen in consultation with and approved by the student’s supervisor AND the Neotropical Environment Options Director.

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 18, 2011) (disclaimer)