First Year Forms and Due Dates

All completed forms may be returned to the SES PhD Program office, CB4047, emailed to phd.ses@lakeheadu.ca or via interoffice mail, sent to: Biotechnology, CB4008.

Due dates for current students:

Students who started in September 2020:

  • Composition of Supervisory Committee and Required Courses - December 2020
  • Composition of Comprehensive Exam Committee - May 2021
  • Scope of Comprehensive Exam (signed form and list of materials) - May 2021
  • Approval of Dissertation Proposal - August 2021
  • Comprehensive Exam Results - August 2021

Students who started in January 2021:

  • Composition of Supervisory Committee and Required Courses - May 2021
  • Composition of Comprehensive Exam Committee - August 2021
  • Scope of Comprehensive Exam (form and list of materials) - August 2021
  • Approval of Dissertation Proposal - December 2021
  • Comprehensive Exam Results - December 2012

Forms:

Form 1 COMPOSITION OF SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE AND APPROVAL OF REQUIRED COURSES

Form 2 APPROVAL OF DISSERTATION PROPOSAL

 

Final Year Forms and Timeline

Information and links to forms for the final dissertation process for PhD students is available at Faculty of Graduate Studies webpage Final Dissertation Process.

Final Dissertation Process

1. Apply to Graduate 

2. Propose External Examiner to FGS 

3. Dissertation Draft Internal Review by Supervisory Committee Members (up to 4 weeks)

4. Complete draft revisions based on Internal Review Comments

5. Submit Revised Dissertation to the Biotechnology Coordinator

6. Revised Dissertation sent to External Examiner for Review (up to 4 weeks)

7. Oral Defense

8. Submit Final Dissertation and Forms to FGS