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College of Arts and Science graduates win USask thesis awards

Dr. Tyler Morhart (PhD), Dr. Kelsi Toews (PhD), Tea Gerbeza and Veronica Rohr received 2021–22 USask Graduate Thesis Awards

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Four new alumni of the College of Arts and Science have been honoured by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for their research achievements.

Dr. Tyler Morhart (PhD), Dr. Kelsi Toews (PhD), Tea Gerbeza and Veronica Rohr were among this year’s recipients of 2021–22 USask Graduate Thesis Awards.

Presented annually, the awards recognize excellence and original quality in graduate student research across several categories. They are open to all students graduating from a master’s or PhD program at USask.

Morhart, who graduated in the fall from a Department of Chemistry PhD program, is also one of two recipients of the Governor General’s Gold Medal. The medal recognizes the top PhD students graduating from USask.

The Graduate Thesis Awards and Governor General’s Gold Medals are presented at Spring Convocation to students who graduated in either the fall or spring.

2021–22 University of Saskatchewan Graduate Thesis Awards: PhD

Physical and Engineering Sciences
Tyler Morhart
PhD, Department of Chemistry
Thesis: Surface-Enhanced Spectroelectrochemistry using Synchrotron Infrared Radiation

Social Sciences A
Kelsi Toews
PhD, Department of Psychology and Health Studies
Thesis: The Processes of Help-Seeking and Counsellor Development in the Context Of Men who Experience Intimate Partner Abuse

2021–22 University of Saskatchewan Graduate Thesis Awards: Master’s

Humanities and Fine Arts
Tea Gerbeza
MFA, Department of English
Thesis: How I Bend Into More: A Long Poem

Social Sciences A
Veronica Rohr
MA, Department of Geography and Planning
Thesis: Incorporating Food Security into Regional Strategic Environmental Assessment


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