Student Research

The following is a list of published theses from FIMS' thesis-based graduate programs. Also see creative projects completed by Master of Arts in Popular Music & Culture students, and the Emerging Library & Information Perspectives (ELIP), open access, peer-reviewed journal.

Each year FIMS undergraduate students have the opportunity to publish class papers in Mediations: The FIMS Undergraduate Academic Journal.

(Note: hyperlinks are included for theses that were submitted to Scholarship@Western and are now available through Western's Electronic Theses & Dissertation Repository. Those without hyperlinks are not currently available through the e-repository).

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Guignion, David. Witnessing Conspiracy Theories: Developing an Intersectional Approach to Conspiracy Theory Research.
Phd in Media Studies, August 2023
Supervisors: Tim Blackmore and Alison Hearn
Juneja, Tanvin. Understanding the information needs of clients and caregivers regarding early psychosis: A conventional content analysis.
Master of Health Information Science, August 2023
Supervisor: Kelly K. Anderson
Pope, Amara. Canadians Redefining R&B: The Online Marketing of Drake, Justin Bieber, and Jessie Reyez.
Phd in Media Studies, August 2023
Supervisor: Keir Keightley
Naeemzadah, Najibullah. The News Media's (Re)framing of Intimate Partner Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Implications for Policy Development in Canada: A Critical Content Analysis.
Phd in Health Information Science, July 2023
Supervisor: Nadine Wathen
Purdy, Elise. Exploring Screen and Social Media Use Among Young Adults With Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms.
Master of Health Information Science, May 2023
Supervisor: Andrew Johnson
Krywucky, Andrea. How We Debrief: An Interpretive Description of Social Service Community Workers' Experiences.
Master of Health Information Science, April 2023
Supervisors: Abe Oudshoorn and Anita Kothari