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Services held today for York grad student

Flags on the Main Keele and Glendon flagpoles and those at Passey residences will be flying at half-mast from 9am on July 11th until 1pm on July 12th to commemorate York student Abshir Hassan, who died tragically and suddenly on …


Publishing Your Dissertation webinar

You have written and successfully defended your dissertation. Now it is time to begin publishing your work. This webinar will walk you through the process of getting your dissertation ready for publication—whether you decide to shape it into a book …


Post-doctoral fellowships available

Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences — Applications are now open! Closing Date: 31st July 2014. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, one of Asia’s top universities, is hiring a number of post-doctoral fellows in various disciplines. At least one …


Join the 2nd global EURAXESS Science Slam – 2014

The Slam Do you want to have a rock star moment? Present your ideas to the world? Don‘t be afraid to tell the story of your research! EURAXESS Links North America is now looking for the EURAXESS Science Slammer North …


International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research Awards 2015

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research Awards. Deadline to apply for the awards is August 6, 2014. The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is a Canadian Crown corporation established by an act …


York graduate students sweep Autism Scholars Award

Michelle Viecili and Azin Taheri, graduate students in the Clinical Developmental Psychology program, have each been awarded the 2014-15 Autism Scholars Award. Awarded annually to one student at both the master’s and doctoral level across Ontario, each receives $18,000 – …


Top grad student celebrates Governor General’s Gold Medal

While hundreds of graduate students received their degrees this week, only one had the distinction of being top of their class. Aidan Moir, a recent MA graduate in Communication and Culture, received her Gold Medal at York’s convocation ceremony on …


International Development Research Centre Research Awards

IDRC Research Awards IDRC offers these research awards annually to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing master’s or doctoral studies at a recognized university or having completed a master’s or doctoral program at a recognized …


FGS honours best and brightest with Thesis and Dissertation Awards

The Faculty of Graduate Studies honoured its best and brightest at a reception this week with prizes for last year’s outstanding Master’s theses and Doctoral dissertations. Seven theses received the awards this year—three Master’s students: Michelle Bobala, Jennifer Dysart and …


The rise of underhanded marketing for toddlers

Are toy companies creating apps that indirectly serve as advertising games for infants and toddlers? That’s what Cheryl Williams, a PhD student in Communication and Media Studies at York, went on Q with Jian Ghomeshi to discuss last week. The …