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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 university. As a research award recipient, you will undertake a one-year paid program of research […]

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 Sue Patrick Breit—and four Doctoral dissertations written by Amanda Paxton, Jacqueline Beaudry, Rory B.B. Lucyshyn-Wright […]

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 CBC Radio conversation centered on William’s research involving apps made specifically for infants that have […]

Ontario Centres of Excellence launch new programs

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) has launched two new programs geared to support the career ambitions of young people either as young entrepreneurs building a business or as students or graduates seeking valuable real-world experience working with industry. TalentEdge The TalentEdge program provides Ontario students and recent graduates with real-world experience, enabling interns and postdoctoral […]

GS News moves to summer schedule

With the university moving to summer hours beginning next week life on York's two campuses slows down. The Faculty of Graduate Studies newsletter—GS News—will move to a summer publication schedule of alternating weeks. The first summer edition will appear on June 13. Weekly publication will resume in the Fall Term.

Canada’s National Three Minute Thesis® competition is live

Canada's national Three Minute Thesis® competition is now live. This virtual competition is on the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) website until June 2. Visit the CAGS national competition website to view videos of the 11 finalists chosen from successful regional events at Dalhousie and McMaster Universities as well as the University of Calgary. […]

Call for Papers: Kaleidoscope The Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study

Kaleidoscope is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers at Durham University. Working under the auspices of Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study, Kaleidoscope is designed to foster international communication between postgraduates in different disciplines, to promote excellence in interdisciplinary research, and raise awareness of the IAS as a public forum for interdisciplinary scholarship. […]