Teaching Commons offers Fall TACT Courses

Teaching Assistants are cordially invited to register their interest for the TA Certificate in Teaching (TACT) Course. This Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) accredited course is for Teaching Assistants to learn more about teaching in post secondary education. It comprises 5 three hour face to face sessions plus an additional online component (4 online […]

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 July 8, 2014. Abshir was a valued member of the York community and had many […]

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 manuscript or to break it into articles for submission to journals. There is still time […]

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 will be hired in the Environmental Sustainability Research Cluster: Human Capital, Economic Growth and Sustainability: […]

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 America 2014. Join the competition and enjoy the fun side of science! Submit a short […]

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 of Parliament in 1970 to help developing countries find solutions to their problems and forms […]

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 - $20,000 to support the creation of new knowledge concerning child autism and its translation into […]

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 Tuesday as the graduate student with the highest academic standing. “I really was overwhelmed with […]