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Five York PhD students receive Vanier Scholarships

Five York PhD students receive Vanier Scholarships

York University is proud to celebrate five PhD students who were awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2022. This prestigious scholarship, valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years, is presented by the Government of Canada. The award is intended to support first-rate doctoral students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a […]

York Postdoctoral Fellow Receives AMS History of Medicine and Healthcare Award

York Postdoctoral Fellow Receives AMS History of Medicine and Healthcare Award

Congratulations to Efrat Gold for receiving the Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Associated Medical Services (AMS) History of Medicine and Healthcare Program. Gold is one of five research grant and fellowship award recipients this year, chosen by an expert review panel. These talented scholars will enhance the scope of History of Medicine research in Canada and […]

Announcing the 2022 Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars

Announcing the 2022 Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars

York University has announced Sylvester Aboagye, Landing Badji, Leora Gansworth and Graeme Reed as this year’s recipients of the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars. This important initiative supports up to four scholars annually in any field of study and provides the successful applicants with a salary of $70,000 annually for a two-year […]

Our community mourns the passing of Associate Professor Marie-Christine Leps (1953–2022)

Our community mourns the passing of Associate Professor Marie-Christine Leps (1953–2022)

Marie-Christine Leps was born and raised in Montréal, where she attended CEGEP and McGill University. In 1985, she completed her doctorate in comparative literature and began a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at York. She commenced teaching in York’s Department of English in 1987 and devoted her career to the university, where she was an Associate Professor. […]

Professional Skill Development with FGS

Professional Skill Development with FGS

Graduate students and recent grads can be proactive about their future and become competitive on the job market by professionalizing their degree with the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS). Career support services are available to help members of the graduate community develop professional skills that supplement the academic work done in their graduate program. The […]

Learn more about Experience Grad York - Fall 2022! (Our Institutional Grad Open House)

Learn more about Experience Grad York - Fall 2022! (Our Institutional Grad Open House)

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) invites future students to Experience Grad York 2022. This free virtual event, which showcases the range of learning options and career pathways the university has to offer, will run from Tuesday, October 11 to Friday, October 14. Future students can take advantage of various info sessions and engage with Graduate […]

Discover Why Translation Matters!

Discover Why Translation Matters!

Do you have an undergraduate degree in translation, comparative literature, or linguistics? Do you have advanced writing skills in a language other than English? Have you ever wondered about the role translation plays in almost every aspect of communication and the movement of knowledge across cultures? The Master in Translation Studies (MATS) at York University’s […]

Research Excellence: Atsuko Matsuoka

Research Excellence: Atsuko Matsuoka

The current research explores trans-species social justice, justice beyond humans. It focuses on human and non-human animal relationships in general and within social work. In social work, relationships with non-human animals are considered in terms of resources, for example, service animals and animal-assisted therapy. Trans-species social justice research has shown our relationships with other animals […]

York Students Receive Both Doctoral and Master’s-level Autism Scholars Award

York Students Receive Both Doctoral and Master’s-level Autism Scholars Award

Congratulations to two outstanding students for winning the 2022-2023 Autism Scholars Award. This year’s celebration is particularly special with both the MA and PhD recipients coming from York University. Master’s degree student Braxton Hartman and doctoral student Nancy Marshall will receive $18,000 and $20,000 respectively to conduct research on autism. The Autism Scholars Awards Program, […]