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Another Year of Excellence in Graduate Education: FGS Reflects on 2023!

Another Year of Excellence in Graduate Education: FGS Reflects on 2023!

As the year comes to an end, the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) reflects on all the transformative work undertaken by our inspiring community. Our faculty, staff and students have exemplified all the values portrayed in York University’s mission to incorporate the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into our daily practices. The SDGs are […]

FGS presents the 2023 Postdoctoral Supervisor Award to Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed

FGS presents the 2023 Postdoctoral Supervisor Award to Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honoured two exceptional professors, Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed, with the Postdoctoral Supervisor Award. The celebration took place during the FGS council meeting on Thursday, December 7th. The Postdoctoral Supervisor Award is presented annually to a faculty member in any department and program at York University, who demonstrates exemplary […]

Announcement: New Executive Officer at FGS

Announcement: New Executive Officer at FGS

--- Sent on behalf of Alice MacLachlan, Vice-Provost & Dean, Graduate Studies --- I am delighted to announce that we have concluded our search for a new Executive Officer at the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Please join me in warmly welcoming Heather Moore back to FGS. While Heather has most recently served as the Business Transformation Manager […]

York graduate scholars apply their unique lens to contemporary issues

York graduate scholars apply their unique lens to contemporary issues

As a leading international teaching and research university, York is proud to support the cutting-edge ideas of our Graduate Students. Applying their distinctive lens to contemporary issues, this diverse group of Graduate Students are able to come up with unique answers that can advance knowledge both in academia and the industry. Shiva Akhtarian – Doctoral Student, Mechanical […]

Envisioning and building a Grad Supervision Support Hub at York

Envisioning and building a Grad Supervision Support Hub at York

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is celebrating 60 years of knowledge creation, and we want to mark this milestone in a meaningful way. Just ahead of the holidays, we want to send a shout-out to all graduate educators, supervisors, committee members and students from your colleagues at the Faculty of Graduate Studies! We see you […]

York PhD candidate receives History of Medicine & Healthcare Award

York PhD candidate receives History of Medicine & Healthcare Award

Congratulations to Jody Hodgins, PhD candidate in the Department of History, for receiving the Doctoral Research Award from the Associated Medical Services (AMS) History of Medicine and Healthcare (HMH) program. Since the 1970s, AMS Healthcare, with the help of many partners, has worked to elevate the History of Healthcare’s standing in the academic community and beyond. The […]

Alexandro Di Nunzio has been awarded a five-month scholarship

Alexandro Di Nunzio has been awarded a five-month scholarship

Alexandro Di Nunzio, a Digital Media master’s student, is currently on exchange at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, after being awarded a five-month scholarship as part of the Erasmus+ KA171 DAAD programme. His primary research focus while abroad is in the development of multiplayer virtual reality applications in the Unity Game Engine, utilizing the ‘vrEDUsys’ […]

York graduate students find innovative solutions to contemporary challenges

York graduate students find innovative solutions to contemporary challenges

Driven by their passions, York graduate students materialize their innovative ideas into reality. Committed to the public good, these outstanding scholars address pressing issues of today that range from decolonizing education to solving global health crises. Keep an eye out for these change agents who will make a positive impact in academia as well as […]

Announcing the 2023 Recipients of the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars

Announcing the 2023 Recipients of the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars

Congratulations to Doug Anderson and Jean de Dieu Uwisengeyimana, who have been named recipients of the 2023 Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars. The Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding scholars who will push the boundaries of knowledge in necessary ways. With a salary of $70,000 provided each year for a […]