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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 […]

Listening and learning from current Black graduate scholars

Listening and learning from current Black graduate scholars

Black graduate students and faculty members at York have demonstrated a shared interest in organizing to begin conversations around what supports Black scholars at the University need to thrive and excel in their academic careers. Graduate scholars Britney Andrews, Jake Okechukwn Effoduh, Sharon Henry and Yohana Solomon, along with Dr. Jude Kong and Dr. Alvine […]

Bringing a graduate student perspective to the IDP

Bringing a graduate student perspective to the IDP

Bringing a valuable graduate student perspective to the table, Shyam Patel has been working as a Graduate Assistant with the Faculty of Graduate Studies, to mobilize the Individualized Development Plan (IDP), a tool that supports graduate students in identifying their goals and skills as they consider academic and non-academic careers. Patel, a doctoral student in […]

Valuable resources and tools for postdoctoral scholars at York

Valuable resources and tools for postdoctoral scholars at York

Postdoctoral Fellows are among the most active researchers at York University and are a vital part of our community. In addition to the mentorship of supervisors and other faculty members, the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) offers professional development opportunities, events, and resources to Postdoctoral scholars that enrich their professional development and help build networks […]

Two postdoctoral researchers awarded esteemed Banting Fellowships

Two postdoctoral researchers awarded esteemed Banting Fellowships

Following a highly competitive selection process, York University Postdoctoral Fellows Chiara Camponeschi and Ashlee Christoffersen have been named among this year’s recipients of the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. Awarded by the Government of Canada, the Banting Fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year for two years and supports postdoctoral researchers who will positively contribute to the […]

Seven PhD scholars have been awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Seven PhD scholars have been awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

York University celebrates seven recipients of the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2023. The award, presented by the Government of Canada, aims to support first-rate doctoral students who undertake graduate studies in the fields of social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering, and health. Candidates are evaluated based on three equally weighted selection […]

Inaugural Scholarship Success Workshop for Black Scholars

Inaugural Scholarship Success Workshop for Black Scholars

FGS is excited to host its inaugural “2023 Fostering Black Scholars - Scholarship Success Workshop” for incoming and current graduate students. The event will be held on Monday, August 28th and is being hosted by FGS’ Scholarship and Award Team, led by Richolette Freckleton, Associate Director, Research, Scholarships & Awards. Attendees can gain an inside […]