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Discover Experience Grad York: Our Institutional Grad Open House—Winter 2023!

Discover Experience Grad York: Our Institutional Grad Open House—Winter 2023!

The Faulty of Graduate Studies (FGS) welcomes future students to Experience Grad York 2023. This free virtual event will run from Tuesday, February 21st to Thursday, February 23rd between 8:30 am to 8:30 pm (EST). From specialized graduate diplomas and innovative degree programs, future students can learn about pursuing graduate education from experts. With one […]

York Graduate Scholars conduct ground-breaking research with a global lens

York Graduate Scholars conduct ground-breaking research with a global lens

Catch a glimpse of the cutting-edge research taking place at York University done by talented graduate students who generate innovative knowledge. Their visionary projects address pressing issues in our society as well as problems that are often overlooked. Kathleen Cherrington is a PhD scholar in the Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies program, is investigating how […]

Reflecting on 2022: Important initiatives taking flight at FGS

Reflecting on 2022: Important initiatives taking flight at FGS

York developed its most recent University Academic Plan (UAP) in 2020, which included a university-wide challenge to contribute to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs act as a framework to take urgent action in 17 areas that are critical to ensure peace and prosperity for people and the planet. York’s SDG challenge […]

Professor Sapna Sharma Receives Postdoctoral Supervisor Award from the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professor Sapna Sharma Receives Postdoctoral Supervisor Award from the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Congratulations to Sapna Sharma, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, for receiving the 2022 Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award. The celebration took place Thursday, December 1st at the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Council meeting. FGS bestows the award annually on an individual who has demonstrated outstanding support for postdoctoral scholars at York […]

Eyal Assaf joins the World Building Fellowship offered by Epic Games

Eyal Assaf joins the World Building Fellowship offered by Epic Games

Congratulations to Eyal Assaf, PhD Candidate in Digital Media, on his acceptance to the World Building Fellowship program offered by Epic Games, makers of the Unreal game engine. Epic Games launched their Fellowship program in 2021, with an emphasis on the integration of the Unreal engine into virtual production and visual effects for narrative-based film […]

Zahra Nader Advocates for Positive Change at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Zahra Nader Advocates for Positive Change at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is inspired by Zahra Nader, an exceptional member of our York community who is a driving force for positive change on a global scale. Nader began her journalism career in Kabul in 2011 and by 2016 began working as a reporter for The New York Times in Afghanistan. She moved […]

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 […]