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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, […]

York graduate students receive grant to curate digital literacy resources for queer seniors

York graduate students receive grant to curate digital literacy resources for queer seniors

Two York graduate students are leading a new project that aims to improve access to digital resources to better serve 2SLGBTQIA+ seniors in Canada. Stephanie Jonsson and Hannah Maitland, both PhD candidates in the Gender, Feminist, and Women’s Studies Department at York University, are founders of the Ontario Digital Literacy and Access Network (ODLAN), a […]

Passion for mechanical engineering leads grad student to explore 4D-bioprinting

Passion for mechanical engineering leads grad student to explore 4D-bioprinting

York PhD student Daphene Solis is researching new ways to create a novel type of material that is similar to soft contact lenses, which can be used to grow artificial blood vessels for tissue engineering applications. Solis’ passion for engineering came at a young age while playing with a radio-controlled car. “I was amazed how […]

FGS Announces New Associate Dean, Academic

FGS Announces New Associate Dean, Academic

Cheryl van Daalen-Smith joins the Faculty of Graduate Studies as the new Associate Dean, Academic. Professor van Daalen-Smith is cross-appointed to the Faculty of Health and the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies – specifically with graduate programs in Nursing; Health; Critical Disability Studies; Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies; Interdisciplinary Studies; and with the […]

Celebrating Pride and National Indigenous History Month all month long!

Celebrating Pride and National Indigenous History Month all month long!

Join the Faculty of Graduate Studies as we take part in celebrating Pride Month and Indigenous History Month with others across campus. York University is a leading Canadian post-secondary institution that values equity, diversity and inclusion. Throughout this important month, we will be amplifying past and ongoing work, accomplishments, and research making positive change, and […]

Osgoode doctoral student named Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar

Osgoode doctoral student named Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar

As the daughter of Kurdish migrants who were uprooted from their home after the 1979 Iranian revolution, Roojin Habibi was naturally drawn to the study and practice of human rights law. It was only later that the accomplished doctoral researcher at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University decided to dedicate herself to the pursuit […]

PhD scholar in Social and Political Thought chosen as one of SSHRC’s five best storytellers

PhD scholar in Social and Political Thought chosen as one of SSHRC’s five best storytellers

The York Community celebrates Vincci Li for being one of the final five best “storytellers” in a national competition held by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The Storytellers project challenges scholars to show, in up to three minutes or 300 words, how social sciences and humanities research helps create a […]