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Spring Conference | May 2024

Spring Conference | May 2024

Collaborative, Constructive, Considerate: Fostering Dialogue on Best Practices in Graduate Supervision in Canada As part of our 60th-anniversary celebrations, the Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University, in partnership with Memorial University of Newfoundland, is pleased to announce a one-day fully online Graduate Supervision Conference geared specifically for graduate supervisors.  Date & Time: Friday, May 31st, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Individualized Development Plan (IDP) - Postdoctoral Researchers

Individualized Development Plan (IDP) - Postdoctoral Researchers

Individualized Development Plan (IDP) - Postdoctoral Researchers The Faculty of Graduate Studies' IDP is a tool to assist postdoctoral researchers, like you, to identify and develop your goals during your fellowship. When creating an IDP, with the help of a mentor, you can enhance your professional growth and skills by: Setting and communicating goals related […]

The Faculty of Graduate Studies honours Dr. Ellen Bialystok and Dr. Petros Faloutsos with Postdoctoral Supervisor Award

The Faculty of Graduate Studies honours Dr. Ellen Bialystok and Dr. Petros Faloutsos with Postdoctoral Supervisor Award

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honours two outstanding professors with the Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award. On December 2, the York community came together to celebrate Dr. Petros Faloutsos, the 2020 recipient, and Dr. Ellen Bialystok, the 2021 recipient, during the Faculty Council meeting. The award is bestowed annually on a Postdoctoral Supervisor […]

FGS reflects on the positive changes 2021 brought to our community!

FGS reflects on the positive changes 2021 brought to our community!

Even though 2021 has been a year full of challenges and uncertainties, the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) has been able to create meaningful opportunities and innovative programs to support students, postdocs, faculty and staff. It is difficult to capture all the accomplishments, events and contributions of FGS, but a few important highlights deserve a […]

Meet our inaugural recipients of the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships

Meet our inaugural recipients of the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships

York University is proud to announce this year’s recipients of its new Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Black and Indigenous Scholars. This two-year award, valued at $70,000 per year, seeks to address underrepresentation in many disciplines and fields, by providing Black and Indigenous scholars the ability to dedicate their time to pursue new research, while […]

York scholars receive Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

York scholars receive Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

York University Postdoctoral Fellows Mohammad Naderi and Vasily Panferov have been named among this year’s recipients of the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. Awarded by the Government of Canada, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year for two years, supporting postdoctoral researchers who will positively contribute to Canada’s social, economic and research-based growth. Following a highly competitive […]

Links of Interest for Postdoctoral Fellows

Links of Interest for Postdoctoral Fellows

Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars A Canadian committee of postdoctoral scholars and representatives who meet regularly (and virtually) to discuss issues arising across the country relevant to postdocs. This website provides news, information and resources relevant to Canadian postdoc, and publishes job ads. Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Administrators A Canadian organization of administrators and staff […]