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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’ […]

C4: Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom — Graduate Studies Pilot (Winter 2024)

C4: Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom — Graduate Studies Pilot (Winter 2024)

An award-winning, interdisciplinary, and experiential opportunity is available to motivated graduate students this Winter term, to enhance your leadership skills and impact on the world—C4: Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom—Graduate Studies Pilot. We have just ten spots available for graduate students in any Faculty*, so apply now if you are interested. The deadline to apply is January 8, 2024. […]

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 […]

Two York students presented with Autism Scholars Awards

Two York students presented with Autism Scholars Awards

Alaa Ibrahim and Carly Magnacca, two outstanding York doctoral scholars, are named recipients of the 2023-2024 Autism Scholars Award. The community of scholars fostered by this Scholars Awards Program excel in the creation of new knowledge of child autism that positively increases the province’s capacity for diagnosis and assessment of autism and a strengthened treatment […]

Recent graduates receive FGS Thesis & Dissertation Prizes for 2022-2023

Recent graduates receive FGS Thesis & Dissertation Prizes for 2022-2023

Six York University graduands have been awarded thesis and dissertation prizes by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) for their outstanding scholarly work. The prizes are bestowed to celebrate exceptional master’s and doctoral research work from the recent academic calendar year. The value of the awards is $2,000 for doctoral dissertations and $1,000 for master’s […]

De-Lawrence Lamptey named Holland Bloorview’s first EMBARK scientist—the first of its kind in Canada!

De-Lawrence Lamptey named Holland Bloorview’s first EMBARK scientist—the first of its kind in Canada!

De-Lawrence Lamptey, an exceptional member of our graduate community at York University, has been named Holland Bloorview’s inaugural EMBARK scientist. The first program of its kind in Canada, EMBARK (Empowering Black Academics, Researchers and Knowledge creators) fills an important gap in amplifying diverse Black voices in disability research. Launched in partnership with the Black Research […]

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 […]

Apply to Graduate

Apply to Graduate

If you are in the final term of your program and expect to attend convocation1, you must satisfy degree completion requirements first. To initiate this process, you must apply to graduate and submit your final assignment by the posted deadlines below. Once you apply, you will appear on a list provided to your Graduate Program […]