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York researchers awarded prestigious Banting Fellowships

Two researchers have been awarded prestigious Banting Fellowships. Jesus Bermejo Tirado is the recipient of a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project “Household Living Standards during the Severan Period.” He will develop a detailed social and economic portrait of households in six western provinces of the Roman Empire during the Severan period. His project is [...]

York Master’s student gets close view of NATO Summit through journalistic lens

York Master’s student Otto Faludi, a second-year student in the Masters of Public and International Affairs program, joined the first day of the recent NATO Summit outside Cardiff, Wales. Faludi attended as the editor-in-chief of the online international affairs publication he founded, Freedom Observatory, along with Glendon undergraduate student Conner Marvin: http://www.freedomobservatory.org/. “We were the [...]

Lifelong York member comes full circle

After graduating with a BA in English in 1980 from Glendon College, Mark Terry has charted quite a course since returning to pursue a master’s degree in Humanities at York. It is not your typical return to the classroom, however – the 56-year old’s work continues to take him far beyond the University’s walls. A [...]

Grad Student Celebrates Paper Prizes this Summer

York graduate student Colin McGuire has won two paper prizes for his research on music and martial arts. The Canadian Society for Traditional Music (CSTM) awarded McGuire the Student Paper Prize for best paper at their annual meeting, titled “The Rhythm of Combat: Understanding the Role of Music in Performances of Traditional Chinese Martial Arts [...]

Guide to Publication for PhD Students and Researchers

For PhD students and researchers preparing an article for an academic or scientific journal, or planning one for the near future, this new ebook could help them to achieve their publication goals. Released by England-based Proof-reading-services.org, and written by an academic author, editor and proofreader, this Guide to Academic and Scientific Publication provides practical, detailed [...]

FGS launches Graduate Professional Skills (GPS) development program

Join us to celebrate the launch of Graduate Professional Skills (GPS), York University’s guide to graduate student professional development. Engage with experts in making the most of your graduate degree, talk to former graduate students about their exciting careers, sample some of the many professional development workshops York has to offer, and celebrate with York’s [...]