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York U grad students get additional scholarship funds for foreign research

Six York graduate students have received scholarship supplements to conduct some of their research abroad through the Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (MSFSS). All applicants forwarded by York to the Tri-Council (CIHR, SSHRC and NSERC) were successful in their applications. Two Master's and four doctoral students, already holders of major national scholarships, were awarded the […]

FGS welcomes six new SSHRC postdoctoral fellows to York U

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is delighted to announce that six new SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellows have joined York in January 2016, a significant expansion of our already full and diverse community of SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellows. Postdoctoral researchers in general are a critical element of York’s goal of research intensification. “I warmly welcome our most […]

York U biology professor awarded prestigious research medal

York University biology Professor Carol Bucking has been awarded the Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) President’s Medal for her research and developments in animal biology and physiology. The prestigious medal is awarded annually to young, independent scientists for outstanding research and accomplishments in one of four categories: animal, cell, plant, and SEB + education. “It […]

Graduate research success celebrated at 2015 Scholars Reception

More than 100 recipients were honoured at this year’s Scholars Reception to celebrate the incredible research funding awarded to York graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in major internal and external scholarship competitions. This includes over $28 million in federal, provincial and other major external awards from 2012-2015, and approximately $60 million in York University awards […]

York Master's student develops app for Indigenous community to network

York student Alejandro Mayoral Baños, a second-year Master's student in Interdisciplinary Studies, is spearheading the development of an app to help First Nations, Métis and Inuit students network with other Aboriginal members around the York community. "There are apps available that focus on Aboriginal languages, but for networking there isn't anything yet," Alejandro says, "we're […]