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FGS honours York’s 2014 Elia Scholars

They are York University’s cream of the crop. Out of more than 1,800 York doctoral students, three are selected annually to receive one of the university’s most prestigious awards, the Elia Scholarship. The Scholarship is valued at $30,000 per year renewable for up to four years of study at the doctoral level. This year’s scholars, […]

Chemistry PhD awarded Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship

Peter Liuni, chemistry graduate student in the Faculty of Science, has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology for his overall academic excellence and research potential. Liuni’s work in protein dynamics is shedding light on the synergistic relationship between how proteins, and more specifically enzymes, move and function. “In a […]

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 […]