Graduate Studies

Professor Pat Armstrong receives Postdoc Supervisory Award | photo | 2017-09-14

Professor Pat Armstrong honoured with Postdoctoral Supervisor Award

  York University's Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honoured Professor Pat Armstrong with the Faculty’s inaugural Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award. The newly established award recognizes professors who demonstrate exemplary support for postdoctoral scholars at York University, exceeding general supervisory expectations. Armstrong was presented the award at the Postdoctoral Welcome Reception on Sept. 13, joined […]

YCAR Grad-student award winner photo | 2017-09-11

Grad students earn awards for research on Asia and Asian diaspora

  Twelve York University students have earned awards for research in Asia and Asian Diaspora from the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR). Dating apps have transformed physical and emotional intimacy, and research out of York University shows this is especially true for marginalized communities that have historically lacked collective social spaces. For her doctoral research, Meghna George […]

Vanier Scholar Tyrone Hall | 2017-07-24 | Photo-illustration

Communication & Culture PhD student wins Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

  Tyrone Hall is one of five York PhD students to have been named a Vanier Scholar, receiving $50,000 annually for up to three years to support his research. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and […]

Prof Carolyn Podruchny MISHA | 2017-07-07 | Photo-illustration

Researcher Carolyn Podruchny awarded SSHRC Connection Grant for Manitoulin Island Summer Historical Institute

Three York University professors have been awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connections Grants, each worth approximately $25,000. “York University is delighted with the success of our researchers in a competition whose aim is to create vital connections among researchers in exciting and important areas of research,” said Robert Haché, vice-president research & […]

FGS Grad Researcher award winners 2017-06-21 | photo

Graduate researchers from English and Politics awarded thesis prizes

  Seven York graduate students celebrated the receipt of their Thesis & Dissertation Prizes with faculty colleagues and program directors at a recent luncheon honouring their research contributions, with two coming from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). “This is one of those great opportunities where we get to celebrate the excellent […]