Grad student profile: Maria Soto, PhD in Biology
From Cali, Colombia, Maria Soto is a PhD student in the Department of Biology.
Grad student profile: Lina Garcia Suarez, PhD in Oceanography
From Cali, Colombia, Lina Garcia Suarez is a PhD student in the Department of Oceanography.
Share your Dal Experience and Earn Money
Dalhousie is launching a new student blog and needs grad student contributors to share their experiences. Tell your story in the first-person and engage Dal experts to share their insights.
Changes to International Differential Fees and Tuition for PhD Students
In April 2019, Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors approved two significant changes to international differential fees and tuition for PhD students.
Admission Drop In Sessions
FGS will be holding Admissions Drop in Sessions this Summer. We invite you to join us! Please note that these Admissions Drop in Sessions are open to Dalhousie faculty and staff only.
FGS News from Dal News
Are you an OpenThinker? Dalhousie looks to spotlight PhD researchers
The Faculty of Graduate Studies is on the hunt for 10 PhD students from across the university to make up the first cohort of Dalhousie’s OpenThink Initiative, an effort focused on connecting research with the broader public.
Confusion at the fish counter: How to eat fish responsibly
Consumers are increasingly concerned about the sustainability of their fish, writes PhD candidate Jenny Weitzman. Here's her advice on how to navigate the sometimes murky waters of responsible fish consumption.
We need to understand the culture of whales so we can save them
Do animals have their own culture? PhD student Felicia Vachon, who is studying the culture of whales, argues that they do. She says understanding that may be one way to save them.
PhD Defence - Department of Microbiology & Immunology
November 13, 2019 9:30 AM
The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Jaime Nicole Wertman, PhD candidate from the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, will be defending their thesis entitled "Developing a Two-pronged Drug Screen to Identify Compounds that Protect against Cisplatin-induced Oto- and Nephrotoxicity" on Wednesday, November 13th, at 9:30 a.m.
PhD Defence - Department of Oceanography
November 14, 2019 2:00 PM
The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Jing Tao, PhD candidate from the Department of Oceanography, will be defending their thesis entitled "Characterization of Estuarine Particle Dynamics using Optical Properties" on Thursday, November 14th, at 2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Professional Development: Identifying Personal Strengths: Uncovering How to Work Well with Others and Yourself
November 19, 2019 2:00 PM
How can we work by ourselves and with others more productively? Join Anna Smith, Internship Training Lead with Venture for Canada, in this workshop that centres on the MBTI-based 16Personalities Quiz.
Throughout this session, participants will collaboratively identify the strengths, challenges, opportunities, and threats of their own personality tendencies, and those of others.
By using data, reflection, and storytelling, individuals will uncover insights on how to grow comfortable with new teams, and to create a foundation for productivity and success to make those new teams great.
Facilitator: Anna Smith, Internship Training Lead with Venture for Canada, a national charity focused on accelerating the growth of Canadian youth, startups and small businesses through immersive learning opportunities and an expanding entrepreneurial network.
This event is co-hosted by FGS and the Centre for Learning & Teaching.
Please RSVP by November 18.
Attendance is limited to 30 graduate students.