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  • Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
    The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program is designed to support world-class students pursuing doctoral degrees at Canadian institutions. The scholarship awards $50,000 per year for three years. The program is open to both Canadian and international students. Students must be nominated by the Canadian institution at which they plan to study.
  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
    The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program (NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC) has been announced for the fall 2018 competition. In order to facilitate the university review process, the deadline for submission of completed applications (including reference letters) to the Faculty of Graduate Studies is 4:00pm on Wednesday, August 1st.
  • Reappointment of Dr. Eileen Denovan‑Wright
    I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Eileen Denovan-Wright will be reappointed as an Associate Dean at FGS for a second, five-year term beginning on July 1st.
  • Nominations for Chair of FGS Faculty Council
    FGS is seeking nominations for the position of Chair of FGS Faculty Council.    The Chair of Faculty Council provides oversight over the business of Faculty Council, chairs Faculty Council meetings, and sets the agenda for Faculty Council in consultation with the Dean and the Associate Dean(s).
  • Updated List: Conversion Exempt Chinese Universities
    To provide a more accurate conversion of Chinese grades FGS has been using the Chinese Government’s Project 985 top 39 universities. The national government of China did a major revision, and the 985 have been rolled into the "Double First Class University Plan".
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FGS News from Dal News

  • Grads profile: Double duty
    Students come to study at Dal from all sorts of places — even just down the hall. Science PhD grad Jennifer Frail-Gauthier and MLIS grad Brian Lesser reflect on their experiences completing graduate degrees while simultaneously working at the university.
  • Grad profile: Tackling chronic disease with technology
    Putting health information in the hands of the public has guided Ali Daowd's journey from medical school in the Middle East to starting his PhD at Dalhousie.
  • Grad profile: Engineering connections
    Graduating MEng Internetworking students Olayinka Oluwole and Arun Kumar share how working at the Sexton Design and Technology Library enhanced their student experience at Dal.

Events

  • PhD Defence - Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science
    July 16, 2018 2:00 PM

    ​​The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Satbir Kaur, PhD candidate fro​m the Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, will be defending her ​​thesis entitled "Determination of Proton Radii of Neutron-Rich Oxygen Isotopes from Charge-Changing Cross Section Measurements" on Monday, July 16th, 2:00 p​​​​​​​​m.


  • Admissions Workshop - India
    July 19, 2018 10:00 AM

    The faculty of graduate studies admissions team will be offering several workshops this summer and fall. Please note: these workshops are open to Dalhousie faculty and staff only.

    This workshop covers: India - Affiliated and Autonomous Colleges, 3 year degrees, GPA’s and new 10 point scale.


  • PhD Defence - Department of Biology
    July 19, 2018 1:30 PM

    The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Tara Imlay, PhD candidate fro​m the Department of Biology​, will be defending her ​​thesis entitled "Understanding the Drivers of Population Declines for Swallows (Family: Hirundinidae) Throughout the Annual Cycle" on Thursday, July 19th, 1:30 p​​​​​​​m.


  • Admissions Drop in Session
    July 25, 2018 10:00 AM

    The Faculty of Graduate Studies is pleased to offer an admissions drop in session, open to all graduate secretaries and graduate coordinators. This session is an opportunity to workshop any admissions problems you are having.

    An admissions officer will be on hand to answer any questions you have about accreditation, GPA calculation, deferrals, Qualifying Year Students, or anything else relating to admissions. Bring your problem transcripts, your questions, and your ideas and we will work through them together. 


  • Admissions Drop in Session
    August 2, 2018 10:00 AM

    The Faculty of Graduate Studies is pleased to offer an admissions drop in session, open to all graduate secretaries and graduate coordinators. This session is an opportunity to workshop any admissions problems you are having.

    An admissions officer will be on hand to answer any questions you have about accreditation, GPA calculation, deferrals, Qualifying Year Students, or anything else relating to admissions. Bring your problem transcripts, your questions, and your ideas and we will work through them together. 


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