International Youth Internship Program ‑ Applications now open!
Apply now to be a Junior Professional Consultant in one of our 10 Partner UN Agencies! Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to both travel and gain professional work experience in: Laos, Cambodia, Ukraine, Thailand, Indonesia, Peru, Colombia, Ghana, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe!
Call for Papers: E3 Graduate Student Symposium
The Balsillie School of International Affairs, in partnership with the CDA Institute, are hosting the annual E3 (Engage, Exchange, Educate) Graduate Student Symposium (GSS) from May 6-8, 2019 in Waterloo, Ontario.
Graduate Funding Payment (GFP) Project Update
The GFP project will improve how the university pays graduate students who have been awarded scholarships and funding.
Three Minute Thesis ‑ Judges Needed
Are you a faculty member, staff member, or postdoctoral fellow interested in acting as a judge for the preliminary heats (March 12th) of the Three Minute Thesis competition? Fill out our expression of interest form by February 22nd.
NSHRF ‑ Scotia Scholar Award
The Scotia Scholars Award will be offered at the Master’s and Doctoral level in the upcoming competition. Students interested in being considered for a Scotia Scholars Award are to review eligibility, application requirements and evaluation criteria details on the NSHRF website.
FGS News from Dal News
Three minutes to change the world
Ten of Dal's elite graduate students faced off in the finals of Dal's 3 Minute Thesis compeition, with Microbiology and Immunology PhD candidate Adrian Herod taking home the top prize for his presentation on salmonella and food safety.
The Contenders return: Grad students ready for Dal's annual battle of brains and brevity
Some of Dal's brightest and boldest graduate students are set to showcase their research in Dal's annual Three Minute Thesis competition. Meet some of the competitors and make plans to attend the finals on March 13.
Meet the leadership team: Marty Leonard, Dean of Graduate Studies
Marty Leonard spent her years in academic research focused on the natural world — birds, for the most part. Now, as Dean of Graduate Studies, she’s focused on giving Dal’s 3,500 grad students the best possible experience.
PhD Defence - Department of French
March 22, 2019 2:30 PM
The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Anas Atakora, PhD candidate from the Department of French, will be defending their thesis entitled "Penser Le Monde Contemporain: Image Et Fantastique Dans L’Oeuvre Romanesque De Kossi Efoui" on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 2:30 p.m.
PhD Defence - Department of Civil and Resource Engineering
March 25, 2019 1:00 PM
The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Mbarka Mohamed, PhD candidate from the Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, will be defending their thesis entitled "Characterization and Optimization of Composite/Metallic Adhesively Bonded Joints Subjected to Thermal Fatigue" on Monday, March 25, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
PhD Defence - Department Of Chemistry
March 26, 2019 1:00 PM
The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Leyi Zhao, PhD candidate from the Department Of Chemistry, will be defending their thesis entitled "Catalytic Graphitization by Light Metals" on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
PhD Defence - Department of Mathematics and Statistics
March 27, 2019 2:00 PM
The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Benjamin Cameron, PhD candidate from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, will be defending their thesis entitled "On the Roots of Independence Polynomials" on Wednesday, March 27th at 2:00 p.m.
PhD Defence - Department Of Microbiology And Immunology
March 28, 2019 9:30 AM
The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes to announce Benjamin Johnston, PhD candidate from the Department Of Microbiology And Immunology, will be defending their thesis entitled "Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Modulates the Unfolded Protein Response During Lytic Replication" on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.