School of Graduate Studies

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School of Graduate Studies

A Week of Masterful Celebrations

Friday March 2, 2018
By Phil Gaudreau, Senior Communications Officer

The School of Graduate Studies, the faculties, and campus and community partners came together to celebrate masters and doctoral studies this week.

  • Group of people sitting behind a table.

    Grad Chat host CJ the DJ (back row) interviews Korey Pasch (Political Studies), Amy Stephenson (Aging & Health), Caitlin Miron (Chemistry), Anika Cloutier (Management), and Andre Brault (Civil Engineering). (Supplied Photo)

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    Brenda Brouwer, Dean of Graduate Studies, delivers remarks at the Tri-Council Reception. The event recognizes recipients of funding from Canada's three main funding agencies. (Supplied Photo)

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    Dozens of graduate students and their supervisors fill the Bioscience Complex atrium as part of the Tri-Council Reception. (Supplied Photo)

  • Student speaking to a seated group.

    Civil Engineering Master's student Titilope-Oluwa Adebola was one of six student presenters at a Research Showcase, which highlighted the impact graduate students have through their research and community engagement. (University Communications)

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    Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson (MA’01, PhD’07) speaks at the City-sponsored showcase about his own experience as someone who moved to Kingston to pursue graduate studies at Queen's. (University Communications)

  • Six students standing for a photo.

    The School of Graduate Studies, the faculties, and campus and community partners came together to celebrate masters and doctoral studies this week.

Tri-Council Reception - Statistics

  • More than 243 Queen’s graduate students hold Tri-Agency awards, amounting to $6.18 million in scholarship support
  • 477 applications received by Queen’s (2017-18 Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's Program (CGS-M) competition)
  • Queen’s has 73 CGS-M holders
  • 24.3% of all graduate merit-based funding is from the Tri-Agencies
  • Seven Queen’s post-doctoral fellows hold Tri-Agency funding.

The impact of graduate students is felt by our community all year round. Their research, community involvement, and contributions to campus life result in economic, cultural, and scientific benefits.

Over the past week, the contributions of Queen’s masters and doctoral have been on full display as part of the inaugural Celebrating Graduate Studies week.

The week, aimed at recognizing current graduate students and recruiting new students, included panel discussions, research presentations, and recruitment events. The celebration also aimed to put a face to graduate studies at Queen’s, allowing community members the opportunity to meet graduate students through events like the “Human Library”, a Research Showcase at City Hall, and a live taping of the CFRC 101.9fm radio show “Grad Chat”.

During the radio show, host CJ the DJ interviewed five graduate students including Korey Pasch (Political Studies), Caitlin Miron (Chemistry), Anika Cloutier (Management), Andre Brault (Civil Engineering), and Amy Stephenson (Aging & Health) about their research and their experience at Queen’s.


This article was originally published in the Queen’s Gazette. Reposted with Permission.

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