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Monday, October 30, 2023

Seeking PhD candidates to teach an interdisciplinary course

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The Wicked Problem of Precarity: Living in an Uncertain World

As part of the University’s strategic plans to develop talent for a complex world and focus on interdisciplinary scholarship, a team of PhD candidates will come together in winter 2024 to design, develop and offer a course related to contemporary Wicked Problems. 

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Meet the GRADflix finalist who loves this ‘sweet’ experience

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Each year the University of Waterloo GRADflix competition sees Master’s and PhD students from every discipline participate, creating 60-second videos describing their research and showcasing the amazing ideas and ambitions of our community of graduate researchers. This year, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs is following up with our 2023 participants.

Friday, June 23, 2023

Now hiring a Graduate Professional Development Support Specialist

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Are you or do you know a current PhD student at the University of Waterloo looking to support the professional development of other graduate students?

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Three University of Waterloo doctoral students headed to Lake Shift

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Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs is pleased to be sending three doctoral students to Lake Opinicon for the 2023 Lake Shift writing retreat. Cael Dobson, Mana Monfared, and Emily Shantz will be spending July 2-7, 2023 at the Queen’s Biology Station on Lake Opinicon. While at Lake Opinicon, these students will have dedicated and structured time to write, partake in workshops on effective dissertation writing, and network with doctoral students from other Ontario universities.

Learn more about the three attendees and what they are most looking forward to about Lake Shift: 

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

2023 GRADflix Competition winners announced!

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Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2023 GRADflix competition!

On January 31, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs hosted its fifth annual GRADflix Showcase, a hybrid red-carpet event featuring the 25 best 60-second videos made by graduate students to describe their research.

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