Announcements

Thesis-based Master-level Student Opportunity for Inuit Health Research

A CIHR-funded research team using Inuit traditional knowledge to identify Inuit health indicators for a prospective Wellness Court in Nunavut is seeking a student to undertake a Master-level thesis-based degree in a subject area related to the project. The degree will be in Public Health or Rehabilitation Science and will be undertaken at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.

If the successful candidate chooses to undertake an MSc in Public Health, the student will be admitted into the program in January or September 2019. A January 2019 start date is preferred. For information about admissions to the School of Public Health see here, and for the Msc program see here.

Meanwhile, if the successful candidate chooses to pursue an MSc in Rehabilitation Science, the student will be admitted into the program in May or September 2019. A May 2019 start date is preferred. For information about admissions to the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine see here

A funding package will be offered to the successful candidate for up to 2 years. The successful candidate will also be expected to apply for external funding.

For more information, please contact Dr. Priscilla Ferrazzi, Primary Investigator at ferrazzi@ualbeta.ca.

Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision (AEGSS)

Beth Perry Mahler and Jeff Vallance

The AEGSS recognizes excellence in advising, monitoring and mentoring graduate students engaged in project, theses, or dissertation work by Athabasca University academic staff members and is awarded annually to up to two academic staff members. The Faculty of Graduate Studies would like to congratulate this years' 2018 AEGSS award recipient: Dr. Beth Perry Mahler, Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Faculty of Health Disciplines. Beth was honored at this years' 2018 AU Employee Recognition Event & Christmas Social for her superior supervisory and mentoring abilities to interest, stimulate and excite students to motive them to achieve high standards.

Congratulations, Beth!

Updated March 18 2019 by Student & Academic Services