Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research


Saint Mary’s University is an excellent place to pursue graduate studies. Choose from 27 diverse graduate programs (PhD, Masters, Diploma), offered within a collegial and stimulating intellectual community.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) oversees Saint Mary’s graduate programs and supports the university’s research endeavours. The Faculty offers a wealth of information and resources on graduate studies and research activities within the university.

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SSHRC Storytellers Contest

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) recently launched its annual Storytellers contest, challenging postsecondary students to creatively demonstrate to Canadians how social sciences and humanities research has an impact on our lives and on our communities.                                            

The contest is open to all studentsgraduate and undergraduate—enrolled at Canadian postsecondary institutions. Their challenge is to tell the story, in 3 minutes or 300 words, of a SSHRC-funded research project. It can be their own or a professor’s and needs to be taking place at their institution. We will select 25 finalists to receive a $3000 cash prize and specialized training in research communications.

Deadline - January 28, 2020 at 5:00pm Eastern

(everyone welcome):

Monday Adah Ogbe - MA in IDS
The Role of Pentecostalism in Human Development: A Study of Pentecostal Churches in Kubwa, Abuja, Nigeria
December 5, 2019 - 1:30 PM - Atrium 216

Patrick Adeyemi - MTEI 
The place of technology in social entrepreneurship
December 6, 2019 - 11:00 AM - Loyola 274

Kajsa Louise Swaffer - MA in History
‘This will not be the first time that the softest hand has proved the strongest’: The Eastern Division of the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada and the Fate of Scottish Identity, 1876-1914
December 6, 2019 - 1:00 PM - MN 219

Tobias Gerhard Schminke - MA in IDS
Labour-Centred Development and Decent Work: A Structuralist Perspective on Informal Employment and Trade
December 9, 2019 - 10:00 AM – Loyola 273

Angella Nannozi - MA in IDS
A Case Study: Exploring the Influence of the Informal Financial Sector on Food Security Among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda, Greater Luweero
December 11, 2019 - 12:00 PM - Loyola 273

Annika Voltan - PhD in Business Administration
On the Importance of Being Scrappy: Entrepreneurial orientation and bricolage in social enterprises
December 13, 2019 - 9:00 AM - Atrium 216

Youji Cheng - MSc in Applied Science
A Computational Investigation of the Intrinsic Electric Field of ATP Synthase (E.C.
December 16, 2019 - 10:00 AM – Loyola 273

Jeremy Bentley - MSc in Applied Science
The Origins and Fate of Intact Polar Lipids in Hydrothermally Altered Sediments of Cathedral Hill, Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California
December 16, 2019 - 1:00 PM - Loyola 273

Emily Arseneault - MA in Criminology
The True North, Strong and Queer?”: (Un)Mapping Discourses of Homonationalism, Colonialism and Activism within the Canadian Prison Reform Movement
December 17, 2019 - 10:00 AM - Atrium 216



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