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About geograds2013

Hello and welcome to the Geograd Society website. Geography at Western is one of the largest geography departments in Canada and our Graduate Students' research interests span many sub-fields of geography. Look around the site and if you have any questions about activities, research, or social outings, feel free to contact the particular Executive heads or co-presidents. Chad Walker and Sarah Mason, GeoGrad Society Co-Presidents 2013.

It’s election time again!

Know someone in Geograds who could be a great candidate for our Co-President to work with Kate this year? It’s anonymous, so nominate him or her…. even if that may be yourself! Click here! (deadline: Apr 18th 4pm) After we have our Co-President nominees, polls are … Continue reading

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AAG Annual Meeting is coming up soon

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) 2017 Annual Meeting is just around the corner. Have you started booking your accommodation and travel plans yet? Polish your presentation slides and posters, and connect with fellow geographers! Venue: The Hynes Convention Center, Marriott … Continue reading

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Election Season is Back!

All good things must end…Danny is poised to join the ranks of honored past presidents such as Sarah Mason, Chad Walker, Sarah Pierce and the great Steve Fitzpatrick. However, now a new GeoGrad has the opportunity to join such impressive … Continue reading

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Research Committee Workshop – Comps & Proposal Milestone

A few take aways from the Research Committee Workshop about Comps and Proposal Milestones held on Friday October 30 at 3pm: We also wanted to let everyone know that what is most important for comps is to put yourself in the answers. Often … Continue reading

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Research Committee Workshop – Scholarships

2015 UWO GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS – A powerpoint presentation for you A few take aways from the Research Committee Workshop about Scholarships held on Friday September 25 at 3pm: The Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Competition ($17,500) Deadline: October 30, 2015 to … Continue reading

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2015-2016 GeoGrad Calendar is Ready!

Hi all Our calendar for the year is complete. Things can change from time to time, or events may be added, so check back regularly for new versions. Download PDF – 2015-2016 GeoGrad Calendar Download Excel – 2015-2016 GeoGrad Calendar

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T-Minus 14 Days……

Hi Grads, two weeks until classes begin. Before that happens, the society of graduate students in the geography department (GeoGrads) and the Department have a few plans. The Orientation 2016 Schedule is up now, for incoming students, things get started on … Continue reading

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Research Committee Workshop Poll

Hi Everyone, This is an opportunity for you to vote on topics for the upcoming workshops during the 2015-2016 academic year. Please vote here and we will coordinate the sessions that have received the most number of votes and let you know … Continue reading

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Geograd 2015 Election and New Executives

Hi all The Geograd Elections are now complete! The following people have been elected to serve as committee heads from September 2015, to September 1st, 2016. INTERNAL POSITIONS Co-Presidents Remaining – Danny Bednar (to be replaced for Jan 1, 2016) Incoming – … Continue reading

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