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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.

Congratulations to 2016 / 2017 Student Scholarships & Awards Recipients!

Ontario Graduate Scholarship Recipients (Masters) Erika Freeman                             Rainer Hilland   Ontario Graduate Scholarship Recipients (PhD) Rebecca Ellis                              Heather Peacock   NSERC – Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Scholarship (Masters) Rebecca Doyle   SSHRC – Canadian Graduate Scholarship (Masters) Rosalind … Continue reading

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Meeting and Committee nominations

Hope everyone is enjoying the nice weather! It’s time for our meeting again. Call for committee nominations! If you would like to be a part of our GeoGrads society, or know of someone who would be a good fit for … Continue reading

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Congrats, Merlin!

Let’s give it up to Merlin Chatwin, our new GeoGrads Co-President! Thanks to everyone who participated in the election process. Our committees will be needing new members, check this website for an exclusive list of those. We will be organizing a second … Continue reading

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Co-President Nominees are out. Time to vote!

Based on the last poll, we’ve got the names out. Vote for the one you see fit for a GeoGrads Co-President position! The voting will remain open till Friday, May 5 at 11:59AM and Kate will announce the new Co-President by … Continue reading

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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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