Graduate students awarded prestigious research funding
The Department is pleased to announce that a number of our graduate students have recently been awarded prestigious research fellowships and scholarships.
- Ph.D student Deirdre Elliott is the recipient of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Doctoral Scholarship for her research project 'The hunt for whales: Labrador Inuit whaling in the archaeological record.'
- Ph.D student Julia Brenan is the recipient of the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship for her research project 'Exposing toxic legacies: The history of WWII industrial contamination on Indigenous lands and the implications for people and the archaeological record.'
- Master's candidates Alexa Spiwak and Megan Garlie are the recipients of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Master's Scholarship for their research on 'A Slater or Two: Exploring the 17th-Century Slate Industry at Ferryland' and 'Degenerative Joint Diseases at the Fortress of Louisbourg' respectively.
- Furthermore, Postdoctoral researcher Dr. Laura Kelvin is the recipient of the SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship for her research on the 'Avertok Archaeology Archive Project'.
See the recent article in the Gazette for more details.