Vanier scholar Sébastien Guillot named Montrealer of the Week
Sébastien Guillot, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar in Astronomy and Astrophysics at McGill University, has been named CBC’s Montrealer of the Week ...
June 15, 2012
For Vanier scholar Narcedalia Lozano Garza, peace begins with children
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar Narcedalia Lozano Garza began pursuing her doctoral studies in political science at McGill University in 2011. Since that time, she has been actively continuing her work to improve the lives of children in her native Mexico ...
May 29, 2012
Vanier scholar’s book on Louis Bertrand published by the Presses de l'Université du Québec
Maude Flamand-Hubert, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar in Collective Representations at the Université du Québec à Rimouski, has had her book on Louis Bertrand published ...
May 2, 2012
Vanier scholar discovers new catalyst that promises cheaper, greener drugs
Jessica Sonnenberg, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Toronto, has discovered environmentally friendly, iron-based nanoparticle catalysts ...
April 3, 2012
Vanier scholar reflects on importance of award
In May 2009, Elsayed Ali was one of Carleton Universitys inaugural recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship worth a total of $150,000 over three years.
March 21, 2012
Studying Scottish and French-Canadian Culture Through Music
An integral part of French-Canadian folk music, Québécois fiddle tunes are known for the distinctive, almost Celtic-like, lilt of their melodies.
December 20, 2011
Exploring the mysteries of an endangered language
University of Toronto linguistics student Will Oxford is setting out to prove hes a worthy recipient of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.
November 8, 2011
Vanier scholar Bharati Sethi overcomes obstacles on the road to success
A recent article in the Brant News tells the story of Bharati Sethi, a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar at Wilfrid Laurier University in Brantford, Ontario.
November 6, 2011
Young researcher looking to crack a code in evolution
New Zealander Rich FitzJohn is exploring one of the longstanding mysteries of evolution—why is there so much diversity among species?
October 14, 2011
University of Alberta honours Vanier scholar Hadley Friedland
The University of Alberta recognized the achievements of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar Hadley Friedland at "Celebrate!"
September 26, 2011
Joining the quest for an HIV vaccine
Vanier scholar and PhD student Jennifer Juno is part of a world-class research team searching for answers in the quest for an HIV vaccine.
September 16, 2011
Helping Canadian kids breathe easier
Hannah Schreier, a native of Germany and a 2011 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient, is investigating how family and neighborhood environments influence youth with asthma.
August 23, 2011
Fighting obesity with technology
Imagine an app for your smart phone or Facebook page that helps you make healthy decisions about what to eat at a restaurant so that you can control your weight, manage your diabetes, or build muscle.
August 17, 2011
Vanier scholar uncovers new hope for patients with lymphoma
Based on the patterns of mutation in these 26 genes, we can see that these mutations enable tumour cells to grow and expand in non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients, says Ryan Morin...
August 9, 2011
Vanier scholar examines participatory democracy in Brazil
Tranjans examination of the historical beginnings of Brazils local-level participatory democracy is allowing him to learn more about democratization and de-democratization processes ...
July 27, 2011
Casting light on the shadows
At the moment, cancer is second in the list of fatal diseases, after cardiovascular disease, and is the leading cause of early death in Canada, says Moti Raj Paudel...
June 30, 2011
Working for the good of mankind
The recipient of a Vanier scholarship should be a world-class scholar who is using his or her knowledge and research skills for the welfare of mankind, says Channakeshava (Keshav) Sokke Umeshappa ...
June 9, 2011
The value of Vanier around the world
As a Chinese student studying in Alberta, Xin Chen appreciates the value of the Vanier scholarship ...
March 3, 2011
Confidence inspires confidence
For Kate Mulligan, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is about more than just the money ...
October 2, 2010