Date: 2015-01-16
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Subject: Masters Graduate Fellowships on Innovation Studies in Political Studies and Public Policy

Masters Graduate Fellowships on Innovation Studies in Political Studies and Public Policy


A  research team at the University of Saskatchewan have financial support for Masters students in the Political Studies or Public Policy.  Successful applicants must gain admission to the Masters of Public Policy Program, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, or the Masters of Political Studies, Department of Political Studies.  Funding will consist of a research assistantship of approximately $17,000 for one year.  The successful candidates will be working on one of the following projects:


  • Creating Digital Opportunities: Building digital capacity in rural and northern Canada (supervisor: Dr. Ken Coates)
  • Circumpolar Innovation: Government policies to promote the commercialization of science and technology in the Far North (supervisors: Dr. Ken Coates and Dr. Carin Holroyd)
  • Canadian Engagement with the Digital Content Sector: A Study of East Asia (supervisor: Dr. Carin Holroyd)

Please send inquiries to Dr. Holroyd (carin.holroyd@usask.ca) or Dr. Coates (ken.coates@usask.ca).  You can find details on the Masters programs and application procedures at the websites of the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (http://www.schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca) and the Department of Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan (http://artsandscience.usask.ca/politicalstudies/graduates).



Ken Coates

Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

International Centre for Northern Governance and Development

Room 181 -- 101 Diefenbaker Place
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7N 5B8

1 306 966 5136 (office)

1 306 341 0545 (cell)




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