Graduate Research Symposium

FARE's Graduate Research Symposium is being held on Tuesday, March 26th, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the OMAFRA Conference Rooms (1st floor).

All Master’s students are required to present two seminars related to their thesis research.
Please find a list of presenters and topics here.

The first seminar, normally held in May or June of the student’s first year of studies, outlines the proposed thesis research, including key research questions and methods of data collection and analysis.

The second seminar, normally held in March of the student’s second year of studies, provides a summary of the key research results and conclusions.

Students will use the MSc Proposal and Results presentation templates accordingly.

Additionally, second year MSc students will be asked to serve as a discussant for a first year MSc student. Discussants will be assigned according to research topics. PhD students will be asked to serve as a discussant for a second year MSc student.

FARE*6800 course requirement:  Students will be deemed to have met the requirements for FARE*6800 when they have successfully completed their research symposium presentation in the first and second years of their program. Students should register for FARE*6800 in the semester they will be presenting their second research symposium.

Interested in attending the Graduate Research Symposium on March 26, 2024?

CLICK HERE to register for the event

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Contact: Graduate Program Assistant via email at