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We conduct field research around the world

  • Western Canada
  • the circumpolar North
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Latin America
  • the Caribbean

What is thesis-based study?

Pursue independent research guided by a supervisor who shares your research interests. If you want to advance your knowledge or expand your expertise in a specific field or research area, our thesis-based programs are for you.

What is a supervisor?

A supervisor is a faculty member who oversees your research and the development of your thesis.

Graduate program contacts

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Graduate Program Director

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Dr. Saulesh Yessenova
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