Research in the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Supporting graduate-level research excellence

The Faculty of Graduate Studies supports graduate student research across all AU faculties.

Research assistants

Athabasca University researchers often hire graduate students as research assistants. If you would like to build your research skills and your resumé, you may want to apply for one of these temporary opportunities.

The AU Research Centre has information on:

  • research assistant opportunities
  • hiring procedures
  • the roles and responsibilities of research assistants
Look for research assistant opportunities

Funding opportunities

Various types of financial assistance are available for graduate student research. The AU Research Centre has research-specific funding opportunities, as well as a calendar of external awards.

You may also find research-related awards in the awards finder.

Explore Research Centre funding opportunities

Research resources

Our research resources can help you whether you are in a thesis, dissertation, course, or project route.

Explore our research resources

Learn more about research in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and across Athabasca University

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