Program history

The program was developed in 2016, in partnership with the Montreal Gazette, to showcase the work that Concordia doctoral candidates bring to the public through diversified communication channels. After five successful years, the program was re-envisioned in 2021 to give this unique professional development training to more doctoral students. The changes also intensify the program’s impact through new and renewed partnerships, modernized communication channels, and individualized coaching.


The program empowers PhD students to articulate and actively share the significance of emerging research beyond academia by coaching them to effectively navigate professional networks and communicate through various public channels. The three main objectives of the program are:

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