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Special Recruitment Opportunity 2018-2019

Food Marketing, Policy and Children’s Health


Dr. Charlene Elliott is seeking to recruit one student into our graduate program at the PhD or MA level in the area of Communication & Health with an interest in Food Marketing, Policy and Children’s Health.

This position comes with a special Communication & Health funding package of up to $30,000 for a PhD and $24,000 for a MA student in Year I (our normal competitive funding package applies in Year II for MAs and in Years II–IV for PhDs).

Apart from the regular opportunities to act as a teaching assistant, students recruited into the Communication & Health graduate position will have the opportunity to conduct research on food marketing and children’s tastes, food packaging and regulation, Big Food, food labelling, taste cultures and children’s culture. 

The Communication & Health graduate student will join a vibrant community of nationally and internationally known Communication and Media scholars in the Department of Communication, Media and Film at the University of Calgary.

For specific information about the Communication & Health recruitment, please contact Dr. Charlene Elliott (

For general information about our graduate program, please contact

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