eBulletin Issue 60
Faculty of Graduate Studies
eBulletin Issue 60
Highlights for this issue
• UPDATE — Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference, Monday, April 7, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Plaza Building and Cairns Complex
The beginning of the Winter term is the time for Brock graduate students to plan how they would like to participate in the annual conference.
The options include:
• Display a poster OR give an oral presentation at the conference The Call for Proposals will be announced in January. Poster and oral presentations are open to graduate students at all stages of research.
• Compete in the 3MT® (Three Minute Thesis) contest — Registration is now open The contest eligibility has been expanded to include current graduate students who have made substantial progress (final stages of research) in a master's by thesis, a master's by research project, or a PhD program as well as graduate students who have successfully defended their thesis, but have not yet graduated are eligible.To find out more about the 3MT contest (Eligibility and Rules, Confidentiality and Intellectual Property Guidelines, Judging Criteria, Important Dates) and to register for the contest before the Friday, Jan. 24 deadline, go to the 3MT website
• NEW — National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) Graduate Experience Survey: Graduate students with disabilities are invited to participate in an online survey examining the experiences of, and barriers faced by, graduate students with disabilities across Canada. For the survey click here
Deadline: Friday, Feb. 1, 2014
The Faculty of Graduate Studies wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season. The FGS will be closed as of 12 noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and re-opening for regular business hours on Thursday, Jan. 2.
• Bullying survey: Graduate students at Brock and across Ontario are being asked to complete an online survey, Not in the Syllabus, to identify and describe incidents related to bullying, harassment and mental health issues that they have either personally experienced or witnessed. The information will be compiled into a provincial report and used to develop workshops that will be delivered to graduate students across the province.
Fill out survey
• NEXT ISSUE: Thursday, January 16, 2014
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