eBulletin Issue 76

Faculty of Graduate Studies




eBulletin Issue 76

 Highlights for this issue 

 

• REGISTER TODAY — Research Café: Bullying – from classroom to workplace Friday, Nov. 21

, 1 to 3 p.m., Scotiabank Atrium, Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex.
Please register online to attend this free public forum
This public forum, involving Brock faculty and graduate student researchers, will add to the dialogue that will be under way across the country during Bullying Awareness Week in Canada, Nov. 16 to 22.

Marty Mako, a Health Promoter for Niagara Region Public Health and a member of the President’s Task Force on Community Engagement, will moderate the panel that will include Lisa Barrow, Assistant Professor, Goodman School of Business; Zopito Marini, Professor, Child and Youth Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences; Natalie Spadafora, master’s student in Child and Youth; Andrew Dane, Associate Professor, Psychology; Ann Farrell, PhD student in Psychology; Heather Woods, master’s student in Education

In connection with the panel presentation, Brock Research has produced a podcast that features Barrow and Marini talking about how awareness and understanding of bullying has changed. Listen to their conversation or watch the discussion on YouTube.

• REMINDER - Fulbright Canada awards competition:

Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program operates on the principle of reciprocal exchange and provides the opportunity for outstanding Canadian students to study and/or conduct research in the United States. Award recipients include Canadian citizens who are graduate students, prospective graduate students, or junior professionals. Graduate students can apply to the following: 
Traditional Fulbright Student Award: US$15,000 for one nine-month academic year. These all-discipline awards can be taken up at any college, university, think tank, or government agency in the United States. 
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program: $400 to $600 stipend per month (commensurate with average cost of living in host city), room and board, visa services, health insurance, and a bursary to complete two courses per semester. The award is for Canadian Francophone students and teachers, aged 21 to 29, who want to teach and study in the United States.

Awards Deadline: Saturday, Nov. 15


(The competition is for awards taken up for one nine-month academic year starting September 2015) 
See more details on the Fulbright website

• NEW — Post-doctoral fellowship

- The Young Lives Research Lab at the University of Prince Edward Island, under the direction of Dr. Kate Tilleczek, is currently seeking a post-doctoral fellow to work across projects. The focus of the position will be qualitative data collection, analysis, and management, as well as the dissemination of findings through various writing projects. This position will also be focused on the creation and management of qualitative data architecture.

Closing date: Monday, Nov. 24

See more information

REMINDER — External Scholarship Competition Deadline Dates

• NEXT ISSUE: Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

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