eBulletin Issue 90

Faculty of Graduate Studies

eBulletin Issue 90

Highlights for this Issue

 • NEWBrock loses a beloved colleague
• NEW — Brock's Bioscience and Social Science Research Ethics Boards recruiting graduate student members: These dynamic volunteer boards provide a unique opportunity to gain insight into human research ethics. The REBs are responsible for reviewing and assessing protocols for research involving human participants within the University or under University auspices. The REBs ensure that the physical safety and personal integrity of human participants in research are respected and protected by interpreting and applying the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS2) and relevant legislation.
We are currently looking for Masters or Doctorate level students to serve a one or two year term. Interested applicants should submit a current C.V., a written academic reference (attesting to their ability to handle the extra work load), and a cover letter outlining their research interests and why they are interested in joining the Bioscience REB (BREB) or Social Science REB (SREB).
Applications should be sent to:
Research Ethics Office
Office of Research Services
Mackenzie Chown, D Block
Deadline: Applications due Friday, Aug. 21
Information: Contact the Research Ethics Office at (905) 688-5550, x3035, email reb@brocku.ca or see details online 

• NEW — Student Health Services (SHS): SHS is closed for the summer and will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 8:45 a.m. Go online for more information.
• NEW — Fulbright Canada - Awards for Canadian Students: The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program 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.
Applicants can apply for:
          Traditional Fulbright student awards: Awards of $15,000 (U.S) 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.
          Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Programs: Grants allow students to live in the United States for a period of 10 months. The award includes a $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 that are most beneficial to the student's teaching career.
The competition is for awards taken up for one nine-month academic year starting September 2016.
See details on the Fulbright-Canada website.
Deadline: Sunday, Nov. 15
Search Brock theses on Theses Canada Portal: Brock's graduate student theses are now fully integrated into the Library and Archives Canada's AMICUS system. This means that approximately 2,000 Brock graduate student dissertations have been added to the definitive digital collection of Canadian theses, and are thus available to scholars across the country and the world. Visit the Theses Canada Portal for full details.

• REMINDER - e-Bulletin summer schedule: The e-Bulletin will go to a monthly distribution for the summer with the next issue on Thursday, Aug. 13. The e-Bulletin’s regular distribution of every other week is expected to resume on Thursday, Sept. 3.


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