eBulletin Issue 83

Faculty of Graduate Studies

eBulletin Issue 83

10th Annual Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference, Thursday, April 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Plaza Building and Cairns Complex with GSA Social to follow in Isaac’s: Everyone is welcome to join us for our 10th anniversary celebration of graduate student research excellence.
Approximately 120 Brock graduate students are participating in this year’s conference that includes a keynote address, oral and poster sessions and the finals of Brock’s 2015 Three Minute Thesis Contest. The day will also feature the presentation of the Graduate Mentorship Awards and, for the first time, the Marilyn Rose Graduate Leadership Award.
See an overview of the conference schedule here.
PhD Comics — special anniversary event:
The FGS will welcome Jorge Cham, creator of PhD Comics, to campus on Friday, April 10. Jorge will be in Thistle 325 to give a lecture, "The Power of Procrastination" and book signing from 2:30 to 4 p.m., followed by the screening of The PhD Movie from 4 to 5 p.m.
Research Matters Curiosity Shop coming to Brock on Thursday, April 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Isaac’s: In conjunction with the 10th anniversary of MNK, Research Services is hosting the Research Matters “Curiosity Shop.” Come to the booth to ask any questions you might have about any subject! Faculty and student researchers from one or more of Ontario’s 21 universities will answer your questions later online. The booth is a great way to engage in research conversations. Volunteers are needed to staff the booth for one-hour (or more) shifts. Faculty, students and staff interested in helping out can sign up at the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) office or contact cmajtenyi@brocku.ca
; 905-688-5550, x5789.

SHIFT Graduate Student Conference: Professional skills conference for graduate students to assist with making ‘the SHIFT’ from ‘learning to earning’: uncover, discover, explore and articulate your well-developed higher order skills. Making sense of your graduate level skills and understand how these skills transfer to other areas of work.
Event Date: Thursday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Pond Inlet

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