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Recent IDST Grad on Track at Wilfred Laurier University

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Posted: July 30, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



A recent IDST graduate student has been celebrating some exciting news this summer after being offered, and accepting, a tenure track position in Women and Gender Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. Karen Stote, a 2012 graduate of the University of New Brunswick's PhD program in Interdisciplinary Studies, accepted the position after teaching contract for several years with the school....

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Zhuoyi Nie - MScF Oral Examination

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Posted: July 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Zhuoyi Nie Effects of spruce budworm outbreaks on balsam fir regeneration in mixed balsam fir-hardwood stands Date: August 03, 2018 Time: 10:30am Location: Forestry & Geology, Room 202 Abstract Spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.) defoliation on balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.) regeneration was studied in softwood, mixedwood, and hardwood stands in the early (3 years of...

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Spencer Virgin - MSc Oral Examination

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Posted: July 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Spencer Virgin Population Dynamics of the Ribbed Mussel (Geukensia Demissa) near its Northern Range Limit, Maritime Canada Date: August 02, 2018 Time: 1:00pm Location: B27, Bailey Hall Abstract Ribbed mussels (Geukensia demissa) are important ecosystem engineers in salt marshes along the east coast of North America, but their populations are not well studied at their northern range limit,...

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Andrea Mayo - MSESS Oral Examination

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Posted: July 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Andrea Mayo Potential Functional Benefits of a Comprehensive Evaluation of Physical Activities for Canadian Older Adults Date: August 02, 2018 Time: 1:00pm Location: Currie Center, Room 3-22 Abstract This study suggests that the PASE underestimate the total time spent performing activities but overestimate the intensity of the reported activities. The Study also suggests that the combination...

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Meet SGS - Jackie Seely

Kyle

Posted: July 23, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Focus



Our next installment of our 'Meet SGS' series involves a long-time member of the Grad School, Jackie Seely. Jackie has a long standing career at UNB and has held many administrative positions, starting at Enterprise New Brunswick in 1988 and then the Dean of Arts Office 1992, until she settled at the Graduate School as an Admissions Officer in 1998.  Jackie was later promoted in 2001 to...

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Morgan Burgoyne - MSc Oral Examinations

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Posted: July 22, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Morgan Burgoyne Development of New Ylidic substituents for Stronger Bispyridinylidene Reducing Agents Date: July 24, 2018 Time: 2:00pm Location: Toole Hall, Room 303 Abstract The superb π-electron donating effect of iminophosphorano groups (R3P=N-) has been previously demonstrated, and the use of these groups led to the preparation of the strongest bispyridinylidene (BPY) organic...

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IDST Student Recognized for her Research on Sport

Kyle

Posted: July 16, 2018 12:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories



A PhD candidate with Interdisciplinary Studies program here at UNB has recently been recognized for her work by the True Sport Foundation, a national charitable organization that is dedicated to advancing and supporting values-based and principle-driven sport in communities throughout Canada. Regan Taylor, pictured above, was one of two students recognized nation wide and was praised for her...

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UNB Students Recognized at Canadian Association of Physicist Conference

Kyle

Posted: July 9, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories



Two UNB graduate students working with the Department of Physics have recently been recognized for their work at the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Student Presentation Competition, which took place on the University of Dalhousie's Halifax campus earlier this summer. Amy-Rae Gauthier, pictured in the first row and third from the left, took home first place at the annual competition...

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New and Familiar Faces

Kyle

Posted: July 3, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events, Faculty Focus



Change is the theme of the month as we melt into the month of July after a long and hot Canada day weekend! July marks the beginning of new directions, however different they may be, for two long-time members of the Grad School team in Dr. Bruce MacDonald and Dr. John Kershaw. Bruce will be hanging up his whiteboard markers and erasers to join the list of retired Faculty members from the...

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