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New Graduate Program in Quantitative Investment

Kyle

Posted: January 29, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty Focus, News and Events



The University of New Brunswick has recently announced a new Masters program: the Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) degree is a unique, one-year graduate program that will prepare students for a specialized career in quantitative investment management at the heart of the modern financial sector.The program equips graduates with the fundamentals of finance knowledge combined...

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Win Cash for Describing your Research!

kyle

Posted: January 29, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events, Money Matters



Join us for the 2018 rendition of our 3MT challenge! What is a 3MT challenge? 3MT stands for Three Minute Thesis. Students have three minutes and one power point slide to present their research in an engaging and accessible way to a nonspecialist audience. They are judged on the comprehension/content and the engagement/communication of their presentation by a panel of three individuals from the...

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Meet our Graduate Recruiter!

Kyle

Posted: January 22, 2018 5:01:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty Focus



Laura Gilks is a former UNB graduate student turned graduate recruitor! She began her recent journey in the UNB recruitment team in the fall of 2007 after winning the position with an interview presentation based on the metaphor linking graduate recruitment to fly fishing, something else she is passionate about! As a graduate recruiter, Laura spends considerable time on the road, meeting...

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The roads taken ... work AND Grad School

Kyle

Posted: January 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories



"Two roads diverged in a wood..." so goes the classic poem by Robert Frost capturing the turmoil around deciding which among life's precious options to persue. This a conflict appropos too for many students approaching the end of their undergraduate program: to continue-on with graduate studies, or to join the workforce. Which is the better path? This was the choice faced recently by Brandon...

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Rocking the West

Kyle

Posted: January 15, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories



Maree McGregor, a graduate student with the department of Earth Sciences on the Fredericton campus, will be travelling to a remote location east of Yellowknife next summer to explore the site where an asteroid crashed into the Earth more than 380 million years ago. Maree came to UNB from Australia and looks to work on a thesis with the Director of UNB's Planetary and Space Science Centre, Dr....

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Psychology Professor Helps Canada Focus on Gold!

Kyle

Posted: January 15, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty Focus



A UNB Professor recently spent the Holidays with a different family of sorts, namely Canada's 2017 World Junior Hockey team, where he helped guide the group to their Gold medal performance!  Dr. Ryan Hamilton, a Faculty member in the Department of Psychology on the Fredericton Campus, travelled to Buffalo with the rest of team Canada's support staff as Hockey Canada's first full-time...

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Introducing: Thesis Corner

Kyle

Posted: January 8, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events, Thesis Corner



The School of Graduate Studies is excited to announce the addition of a new section to the blog! Thesis Corner Thesis Corner will be a way to announce upcoming thesis proposals and defences happening on both the Fredericton and Saint John Campuses. Each post will include the thesis abstract, along with the time and location of the presentation to allow students, faculty, staff and the public to...

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Study, Research or Present Abroad!

Kyle

Posted: January 8, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: Money Matters



Interested in doing some travel during your graduate studies? Then this post is for you! Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowships We kicked off the start of the Gradoshphere with a story on our most recent Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowship winners, and are excited to announce the search for our next Eaton Fellows! The Eaton Fellowships are open to graduate students on both...

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