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GEAR - Graduate Essentials for Academic Research

Kyle

Posted: October 27, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



UNB Libraries is hosting a workshop series developed to introduce the skills, tools and resources graduate students will need for success throughout their graduate program. The workshops are open to all graduate students, both new and continuing, and as an added bonus... they are free of charge! Check out the list of events below. DateTimeSessionLocation October 17 2:00pm -...

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Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: September 19, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events, Money Matters



Are you a female graduate student engaging in research here at UNB? Don't miss out on these scholarship opportunities and your chance to be recognized by the local chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women! Since its establishment, the Fredericton Chapter of CFUW has had a goal to enlarge and deepen educational interest, to promote friendship among university graduates and to...

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Recruitment Events

Kyle

Posted: September 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



Interested in Graduate Studies @ UNB? UNB’s Graduate Student Recruiter, Laura Gilks, will be attending various recruitment events across Canada this Fall, as well as a short trip to attend College events in Maine. These events are generally hosted on-campus by career and development centres in the Fall. The events are as great way promote further study, and is an opportunity for students...

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Upcoming Workshops for Graduate Students

Kyle

Posted: September 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



The School of Graduate Studies has a variety of upcoming workshops scheduled for graduate students ranging from informational workshops on applying for federal funding, to full day professional development workshops, all free of charge! To keep current with our workshop schedule, be sure to check out our website. September 17 - NSERC Site Visit NSERC Program Officers will be on-site to provide...

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UNB has impressive global footprint in magnetic resonance research

Kyle

Posted: September 9, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Focus, Student Stories



The International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Microscopy held it’s 15th Biannual conference in Paris, France over the summer months. The conference brought together a group of 180 international experts focused on the development of spatially resolved magnetic resonance methods and their applications to diverse fields including engineering, biomedical and clinical science. UNB was...

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2019 Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference - Call for Posters

Kyle

Posted: July 23, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



Later this fall, the College of Extended Learning will be playing host to the 2019 Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference, which aims to bring together contributors to the field for two days of informative, thought provoking sessions and keynote addresses by experts in the assessment, treatment, and support of individuals on the autism spectrum. As part of the two day event, the conference is...

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IDST Student Recognized by Peers for Recent Presentation

Kyle

Posted: July 9, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories



The summer months can be a busy time for graduate student travel, with students looking to showcase the work they have been doing during the year at research conferences all over the world, which is very much true for one Interdisciplinary PhD candidate who was recently recognized by his peers for his presentation skills. Ibrahim Hariz, pictured third from the right, recently presented his...

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Summer Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: June 27, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



Interested in applying for some summer scholarship opportunities? Check out the list of scholarships currently open for application below!  Be sure to read the conditions carefully to make sure you are eligible before applying. *students looking to apply to more than one award must submit applications for each specific award. UNB Environmental Studies Graduate Scholarship Value:...

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IDST Student Recognized by National Nurses Foundation

Kyle

Posted: May 22, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters, Student Stories



A graduate student on the Fredericton campus has recently been recognized by a National Nursing Foundation for her work in the nursing field. Myriam Breau, a PhD candidate with the Interdisciplinary Studies program, has recently been awarded $10,000 by the Canadian Nurses Foundation to support her PhD research which explores the influence of nursing staffing and skill mix on adverse events. The...

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IDST Masters Project to be Showcased in New Kinesiology Building

Kyle

Posted: May 13, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories



A current graduate student will soon see a piece of her masters work on display in the newly constructed Kinesiology Building on UNB's Fredericton Campus. Deanna Musgrave, a current masters student in the Interdisciplinary Studies program, will soon see her artwork showcased in a grand fashion when her work is proudly displayed on the third floor of the new building. Deanna's painting, entitled...

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Experiencing Three Minute Thesis - Barbora's Story

Kyle

Posted: May 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories



Ever wonder what it is like to take part in the annual Three Minute Thesis challenge? The winner of UNB's 2019 Three Minute Thesis, and UNB representative at the Eastern Regional 3MT competition, has got you covered! Barbora Balonova - My 3MT Journey Hi all! My name is Barbora and I am currently in the last year of my PhD at the Department of Chemistry in Fredericton, UNB. I come from Slovakia,...

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Saint John Grad Student Awarded Prestigious Spot in Development Workshop

Kyle

Posted: April 25, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories



A graduate student from the University of New Brunswick's Saint John campus recently received some exciting news from organizers of this year's Communicating Science Workshop for Graduate Students organizing committee. Lydia White, a Master’s student in the Department of Biological Sciences at UNB Saint John, was awarded one of 50 seats (nearly 400 applicants) to attend Canada’s...

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April 8 - 12 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: April 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Hannah McBride, Civil Engineering Developing an Objective Warrant System for Red Light Cameras April 10, 2019 1:00pm, Head Hall, Room C25 Emily McPherson, History Contrasting Silences: Public Memory of German Women's Experiences of the Second World War in a...

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2019 Three Minute Thesis Results

Kyle

Posted: March 28, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



Last week played host to the annual Graduate Research Conference, held in the Wu Conference Centre, as well as the 2019 rendition of UNB's Three Minute Thesis Challenge. 3MT gives students a chance to present their research projects in, as the title suggests, three minutes or less. Brave participants from departments across both of our talented campuses came together and delivered eleven...

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March 25 - 29 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: March 25, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Campbell Bryden, Civil Engineering Soil-Structure Interaction of Twin Culverts March 28, 2019 1:00pm, Head Hall, Room H301 Majed Shakir, Electrical and Computer Engineering Small Smart Grid for the Power Utilization System March 28, 2019 13:00pm, Head Hall,...

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MTME Students NBIF Breakthru Finalists

Kyle

Posted: March 19, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories



The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) has announced the finalists for their 2018-19 Breakthru Entrepreneusrhip competition, and a group of MTME graduate students find themselves in the mix to take home the top prize. Breakthru is a startup competition designed to encourage the creation and development of entrepreneurial, innovative business ventures in New Brunswick. Hosted by the New...

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Your Chance to Travel - Upcoming Travel Awards

Kyle

Posted: February 19, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Money Matters



Interested in researching or studying abroad this year? Start planning, and apply now! The School of Graduate Studies offers two travel scholarships aimed at promoting travel for research or study abroad for graduate students. UNB Associated Alumnae Travel Award Are you a female grad student looking to research or attend a conference outside of the Maritime Provinces this year? Apply now for...

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Former UNB Grad Student Appointed Fredericton's Next Poet Laureate

Kyle

Posted: February 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories



A former masters student with UNB Fredericton's Department of English has recently been appointed Fredericton's next Poet Laureate. Jenna Lyn Albert, a graduate of English's Creative Writing program, began in the position late last month, and will serve a two year term in the position formerly titled Cultural Laureate. The position was only recently established in 2016 as part of an action item...

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Free! MITACS Professional Development for Grad Students

Kyle

Posted: January 22, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



Interested in growing your professional skills? MITACS has the solution! MITACS works with institutions like UNB to provide professional skills development to students free of charge! By taking advantage of this program, grad students will have access to courses which will focus on growing networking skills, improving your communication, developing your presentation skills and more! Interested...

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2019 Three Minute Thesis Challenge!

Kyle

Posted: January 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Money Matters, News and Events



Win cash for describing your research! 2019 Three Minute Thesis Challenge The planning for the 2019 rendition of our annual Three Minute Thesis challenge is in the works, and a date has been set for the exciting event. On March 22, students will be given three minutes to describe their research, and will have a shot at winning some cash for doing so! Cash prizes will be offered to the top...

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January 7 - 11 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: January 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Thesis Corner



Upcoming oral examinations this week For more information on any of the below oral examinations, please contact the associated department. Francis Lavandier, History Role of Law, Settler Colonialism, and Overrepresentation of Indigenous Peoples in the Canadian Criminal Justice (Legal) System: Implementation of R.v. Gladue in Prince Edward Island (PEI) January 8, 2019 2:30pm, Tilley Hall, Room...

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