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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 stimulate interest in and action on the problems of the day. One of the first milestones achieved by the...

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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 financial support from the foundation will help Myriam better understand what exact roles nurses...

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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 your chance at one of two $500 travel awards. Be sure to submit the application form to...

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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 three presentations, as well as an all expenses paid trip to the Eastern Regional Competition going to...

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Your Chance to Travel

Kyle

Posted: November 30, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Money Matters



Don't miss out on your chance to travel and explore while continuing to progress in your graduate program! Students from both our Fredericton and Saint John campuses have already taken advantage of travel funding available to our graduate students through programs such as the Frederick and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowships, the Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarships, as well as through scholarships offered by SGS through departments. Frederick and Catherine Eaton Graduate...

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Research or Study Abroad

Kyle

Posted: September 24, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters



Interested in researching or studying abroad next 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. Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarship The Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarships are open to UNB masters and Doctoral students enrolled in any area to support periods of intensive research or study in the UK which will benefit the student and their program of...

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New Research Funding for UNB

Kyle

Posted: June 11, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , News and Events



May was a big month for research at the University of New Brunswick, with Tri-Council funding results making their way across the nation, and many new and current researchers on both UNB campuses receiving exciting news. At the same time, the Province of New Brunswick announced $11.4 million dollars in research funding through the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, NBIF, a large portion of which will support research at UNB. Attending the announcement were, from right to left,...

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Heading Overseas - Vanessa's Story

Kyle

Posted: February 5, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



A graduate student with the Faculty of Education has recently been awarded travel funding through the SSHRC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement to support research related to her thesis work in Europe. Vanessa Johnson, a SSHRC funded masters student on the Fredericton campus, will be packing her bags for an extensive research trip abroad this fall thanks to a travel opportunity available to Canada Graduate Scholarship holders nationwide. Vanessa will also be receiving travel support for...

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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 university community. Participation in a 3MT challenge is an excellent professional development...

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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 of our campuses and will support travel to the beautiful and prestigious Queen's University...

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NBIF Award Recipients Gather

Kyle

Posted: December 11, 2017 6:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters , News and Events



The School of Graduate Studies, with support from the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, recently celebrated recent NBIF award recipients with a luncheon in the Great Hall of the historic Sir Howard Douglas Hall building on the UNB Fredericton campus. Students were joined by faculty and staff as well by NBIF's President and CEO, Calvin Milbury, and its Director of Research, Lindsay Bowman along with UNB's Vice President of Research, Dr. David Magee, and its Vice President-Academic, Dr....

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UNB Students Recognized Nationally

Kyle

Posted: November 27, 2017 5:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Amelia Thorpe, a Ph.D candidate from the Faculty of Education, has recently been recognized nationally for her thesis research exploring the erasure of gender diverse identities through the language of student documentation, adminstrative procedure and institutional policy. Recognized as a 2017-18 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient, Amelia's award recognizes her exceptional academic achievement, research potential, leadership and the considerable effort she invests in community...

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