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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 - 3:30pm Zotero HIL, Learning Lab #112 October 29 10:00am - 11:30am Library Research Tools for STEM HIL, Learning Lab...

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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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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 to engage with graduate schools or professional programs from other institutions across Canada and...

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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 undergrad and grad students all of the details on applying for major federal funding through the...

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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 inviting poster submissions from graduate students  whose research aligns with the mission and...

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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: $6,000 Conditions: Awarded to graduate students (Master's or Doctoral) who have a demonstrated interest in the...

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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 fantastic presentations to a panel of judges and to a large audiences in the Chancellor's room. By the end...

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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 in learning more about the MITACS Training Program? Check out their newly launched EDGE portal where...

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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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Happy Holidays!

Kyle

Posted: December 18, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



Happy Holidays from the team at the School of Graduate Studies!

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Graduate Research Conference Showcase

Kyle

Posted: December 10, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Student Stories



Can you believe it? It is already that time of year again, and I am not talking about the Holiday season! As per the annual tradition, the Graduate Student Associate has recently announced their call for abstracts for next year's rendition of the Graduate Student Research Conference. The 26th annual conference will be held March 21-22, 2019 at the Wu Conference Centre on the UNB Fredericton Campus. Graduate students will be given the opportunity to share their research with students, faculty,...

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Annual NBIF Award Luncheon

Kyle

Posted: November 9, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



Students, Faculty and staff took over the Long Hall in the Currie Center early last month in order to celebrate the achievements of some of our graduate and undergraduate students. Students awarded NBIF Graduate Awards this past year were invited to the annual gathering to celebrate their achievements, mingle with their colleagues, as well as meet some of the friendly faces from the School of Graduate Studies and the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, who partner to offer this significant...

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GEAR - Graduate Essentials for Academic Research

Kyle

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

Category: News and Events



UNB Libraries is hosting a full-day workshop developed to introduce te skills, tools and resources graduate students will need for success throughout their graduate program. The workshop is open to all graduate students, both new and continuing, and as an added bonus... it is free of charge! Check out the list of events below. 10:00 - 11:00 AM: Advanced Research for Humanities & Social Sciences (Joanne Smythe and David Ross) OR Library Research Tools for STEM students (Saran Croos & Tatiana...

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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. Karen also spent some time teaching at St. Thomas University, a close neighbor to the UNB...

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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 University of New Brunswick's Saint John campus and John will be transitioning into an exciting new role...

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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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Joining Together: A Quest to Grow Health Research

Kyle

Posted: May 28, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Faculty Focus



If you live in the Saint John area, or visit the city often, you might have recently noticed the emergence of monthly gatherings of a diverse group of people, with a common goal. Quest-SJ, a group made up of researchers, academics, healthcare professionals, students and other stakeholders, is an interdisciplinary group who meets monthly to work towards the common goal of building capacity and collaboration in qualitative research in the broader context of healthcare. Group members from a...

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UNBSJ Student Recognized with National Women's Merit Award

Kyle

Posted: May 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



A UNBSJ graduate student, working in the Department of Biology, has recently been recognized with a Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada Graduate Merit Award. Kristin Dinning, a Ph.D candidate, was presented the award last month at an awards ceremony at the organization's annual conference, which took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Kristin was recognized for her work identifying and protecting lobster habitat, and for her outstanding volunteer and leadership activities on her...

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From West to East

Kyle

Posted: May 7, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



The Psychology Department on the Fredericton campus recently added a top student to their graduate team, but they are not the only roster on campus who will benefit from her presence. Along with the Psychology graduate program, the University of New Brunswick Varisty Reds will also welcome Siobhan Fitzpatrick with open arms to their women's volleyball program, beginning in the fall. Siobhan joins the VReds after four successful years of study at the University of British Columbia-Okanagan, in...

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Graduate Research Spotlight

Kyle

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

Category: News and Events , Student Stories



Three Minute Thesis Challenge Graduate students took over the stage last Thursday at this year's rendition of the Three Minute Thesis Challenge, with 10 prestenters working towards a common goal, to deliver their research in three minutes or less. Along with the chance to show the public what exciting and groundbreaking research they are working on day to day here at UNB, the students were also looking for the chance to be the UNB respresentative at this year's Eastern Regional 3MT...

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It's 3MT Week!

Kyle

Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Student Stories



Although it is tough to be excited after returning from an extended long weekend, we think we might have something that will do the trick! It's 3MT week at UNB! Thursday afternoon, students from faculties campus wide will be given the opportunity to present their research in three minutes or less in the form of the Three Minute Thesis Challenge. April 05, at 3:00pm will mark UNB's second rendition of this exciting event, where students will be challenged to present their results to an...

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Time For A Break!

Kyle

Posted: March 2, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



Can you believe it? March Break is already upon us, and both UNB campuses will be a little less busy next week. The Grad School will remain open for the entirety of the break, with regular office hours of 8:00am-4:30pm. Take time to relax and refresh during the week off, and enjoy the weather we have in store. Looking for something to do on Thursday? Check out our on campus workshop where students will learn how to network!

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New Brunswick Family Day

Kyle

Posted: February 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



With New Brunswick's first annual Family Day coming this weekend, we wanted to send out a quick note to indicate that the School of Graduate Studies will be closed Monday, February 19th, re-opening the following day for business as usual! Enjoy the time with family and friends!

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Developing Your Professional Skills - Upcoming Presentations and Workshops

Kyle

Posted: February 12, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



Join us! The School of Graduate Studies has a variety of workshops and presentations planned in the very near future to help you communicate your research effectively and grow your personal network, both key skills of a career researcher. ‘But I have a Point…’: Communicating your Ideas to Others Dr. David Creelman, Professor and Chair in the Department of English at UNB Saint John and winner of a 3M National Teaching Fellowship award, will provide a workshop guiding students...

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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 with analytic programming skills, as well as professional development competencies demanded by the Bay...

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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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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 attend should the topic pique their interest! Stay tuned for upcoming posts, which will appear as...

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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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Focus on Research

Kyle

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

Category: News and Events



Save the date! This year's Graduate Research Conference (GRC) will take place Friday, March 23rd, 2018. Graduate research will take over the Wu Centre in March when UNB graduate students, as well as keynote speakers, take the stage to share their research stories! Last year's GRC involved more than 60 presenters, and the GSA (Graduate Student Association) hopes to best that this year, which will be the 25th year of the conference! Graduate student research will also be showcased at the 2018...

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MTME Welcomes New Professor

Kyle

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

Category: News and Events , Faculty Focus



One of ourfastest growing graduate programs, Technology Management Entrepreneurship, has attracted a preeminent scholar as a new Adjunct Professor at UNB. Dr. Jonathon Calof, from the University of Ottawa is an expert in competitive intelligence, technical foresight and business analytics. Dr. Calof has authored more 150 publications, and delivered over 1000 seminars, keynote addresses, and offers his extensive experience and expertise to companies, government organizations and...

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Farewell and Welcome!

Kyle

Posted: November 20, 2017 6:58:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Faculty Focus



We recently paid farewell to Mrs. Janet Amirault  (at right below with Dr. George MacLean, Vice-President Academic). Janet served for many years as Graduate Program Officer in the SGS and as Graduate Secretary to the Interdisciplinary Studies and Applied Health Services Research programs. Janet was treasured by the countless students she supported and by the Faculty and Staff alike … as well as by her friends in the SGS! Fortunately, Janet’s retirement is only partial, as she...

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