Welcome to our blog about the World of graduate affairs

IDST Student Recognized by National Nurses Foundation

Kyle

Posted: May 22, 2019

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...

Read the full post

Lovika Soral - MBA Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: May 18, 2019

Category: Thesis Corner



Lovika Soral The Impact of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on the Export of Machinery and Transportation Equipment (M&TE) from Canada to European Union (EU) Countries Date: May 18, 2018 Time: 11:00am Location: Singer Hall, 255 Abstract After signing of CETA between Canada and the EU, almost 98% of prevailing tariffs on Canadian goods entering EU were eliminated....

Read the full post

Araz Eghbal - PhD Oral Examination

kyle

Posted: May 16, 2019

Category: Thesis Corner



Araz Eghbal Space-Time Parallelization of Fluid Dynamics Simulations Date: May 16, 2018 Time: 1:00pm Location: ADI Studio, Head Hall Abstract Advances in computer hardware technology have made powerful computers more accessible to scientists and engineers. In order to be able to use the computational power of these new architectures parallel computing algorithms need to be improved and...

Read the full post

IDST Masters Project to be Showcased in New Kinesiology Building

Kyle

Posted: May 13, 2019

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...

Read the full post

Experiencing Three Minute Thesis - Barbora's Story

Kyle

Posted: May 7, 2019

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,...

Read the full post

Saint John Grad Student Awarded Prestigious Spot in Development Workshop

Kyle

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

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...

Read the full post

April 8 - 12 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: Apr 8, 2019

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...

Read the full post

2019 Three Minute Thesis Results

Kyle

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

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...

Read the full post

March 25 - 29 Oral Examinations

kyle

Posted: Mar 25, 2019

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,...

Read the full post

MTME Students NBIF Breakthru Finalists

Kyle

Posted: Mar 19, 2019

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...

Read the full post