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Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: Sep 30, 2020

Category: Money Matters , News and Events



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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Research overturns conventional thinking on the age and diversity of marine ecosystems

Kyle

Posted: Sep 23, 2020

Category: Student Stories



Research by a recent UNB PhD graduate overturns conventional thinking on the age and diversity of marine ecosystems. Conventional wisdom held that organisms currently living in arctic waters arrived relatively recently from warm southern waters following the recession of glaciers that blanketed much of North America during the last major glacial period 21 thousand years ago. Hence, organisms...

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UNB’s 2020 Vanier Winners

Trystan Carter

Posted: Jun 24, 2020

Category: Student Stories , News and Events



Of the many scholarships available to PhD students in Canada, few are more coveted and prestigious than the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for doctoral students. Administered jointly by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), it is an...

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Summer Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: Jun 11, 2020

Category: Money Matters



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. Each application should be submitted in one file. Additional...

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UNB’s 2020 3MT Competition and winner, Joanne LeBlanc-Haley

Trystan Carter

Posted: Jun 5, 2020

Category: News and Events , Student Stories



For many students, the Three Minute Thesis Competition, more commonly known as 3MT, is an excellent opportunity to not only workshop their research direction, but also a great way to develop their public speaking and presentation skills. Although 3MT tends to be an in-person event, moving the competition online didn’t prevent this year’s competitors from wowing the judges and...

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UNB Graduate Students Land $2.5 Million in Federal Scholarships

Kyle

Posted: May 29, 2020

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



Graduate students at the University of New Brunswick enjoyed unparalleled success in the 2020 spring competitions for scholarships from the Government of Canada Tri-Agencies (NSERC, SSHRC, and CIHR). Topping the list of awards was an unprecedented three Vanier Scholarships which are the most competitive and prestigious Federal graduate scholarship, valued at $150, 000 per student. Vanier awards...

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GEAR - Graduate Essentials for Academic Research

Kyle

Posted: Oct 27, 2019

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: Sep 19, 2019

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: Sep 18, 2019

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: Sep 16, 2019

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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