TheGraduate@Carleton – October 17, 2012


Graduate Student News

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GRAD TALK – Work/Life Balance

Here’s your chance to share your ideas on how you manage work-life balance. MORE


2012 Faculty Graduate Mentoring Awards

Only two weeks left to get in your nomination for your favourite faculty member.  MORE


Food Insecurity

PhD Candidate Beth Mburu is hoping that her research could lead to less dependence on foreign aid for Africa.  MORE


Solving Disputes the Kivu Way

Grad student Holly Dunn went to Africa to research an intriguing local justice process. MORE



Finding Funding

Our ongoing series on services for grad students outlines some funding opportunities. MORE


SSHRC Award Winners

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada recently announced funding for numerous Carleton grad students and faculty.  MORE


Trillium Award Winners

Find out why the winners of this year’s Trillium Award chose to come to Carleton.  MORE


Event Risk Management Forms

Students organizing events on or off campus should read this.  MORE

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TA Orientation Video

TAs – If you missed the TA Orientation on Sept. 4, a video of that session is now available.   MORE

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Missing Emails

TAs, if you seem to be missing some of your emails, here is one possible explanation.  MORE




Dec. 3– Fall term ends. Last day to pay any remaining Fall tuition fees to avoid a hold on access to marks through Carleton Central and the release of transcripts and other official documents.

Dec. 3 –Last day for academic withdrawal from Fall term courses. See September 30 for Fall financial deadline.

Dec. 6 to 19 – Fall term exams (including Saturdays)

Dec. 30 – Deadline for Winter term fee payment to ensure payment is processed to your account without incurring a late charge.



Oct. 18 – Academic Integrity Information Session (offered twice on this date)

Oct. 18Academic Integrity Information Session (offered twice on this date)

Oct. 23Accessing the Hidden Job Market (Part 1)

Oct. 23 – Health & Safety Training for Supervisors    

Oct. 24–  Student Mental Health Framework (for TAs) 

Oct.30Accessing the Hidden Job Market (Part 2)

Oct. 31 NVivo Workshop – Introduction (MacOdrum Library)

Nov. 7 – Lab Safety Training    



Oct. 18Celebration of Innovation Manning Symposium



Oct. 19Deadline to apply for a Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral) & Doctoral Fellowship – SSHRC

Oct. 26Webinar re. details to apply for a Fulbright award

Oct. 31Deadline to apply for a CIHR Training Grant in Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care Research

Nov. 5Deadline to apply for a Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

Nov. 9Deadline to apply for a Canada Graduate Scholarship (Master’s) – SSHRC

Nov. 15Deadline to apply for a Fulbright award

Nov. 15 – Deadline to apply for the Richard Van Loon Scholarship

Dec. 4Deadline to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Dec. 7 – Deadline to apply for a CIHR master’s award

Note: For information about other awards, go to FGPA’s awards and funding website.


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TheGraduate@Carleton is produced by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for all graduate students. This newsletter includes news, grad student research stories, and important date information of interest to graduate students. It is distributed twice a month during the fall and winter terms and monthly during the summer term.

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