TheGraduate@Carleton – September 30, 2012


Graduate Student News

Welcome to the latest issue of TheGraduate@Carleton e-newsletter for graduate students. Please feel free to send us your feedback at


New Distribution Dates

Effective the next issue of TheGraduate@Carleton, you will receive this newsletter on the first and third Wednesday of every month and the third Wednesday during the summer. The next issue will be available on Wednesday,  Oct. 17. Past copies are available at:



Duck Dilemma

Grad student Sam Iverson wins award for his research on the Common Eider.  MORE




Museum Mysteries

Grad Student Emma Peacocke unravels some of the intriguing links between Romantic Literature and not so musty museums.  MORE

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This time, we’re asking Teaching Assistants to share their best teaching tips.  MORE


Carleton Research & International Travel

If you are doing university-related research and travelling internationally, you will want to read this.   MORE


Library Services

We continue our series on services for Carleton grad students as we profile MacOdrum Library.  MORE




Sept. 30  – Last day to withdraw from Fall term and Fall/Winter courses with a full fee adjustments. Withdrawals after this date will create no financial change to Fall term fees (financial withdrawal)

Sept. 30  – Last day for receipt of applications for review of final grades in Summer term courses.

Oct. 1 – EPC is charged on all student accounts with an outstanding balance.

Oct. 4 – OSAP Application deadline for students registered Fall term ONLY.

Oct. 16 – OSAP Application recommended deadline for full Fall/Winter session – Last day to be eligible for OSAP funding for the full 34 weeks of the fall and winter terms.

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.



Oct. 1Career Networking Preparation Workshop for Grad Students

Oct. 10Academic Integrity Information Session

Oct. 10Career Exploration Outside Academia (PREP Seminar)

Oct. 15Interview Skills Workshop for Graduate Students

Oct. 16 Resumé Writing for Graduate Students

Oct. 17 Research Data Management Workshop (MacOdrum Library)

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. 24–  Student Mental Health Framework (for TAs)

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

Oct. 31–  NVivo Workshop – Introduction (MacOdrum Library)



Now – Oct. 8 Annual Live Butterfly Exhibit

Oct. 2 Fall Career Fair

 Oct. 4-5 – Creating a Successful National Medical Devices Strategy

Oct. 4The Dick, Ruth and Judy Bell Lecture

Oct. 5 – University Day at Carleton

Oct. 8 – Stat Holiday – Carleton closed

Oct. 11 Discovery of the Higgs Boson: Mystery of Mass Revealed

Oct. 18Celebration of Innovation Manning Symposium



Fall, 2012Deadline to apply for Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) (Applications are now available)

Oct. 14Deadline to apply for the CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral) and the Doctoral Research Award

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

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

Note: For information about other awards, go to this web page.


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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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