TheGraduate@Carleton – April 3, 2013


Graduate Student News

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  Three winners of the 2013 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Three Minute Thesis – Winners

And the winners of Carleton’s inaugural Three Minute Thesis Competition are…..   More


SSHRC Storyteller Competition

Carleton grad student Johnny (El-) Alam won an inaugural Storyteller Award from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.   More



Cost of Air Pollution

Grad student Amanda Pappin has been looking at the sobering cost of air pollution.   More

  Person buried under a mountain of paperwork

Managing end of Term Stress

End of term is always stressful. Here are some things that may help.   More

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Social Work Research Day

Join us on April 11 for a day of impactful presentations by doctoral candidates in the School of Social Work.  More

  Cricket - The Gryllus Pennsylvanicus

Dishonest Sexual Signals – Grad Research

Grad Research suggests that males of various species send out dishonest sexual signals. More

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Media Training April 24

Grad students are invited to attend the next Media Training Workshop offered by University Communications.  More


Mitacs Summer Job Opportunity

The Mitacs Globalink program is hiring grad and post-grad students to be Globalink Student Advisors.    More

  Drawing of a Koi Fish

Biology Students – Annual Symposium

Biology students are invited to attend and/or present their research at the upcoming annual Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology Symposium.  More

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Present Your Research at the Canada-Asia Conference

Deadline approaching for grad students to present their research at the Canada-Asia 2013 Conference.  More

  Colourful houses in Longyearbyen, Norway

Grad Student Wins Norwegian Journalism Award

Alex Boyd is one of two Carleton students to win the Norwegian High North Journalism Award.  More




Volunteers Wanted for CALACS 2013 Conference

The Congress of the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) is looking for student volunteers.  More

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Volunteers Wanted for Grad Research Study

A grad student is looking for volunteers to participate in her study on mobile gaming with flexible devices.  More




April 10 – Winter term ends

April 11-12 – No classes

April 13 – 27 – Exams. Chaplaincy is offering free breakfast to all student Monday to Friday during the exam period.

April 30 – Deadline to settle your student account

For a complete list of all official academic and financial dates and deadlines, please go to the Registrar’s website.



April 18 – Graduate Student Career Certificate Workshop

April 24 – Media Training



April 5Deadline to enter the It’s Your Job Competition.

April 19 – Deadline to apply for a Dobbin Scholarship.

April 30Early bird deadline to register for Prague Summer School programs

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



April 3Annual Kesterton Lecture

April 9 – Info Sessions re. Repaying Government Student Loans


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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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