TheGraduate@Carleton – February 20, 2013


Graduate Student News

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Announcing the GRIT Award Winners

Meet the recipients of the inaugural Graduate Research and Innovative Thinking (GRIT) Awards.   More


OGS Update

Students who applied for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship should find out in mid-March about the results. More




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Graduate Research Forum – Apply Now

The deadline to participate in the Graduate Research Forum is Feb. 27.    More

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Building a Solar House

Five Carleton grad students are part of an Ontario team competing in the international Solar Decathlon competition this fall.   Video


Grad Student Services – A Year in Review

FGPA has implemented several new initiatives over the past year to enhance the grad student experience.   More

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Tell-All Session About Cotutelles

Join us for an Info Session on Cotutelles – What are they and how can you participate?   More


Graduate Design Students Host First Annual Exhibition

Alumni of Carleton’s Master of Design program showcased their work recently.  More

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Breaking the Poverty Cycle

Carleton grad student Patricia Van Roon wants to help break the poverty cycle. More

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Conflict Resolution “Diploma”

On Feb. 15, Senate changed the status of the Conflict Resolution program from a graduate certificate to a diploma.     Video


RE$EARCH MONEY Conference – Students Welcome

Find out more details about this year’s RE$EARCH MONEY conference.   More




Feb. 18-22 – Spring Break.

Feb. 22 – Deadline to fill in the CGPSS Survey.

Mar. 1Deadline to apply for Spring (June) Convocation

Mar. 1 – Last date for UHIP refund applications for International students who will be graduating this academic year

Mar. 12 – Part-time OSAP application deadline for students registered Winter term only

Mar. 27Summer term registration date for all graduate students

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



Feb. 27PREP Seminar – Resumé Workshop for Graduate Students

Feb. 27Citation Management Workshop (MacOdrum Library)

Feb. 27 – Media Training Workshop

Feb. 28 Library Workshop: Introduction to NVivo

Mar. 6 – New Graduate and Alumni Career Fair

Mar. 6 – Student Mental Health Framework (for TAs)

Mar. 7 – Citation Management Workshop (MacOdrum Library)

Mar. 12 – Library Workshop:  Advanced NVivo training

Mar. 12 OPP is Recruiting Info Session

Mar. 13 – Assessing the Hidden Job Market – Part 1

Mar. 14 – Interview Skills for Grad Students

Mar. 15 – Citation Management Workshop

Mar. 18 – Citation Management Workshop

Mar. 20 – Accessing the Hidden Job Market – Part 2

Mar. 26 – Library:  Citation Management Drop-In session



Feb. 28Deadline to apply to the Odyssey program



Feb. 22 – Extended deadline to enter the Three Minute Thesis Competition

Feb. 27Deadline to enter the Graduate Research Forum

Mar. 1Deadline to apply for the Adrian D.C. Chan Award for volunteer and Community Service

Mar. 1Deadline to nominate your favorite Carleton professor for an Outstanding Capital Educators’ Award

Mar. 8 – Deadline to nominate an exceptional TA

Mar. 11 – Deadline to apply for OPIRG-Carleton graduate student bursaries.

Mar. 15 – Deadline to apply to the Stats Can Postdoctoral program

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

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



Feb. 27 – Open House:  Bronson Safety Review

Mar. 8 – Ottawa-Carleton Student Northern Research Symposium

Mar. 9-10 – First annual Art History grad student conference





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