TheGraduate@Carleton – February 6, 2013


Graduate Student News

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The Three Minute Thesis Competition – Info Session & Update

We have more to share with you about Carleton’s first Three Minute Thesis Competition.  More  There will be an Information Session for all interested participants on Feb. 11 at 5:00 p.m. in 2017 Dunton Tower.  More

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Graduate Research Forum March 27

The GSA, in cooperation with the FGPA, is hosting a new Grad Student Research Forum in March.  Deadline to submit your entry is Feb. 27.  More



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Child Care Subsidy Update

Find out the latest news about the City of Ottawa’s child care subsidy policies for graduate students.   More

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Orientation Overview

Find out what one PhD student had to say about our inaugural New Grad Student/TA Winter Orientation and, if you didn’t attend, find out what you missed.  More 


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An “Incredible” Cotutelle Experience

PhD student Jason Crann looks back at his “incredible” year in France as part of Carleton’s first Cotutelle agreement.   More



Burning Water

A Carleton grad student talks about his passion for filmmaking, including co-directing and co-writing the award-winning documentary Burning WaterMore

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Find Out What’s Going on at Carleton

Want to be kept up-to-date about Carleton news and events?  You can subscribe to several Carleton newsletters.  More


The Storytellers

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is hosting a new competition for SSHRC-funded projects.  More

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Residence Living

Many graduate students find that living in Leeds Residence is a great choice.  More


Media Training

Want to learn how to talk effectively with media about your research? Why not attend a media training session?  More

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Nominate a Carleton Professor for an Outstanding Capital Educators’ Award

You can nominate your favorite professor for a Capital Educators’ Award.   More


Students for Development Program – Internship Opportunity

The International Student Services Office has a funded position at UNICEF in Barbados for a graduate student who has an interest and experience in research, monitoring and evaluation. Details on this page.  More

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Grad Student Wins Photo Award

Marc Ellison is a grad student at Carleton and a freelance Vancouver photographer. He just won an award from the World Bank for one of his photos.  More   CBC Radio Interview




Feb. 15 – Deadine for returning grad students to apply for residence

Feb. 18 – Statutory Holiday

Feb. 18-22 – Spring Break.

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

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. 7 – Summer Job Search

Feb. 12 – Networking Prep:  Accessing the Hidden Job Market Parg Two

Feb. 13 – TA Training Opportunity – Student Mental Health Framework

Feb. 13 – Media Training Workshop

Feb. 13 – Citation Management Workshop (MacOdrum Library)

Feb. 13 Academic Integrity Information Session

Feb. 14 – Academic Integrity Information Session

Feb. 19 – Make the Most of Your Degree Part One

Feb. 20 – Make the Most of Your Degree Part Two

Feb. 20 RCMP Information Session

Feb. 27 – PREP Seminar – Resumé Workshop for Graduate Students

Feb. 27 – Citation Management Workshop (MacOdrum Library)

Feb. 27 – Media Training Workshop

Feb. 28 – Library Workshop: Introduction to NVivo

Mar. 7  – Citation Management Workshop (MacOdrum Library)



Feb. 8 – Deadline to submit abstract for the Ottawa-Carleton Student Northern Research Symposium

Feb. 28 – Deadline to apply to the Odyssey program



Feb. 6 – Deadline to apply for the Stars in Global Health program

Feb. 11 – Information Session for the Three Minute Thesis Competition

Feb. 15 – Deadline to apply for Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Grad Research Fellowships

Feb. 18 – Deadline to enter the Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Feb. 27 – Deadline to enter the Graduate Research Forum

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

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