TheGraduate@Carleton – January 16, 2013


Graduate Student News

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Faculty Graduate Mentoring Awards 2012

Outstanding, dedicated, exceptional, deeply caring, remarkable, incredible…these are just some of the adjectives that nominators used to describe the winners of the 2012 Faculty Graduate Mentoring Awards.  More

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Winter Orientation Jan. 18

A reminder to all new TAs and grad students (who started this January), please register for Winter Orientation.   More


Free Two-day Project Management Training – Mitacs

Mitacs is offering a two-day training course on project management. For the first time, this course is available to graduate students at Carleton.  There are also new internships available. More


Creating Safer Communities in Apartment Buildings

Grad Student Julie Pilson has been researching ways to make apartment living safer in Ottawa.  More

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Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey (CGPSS)

All graduate students are invited to participate in the next CGPSS survey.   More


Learning Supports for Grad Students

Need help with your writing, time management, memory management, study skills?  Then, you might want to find out more about Carleton’s learning supports for graduate students.  More

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Three-Minute Thesis Competition

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs will be hosting an inaugural Three-Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students.   More

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Grad Student Research Forum

The GSA, in cooperation with the FGPA, is hosting a new Grad Student Research Forum in March.  More


The Vital Role of Ethiopia’s Wetlands

Geography master’s student Pierre Dubeau shares his research experiences in Ethiopia’s wetlands.  More

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OGS Round Two – Deadline Feb. 1

The deadline for the second round of OGS scholarships is quickly approaching. Check to see if you are eligible.   More


Your New Cmail and MC1 Account

The deadline to apply for your new MyCarleton One and Cmail (email) account is January 29.  More

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GSA Activities

The Graduate Students’ Association is hosting a movie night and yoga classes for graduate students.  More


Major TA Teaching Event

The Educational Development Centre is hosting the biggest TA teaching event in the centre’s history on Jan. 19.  More





Jan. 18 – Last day for registration for Winter term classes. Last day to change courses or sections for Winter term classes.

Jan. 18 – Last day to deposit theses to FGPA in order to be eligible to graduate in February 2013.

Jan. 18 – Winter Orientation for new graduate students and new TAs (who started in Jan.)

Jan. 31 –Last day for withdrawal from Winter term and Winter-term portion of Fall/Winter courses with full fee adjustment

Feb. 18 – Statutory Holiday

Feb. 18-22 – Spring Break.



Jan. 22 – Visual Thinking Strategies for Effective Research Management (SESSION FULL)

Jan. 23 – RCMP (Policing) Information Session

Jan. 23 – Lab Safety

Jan. 28 – Alcatel-Lucent Lab Tour

Jan. 30 – Media Training Workshop

Jan. 30Summer Job Fair

Jan. 30PREP Seminar: Teaching Philosophies as Frameworks for Course Preparation 1

Jan. 31 – Visual Thinking Strategies for Effective Research Management (SESSION FULL)

Jan. 31  – TA Training Opportunity – Student Mental Health Framework

Jan. 31-Feb. 1 – Foundations of Project Management

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

Feb. 13 – Media Training Workshop

Feb. 13 Academic Integrity Information Session

Feb. 14 – Academic Integrity Information Session

Feb. 20 – Health and Safety for Supervisors

Feb. 27 – Media Training Workshop



Feb. 4 – Deadline to submit articles to Health Science Inquiry



Jan. 18 – Deadline to apply for the Lamda Foundatilon Award

Feb. 1 – Deadline to apply for second round of OGS scholarships

Feb. 1 – Deadline to apply for the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada scholarship

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

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

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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