April 2nd, 2013 Graduate Affairs Newsletter 

Graduate Affairs Updates:


3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT): Preliminary HeatApril 10, 2013. a research communication competition where graduate students have 3 minutes or less to present their research and its impact to a panel of non-specialist judges and peers.  Register for the preliminary (Schulich) heat. Please view the competition website and schedule here.

London Health Research Day 2013 Photos – Congratulations to all who presented! View the photos from the day online here.

Western Global Health Research Workshop – May 14, 2013.  Invited representatives from Grand Challenges Canada, International Development Research Center, Embassy of France, other funding agencies will talk about changing landscape of global health research, requirements and process for funding success. Open to Faculty, Grad students &  Postdocs.

What is Happening on campus? 


Western Summer School in Longitudinal Data Analysis: Now offers Two New 2 Day Workshops, and Four New Certificate Graduate Courses. Registration is available now. 

Strong Bones, Strong Minds, Strong Muscles Open Mic Night – May 2, 2013, The Grad Club. Tickets are $10, and proceeds go to the Children's Health Foundation. Everyone is welcome! Ticket sales (and sign-up for performance spots) will take place April 25, 26, 29, and 30, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. in the Lobby of MSB 


Funding Opportunities:


Canadian Liver Foundation Research Grant Program: Funds are available to award seven graduate studentships and five summer studentships. Submission deadline is April 2, 2013.

No Limits Against Cancer – International Recruitment of Doctoral Candidates: Looking for 3 or 4 doctoral candidates to participate in the first class of oncological excellence. Deadline for Application submission is April 15, 2013.

Schulich Internal Graduate Awards 2013:  Check out the full descriptions and award values for the 2013 competition online.  Deadline for submission is May 6, 2013

University of Calgary – Postdoctoral Appointments: New postdoctoral recruitment program aims to increase the number of postdoctoral scholars at the University of Calgary. Recruiting approx. 60 postdocs for a two-year term.

Fulbright Canada: Runs a wide range of programs that support exceptional Canadian students and scholars who wish to study, do research, or lecture in the United States.







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