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Highlights for this issue
• NEW — Introduction to Clinical Trial Research: Brock's Research Ethics Office invites graduate students to attend a session about clinical trials, the regulations that govern them, and relevant ethical considerations. The session, led by Maureen Nummelin, PhD, Chief Ethics Officer, University of Waterloo, will be held Friday March 7, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Room 207, Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex. RSVP by March 5 to Donna in the Brock University Research Ethics Office 905 688 5550 ex 3035 or email@example.com
• REMINDER — Call for Nominations to Brock University's 2014 Graduate Mentorship Awards: The Faculty of Graduate Studies invites graduate students to submit nominations for the following two categories:
• a supervisor of master's students only
• a supervisor of master's and PhD students
These two award categories allow us to distinguish outstanding faculty members who have excelled at mentoring and supervising students throughout the all stages of their graduate supervisory careers.
Each award has a value of $1,000 to assist the recipient with ongoing graduate student mentorship. The awards will be presented on Monday, April 7 at Brock's 9th annual Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference.
Please be sure to review information about the nomination process
Deadline: Monday, March 10, 2014
• REMINDER — Jack M. Miller Excellence in Research Award — Call for nominations: Graduate supervisors are invited to submit nominations. An annual award is available to one master's and one doctoral graduate student in a research-based program from each of Brock's six academic Faculties (Faculty of Applied Health Science, Faculty of Business (excludes MAcc, MAcc ISP, MBA, MBA ISP programs), Faculty of Education (excludes MEd course-based, MEd ISP programs), Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Faculty of Social Sciences (excludes MADS). The recipient will be acknowledged at his/her convocation.
Supervisors must complete and submit the nomination package to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Click here for nomination form.
Deadline: Monday, March 10, 2014
If you have any questions, please contact Joanne Kremble in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at ext. 5207 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• REMINDER —Searching for Canada's Top Dissertation of 2014
2014 CAGS/PROQUEST-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards: The awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field. They include a $1,500 prize, a Citation Certificate, and travel expenses of up to $1,500 to attend the 2014 CAGS Annual Conference (St-John's, Newfoundland).
Universities are invited to submit one nomination in each of the two areas:
• engineering, medical sciences and natural sciences
• arts, humanities and social sciences
Brock nominations: The Faculty of Graduate Studies has determined a nomination for the area of engineering, medical sciences and natural sciences. There is still an opportunity for supervisors and graduate program directors to consider submitting nominations, in the area of arts, humanities and social sciences, to the FGS for adjudication. Anyone interested in submitting a nomination for the arts, humanities and social sciences award should contact Mike Plyley at email@example.com by Monday, March 3.
Please review the award information found on the CAGS website
• NEXT ISSUE: Thursday, March 13, 2014
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