MNK Graduate Conference

Each year, currently registered Brock students come together to talk about their research interests as a part of MNK. There are two annual events starting with the MNK Research Café in November, followed by the full-day MNK Graduate Student Research Conference in April. MNK is hosted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Students’ Association to provide graduate students with the opportunity to connect with researchers and colleagues across faculties and disciplines in a professional, supportive and welcoming setting.

This year’s MNK Dates are:

Research Café – Thursday November 23, 2017
MNK Graduate Student Research Conference – Thursday April 12, 2018
MNK Awards – Thursday April 12, 2018

For more information, contact Lauryn Carrick, Communications, Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator, Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Mapping the New Knowledges Research Café

The MNK Research Café features a discussion with faculty and graduate students from across Brock’s campus about new and innovative developments in a specific field of research. The event is an interesting forum that attracts research colleagues from Brock and other institutions, industry partners and the general public.

On Thursday, November 23rd, the MNK Fall Research Café will feature graduate students, Faculty members and industry partners from Brock’s Centre for Business Analytics who will share their perspectives and research opportunities in big data in a panel style discussion. For more information, click here.

Mapping the New Knowledges (MNK) Graduate Student Research Conference

All graduate students, at all stages of their studies, are invited to give an oral or poster presentation at the MNK conference. The conference is a day-long event with breakfast and lunch provided, and features an opening keynote address, morning and afternoon concurrent oral and poster sessions, the MNK Awards Ceremony and a wrap-up social by the GSA.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 
8:00am – 5:30pm
Plaza Building & Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex


Students may choose one of the following two presentation options:
1. Poster Presentation
2. Oral Presentation

Students who submit proposals are required to include a 200-word (maximum) description of research in plain language appropriate for review by a multidisciplinary committee. Once you submit a proposal, consider yourself registered for the conference and be sure to have the conference day reserved on your calendar.

MNK Sessions for fourth-year honours students
The MNK Conference has been expanded to include presentation from fourth-year honours students. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lauryn Carrick at