Are you a faculty member, staff member, or postdoctoral fellow interested in acting as a judge for the preliminary heats (March 12th) of the Three Minute Thesis competition? Fill out our expression of interest form by February 22nd.
All students starting their academic year in January, and looking for coverage are required to opt in to the DSU Health and Dental Plan. Opt ins can be done in office or online (www.studentvip.ca/dsu) up until January 25th.
We’re pleased to announce that Jaye Cartney is the successful candidate for the role of Student Services Clerk. Many of you will recognize Jaye from our reception desk, where she has worked for the last four years. With her nearly three decades of experience in a university setting, she is excited to bring her skills to this new role and continue to provide exemplary student service.
PhD Defence Chair Panel The PhD Defence Chair Panel is made up of faculty members committed to ensuring that all PhD Defences proceed according to established regulations and conventions set out by the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Dalhousie University. The Faculty of Graduate Studies is seeking the help of the Department Heads, Chairs and Directors to help us identify faculty members who are interested in participating in the PhD Defence process.
The Government of Canada is offering a grant to Canadian professors and researchers to teach or conduct research, for a short period, in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Faculty Mobility Program aims to increase the number of institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canadian, Latin American and Caribbean postsecondary institutions.
Mitacs is now accepting applications for the Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program, which supports researchers in Canada to undertake 10-week research projects in Japan in Summer 2019. The program is open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in all disciplines at Canadian universities.
If you are planning to graduate in May 2019, you can now apply through Dal Online. After December 1st, you can still apply to graduate but will be charged a $50.00 late fee. If you apply after December 1st, please apply through Dal Online and then contact the Registrar’s Office (902-494-2450) to pay the $50 late fee.
Mitacs is now accepting applications for the Globalink Research Award (GRA). Recipients can get $6,000 in GRA support for research collaborations with universities abroad. They can submit applications at any time but are encouraged to apply at least 16 weeks prior to their planned departure.
FGS is seeking nominations for the position of Chair of FGS Faculty Council. The Chair of Faculty Council provides oversight over the business of Faculty Council, chairs Faculty Council meetings, and sets the agenda for Faculty Council in consultation with the Dean and the Associate Dean(s). The chair also serves as an ex-officio member of the Academic Planning and Curriculum Committee (APCC). Faculty Council meetings generally occur on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 11:30 a.m.
HFSP postdoctoral fellowships encourage early career scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country. Fellowship initiation deadline: August 9th, 2018