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Friday, September 29, 2017
Wanting to demonstrate the diversity and depth of research done at a small, liberal arts institution like the University of Lethbridge, Associate Vice-President Research Dr. Claudia Malacrida created a new speaker series called Take Two. The Take Two series offers fresh insights on research being done at the U of L with an emphasis on interdisciplinary work. The events...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
For those who were unable to attend the “Federal Science Review and You” presentation last Thursday, the video has been posted on YouTube. The findings of the panel illuminate in many ways the pressures academics feel and help to explain why funding research will be helpful to the entire university landscape. It also shows how important this issue is to academic...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The School of Graduate Studies in now offering drop in advising times available to all gradaute students to get help with questions students may have regarding their program of studies. The advising hours are as follows: Mondays and Wednesdays – 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays – 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Outside of these hours, please send us an email at sgs...
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Government of Mexico is offering scholarships to Canadians for study or research at participating Mexican post-secondary institutions. Program name: Foreign Government Awards - Mexico Funding organization: Government of Mexico Target audiences: Canadian students and researchers at the undergraduate, Master’s, doctoral or postdoctoral level Number of scholarships: 27...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Join biochemistry professor, Dr. Ute Kothe, as she explores From the Beginnings of Life to Modern Medicine: Why RNA Matters. RNA (RiboNucleic Acid) has been proposed to be the most ancient molecule of life that was present before DNA or proteins. In taking the audience back to the very beginnings of life, Ute will first share current hypotheses on the crucial roles RNA...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Dear graduate students, faculty, and staff, With the ongoing Kenow wildfire event, some areas in southwestern Alberta are under evacuation orders. While our campuses in Lethbridge and Calgary are not under physical threat at this time, some students, faculty, and staff are directly affected by the wildfires. Emergency updates, evacuee registration and assistance, and...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Sexual Ciolence and Support team at the University of Lethbridge has launched the #IBelieveYou Campaign with activities starting on September 11, 2017. “I Believe You” : Three simple words that heal and help prevent sexual assault. Why “I Believe You”? One of the common themes among sexual assault survivors is that they don’t disclose or get help out of fear of not...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Sexual Violence Support & Education Team is offering First Reponder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training on campus, with dates scheduled during both the fall and spring semesters. This training is intended to build the capacity of professionals, paraprofessionals and community members to assess and respond effectively to disclosures of sexual assault and sexual...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
For more information visit the Athabasca University FGS website. Register today for this professional development series!
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
As many of you know, the Alberta legislature passed the Act to Enhance Post-Secondary Academic Bargaining (formerly Bill 7) in May granting employment status to all Postdocs. Briefly, this is a major win for the rights of Postdocs working in Alberta. We now have collective bargaining rights and access to Employment Insurance (EI) and the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP)....
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) – Fall 2017 – September 5 to 8, 2017 Starting and Navigating your Graduate Journey Welcome to the University of Lethbridge! September 4, 2017: All Student Orientation Hosted by Student Engagement and Enrolment Services A university-wide orientation for all new undergraduate and graduate students starting at 8:00 am in the 1st Choice...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES OR BIOCHEMISTRY Department of Biological Sciences Graduate student (Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy) positions are available in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Lethbridge. The position will conduct research in potato science with focus on the interests of Canada's potato industry.Research projects include (but are...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Congratulations to this year's Convocation Medal Winners! The Gold Medal of the Governor General of Canada This medal is awarded to the graduating student with the highest academic standing at the graduate level. Megan Morman, MFA Art: Assume the Position: Mediation of Institutional Anxiety The School of Graduate Studies Medals of Merit Inaugurated at Spring 2003...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
IETC – 2017 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE www.iet-c.net AUGUST 16-18, 2017 HARVARD UNIVERSITY BOSTON, USA CALL FOR PAPERS We are pleased to invite you to submit research papers to the 17th International Educational Technology Conference (IETC) which will be held between August 16-18, 2017 in Harvard University, Boston, USA. This congress...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
In conjunction with the Canadian Cancer Research Conference (CCRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Cancer Research (CIHR-ICR), Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), and Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) are pleased to support the Early Career Researcher Program.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Call for papers! Graduate students as well as teachers, researchers and museum professionals of all disciplinary backgrounds are invited to to submit a proposal for the 5th edition of the annual Arts and Medias Symposium of the University of Montreal, November 16-17, 2017 : "The consumed image: excess, limits and transformations". To send your proposal, complete the form...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The Defence Engagement Program (DEP) at the Department of National Defence is now accepting applications for Targeted Engagement Grant for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The DEP grants provide non-recurring financial support, up to a maximum of $25,000, to projects that can include conferences, roundtables, workshops, publications, and other scholarly activities. The DEP promotes...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Version française ci-dessous Mitacs Elevate is now accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral funding: $55,000 annual award (plus $7,500 per year non-cash value in training) Exclusive, customized professional development training Long-term collaborative research project with a non-academic partner Deadlines: Letter of intent and Conflict of Interest...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
The School of Graduate Studies would like to extend congratulations to uLethbridge 3MT winner Mashal Fida (MSc, Neuroscience), who received Honorable Mention at the 2017 3MT Western Regional competition. During the competition, Fida competed against top winners from 16 Western Canadian universities. Fida’s presentation titled “Sex Differences in Spatial Navigation Using...
Monday, May 1, 2017
As part of Research Week 2017, Dr. Reginald Bibby (Department of Sociology) and Dr. Bryan Kolb (Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience), both Officers of the Order of Canada, shared their experiences and anecdotes about research at the University of Lethbridge, its growth since the 1970s and how this research has impacted our community. 50 years of research - Dr...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Announcement from School of Graduate Studies Dean Robert Wood I am pleased to announce that, effective May 1, 2017, Danielle Lenaour will be the new Manager of the School of Graduate Studies. Danielle is an alumnus of the University of Lethbridge and has served as Program Specialist in the School of Graduate Studies since 2012. This position has allowed her to gain a...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Dr. Brenda Leung, in the Public Health Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, is working in conjunction with the Integrative Health Institute at the University of Alberta to provide opportunities for students to gain research experience. Students will learn about the barriers and facilitators to shared decision making between patients and health care providers. The goal of...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Research Assistant Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge Dr. Brenda Leung, Faculty of Health Sciences, is looking for a Research Assistant for studies requiring qualitative and quantitative research skills and experience. Reporting to Dr. Leung, the Research Assistant will be responsible for the ongoing coordination and management of multiple research...

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