IRES News: November 12th, 2019

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Graduate Student Opportunities

GPS Update: Dealing with Criticism + Grad school, Career Success Plan + more!

The latest updates from UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS).

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2020/21 Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) – Call for Applications

The 2020/21 Northern Scientific Training Program is now open for applications. The NSTP supports student research in the North by supplying supplementary funds to offset the additional costs of Northern research.

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MA/MS/PhD Opportunity at the University of Oklahoma

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma seeks applicants for a fully-funded MA/MS/PhD study in the area of sustainability and equity starting in August 2020.

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Free Statistical Consulting for Students, Faculty, and Staff

The Statistics Department offers several types of free statistical consultation, via STAT 450/550, SOS, and STAT 551, as follows:

  • STAT 450/550: Term 2 only, open to anyone, via students in STAT 450/STAT 550 mentored by faculty; accepting projects for Term 2 2019-20 from now until Jan 17
  • SOS (Statistical Opportunity for Students): year-round, UBC-V graduate students only, via a team of a senior Statistical consultant and a Statistics graduate student
  • STAT 551: Term 1 only, open to anyone, via students in STAT 551 mentored by faculty; completed for Term 1 2019-20

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Vivien M Srivastava Career-mentoring Initiatives – Call for Proposals

In partnership with the Vivien M. Srivastava Memorial Endowment Fund, the Dean sponsors the following career-mentoring workshops hosted by graduate students and post-doctoral fellows for their peers in the Faculty of Science.

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Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is pleased to announce an opportunity for graduate students in the social and natural sciences to apply for a two-year Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship to tackle complex challenges in the nation’s estuaries and coastal communities. The Fellow will work with one of the nation’s 29 National Estuarine Research Reserves alongside a mentor, fellow scientists from diverse fields, and local community leaders and decision makers as the team addresses coastal challenges. The Davidson Fellowship includes networking opportunities and career-readiness training.

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