FGS Weekly - March 25, 2019
FGS Events
AU's 2019 Three Minute Thesis (3MT ®) Competition
FGS is excited to announce our top three from the AU 3MT Competition!  Thank you to our presenters, judges, and all who came out to support the students.
Cash prizes to the top three were generously provided by AU's Research Centre
1st Place- $1000 prize
 Dustin Purnell (Mast of Counselling Program)

Supervisor: Dr. Simon Nuttgens
3MT Title: Ethical Tensions in Sex Addiction Counselling

Dustin will go on to represent AU and compete at the Western Regional Competition which is being held at the
University of Northern British Columbia on April 17, 2019.
Winners from the Western Regional Competition will go on to compete at the National Competition which will be held virtually.
 Good luck Dustin!

2nd Place - $500 prize
Tina Shaver (Master of Nursing Program)

Supervisor: Dr. Terra Murray
3MT Title: Dying with Assistance and Organ and Tissue Donation: The Link
3rd Place - $250 prize
Sabina Staempfli (Master of Nursing Program)
Supervisor: Dr. Kimberley Lamarche
3MT Title: Job Satisfaction of Emergency Nurses: What A Doozie

2019 Graduate Student Research Conference - "One AU"
September 13 - 15, 2019
We are gearing up for the 2019 Graduate Student Research Conference which will take place virtually and in-person at the Executive Royal Hotel in Leduc, AB. 
The theme of the conference this year will be "One AU"
Registration and abstract submission opening soon!
Stay tuned for upcoming details!
FGS Presentations
Mohammad Belghis-Zadeh
Apr. 18 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

As part of the Graduate Student Research Series, FGS is pleased to announce April's showcased student, Mohammad Belghis-Zadeh (MScIS Program). His talk is titled Improving Recommender Systems for Learning through Web Mining to Discover Relevant Learning Objects from the Web

>>Read the full presentation abstract and register to attend
Linda McCloud-Bondoc
Apr. 30 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Linda McCloud-Bondoc reviews the purpose and components of APA documentation style in the online workshop. This workshop is open to all staff, students and faculty members, or anyone that would like to learn more about APA Style!

>>Read the full presentation abstract and register to attend

FGS offers a number of upcoming and archived presentations as student and faculty resources.  Check out our presentation page for further details.
Check out the new Transforming Lives Series on the HUB.  
This month's showcased student is
Camille MacRae, 2017 BPA Graduate and current MA student.
If you are interested in sharing your own experience as a Graduate Student with AU, please email! 
External Graduate Funding Opportunities
2019 International Policy Ideas Challenge - Call for Proposals
Deadline: March 29, 2019
2019 AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 29, 2019
2018-2019 edition of the Prix Allard-Landry
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2019
For more information on these opportunities and a number of other external graduate awards, visit the FGS Funding Opportunities Page
Graduate Student Research and Teaching Opportunities
Graduate Research Assistant  (Casual Position)
Athabasca University
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Education Assistant
Bow Valley College
School of Creative Technologies
Graduate Research Assistant  (Casual Position)
Athabasca University
Faculty of Business
Further details on these opportunities can be found here
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