From: Rob Duncan
From: "Osorno, Juan" <Juan.Osorno(a)ndsu.edu<mailto:Juan.Osorno@ndsu.edu>>
Subject: NDSU Postdoctoral Position - Dry Bean Breeding
Date: January 30, 2014 11:32:04 AM CST
To: "Osorno, Juan" <Juan.Osorno(a)ndsu.edu<mailto:Juan.Osorno@ndsu.edu>>
I'll be glad if you can share this position announcement with potential candidates in your respective institutions:
Thanks in advance.
Juan M. Osorno Ph.D.
Dry Bean Breeding & Genetics
Department of Plant Sciences
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
1360 Albrecht Blvd. - Loftsgard Hall 374-E
NDSU Dept. 7670 - P.O. Box 6050 Fargo, ND 58108-6050
P: 701-231-8145 / FAX: 701-231-8474
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA DISTINGUISHED DISSERTATION AWARD
The Faculty of Graduate Studies will offer six awards to doctoral students, one in each of the following areas: applied sciences, health sciences, humanities, interdisciplinary sciences, natural sciences, and social sciences. A citation certificate and a cash prize will be awarded recognizing the successful nominee at an award reception, hosted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Eligible dissertations must have been completed (final copies of thesis submitted) between January 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year. In case there are no qualified candidates in a given Faculty/School, the Faculty/School selection committee may choose not to submit a nominee. The Faculty of Graduate Studies will verify the eligibility of nominees submitted.
Citation Certificate plus a cash prize
University of Manitoba for the 2013-2014 competition year.
Each Faculty/School may submit one doctoral nomination to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Nominations must be received no later than the stated deadline. Contact your Faculty/School for their nomination deadline
Each nomination must include:
* a letter of support from the Dean of the Faculty/Director of School that also indicates the process used by the selection committee to select the nominee
* a letter from the Graduate Chair of the student's department describing the reasons for the nomination, and why the dissertation is viewed as a groundbreaking piece of original work
* the name and departmental affiliation of the nominees' research supervisor
* the area the dissertation is being nominated under: applied sciences, health sciences, humanities, interdisciplinary sciences, natural sciences, and social sciences
* a copy of each examiner's pre-defence report
* a copy of the abstract of the dissertation, not to exceed 350 words in length written in non-technical language
* a current curriculum vitae for the nominee
From: Corey Lees [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: January-29-14 3:42 PM
To: Bev Godard
Subject: FW: U of S Symposium 2014
From: Corey Lees
Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:23 AM
To: Bev Godard
Subject: U of S Symposium 2014
Hi everyone, the deadline for the prairie symposium at the University of Saskatchewan is quickly approaching, January 31st is the deadline to register for the march 21-22 symposium.
Registrations can be made at http://plscgradsymposium.usask.ca
I would love to see a great turn out to this event and to show the U of S we have some exciting research to share. The Plant Science Graduate Students Association will be providing transportation to and from saskatoon.
Please come and share your research.
Any questions or concerns please email me.
University of Manitoba
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International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS)
This scholarship provides support for the international graduate student tuition fee differential.
The scholarships are offered to students who:
* are international students (i.e., those in Canada on study permits) continuing in full-time study in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba in either the second year of a two-year Master's program, the second year of a two-year
Ph.D. program, the second or third year of a three-year Ph.D. program, or in the first year of a Ph.D. program after completing a Master's degree at the University of Manitoba;
* are paying the international student tuition fee
If you are considering doing a Ph.D. degree at the University of Manitoba after completing your M.Sc. degree, or if you are considering transferring to a Ph.D. program without finishing the M.Sc. program, you should also apply for this.
For further information: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/IGSS_App_14-15.pdf
Application Deadline: March 1, 2014
Please let me know if you will apply.
Ok some final details about Chinese New Year.
The celebration is occurring this Friday, 12:00 in room 218.
Cost is 5$ per grad student, please pay on Friday.
Pop drinks will be provided as well as vegetarian options.
If you are bringing a friend, the cost for non-plant science grad students is 10$.
This is the list of people who have said they are planning on attending.
If you are on the list and no longer want to come please email me.
If you aren't on the list and do want to come email me.
We are placing the order tomorrow so act fast.
Atta Mohamed Soliman
On Thursday, January 30, 2014, the Advanced Plant Science Seminar will be:
"Forages: Feeding Livestock for a Sustainable Future"
Dr. Emma McGeough, Assistant Professor
Sustainable Grasslands/Livestock Production Systems
Department of Animal Science
University of Manitoba
The Seminar will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Carolyn Sifton Lecture Theatre, Room 130, Agriculture Building. A poster is attached.
Refreshments at 3:00 p.m. in the Atrium.
Christy Doyle, Reception
Department of Plant Science
University of Manitoba
Room 222 - 66 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg MB R3T 2N2
Hey the PSGSA is having a skating event on Thursday January 23rd.
We'll be meeting in the atrium at 4:00 and then head off by bus to the Forks.
You can bring your own skates or rent them at the forks for 5$.
Feel free to see the poster as provided by Val.
Email Val at lobossuv(a)myumanitoba.ca if interested or for more info.
Hey the PGSA is instituting common coffee breaks in the grad lounge.
The times are every Tuesday from 9 to 10 and Fridays from 3 to 4.
Come talk about your project and so forth with other grad students.
This starts tomorrow, food may or not be provided.