The Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Kentville Research and Development Centre (KRDC) invites applications for a Research Scientist position with specialization in forage agronomy. Close collaboration occurs with the Faculty of Agriculture of Dalhousie University (Truro), and it is expected that the incumbent will be officially co-located at the university while using the Nappan Research Farm site. Closing date for applications is June 30th, 2016. Here is the link to the advertisement: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=…
From: awards-contacts-bounces(a)lists.umanitoba.ca [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Rowena Krentz
Sent: June-29-16 8:44 AM
To: Awards Contact (awards-contacts(a)lists.umanitoba.ca)
Subject: 2016-2017 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Competition
Please be advised that the online application form for the 2016-2017 Vanier CGS Competition is now open in Research Net. Kindly distribute this information to potential Ph.D. students and refer them to the FGS Awards Database for additional information: http://webapps.cc.umanitoba.ca/gradawards/index.asp?WCI=SearchForm&WCE=brow… Please be reminded that this Tri-Council award is open to Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents and International Students.
There are few new items to note for the award:
1. September 19, 2016
i. Students must submit transcripts to the Faculty of Graduate Studies by this deadline
ii. NEW THIS YEAR A Nomination Letter from the Department Head must be submitted to our office by this deadline. The Nomination letter must include the following information:
(a) Outline how the institution's research environment will foster the student's research interest and leadership skills.
(b) Provide justification for the lack of mobility of applicants who are completing or have completed a Master's degree at the University of Manitoba. The letter should provide an explanation as to why it is in the best candidate's best interest to stay in the same institution. This will include further elaboration on the appropriateness of the supervisor in terms of resources, funding, publications, their research and training environment. Examples may include (but are not limited to) funding, facilities/resources and personnel that will be available to support the candidate as they carry out their proposed research and develop their research potential.
2. September 30, 2016 - Deadline to submit the online application via Research Net. Late applications will not be considered.
If you need further information, please do not hesitate to ask.
Rowena Krentz B.Comm. (Hons)
Faculty of Graduate Studies * University of Manitoba
500 University Centre * Winnipeg, Manitoba * R3T 2N2
T 204.474.9836 * F 204.474.7553
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Good morning -
Just a quick reminder that a few of us will be grilling up some burgers here at Plant Science for lunch today. The rain is so pose to clear late morning, but we can always eat in the lounge if it is too wet.
$2 gets you a burger and a pop. See you around we'll start setting up the where the BBQ hangs out! Feel free to invite summer students are may be interested.
Hope to see you there!
Hi plant science gang!
Graduate student association will be having a BBQ lunch this Friday!
This is a 'just for fun' lunch - we'll be having our annual BBQ fundraiser for the Department in August.
$2 gets you a burger and a pop. See you around 12:00-12:30 where the BBQ hangs out!
Hope to see you there!
From: Cathy Bay
Sent: June-02-16 4:02 PM
To: Bev Godard
Cc: Rob Visser
Subject: asbestos abatement
It is important for all to know that there will be no access to the greenhouse complex next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (June 6,7,8), after 5 p.m.
The work is expected to begin Monday at 5 p.m. and will to be completed by Thursday morning.
The area will be cleaned up and open as usual Thursday morning.