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Thursday, August 1, 2019
The University of Lethbridge Science and Academic Building Grand Opening has been scheduled for September 13th and 14th, 2019.  As part of the celebration, the University is aiming to highlight the greatest achievements related to research and creative activities and graduate research has long been a focus for our institution.  On behalf of the Building Opening committee...
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Proper rehabilitation is required after a traumatic brain or spinal cord injury to promote long-term functional recovery. However, there is no single, diagnostic tool that indicates the severity of brain or spinal cord damage. Master of Science candidate Elani Bykowski aims to utilize nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy as a more efficient, and cost-effective...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Master of Fine Arts candidate Migueltzinta Solis utilizes various forms of performance, textile, video, and installation art to explore themes of power, gender, territory, perversity, institutional intrigue and notions of the Wild West. Specifically, his sum work performs a collision of rural, colonial, and queer imaginaries. Imaginaries are invented identities of...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
All Faculty and Graduate Students at the University of Lethbridge are eligible to receive a US$150 discount on tuition for the FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Summer Institute (FSCI2019), August 5-9 at UCLA. FSCI is a summer institute that introduces participants to the latest in advances in Research Communication: Open Access, Open Science, Open Scholarship, data...
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The decision-making process and how the brain predicts reward outcomes as part of this process is a popular topic of study in neuroscience. In fact, the study of how this system functions and the brain structures involved could provide insight into how addiction arises due to malfunctions in this system. At the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Master of...
Friday, February 15, 2019
Student abstracts are being considered for presentation for 3rd Annual I-CYS Symposium At the Intersections of Youth and museums: How to Teach the Past will be held at the Lethbridge Galt Museum on April 8, 2019. This years featured speakers include Dr. Monica Patterson (Carleton University), Dr. Ann Marie Murnaghan (Ryerson University), Dr. Naomi Hamer (Ryerson...
Monday, February 4, 2019
What are the limitations of focusing our scholarly attention on questions of life? Is life a  centering concept that we can always return to, or is it limiting in its definition in giving primacy to organic bodies? This conference will explore what exists beyond the concept of life in the social and political imaginary. There are several emerging theoretical movements...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
All undergraduate and graduate students interested in participating are invited to submit a 250-400-word abstract for a 10-12-page paper (suitable for a 20-minute presentation). Presentations will be followed by a 10-minute question and answer period. Submissions from any area of philosophy are welcome, but we are interested in significant and original contributions to...
Friday, January 4, 2019
The Canadian Society for Horticultural Sciences is looking for a graduate student to join the CSHS student committee to represent Alberta. The responsibilities of a CSHS Student Committee member are to attend quarterly online meetings, and to host one event during the year which promotes horticultural science to the general public. Interested students should be members of...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
ENCOUNTERS 2019: Music, Cultures and Identities Graduate Students Conference: Call for Papers The Graduate Music Students’ Association of the University of Alberta (GMSA) has announced a call for papers and lecture-recitals for its ENCOUNTERS 2019 Graduate Students Conference entitled Music, Cultures and Identities. The conference will take place on Saturday, March 9,...
Friday, December 28, 2018
A graduate position (MSc) is available in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, to study physiological changes in potato tubers during storage. The study will focus on transcriptome analyses and identification of genes associated with the onset of dormancy release and loss of apical dominance during tuber storage. The ideal...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The focus of doctoral student Stefan Lenz’ (BSc ’13) graduate research is the underlying chemical reactions involved in the function of DNA repair enzymes. DNA is damaged approximately 60,000 times a day per cell, and these “powerhouse” enzymes are constantly repairing this damage. However, the malfunctioning of these enzymes has been implicated in the growth of cancer...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
From Latin violentia, “vehemence, impetuosity” the signification of the word “violence” seems to have reached the contemporary moment unaltered. At the core of human experience, there are no exact synonyms, no substituting phrases to express its meaning— no other words. The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (AHVA) at the University of British Columbia is...
Friday, November 23, 2018
In physics, two major theories are used to describe the universe: the quantum field theory (QFT) and the theory of general relativity (GR). These two theories describe the universe at two different scales, the first describes the microscopic world of atoms and elementary particles, and the second describes the universe at large-scale level of planets, galaxies, and...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Position Information Projected Start Date January 2, 2019Projected End Date December 31, 2019Application Deadline TBDApplication MethodCareer Bridge Company Information Organization School of Graduate StudiesContact Helen KelleyContact Emailhelen.kelley@uleth.ca Job Posting Information Position Title THRIVE Project...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Two Graduate Assistant (Non-Teaching), Limited Term Positions Position Information Projected Start Date January 7, 2019Projected End Date April 30, 2019Application Deadline November 19, 2018 Company Information Organization Writing CentreContact Rebekah EckertContact Emailrebekah.eckert@uleth.ca Job Posting Information...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The Thesis Writing Boot Camp is back! This one-day workshop is designed to assist with the writing process and help you make valuable progress on your writing task. Are you writing a paper for a course, your thesis proposal, or your thesis/project? Do you want to learn more about an integrated approach to graduate level writing? Are you looking for insights on effective...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Do you have questions or concerns about what a student/supervisor relationship should look like? Research responsibilities? Conflict management? Productive discussions? Communication? Here's your chance to talk about these and more in a confidential, judgement-free zone.  When: Wednesday, October 17, 2:30 – 3:30pm Where: L950 Who: open to all graduate students
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The University of Lethbridge is committed to maintaining high standards, and requires that all research involving human participants undertaken by individuals connected to the University confirm to the highest ethical standards.  You are invited to learn about the three ethical principles outlined in the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Are you a new student looking to bring learn more about academic writing at the graduate level? Are you writing a paper for a course, your thesis proposal, or your thesis document? Then this workshop is for you! Rumi Graham, Graduate Student Librarian will facilitate this interactive professional development workshop that focuses on completing your graduate level writing...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Throughout her graduate program, Master of Science student Takara Motz (BHSc ’15) managed a permanent-supportive housing facility called River House. The facility provides wraparound health supports for men with complex health needs and who have experienced chronic problems with homelessness. As the Manager of River House, Takara recognized that housing plays a role in...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Interested in Policy Analyzing? You may qualify for the Government of Canada's Advanced Policy Analyst Program (APAP), an amazing opportunity with the Government of Canada that can lead to a permanent, full-time position. Come chat with Lauren Clement, manager of the APAP, to see if this opportunity is the right fit for you. Application Criteria: Have completed Master's...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
An open position for a Research Assistant to assess new teaching strategies in biochemistry using 3D-printed models of biomolecules is now available. This study is part of a Teaching Development Fund Project by Dr. Ute Kothe and Dr. Trushar Patel who are teaching with physical models of biomolecules in a third- and fourth-year biochemistry class. The Research Assistant...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Sarah Krogman (Left) and Noëlle Sedgwick (Right) Master of Nursing candidate Noëlle Sedgwick (BN ’13, RN) had spent time working in rural hospitals in both Saskatchewan and Alberta as a nurse since receiving her bachelor’s degree. During this time, she learned of the importance of rural culture in providing proper care for people of all ages, especially in the case of...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
In the field of animal behaviour research; social development and integration in primates is the focus of doctoral candidate Jonathan Jarrett’s research. Under the supervision of Louise Barrett, Jonathan’s doctoral thesis explores the development of social behaviours and integration into social grooming networks in juvenile vervet monkeys. Specifically, he explored the...