Participants in the third and final heat of the Three Minute Thesis competition had to find their their way through icy rain and slush to attend the event - but it proved to be worth the trouble.
Heat 2 of 3MT as exciting as Heat 1!
Today was the first heat for the 2016 Queen's 3 Minute Thesis Event.
Evelyn Popiel is getting really good at talking about worms.
She’ll be a returning contestant in 3 Minute Thesis (3MT), an annual university wide competition for Queen’s masters (thesis or research project) and doctoral students in which participants present their research and its wider impact in 3 minutes or less to a panel of non-specialist judges.
Shalon Webber-Heffernan hopes that a series of performances and campus-wide events that she’s curated for her master’s thesis in cultural studies will help people think about pedagogy through a different lens – as an embodied experience.
Maximising the potential of grad students. "But there's the rub. Leveraging that talent requires a strategy and assertive investment."
Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies at Queen's, Dr Brenda Brouwer writes for University Affairs in their April 2016 edition.
Márcio Pereira’s academic interests have always been as ambitious as they are wide-ranging. Márcio, who did his undergraduate and master’s studies in his native Brazil, has studied law and philosophy. He has been deeply inspired by the struggles that emerged around the globe since 2011, including the Spanish Indignados and Occupy Wall St, that directly address the question of democratic governance.
It might have been an icy and wet day yesterday, but that did not deter the graduate students and post-doctoral fellows invited to this years Tri-Council Reception from coming.
The post-graduation job search can be difficult. Many new grads struggle to find work in their fields of study right away. However, after completing the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program earlier this year, Dilys Huang feels fortunate to have been able to transition seamlessly into the working world. Currently a Senior Planner for the Town of Osoyoos in BC, she is excited to be involved in a range of planning activities, such as reviewing development applications and updating policies and bylaws.
Emerging scholars from across Canada and the US will be traveling to Queen’s this weekend for the fifteenth annual Graduate Visual Culture Association Student Conference, Context and Meaning. This event is set to take place January 29 and 30, and will feature graduate students from across Canada and the United States, who conduct research in the humanities and social sciences with a focus on visual and material culture. In the past, conference participants have included students from Queen’s, Carleton, Concordia, McGill, Harvard and Pennsylvania State Universities. This year’s conference will include 21 graduate student presenters have been selected and the resulting panels are diverse in both subject matter and methodology.