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January 15, 2018

Abstract Submission is Open for the 2018 National Student Conference of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics!


The Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CSEB) invites you to submit an abstract to their upcoming interdisciplinary student health conference.

A wide range of health-related research is eligible, including completed, ongoing and proposed projects. Presenters must be students at any level of study, including trainees and post-doctoral researchers.

View the call for abstracts here:

Or, visit the abstract submission portal at for more information and to submit your abstract.  The submission deadline is Friday, February 16, 2018.

More than $14,000 of travel awards will be available for student presenters thanks to the generous support of conference sponsors. The opportunity to apply for travel awards will be available at registration.

The 2018 National Student Conference of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics will be held at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario on June 15th-17th, 2018. For more details, visit our website:

If you have any questions about the conference, feel free to contact the organizing team via

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January 11, 2018

3MT 2018 Engineering Heat Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 18


Current Engineering graduate students are invited to compete in their 3MT 2018 faculty heat on Thursday, January 25.

The deadline to register is Thursday, January 18.


The Engineering heat will take place in the Alexander Charles Spencer Engineering Building (SEB) Room #1200 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


  • Presentations must be based on research that is directly related to the student’s graduate program thesis, major research paper, or dissertation.
  • Current PhD and Master’s students who have defended but have not yet graduated are eligible to participate.
  • Presenters must be available to present, in person, on the day of their heat, and must also be available to present, in person, at the 3MT final at the Wolf Performance Hall, London Public Library (Central branch) on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.


American Chemical Society (ACS) Professional Development Talks — January 26, 2018


The American Chemical Society Editors and local professionals will be delivering professional development talks on campus for all science/engineering students.

DATE: Friday, January 26, 2018
TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: North Campus Building (NCB), Room #113

In the morning, you’ll hear from ACS Editors Prof. Shana Kelley, Associate Editor, ACS Sensors and Prof. Gang Zheng, Associate Editor, Bioconjugate Chemistry on how to get your research published and master the scholarly publishing process. In the afternoon, you’ll get essential tips for your job search and here from local professionals during the career panel, “What Can I Do with a PhD?”

The program is FREE and open to all students and researchers studying the sciences/engineering - not just chemistry! Lunch is provided for registered participants.


January 08, 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Robert Macmillan Graduate Research in Education Symposium


The Annual Robert Macmillan Graduate Research in Education Symposium (GRiES) is celebrating its 9th year at Western University’s Faculty of Education.

On Friday, April 6, 2018, we will continue the tradition of showcasing graduate students’ work in a collaborative and supportive environment. This year’s theme is The changing face of education.

GRiES is now accepting submissions from graduate students for paper presentations, posters, and creative products which reflect the evolution and advancement of education in fields such as curriculum development, Indigenous pedagogies, LGBT2Q+ issues, new technologies, applied linguistics, and educational leadership, policy, and psychology.


We look forward to hearing from you!

January 03, 2018

Therapy Dogs: De-Stress Event -- January 10, 2018


Wednesday, January 10, 2018
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Drop in and visit with the St. John Therapy Dogs.

All therapy dog visits take place in the University Community Centre (UCC) Mustang Lounge: East Lounge Floor.

Meet the dogs and their owners, learn about the Therapy Dog Program and the benefits they provide. Take some time out of your day to de-stress.

This is a FREE event.

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