2015

Announcing the Science & Technology Studies Summer School at UW-Madison

The Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications from students in the sciences, engineering, social sciences, and humanities for a five-day summer school that will provide training in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS). Please see the attached for information, and contact Lyn Macgregor, Assistant Director of […]

Competition Announcement: Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship – Online application deadline Nov 2, 2015

Value: $40,000 stipend plus $20,000 travel allowance Online application deadline: 11:59pm on Monday, November 2, 2015   Up to 15 Trudeau Scholarships are awarded each year to support doctoral students pursuing research in one or more of the four themes: human rights and social justice, responsible citizenship, Canada and the world, and humans and their […]

WANTED! Zero Waste volunteers for Apple Festival

The annual Apple Festival is coming up October 17 & 18th and we are prepping to sell 45,000 pounds of BC apples. The event typically attracts about 15,000 people and this will be our second year of working to make the event zero waste. New this year, we have partnered with Dr. Jiaying Zhao to […]

SCIE 300 – Please help students learn how to communicate science research

The SCIE 300 “Communicating Science” teaching team is asking you to help us with researcher recruitment for the science outreach project in the course.  We need faculty, post-docs, and/or graduate students who are willing to be interviewed (on camera) about a recent or soon-to-be-published paper they have written. The interviews are part of a class project that encourages […]

A call for urban conservation information

Misty Edgecomb is looking to connect with fellow fellows who work on urban conservation. The Nature Conservancy’s work on cities is brand-new, and she’s developing partnerships, both for marketing and for conservation efforts. Her work thus far is largely focused on climate adaptation, urban tree cover, youth engagement and stormwater management. A lot of great groups are already doing great […]

Excellent MOOC on climate change and justice

The first video lectures of our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Climate change: a question of justice?” are now online! Have a look! The course is open to all, free of charge and comes with no obligations. Over the next eight weeks, there will be a total of 34 short video lectures online for […]

Community Outreach Opportunity: Looking for MEED Participants!

The Modules in Ecology and Evolution Development program (MEED) is looking for graduate student or Post-doc volunteers to present one-hour ecology and/or evolution modules related to their own research to K-12 students!   This program runs from October-March and brings together K-12 educators and researchers for science outreach to classrooms.You will be paired with one […]

Global landscapes forum looking for 50 young innovators to join us in Paris

Applications are now open for 50 young innovators (aged 18-35) to take part in the Global Landscapes Forum Youth in Landscape Initiative activities, in Paris from 1-4 December.  Are you ready to tackle one of the 5 landscape challenges, with a team of 10 passionate young people? Design the first Landscapes Academy Better managing water resources Can REDD+ safeguards […]

New scholarships for Master of Environmental Studies program at Dalhousie

The School for Resource and Environmental Studies (SRES) at Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship for highly qualified students interested in the Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program. Eligible students would pursue research in one of the five topic areas described below and in more detail here. These scholarships […]

GSS: Job Op for graduate students

We are looking to hire an Advocacy Coordinator. It is a part-time job which entails providing support to graduate students in a variety of situations (from a little advice to helping students resolve their major financial and academic issues). Advertisement is now posted to our website. I am also attaching a full job description here. […]