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Research News Bulletin


Dr. Gayle MacDonald, Asst. VP Research Dr. Michael Dawson, SRC-Internal Grants


Congratuations and welcome to Danielle Connell! SRP GRANTS Workshops Upcoming Ideas for Workshops 13th Annual Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase Acadia University is pleased to host the 13th annual Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase, on Saturday October 24, 2009 Graduates in the 21st Century face a world of increased complexity, uncertainty, and global interdependence. This world needs independent thinkers and creative problem-solvers. Universities' roles have changed, too. In addition to providing the content knowledge our students require to succeed, universities must empower students to take control of their own learning in order to become the century's future leaders. It is in that spirit of sharing what is already working that we invite you to participate in this year's AAU Teaching Showcase, What Works: Empowering Students for the 21st Century. For more information, please visit the website at the link below: *************************************************************************************************************** SRC On September 18th, the Senate Research Committee hosted a very successful Internal Funding Workshop and Information Session. The SRC meets regularly to consider Conference Travel Grant applications and wishes to remind faculty that applications for the General Research Grants, Major Research Grant and McCain Course Release Award are due at noon on November 2nd. Full details are available at: *************************************************************************************************************** Intellectbase International Consortium of Academic Conferences has issued a call for academic papers and participation. All Conceptual and Empirical Papers are very welcome. Researchers are invited to exchange ideas, share experiences on research challenges, research findings and state-of-the-art solutions. All submitted papers are peer reviewed by the Reviewers Task Panel (RTP) and accepted papers are published in a refereed conference proceeding. Outstanding articles that are recommended to the Executive Editorial Board (EEB) have a higher chance of being published in one of the double-blind reviewed Journals listed in Cabell's, ProQuest, Ulrich's Directory and JournalSeek. Additional information is available via the Intellectbase International Consortium website: or contact the Conference Chair at *************************************************************************************************************** The National Council on Ethics in Human Research, St. Thomas University and the Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics presented the Training in Research Ethics Social

and Behavioral Sciences and Humanities Program in Fredericton on October 2, 2009. Presenters were from NCEHR in Ottawa, Dalhousie, Ryerson, CIHR, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto), STU and UNB. Attendees were from STU, Mount Allison, St. Mary's University, University de Moncton, and St. Francis Xavier University. This program offered training in Research Ethics in order to help participants acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the ethics review process. The workshop was geared towards REB chairs and REB members, research administrators, researchers, students and all professionals concerned with the protection and well-being of human participants in research.

2010 SSHRC Standard Research Grants co-applications list is now available on the NSERC secure site. SSHRC’s Research and Dissemination Grants Division is pleased to provide the coapplicants list for the 2010 Standard Research Grants competition. To access the list, go to the NSERC secure site (, selected English and then “Document specific to your institution”. If you are already authorized to access the NSERC secure site, complete the following steps: a) Go to ( b) Select your institution name – use your NSERC User ID and password to log on to the secure site c) Select “Grants” d) Select “SSHRC” to access the SRG Co-applicants report in Excel spreadsheet format If you are NOT authorized to access the NSERC secure site, a colleague at your institution has been granted access. Please enquire within your institution. For more information please contact From the RO team; Gayle, Michael, Danielle and Sabastian

STU St. Thomas University 51 Dineen Drive Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3

Phone: (506) 452-0647 Fax: (506) 452-9584 Email: Website:

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