Take a look at the Council of Graduate School’s resources for best practices in research and research ethics.
“Hiring committees desperately want to avoid making a serious mistake by investing institutional and intellectual capital in the wrong person. The aim of your research plan, then, as of the rest of your application, is to assure the hiring committee that life with you will be pain-free.” – Jim Austin
The Carleton University Research Impact Endeavour (CURIE) Fund is a pilot project to provide funds for the reimbursement of reasonable article processing fees for articles authored or co-authored by Carleton researchers published in eligible peer-reviewed open access journals for which no alternative funding is available.
Launched for the third time on April 4th, 2012, the new Science Policy Fellowship Program is a funding opportunity available to candidates at the doctoral, post-doctoral, new investigator and mid-senior investigator stages of health research.
The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $150,000.
By Karen Kelsky
“One of the most common questions I hear from graduate students, whether they are in their first or their final year, is what they can do now to prepare for the academic job market.
Excellent question. As a graduate student, your fate is in your own hands, and every decision you make—including whether to go to graduate school at all, which program to go to, which adviser to choose, and how to conduct yourself while there—can and should be made with an eye to the job you wish to have at the end.“
“What sorts of opportunities can scientists pursue? What sorts of skills do they need to develop in order to succeed in nonresearch jobs? How can they find these sorts of positions?” – AAAS
Watch this webinar that discusses tips and strategies for graduate students wishing to seek out work beyond academia.