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  • Welcome Denver Lynxleg, Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator! January 17, 2018
    Denver Lynxleg, the new Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator, will be hosting a meet and greet at the Indigenous Student Centre (AQ 2002) on January 23rd from 11am-12 pm.

  • External Award: Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program January 16, 2018
    Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships (up to 12 months) to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions. Apply by March 6, 2018.

  • Job Posting: Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship January 16, 2018
    The Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship program pairs Canadian faculty members and PhD graduates with government organizations for 12-month policy projects. Apply by March 4, 2018.

  • Indigenous Film and Resurgence January 15, 2018
    The SFU Gallery and Dr. June Scudeler are putting on "Indigenous Film and Resurgence", a project that explores representation of Indigenous people in film. Films by Indigenous artists will be screened at the SFU Gallery (Burnaby campus) on Tuesdays from January 16 to April 10, 2018.

  • External Award: Chinese Government Scholarships January 15, 2018
    China's Ministry of Education and the government of BC are partnering to offer full and partial scholarships for Canadian students and scholars to study abroad in China. Apply by February 28, 2018.

  • Volunteer Posting: Racing Readers Program in Surrey January 12, 2018
    The Racing Readers Program is looking for volunteers to work with children in grades 2-5 once or twice a week at elementary schools in Surrey. Apply to volunteer by Thursday, January 25, 2018.

  • Job Posting: Postdoc Position in Psychology at UBC January 12, 2018
    The Department of Psychology at UBC is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work under the supervision of Dr. Sheila Woody in the Centre for Collaborative Research on Hoarding. The position is full-time for at least 1 year, and pays $45,000/year plus benefits and travel allowance. Apply by February 15, 2018.

  • Paul Tai Yip Ng Memorial Award for Writing on Intercultural Issues January 12, 2018
    The David Lam Centre at SFU is offering $1200 for an outstanding graduate student paper written in 2017 on intercultural issues. Apply by February 1, 2018.

  • Job Posting: ISTLD "Decolonizing Teaching" Research Assistant January 11, 2018
    The SFU ISTLD is looking for a Research Assistant for their "Decolonizing Teaching" project. Apply by January 22, 2018.

  • January Update for Graduate Students January 11, 2018
    January update for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows: awards, jobs, events and more.

  • Mitacs Globalink Research Awards for International Collaboration January 10, 2018
    Mitacs is offering $6000 travel awards to current grad students and senior undergrads. The Globalink Research Awards are intended to fund 12-24 weeks of travel to collaborate with international universities. Applications, with rolling deadlines, open January 17, 2018.

  • External Award: ACUNS Weston Awards for Northern Research January 05, 2018
    Applications are now open for several awards intended to fund masters, doctoral and postdoctoral science and archaeology research in Northern Canada. Nominations are also open for the Lifetime Achievement Award in Northern Science. The deadline for all awards is January 31, 2018.

  • Job Posting: CDCI Research Manager January 05, 2018
    The Research Manager is responsible for the management and execution of CDCI’s research and litigation support projects within their portfolio. Apply by January 31, 2018

  • WIL Workshops: Job Search Success and Effective Intercultural Communication January 05, 2018
    SFU Work Integrated Learning is offering the following workshops in Spring 2018 open to all SFU students.

  • Volunteer Posting: Early Learning Program at SFU Surrey January 05, 2018
    The Early Learning Program is looking for volunteers to work with pre-school aged children once a week at the SFU Surrey campus. Apply to volunteer by January 12, 2018.

  • External Competition: Shell Ideas360 January 03, 2018
    Shell Ideas360 is a global competition organised by Shell International for students to develop game-changing ideas around the theme of "People & Planet - the Energy, Water and Food Challenge". Apply to participate by January 19, 2018.

  • External Award: NSERC Foreign Study Supplement in Taiwan January 03, 2018
    Current NSERC scholarship holders are eligible for a Foreign Study Supplement, covering an 8-week travel period in Taiwan during Summer 2018. Students will receive approximately $3900 CAD to cover travel and living expenses while abroad. Apply by February 1, 2018.

  • Award: SFU KEY's Next Big Question Fund January 03, 2018
    KEY (SFU's Big Data Initiative) invites you to tell them what the "next big research question" is that can transform the field of big data. Up to $25,000 is available to fund big data research projects. Apply by February 1, 2018.

  • Spring 2018 External Fellowships Roundup January 03, 2018
    The Spring 2018 collection of external doctoral and postdoctoral fellowship opportunities from around the world. This list will be continually updated through the end of April.

  • BC Ethics Harmonization Initiative Update and Survey January 03, 2018
    The BC Ethics Harmonization Initiative (BCEHI) at the SFU Office of Research Ethics invites graduate student researchers to view their update and complete a short survey.

  • Spring 2018 TA/TM Day January 02, 2018
    TA/TM Day is SFU's most comprehensive orientation event for new and returning teaching assistants and tutor-markers. Spring 2018 TA/TM Day takes place January 5, 2018.

  • Job Posting: Systems Ecologist with ESSA December 22, 2017
    Work with ESSA as a Systems Ecologist in their Fisheries and Aquatic Team. Apply by January 26, 2018

  • External Award: Teaching Fellowships with Sciences Po December 21, 2017
    Call for Applications: Teaching Fellow Positions (2018-2019) for Anglophone campuses in France. Apply by January 28, 2018.

  • Job Posting: 3 ISTLD Research Assistants (Must speak French) December 21, 2017
    The SFU ISTLD is looking for 1 - 3 Research Assistants for the project “What can a blended language course bring to intermediate students in French?” Apply by January 22, 2018.

  • External Award: Autism Research Training Program December 21, 2017
    The Autism Research Training Program (ART) seeks to recruit and train highly qualified researchers in transdisciplinary autism research.

  • Mitacs Training Workshops: Spring 2018 December 15, 2017
    Mitacs is offering the following workshops at SFU in Spring 2018, free to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

  • Summer Research Fellowship: St Andrews Visiting Scholars Scheme December 13, 2017
    The Visiting Scholarships are intended to give researchers at any level access to the University of St Andrews Library's extensive Special Collections. Successful candidates will receive financial support up to a maximum of £1,500 to cover travel and accommodation for a period of 2-8 weeks between July 1 and August 31, 2018. Apply by January 12, 2018.

  • Nominations Open for Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy December 13, 2017
    Nominations are now being accepted for the Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy. The prize is awarded annually for work that presents new daring and creative ways of looking at the world. Submit nominations for consideration by February 15, 2018.

  • Happy Holidays December 11, 2017
    Holiday office closures.

  • Summer Student Research Fellowship at the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History December 11, 2017
    The University of San Francisco's Ricci Institute invites applications for Doctoral Research Fellowships for Summer 2018. Fellowships require a mandatory residence of 3 months, with a stipend of up to $4,000/month. Apply by January 5, 2018.

  • December Update for Graduate Students December 11, 2017
    December Update for Graduate Students: Awards, jobs, events and more.

  • SSHRC: Storytellers Contest December 05, 2017
    SSHRC launches its fifth annual Storytellers Challenge

  • Job Posting: Graduate Peer GIS Facilitator December 05, 2017
    Work with the GIS & Map Librarian to develop GIS workshops for students, and to provide one-on-one GIS consultations.. This position is part-time, starting January, 2018 (negotiable). Apply by December 14, 2017

  • Video Contest: NSERC Science, Action! December 05, 2017
    NSERC’s Science, Action! video contest is offering 15 cash prizes between $3500-$2500 for 1-minute videos that tell as story about NSERC-funded research science, with an additional prize for research in the North. The deadline to apply is January 19, 2018.

  • Job Posting: Drupal Developer Research Assistant December 04, 2017
    The International Centre of Art for Social Change (ICASC) is seeking an SFU Masters or PhD student as a Drupal Developer Research Assistant. This position is part-time, starting January 10, 2018 (negotiable). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

  • Call for Proposals: UBC/SFU Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium December 01, 2017
    UBC and SFU invite proposals to present at the 16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium held at UBC in March 2018. The title of this year's symposium is "Walking In Two Worlds Occupying the Third Space: Indigenous Graduate Student Experience". Apply to present by December 22, 2017.

  • External Award: SGBA Health Policy-Research Partnerships November 30, 2017
    The Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) is offering up to $75,000 for 2 years to support research that is in line with the Sex- and Gender-based Analysis (SGBA) Action Plan. Apply by January 23, 2018.

  • Job Posting: Part-time ISTLD Research Assistant November 28, 2017
    The SFU Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (ISTLD) is looking for a Research Assistant to begin January 8, 2018 (or earlier). The position is 5 - 10 hours/week, pays $20.00 - $25.00/hour, and runs until June 29, 2018. Apply by December 8, 2017.

  • Job Posting: Graduate Writing Facilitator with Student Learning Commons November 27, 2017
    Help undergraduates strengthen their writing skills. 7-10 hours/week ($25/hour). Apply up to December 22 or until the position is filled.

  • Workshop: International Graduate Teaching Assistant Seminars November 24, 2017
    The International Teaching Assistants (ITA) Seminar will help you with spoken English as well as its social and cultural context, and will allow you to practise skills that will help you be a better TA.

  • Call for Presentations and Volunteer Posting: #BCTECH Summit 2018 November 23, 2017
    The 3rd annual #BCTECH Summit, is back on May 14 – 16, 2018, and SFU will be an Innovation Industry Partner! Apply to present your research by December 14, 2017, or apply to volunteer at the event by January 31, 2018.

  • Job Posting: Volleyball BC Student Staff Position November 23, 2017
    The Harry Jerome Sports Center (near the Burnaby campus) is hiring part time student staff for the winter season. Positions open until filled.

  • Job Posting: SFU Summer Camps Instructors November 22, 2017
    SFU Summer Camps is hiring instructors to work with children in various age groups from June-August 2018. Apply by February 25 (head instructor) or April 2, 2018 (instructor).

  • Mitacs Elevate Information Session November 21, 2017
    Mitacs Elevate offers 2-year funding for postdoctoral fellows, alongside professional development and collaboration opportunities. There will be an information session about this program on Thursday, November 23, 2017, at the Burnaby Campus.

  • Nominations Open for the President's Newsmaker Awards November 21, 2017
    Nominations are now open for the 2017 President's Newsmaker Awards, open to all SFU faculty and staff who have shared their expertise with the larger community through earned media, social media and by leveraging strategic communications skills. Deadline for submissions is December 15, 2017.

  • External Award: Generation Google Scholarship for Students from Underrepresented Groups in Computing Science November 21, 2017
    Google is offering $5,000 CAD to students from underrepresented groups in the field of computing science, who are studying in Canada. Apply by December 11, 2017.

  • External Award: Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament Graduate Research Awards November 20, 2017
    This award ($5000 CAD plus travel allowance to a special event in Ottawa) is available to support the independent research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic. Apply by January 8, 2018.

  • Job Posting: European Space Agency Postdoc and PhD Opportunities November 20, 2017
    The European Space Agency (ESA) offers 2-year postdoctoral research fellowships, as well as support for space-related doctoral research.

  • External Award: US Holocaust Memorial Museum Graduate Research Fellowship November 20, 2017
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is inviting applications for their Graduate Student Research Fellows program to support master's and early PhD students from any discipline. Fellowships cover travel and a living stipend for 12 weeks in residence in Washington, DC. Apply by January 1, 2018.

  • Science Communication Fellowship in Vienna, Austria November 17, 2017
    The Summer 2018 Science Communication Fellowship runs May 28 to August 31 in Vienna, Austria and is open to graduate students with a previous degree in science or journalism. Travel costs will be covered, along with a Euro 4000 stipend. Apply by January 11, 2018.