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Last Updated: February 25, 2020

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Did you know that graduate students have received job offers after being featured on our blog? Whether it's because we've featured their 3MT presentations or their profile showed up in a google search, being featured on our website offers you the opportunity to position yourself at the forefront of potential employers. Historically, profiles on our website come up first in Google searches. Curate Your Digital Footprint now by submitting your profile here.

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Seeking Research Participants

Are you looking for research participants? We can help you advertise your SFU research ethics-approved research. Please note that only research meeting the criteria below may be featured on our weekly round-up. Complete the form now.

Added prior to January 31, 2020

The Impact of Technology Facilitated Sexual Violence: Investigating Risks and Protective Factors

Researchers are interested in understanding the impact of technology-facilitated sexual harassment/abuse. Anyone 14 years of age or older is eligible to participate. Participants will be given the opportunity to be entered into a draw to win one of ten $100 Amazon gift cards. If you are interested, please complete an anonymous 30 minute survey

Questions? Contact Amanda Champion at amanda_champion@sfu.ca.

Calls for Proposals

Postdoc Research Day
Submit a 250-word abstract to speak at the 2020 Postdoc Research Day, organized by the SFU Postdoctoral Association. Visit the Postdocs website for abstract requirements. Extended deadline: March 12.

Reimagining Communication
Submit your online post to this Medium publication by SIAT faculty member Michael Filimowicz.

Updated prior to May 10, 2019

SFU's Student Experience Initiative
The Student Experience Initiative (SEI) aims to enhance the experience of students by developing high-impact opportunities for engagement with the SFU community. Learn about the various ways you can participate.

Beyond citations: from academia to the workplace
The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) invites graduate students to submit an executive summary of their research to be published on the CCDI website. Research could include a thesis, a chapter, a report, or any other previous publications. Successful applicants will be awarded a one-year CCDI individual practitioner subscription (value: $199).

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SFU’s Ethics Database accepts new applications, amendments and renewals if you are conducting research involving human participants.

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Call Out for Research Participants: We can help you advertise your SFU ethics-approved research.