Preparation for 3MT: some useful links

James Constable: Non-linguist annotators (2012 Three Minute Thesis)

2012 UBC Three Minute Thesis (3MT) - Semi-Finalist Heather Bliss

3MT Sara Ciesielski 'Learning to be Sherpa: Children, language and culture on the roof of the world'

3MT - Melinda Kong 'Study Abroad: Bilingual Teachers' Expectations, Experiences, and Identities'

Lauren Hollier: Runner Up, 3MT Trans Tasman 2012

Tim Paris: Winner, 3MT Trans Tasman 2012

3MT - Nahyun Kwon 'The Phonology of Sound Symbolism: A Cross-Linguistic Experimental Study'

Professional Development Workshops

Links, Blogs and other good stuff

  • Linguist List: an essential resource for any budding linguist, with job postings, call for papers and other useful tools
  • Language Log: a blog written by phonetician Mark Liberman at Penn
  • Macaulay, Monica. (2011). Surviving Linguistics: A Guide for Graduate Students (2nd ed.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla.
  • Tomorrow’s Professor (with sections on graduate school)
  • University Affairs: Canadian magazine on academia. Columns with advice for graduate students, and job postings
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers Bulletin (job postings)
  • Linguistic Society of America. Includes a listing of programs in North America and details of their summer school program
  • SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada). Scholarships for Canadian citizens or permanent residents

Learning Resources at SFU

Other Useful Links

  • SFU Graduate Student Society the official site of the university's graduate student society, providing documents, information on events, and GSS news
  • SFU Graduate Benefit Plan provides information on the graduate benefit plan (what's covered, how to claim your benefits) and all the necessary forms