CFP – Rising Up: Indigenous Knowledge and Research in Indigenous Studies Graduate Student Conference, University of Manitoba. Due: Feb 3, 2017
Laura Forsythe, B.A., B Ed.
Native Studies Graduate Students Association
Traditional Naming & Pole Raising Ceremony at the Indigenous Health, Research and Education Garden – 12pm – 3pm, 3 Oct 2016
Please join us at the garden on Monday October 3rd from 12pm – 3pm for a Traditional Naming and Pole Raising Ceremony. We are honoured to grow medicines, learn, conduct research, and build community on the beautiful unceded territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking Musqueam people, and are grateful to announce that the Indigenous Health, Research and Education Garden will be receiving a traditional Musqueam name.
- Jakelin Troy, Editor in Chief
Lorena Fontaine, Editor
Adam Geczy, Editor
- Forthcoming 2017
- Biannual Publication
- ISSN 2471-0938
- E-ISSN 2470-6221
ab-Original: Journal of Indigenous Studies and First Nations’ and First Peoples’ Cultures is a journal devoted to issues of indigeneity in the new millennium. It is a multi-disciplinary journal embracing themes such as art, history, literature, politics, linguistics, health sciences and law. It is a portal for new knowledge and contemporary debate whose audience is not only that of academics and students but professionals involved in shaping policies with regard to concern relating to indigenous peoples.
Each issue will consist of 40-50,000 words. All academic articles should be approximately 6-10,000 words long. An abstract of approximately 150 words must accompany each manuscript. All articles and comprehensive review essays will be peer-reviewed. Opinion pieces or short research reports, which are not peer reviewed, should be approximately 1,500 to 3,000 words in length.
To submit an article, please visit http://www.editorialmanager.com/ab-original. The online system will guide you through the steps to upload your article to the editorial office.
Participate in UBC’s Response to Federal Science Review and Innovation Agenda
You are invited to participate in a campus-wide consultation in response to the recently announced federal government panel on innovation and review of fundamental science. We have arranged roundtable sessions at which we would like to hear your perspectives and advice on UBC’s submission to the two federal initiatives.
Sessions are planned for both campuses, and are open to UBC faculty and staff across all disciplines.
This is an important opportunity for UBC to inform Canada’s approach to research and innovation. I encourage you to join in this consultation, and thank you in advance for your time to participate.
The UBC Learning Exchange (http://learningexchange.ubc.ca) is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) at Master’s or PhD level for one year to provide research support to the Academic Director.
The Learning Exchange is core to UBC’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) campus and works to engage, inspire and lead local residents, students, faculty and organizations to work and learn together. This GRA position will focus on issues of research in the DTES. The project provides an excellent opportunity for a graduate student to develop expertise in community-based participatory research and knowledge exchange involving people who are marginalized and live in an area that has been stigmatized. The graduate student will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the Making Research Accessible initiative.
Hours: 15hrs/week Pay: $1250 – $1350 per month. Starting beginning of September
Deadline: Friday, August 5, 2016
Apply: Submit letter of interest and résumé to Dr. Angela Towle, Academic Director (email@example.com)
Further information: http://learningexchange.ubc.ca/2016/07/19/were-hiring-graduate-research-assistant/
The UBC Library Research Commons has a variety of events happening in August; including Pixelating: A Digital Humanities Mixer every Thursday 12-2PM, and Working Together with the R Study Group on August 19 from 1-2PM.
There are also several consultation and support options available; including Thesis Formatting Support on August 9 and 16, 2016, Citation Management Support consultations on Tuesdays (4-6PM) and Fridays (9-11AM), and Data Analysis Software consults (SPSS) on Fridays (1-2PM).
Further information and registrations: bit.ly/RCNewsAugust2016