NEWSLETTER 22TH AUGUST 2017
In this newsletter you will find academic events related to the research succession days 2017, international student support program at the fall semester 2017 and other informations.
Good week to all,
The REMDUS team
REMDUS is changing the insurance company starting September 1st! Please check your emails in October for your new certificate number and the new claims procedure.
For the occasion, REMDUS will pay the equivalent of the insurance premium of 5 REMDUS’ members. To participate, visit us on Facebook.
For the first days of university, ACFAS (french association for the knowledge) and Quebec Research Funds offer 2 days for valorization and mentoring of research succession. For that occasion, about 150 students and postdoctoral researchers from every Quebec region are invited to participate in training activities, discussions, networking,… and entertainment ! They will receive tips and tricks to better succeed in their studies in higher education or to integrating the labor market.
- When ? 21st and 22nd of september
- Where ? in Québec City, on INRS, ENAP and TÉLUQ University campus Program and registration (french only)
- Register quickly, places are limited and registration ends on September 11th.
REMDUS is looking for 4 persons for the fall session :
- An IT manager : management of REMDUS’s assurance data base and in charge of the website
- A designer : digital illustrations creation, social network management, redaction
- Officer in Longueuil : support for the REMDUS’s responsible at Longueuil campus
- International people responsible : development and coordination of different tasks assigned by Executive Board‘s members
The cultural center and the art gallery offer french speakers student of Sherbrooke University, différent occasional jobs. You will have to interact with some people so you have to understand and speak at least some french. If you are interested, visit Centreculturel.ca , section nous joindre.
Naylor Report : fundamental research funding
The non-profit organization Science & Policy Exchange (SPE) supports the Naylor report which has set out 35 clear recommendations as part of a plan to restore and strengthen the fundamental research funding ecosystem in Canada. For this reason, SPE invites all research trainees (students & post-docs), and those in the research community who wish to support the student perspective, to join our call for the full implementation of the Fundamental Science Review by signing the open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and to submit video testimonials.
You can find HERE all the information, the open letter and the platform to put your videos.
Fière la fête
Fière la fête comes back this year for the 5th edition with honorary presidency: Dominique Dubuc, militant of confederal committee LGBT of CSN and Bill Ryan, an award recipient of Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award.
Fière la fête is a festive, family-friendly and inclusive event celebrating sexual and gender diversity in the Eastern Townships. It brings together families, students, community organizations and the general public. The purpose of the event is to bring greater visibility to sexual and gender diversity, and to create a space for sharing and social networking.
Thank you and good week to all!