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Dean’s Podcast – Episode 3

An interview with Gary Slater, dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies, University of Ottawa

By CAROLYN WATTERS | FEB 23 2009

Welcome to the Dean’s Podcast – the podcast about issues shaping graduate studies in Canada.

In this episode, host Carolyn Watters, Dalhousie University dean of graduate studies, and 2009 Canadian Association of Graduate Studies president, talks to Gary Slater, dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies at the University of Ottawa. They discuss the challenges facing Dr. Slater’s faculty including making the most of the the university’s status as a bilingual institution, funding, recruitment and postdoctoral training. (Running time 16:53).


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If you’d like to get in touch with Carolyn about something you heard in the podcast, click here to e-mail her. Or, you can leave a comment in the forum below.

You can follow Carolyn and her colleagues, associate deans Sunny Marche and Dieter Pelzer,  at the Deans’ Blog, an intelligent and illuminating weekly take on issues affecting graduate students, post docs, and their supervisors at Dalhousie.

Theme music for the Dean’s Podcast by Derek K. Miller.

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