Applicants must submit the following documents by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Winter School
Application" as the subject of the email.
Please combine all documents into a single PDF file, formatted for US letter-size
paper (8.5 x 11 inches).
- Summary of research interests and activity. An one-page summary
that outlines the research problem of interest, a proposed research plan,
and a summary of progress already made.
- A curriculum vitae, two pages long, including a half-page statement
of how you think you would contribute to the winter school.
- A letter of recommendation from your thesis advisor, including
an assessment of the current status of your research, the start date and the
expected completion date of the thesis, and how he/she thinks you would benefit
from participating in the winter school.
Applications will be reviewed by the organizing committee. Accepted applicants
will be expected to present a poster on their research project at the Winter
School and a 5-min overview of their poster in presentation format.
Room and board will be covered by BIRS and MITACS. There are limited funds
available to subsidize the travel expenses of students, upon request after acceptance
|A limited number of spaces are still available. The application process will remain open until all places are filled
|September 10, 2006
|November 25-29, 2006