January 18, 2018. Faculty of Education hosted a session for undergraduate BEd students interested in summer research jobs. Dr. Merli Tamtik and her undergraduate research assistant Erin Mitchell gave a presentation on the research projects they worked on during the summer of 2017.
May 28-30, 2017. Ryerson University in Toronto hosted a successful Congress and Conference of Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE). Together with her collaborators Emma Sabzalieva (OISE/University of Toronto) and Soon Young Jang (OISE/University of Toronto) Dr. Tamtik chaired and co-presented at two sessions within Internationalization of Higher Education track. The first presentation focused on international legitimacy-building in Estonia and Kazakhstan, the second presentation examined language issues in higher education policies in the Baltic States. Dr. Tamtik serves as a Track Chair and Board Liaison for CSSHE's Internationalization of Higher Eduation. She also served as a committee member for CSSHE's George L. Geis Award for best Doctoral Dissertation. Congratulations to Dr. Olivier Bégin-Caouette for winning the award!
March 3-4, 2017. The Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba is organzing its Annual Graduate Student Symposium to showcase excellent research done by our graduate students. This year one of Dr. Tamtik's graduate students - Adrian Deakin - will present his research conducted as part of his graduate course paper. Dr. Tamtik is serving as a co-facilitator with a graduate student Erica Hildebrand on the session titled 'Conversations about Leadership'. Please see the conference program HERE. Everyone is very welcome to attend!