In this Brain Food workshop session, we provide foundational skills and strategies that will carry you through the thesis or dissertation process. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Managing the Thesis Process: We discuss goal setting and time management strategies to keep you motivated throughout your graduate degree Formulating Your Research
Learn fascinating life stories and identification tips about our most important invertebrate predators: spiders. We’ll venture outside for part of the day, learning how to discover and identify some of our amazing local arachno-fauna. Be prepared for the weather. We’ll find outdoor “web-sites,” but also many free-ranging spiders that hunt like cats, wolves or eight-legged
In this workshop session, we address the specific time management challenges that graduate students face. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Graduate When You Want To - Long-term Planning: Learn how to predict your time to completion and use project management tools to help you meet your goals as a graduate
All are welcome to attend the opening reception for "Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario". The exhibition examines local histories and ongoing legacies of racial “betterment” thinking in Southern Ontario that de-humanized and disappeared those who did not fit the normative middle-class lives of white, able-bodied settlers. "Into the Light" is co-presented
Some Open Access journals expect researchers to pay Article Processing Charges that cost thousands of dollars! Learn about techniques you may be able to use to make your research open without breaking the bank. Register online.
Learn how to decrease anxiety, relax tight muscles, settle a busy brain, cope more effectively and have more energy. This mind/body skills training program meets twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., for 12 sessions (six weeks). The program fee is $40 for U of G students, $120 for members
Join us for a seminar by Dr. Roger Haston, President of the Institute for Animals. With nearly 20 years' experience in animal welfare, including his roles as Executive Director at the Animal Assistance Foundation and Chief Analytics Officer at PetSmart Charities, Dr. Haston has become an internationally recognized leader in data, trends, metrics and analytics
Does your research involve LGBTQ+ populations? Does your work involve conceptual, theoretical, and/or methodological issues associated with LGBTQ+ research? Do you incorporate LGBTQ+ research in practice settings or in community advocacy? Are you an LGBTQ+ researcher? Are you interested in learning more about LGBTQ+ research at U of G and meeting the some of the
SPSS is a statistical software package, mainly used in the Social Sciences. It features a point-and-click interface which makes it easy for the user to learn. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce students to the software as well as its different functions and commands. Topics such as data entry, manipulation and description will
Skills for Research Impact is a monthly workshop series for faculty, research staff and graduate students interested in enhancing the impact of their research. Planning for Research Impact Workshop: Knowledge Mobilization 101! Become familiar with knowledge mobilization plans and conceptualize strategies adapted to your goals and audiences. Visit the event website for registration details.
SPSS is a statistical software package, mainly used in the Social Sciences. It features a point-and-click interface, which makes it easy for the user to learn. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce students to the software as well as its different functions and commands. Topics such as data entry, manipulation and description will
Learn how to decrease insomnia, fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily and get more energy from sleep using proven, drug-free strategies. This skills program meets weekly on Thursday evenings, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., for five sessions. An online program is also available. The program fee is $20 for U of G students, $50
In this Brain Food workshop session, we focus on one of the most difficult parts of a thesis or dissertation to write, the literature review. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Gathering and Reading Literature: A good thesis demands a good literature review, and that means finding and critically analyzing key
In this Brain Food workshop session, we provide foundational skills and strategies to help you paraphrase and summarize more effectively when writing the introduction, literature review and discussion sections of
R is a programming language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. This workshop will introduce you to the dplyr package which makes tabular data manipulations easier by using a
This workshop series is designed to help you improve your scientific writing skills. If you’re a graduate student working on a thesis or an undergraduate student interested in graduate-level research,