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Gryphons Read: In Conversation With Author Eden Robinson

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

On Oct. 2, the Gryphons Read program hosts a conversation with Eden Robinson, author of Son of a Trickster, the 2019 Gryphons Read pick. Faculty and staff can take part in an informal meet and greet with Eden Robinson Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. in the library's Scholar's Studio (Rm 289). Son of a Trickster

Data Analysis – SPSS Part 1

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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 Workshop: Planning for Research Impact

University Centre

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.

Data Analysis Workshop – SPSS Part 2

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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

Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture: Jerry Van Eyck

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents a guest lecture by Jerry Van Eyck, Founder and Principal of !melk, NYC. His talk is entitled "Sixth Sense." All are welcome. Registration is required.

Better Sleep Program

University Centre

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

Brain Food Workshop: Writing the Literature Review

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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

Brain Food Workshop: Paraphrasing and Summarizing

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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 your thesis or dissertation. Topics covered will include: Avoiding Plagiarism: We discuss the University’s guidelines for maintaining academic integrity as they relate to including the

Data Analysis Workshop – R Part 2: Data Manipulation in R using dplyr and tidyr

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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 set of functions to extract and summarize insights from your data. The tidyr package works well with tidyr to quickly convert between different data formats

Writing in the Sciences Workshop: A Song of Ice and Fire

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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, these workshops are for you. Register for one session or register for all six. Winter is coming, and you need to write that scientific paper.

Data Analysis Workshop – SAS Part 1

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Look and feel like a pro with SAS! SAS is a statistical software package that is widely used in many disciplines. In just a few hours you will be ready to impress friends and family with this easy to use software. You will learn how to: Maneuver in the SAS interface Import data (Part 1)

Data Analysis Workshop – SAS Part 2

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Look and feel like a pro with SAS! SAS is a statistical software package that is widely used in many disciplines. In just a few hours you will be ready to impress friends and family with this easy to use software. You will learn how to: Maneuver in the SAS interface Import data (Part 1)

Gandhi and the Quest for Truth

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

Mr. Vikas Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada and author of Q&A, adapted as the multiple Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, will give talk at U of G titled Gandhi and the Quest for Truth. 5 p.m. - Reception 6 p.m. - Talk RSVP online. Shuttle to the venue at 5 p.m. from UC bus

Data Analysis Workshop – NVivo (Intro)

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

NVivo is a qualitative data analysis (QDA) computer software package that is designed to help you manage and analyze qualitative data. In this workshop we will work on bringing your sources in, creating nodes, coding and running queries. Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with the latest version of NVIVO

Broadband to the Farm and the Politics of Rural Connectivity in America

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Hear Prof. Christopher Ali, Media Studies (University of Virginia) discuss his current research project, Farm Fresh Spectrum: Rural broadband and the future of connectivity. Ali's research examines the complicated terrain of rural broadband policy in the United States. Farm Fresh unpacks the politics of broadband policy, asking why millions of rural Americans lack broadband access

Data Analysis Workshop – NVivo (Advanced)

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

NVivo is a qualitative data analysis software package that helps you manage and analyze qualitative data. In this workshop we will work on generating advanced queries including matrix coding and crosstab. We will also generate visualizations including charts, hierarchy charts, mind maps, concept maps, cluster analysis diagrams and sociograms. Finally, we will touch on sentiment

“Toward a Pedagogy of Effective Thesis and Dissertation Feedback Processes” Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Research shows that graduate students view feedback from their supervisors and committee members as critical to their successes with theses and dissertations—and not just with the content they are writing about, but with the actual writing and processes of writing as well. Providing feedback on multiple ongoing theses and dissertation projects, however, can be a

Panel Discussion: UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Plan to attend this panel discussion about the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, moderated by Prof. David Macdonald. This high-profile panel features: Sheryl Lightfoot, Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics and Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia

National Chief Perry Bellegarde: Honouring Promises- Advancing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Alexander Hall

National Chief Perry Bellegarde uses the context of the federal election to explore why it is critical for Canada to implement Indigenous rights, starting with the need to implement the 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Perry Bellegarde, re-elected National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in 2018, holds a