R is an open-source software environment for data manipulation and statistical analysis. Used in a variety of disciplines, R has become a popular tool because of its power, flexibility and active community. Join us as we teach the R language fundamentals and basic syntax, major R data structures and generate basic statistical analysis. No programming
Every researcher begins a research project by formulating a question and devising a methodology in which to undertake the project. What if you began your project with a plan detailing the actual mechanics of what needs to be considered during every step of the project: from data collected during the initial stages through to data
Learn about the most common anxiety escalators (including a couple of surprising ones), along with practical, proven tips and strategies that you can use to decrease stress and anxiety. This
All Professional and Managerial employees are welcome to attend the PSA kick-off lunch. Join us for P&M networking, buffet lunch and PSA updates for 2019-20. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. Please RSVP for catering numbers by Thursday, September 19 to email@example.com.
Learn which sites for academics are worth your time (academia.edu, ResearchGate, Google Scholar, LinkedIn, Twitter and more), how to keep track of your publications, what altmetrics are and how they work, and how to set up and use researcher identifiers such as ORCID iDs. Register online.
Join us for Fall in Love with Books at the library on Sept. 25! Bring your cozy vibes, your pumpkin spiced lattes and your best-knit sweaters and browse some of our favorites from the library's Gryph Reads collection. This year, we are teaming up with the Guelph Public Library to educate people on library resources
Good data is like a good turkey dinner: you need to clean and prepare it before you can enjoy it properly. What? I have to clean and prepare my data?! This workshop will teach you how to use the free open-source tool, OpenRefine, to get that messy data in order. You will learn how to:
Learn practical techniques, new tips and information on how to respond to the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. This skills program meets weekly on Thursdays at noon for three sessions. The
In this intermediate-level MS-Excel workshop, learn how to use a variety of functions and nested formulas to manipulate data, summarize data using pivot tables, and merge data from different worksheets using the VLOOKUP function. Need a basic refresher? This one-hour introduction to Excel from LinkedIn Learning.com will adequately prepare you for the session. Please bring
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
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