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 free, one-hour workshop for university students meets from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and is provided by the Stress Management Clinic.
You don't want to miss this Career Fair...it's the largest of its kind in the country!! Students from all disciplines and across all semester levels are welcome to meet with over 285 employers from diverse sectors! Network with potential employers, investigate and research career options and obtain information on opportunities, salary expectations, corporate cultures, job
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
The newly launched Canadian Chapter of the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides is proud to hold one of its first high-profile walks in Canada at the Arboretum. Forest Therapy originated from Japan's Shinrin-Yoku, which literally translates into“forest bathing” (taking in the air of a forest). It is a gentle way of moving mindfully
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 fee is $10 for U of G students, $30 for members of USW Local 4120 and $60 for all others.
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
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
Staff, faculty and students are invited to celebrate the launch of Healthy Workplace Month with the second annual U of G Campus Mile! Join us at The Portico on Johnston Green at noon, Oct. 1. Participants will walk, run or roll a mile through a marked route on our beautiful campus. This event officially launches
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