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Better Sleep Program

University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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

Fall Convocation

Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre - Events Centre

Fall Convocation will be held Tuesday, October 15 in the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre. Visit the Convocation website for full details and ways to engage on social media.

Political Science Speaker Series: Federal Election Panel Discussion

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Political Science Speaker Series presents a group of experts in Canadian politics exploring the issues at stake in the 2019 federal election. Ian Spears - Associate professor of political science, University of Guelph Tamara Small - Associate professor of political science, University of Guelph Matthew Hayday - Professor of history, University of Guelph Anna

Introduction to Open Educational Resources Workshop

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In a recent survey of University of Guelph undergraduate students, 57 per cent of learners reported that they do not purchase the required resources for their courses, a finding that has serious implications for student success, learning outcome achievement and course design. Open Educational Resources (OERs) provide an alternative to commercially published textbooks and other

Brain Food Workshop: Outlining Your Thesis and Explaining Your Research Findings

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In this Brain Food workshop session, we analyze the common features and structures of the thesis/dissertation and then focus more specifically on the results and discussion sections. If possible, please bring your laptop to this workshop. Topics covered include: Outlining Your Thesis: This session offers a visual mapping strategy that you can use to organize