In this interactive course, you will discover, use and describe the benefits of open data. You will learn how you can use open data in your research. This workshop is
Twitter, like other social media channels, contains a wealth of information typically pertaining to current events in real-time. This information is valuable to researchers in all disciplines. This workshop will offer participants an easy to use, yet powerful tool to capture and dig into the data. TAGS is a free Google Sheet template that works
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
Animated videos are a great way to engage your audience, share information and make information more "digestible." This session will provide instruction on free animation software called PowToon that is quick and easy to use. Learn tips and tools to plan and storyboard your video, write your script and make your video accessible. After this
Every researcher begins a research project by formulating a research 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
Learn about the most common anxiety escalators (including a couple of surprising ones), along with practical, proven tips and strategies you can use to decrease stress and anxiety this semester. This free, one-hour workshop for university students meets from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. with Kathy Somers from the Stress Management Clinic.
Guelph Gryphons v. Laurier Golden Hawks $15 for adults $10 for youths, seniors or U of G students Buy tickets online The annual Frosty Mug hockey game is a chance for students, faculty, staff and alumni to connect and cheer on the Guelph Gryphons men's varsity hockey team. Enjoy an outstanding fan experience and see
In this 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:
In this workshop session, we focus on one of the most difficult parts of a thesis to write, the Literature Review. Please bring your laptop, if possible. A good thesis
Whether you're applying to graduate programs or just trying to make your resume stand out, publishing your undergraduate research papers can put you ahead of the curve. In this workshop, the managing editor of the Studies by Undergraduate Researchers at Guelph (SURG) journal will walk you through what to expect from the academic publishing process.
Learn about the behaviour and adaptations of owls in the Guelph area. The introduction to this program will take place indoors, but dress warmly in preparation for a walk outdoors.
Many researchers, administrators and service providers use surveys to collect data. Really, who hasn’t created a survey? With the tools available to us, it is easy to create and distribute a survey. However, there are a number of important issues to consider when creating a survey. In particular, it is paramount to have a clear
Learn practical techniques, new tips and information on how to respond to the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. This skills program meets weekly on Mondays from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., for three sessions. Registration: $10 for U of G students $30 for members of USW Local 4120 $60 for all others
Guelph Hillel invites you to visit their tables in the University Centre Courtyard today from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. to learn more about how the Holocaust is memorialized around the
Join us for a hands-on, two-part workshop for folks with little experience programming. Data cleaning and manipulation usually take up 80% of the time allotted to a data analysis project. We will cover how to handle unstructured and structured data, data manipulation and cleaning tasks using Numpy and Pandas libraries. Please bring a laptop with
The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) and Global Affairs Canada invite you to a session with Paul Winters and Thouraya Triki from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) – United Nations. They will be accompanied by Global Affairs representatives Stephen Potter; Director Agriculture and Food Systems and Anatoliy Shatkovskyy, Senior Analyst.
Infographics are a unique way to organize and showcase research or complicated information. This two-hour workshop will walk you through the steps for designing and creating an effective infographic including graphic design principles, accessibility considerations and an introduction to free tools for creation. After this workshop, you’ll be able to: Describe what an infographic is