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Arboretum Workshop: Virtual Bird Song – Blackbirds and Hawks

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of five bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual

Odditorio | A Performative Art Installation

George Luscombe Theatre - MacKinnon Building

Odditorio | A Performative Installation links the reinvention of awe for the audience through merging the use historic devices with modern technology to create the brilliant sights and sounds that will immerse the spectator in the artwork. Odditorio is an interactive art installation inspired by the story Sweeney Todd. A multi-year project, it brings together his

Movement Monday – Chair Yoga: Get Fit Where You Sit

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Chair Yoga is the way to ​go when you are reluctant to get into the yoga clothes and get on the mat - challenge yourself with Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga is a gentle yoga practice that adapts various traditional postures for practice in the chair or with the support of a chair. It is a

Movement Monday – Chair Yoga: Get Fit Where You Sit

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Chair Yoga is a gentle yoga practice that adapts various traditional postures for practice in the chair or with the support of a chair. It is a gentle form of yoga that involves breath-work, meditation, and gentle stretches; all of which release stress and tension from both body and mind. This form of yoga helps

Giving Games 2023 – Support Canadian Blood Services

Recurring
University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Introducing the Giving Games! This competition, running from Feb. 27 to March 24, is between Ontario universities to see which school can "give” the most. There are 3 ways to “give”: 1 point: booking an appointment to donate blood (130 Silvercreek Pkwy. N.) 1 point: joining the stem cell registry (in the University Centre during

Graduate Students as Actors of Change

Ontario, Canada

Researchers for Change: Engagement, Mobilization and Impact at the Graduate Level Are you a graduate student using engaged and other innovative approaches to creating and sharing research? Are you curious to explore how to increase the reach and impact of your thesis/dissertation? Would you like to connect with and learn from other grad students conducting

Arboretum Workshop: Virtual Bird Song – Warblers I – Phrasers and Buzzers

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of five bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual

Arboretum Workshop: Virtual Composting for Gardeners – Bokashi Composting

Arboretum Centre 200 Arboretum Rd, Guelph, Canada

Bokashi composting is a simple way of treating kitchen waste right in your home. There is almost no odor and it’s simple to do. This workshop will provide you with all of the knowledge you need to be successful with this technique. Bokashi can be done in special commercial vessels with purchased bokashi bran but

Introduction to the Professional and Career Development Record (PCDR)

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

The Professional and Career Development Record (PCDR) is a tool built into Experience Guelph that launched in November 2021. The PCDR formally recognizes a student’s involvement in on and off-campus professional and career development activities, most notably experiential learning. By the end of this workshop participants will be able to: Explain the purpose of the

Leading Through Change: The Role of Gender Equity in Global Leadership

Ontario, Canada

Join the Office of Diversity and Human Rights for a discussion about gender equity with some influential and dynamic women in celebration of International Women’s Day! Don’t miss the compelling conversation about the important role women play in building solid paths to the future during uncertain times. It’s time to rebuild, it’s time to innovate,

Hopper Lecture: Dr. Naila Kabeer – The Broader Story of Progress: Building Collective Action on the Margins: Gender Perspectives from South Asia

ONLINE and IN-PERSON Ontario, Canada

How do women create change through collective action? Hear reflections on collective action from Dr. Naila Kabeer, professor of Gender and International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Kabeer will draw from her experience researching how changes occur on the ground through collective action by women and their allies, particularly from

The Winegard Visiting Lectureship in Physics with Dr. Donna Strickland

Athletics Centre 150 Reynolds Walk, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join us for the Winegard Visiting Lectureship in Physics with Dr. Donna Strickland, Professor and Nobel Prize laureate, for a lecture on nonlinear optics to high-intensity laser physics. The laser increased the intensity of light that can be generated by orders of magnitude and thus brought about nonlinear optical interactions with matter. Chirped pulse amplification,

Arboretum Workshop: Virtual Bird Song – Warblers II – Trillers and Thrillers

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of five bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual

Xenakis @ 100

MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Xenakis @ 100: Music for percussion and multi-channel electroacoustics with video by acclaimed composer-architect Iannis Xenakis. Learn more about the event here. When: March 17, 2023 Time: Workshop @ 4:00 pm ET Concert @ 7:00 pm ET Free Musicians: Richard Burrows, percussion Daniel Morphy, percussion Yang Chen, percussion Sound technicians: James Harley Lisa Conway Location:

The Science of Happiness

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

On this International Day of Happiness, join our EFAP provider, Homewood Health, to learn about the Science of Happiness. Scientific studies have shown that 50% of our individual differences in happiness are determined by our genes, 10% by our life circumstances, and 40% by our intentional activities. This one-hour session will introduce participants to some

Yoga and Meditation with Selam Debs

Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, Canada

Join Selam Debs at the Art Gallery of Guelph as she guides you through an evening of movement and meditation to nourish your mind, body, and soul. This offering for the Black, Indigenous and racialized community is a Pay-What-You-Can event, with all proceeds going to support the BIPOC Outdoor Gear Library. Learn more and register

Skills for Research Impact Workshop: Podcasting

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Podcasts are a fun and popular mode of information sharing, and they are increasingly being used in research. This session will cover why podcasting is an effective knowledge mobilization strategy as well as practical tips to planning and recording your own. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to: Consider when and how to

ONLINE: Stress Eating workshop

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

If going to the fridge is your #1 stress management strategy, it may be time to learn more about how stress drives us to emotional eating, and ways to start addressing it. This 2 hour ON-LINE workshop with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic will include tips on decreasing emotional eating,

Giving Games 2023 – Support Canadian Blood Services

Recurring
University Centre 150 Research Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Introducing the Giving Games! This competition, running from Feb. 27 to March 24, is between Ontario universities to see which school can "give” the most. There are 3 ways to “give”: 1 point: booking an appointment to donate blood (130 Silvercreek Pkwy. N.) 1 point: joining the stem cell registry (in the University Centre during

Arboretum Workshop: Virtual Bird Song – Sparrows

ONLINE Ontario, Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of five bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual