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Thinking Spaces: Zahra Habib “Lunar Rotations: Eternal Eleuthia”

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Please join us on Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) for Thinking Spaces: “Eternal Eleutheria” with Zahra Habib. This presentation will take place in person at ImprovLab, MCKN 108 at the University of Guelph, as well as online via Zoom (please email ahadmin@uoguelph.ca for the Zoom link!). As always, our Thinking Spaces events are

Anxiety Skills & Strategies

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Learn powerful strategies, tips, and information on how to respond and calm down the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. A variety of long and short self-calming strategies are introduced, along with behaviours that can help prevent the escalation of anxiety. This three-session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic meets

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

Landcape Architecture Guest Lecture: “The Works of West 8” by Adriaan Geuze

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents a guest lecture entitled “The Works of West 8” by Adriaan Geuze. Adriaan is the Principal and Founder of West 8 in the Netherlands. West 8 is an award-winning international office for urban design and landscape architecture, founded in 1987 with

Guelph Food Safety Seminars 19th Annual Symposium

Recurring
ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Welcome to the 19th (and 3rd virtual) Guelph Food Safety Seminars (GFSS) Symposium. Inflation: The New Foodborne Illness? What effect does inflation have on the safety and security of our food? Composed of a series of seminars, this year’s Symposium will examine how rising costs are affecting food safety along the food supply chain; the

Guelph Food Safety Seminars 19th Annual Symposium

Recurring

Welcome to the 19th (and 3rd virtual) Guelph Food Safety Seminars (GFSS) Symposium. Inflation: The New Foodborne Illness? What effect does inflation have on the safety and security of our food? Composed of a series of seminars, this year’s Symposium will examine how rising costs are affecting food safety along the food supply chain; the

Guelph Food Safety Seminars 19th Annual Symposium

Recurring
ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Welcome to the 19th (and 3rd virtual) Guelph Food Safety Seminars (GFSS) Symposium. Inflation: The New Foodborne Illness? What effect does inflation have on the safety and security of our food? Composed of a series of seminars, this year’s Symposium will examine how rising costs are affecting food safety along the food supply chain; the

Guelph Food Safety Seminars 19th Annual Symposium

Recurring
ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Welcome to the 19th (and 3rd virtual) Guelph Food Safety Seminars (GFSS) Symposium. Inflation: The New Foodborne Illness? What effect does inflation have on the safety and security of our food? Composed of a series of seminars, this year’s Symposium will examine how rising costs are affecting food safety along the food supply chain; the

Landcape Architecture Guest Lecture “Process & Practice at MNLA” by Molly Bourne

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents a guest lecture entitled "Process and Practice at MNLA." Bourne is a Landscape Architect and principal at MNLA in New York City. Bourne sees landscape architecture practice as a medium to celebrate and explore the environment and our place within it.

Emotional Resiliency and Customer Service

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Whether it's registering new students, supporting technology, or checking out workout equipment, customer service is one of the most common, important and challenging roles on campus. It takes perseverance and commitment to meet with staff, faculty and students all day, every day to keep the wheels turning. The role can be very rewarding, but the

ONLINE: Better Sleep for Mid-Life Women

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Learn drug-free tips to help cope with mid-life sleep changes, hot flashes and the frustration of being awake through the night. This two-hour skills workshop meets online with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the workshop. Register online.

ONLINE: Stress Less for Tests

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Learn practical skills and strategies to decrease test anxiety and enhance energy and performance during exam periods. Go at your own pace through the series of 5 to 15 minute lessons (3 hours of training in total) in this special online, on-demand program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic. You

ONLINE: Arboretum Workshop – Virtual Tree Identification

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Do you love trees but can’t tell an ash from a walnut, a birch from a beech, or a spruce from a fir? Are you looking to connect more with the natural world around you? Join Shelley Hunt, University of Guelph course instructor and former Arboretum Director, for a virtual, interactive tree identification workshop. There

ONLINE: Provost Budget Townhall

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Provost and Vice-President (Academic), Dr. Gwen Chapman, will host a public forum on 2022-2023 priorities and the current budget plan. This is an opportunity for the University community to ask questions and learn more about U of G’s fiscal position and plans. Thursday March 31, 2022 Noon to 1:15 p.m. Important Information: Event link will

ONLINE: Thinking Spaces with Aruna Antonella Handa

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Thinking Spaces: The Reading Group and Speaker Series is pleased to present “Untitled or how free is free anyway? Unpacking the ceteris paribus clauses in free improvisation,” a talk by Aruna Antonella Handa. The event will take place via Zoom. A moderated Q&A will follow the talk. If you are interested in attending, please register

ONLINE: Skills for Research Impact workshop – Science Policy Engagement

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

How can you share your research to inform public policy decisions? Join us to receive expert advice and concrete tips to support your own science-policy engagement efforts. By the end of this Skills for Research Impact workshop, participants will be able to: Reflect on how science can inform public policy decision making Align your research

ONLINE: Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture – “Storylines: Projects of Meaning & Timelessness” by Terence Lee of NAK Design Strategies

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents "Storylines: Projects of Meaning & Timelessness", a guest lecture by Terence Lee. This talk will discuss the connection between story-telling and designing lasting and meaningful landscapes. Terence is an Associate Landscape Architect at NAK Design Strategies, an award-winning landscape architecture firm

ONLINE: Cultivating a Sense of Peace, Happiness and Calm Workshop

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/95484128908 How do you maintain your well-being throughout the semester and beyond? How do you overcome feelings of dissatisfaction, agitation, overwhelm? Join a conversation with a panel that includes expertise in psychotherapy, mental health, meditation and therapeutic yoga. This workshop is offered in association with Counselling Services, Wellness at Work, Student

ONLINE: Skills for Research Impact workshop – Disseminating Research

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

How do you share your research with non-academic audiences? Learn about a number of potential mechanisms you can use for knowledge mobilization, discover how to choose a mechanism that’s appropriate for your audience, and take a deep dive into several popular mechanisms for dissemination, including social media, research summaries, infographics and media. By the end

ONLINE: Migration of Dalit Women Domestic Workers (CIRCLE Webinar)

ImprovLab Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In this CIRCLE Webinar, Shailaja Menon (Ambedkar University Delhi) and Yamanapalli Sreenivasulu (Centre for Economics and Social Studies (CESS) Hyderabad) will present findings from their research into the local forces and challenges that induce women to migrate from villages in India to Gulf countries as domestic workers. Webinar registration.