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January 2022

ONLINE: New Year 2022 10-week Yoga Challenge – Give the Gift of Health and Wellness

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Free: New Year 2022 10-Week Classical Yoga and Meditation Challenge Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress. Promote health, wellness, resilience, balance and enjoyment through Classical Yoga. "LOKAS SAMASTA SUKHINO BHAVANTU". May the whole world attain peace and harmony. It is time to welcome a Healthy New Year 2022! Approach New Year with hope, confidence and a determination to do good - good that "Enhances Life". The beginning of a New Year is one of the most auspicious times to reflect on…

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ONLINE: Data Skills – Data Basics

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Ever wonder what sort of data you will be dealing with? Do you find yourself lost when it’s time to prepare your data for analysis? In this workshop, you will be introduced to the different types of data you can collect and create, as well as the various ways you can collect, describe and visualize your data before data analysis. You will also be introduced to the different ways you can make inferences about your data when you’re finally ready…

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ONLINE: Data Skills – Introduction to Qualtrics: Creating Data with Online Surveys

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

In this session we will use Qualtrics, our online survey software, to explore the fundamentals of survey creation. We will explore: How to create a Qualtrics account How to find and use Qualtrics tutorials and training How to create a basic Qualtrics survey Methodology tips for good survey design and common errors to avoid Using surveys for research data collection How to access your survey results PLEASE NOTE: You must have a University of Guelph login to self-register for this…

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ONLINE: Challenges and Opportunities Towards a Zero Waste Plastics Economy 

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The widespread use and reliance on plastic has created waste that is a paramount environmental issue for the world. Biodegradable and compostable plastic is a promising alternative to the single-use plastic. This presentation will highlight the commitments and progress of Canada and India to a vision of zero plastic waste. Speaker: Manju Misra, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Biocomposites School of Engineering and Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph Presented by: Canada India Research Centre for Learning…

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ONLINE: Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture – “City Gardens” by Petra Blaisse

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents "City Gardens" by Petra Blaisse. Petra is the founder and lead designer of Inside Outside in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The studio specializes in the off-hand combination of interior and exterior design, interweaving architecture and landscape and transcending the borders in-between.

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ONLINE: Thriving in Action – A Strong Start

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Most of us can hold on to old habits, even those that hold us back. We might try the same studying routines again and again even though we’re not getting the marks or confident exam-writing experiences that we really long for. In this workshop we will focus on building new habits, letting go of non-beneficial ones, and bringing more awareness and efficiency to our studying. Thriving in Action Workshop Series Want to do better and be better as a student?…

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ONLINE: Talk like an Academic – Communicating with Supervisors

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

This workshop will help participants learn about how graduate students and their supervisors typically communicate in a Canadian university. It will introduce ideas of formality, respect and power dynamics in the grad student/supervisor relationship. It will apply these ideas to the context of arranging meetings, receiving feedback and making requests. Presented by Valerie Walker from Writing Services. Questions? Email writing@uoguelph.ca. If you do not have a U of G email address, please contact writing@uoguelph.ca to request registration for this event.

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ONLINE: Advanced Survey Creation in Qualtrics – Data Skills

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

This workshop will explore the more advanced question types and features of Qualtrics including: Various question types and methods like logic, piped text, loop and merge, timed questions, scoring, embedded data and randomization How to use Survey Flow to meet complicated research designs How to create and edit messaging in your survey It is expected that attendees have attended Introduction to Qualtrics - Creating Data with Online Surveys or are already competent with the software. PLEASE NOTE: You must use…

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ONLINE: New Year 2022 10-week Yoga Challenge – Give the Gift of Health and Wellness

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Free: New Year 2022 10-Week Classical Yoga and Meditation Challenge Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress. Promote health, wellness, resilience, balance and enjoyment through Classical Yoga. "LOKAS SAMASTA SUKHINO BHAVANTU". May the whole world attain peace and harmony. It is time to welcome a Healthy New Year 2022! Approach New Year with hope, confidence and a determination to do good - good that "Enhances Life". The beginning of a New Year is one of the most auspicious times to reflect on…

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ONLINE: Relaxation and Stress Management Skills

January 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn practical and effective everyday strategies that decrease anxiety, relax tight muscles, settle a busy brain, and boost energy. Strengthen your ability to restore yourself during these challenging times. This online skills training program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic meets on both Tuesdays and Thursdays for 12 sessions starting on Jan. 25. Full details and registration are online. Your program link is sent you following your registration in the program.

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ONLINE: Data Skills – Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS Online

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

ArcGIS is a Geographic Information System (GIS); a software program for working with maps and geographic data. A GIS allows you to work with any data that you know a location for (e.g., addresses, latitude/longitude, census locations, name of a place, etc.). ArcGIS Online can be used in your browser on any computer and is available to the University community by requesting an account. ArcGIS Online has less mapping capability than ArcMap but is easier to use and to learn.…

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ONLINE: Ask the Arb

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Arboretum Staff Bring your garden, nature, and wildlife related questions to our free one-hour live session on Zoom. Our horticultural and naturalist staff will be on-line to answer your questions. Event is FREE Learn more online.

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ONLINE: Exploring the Connections Between Cognition and Welfare in Farmed Animals

January 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

CCSAW (Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare) is hosting monthly seminars focused on animal welfare. January's seminar will be given by Dr. Rebecca Meagher from Dalhousie University. Dr. Meagher will discuss connections between cognition and welfare in farmed animals. Come join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/99356192808

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ONLINE: Talk like an Academic – Being a TA and Interacting with Students

January 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

This workshop will help graduate students understand how to speak most effectively in their role as TAs. We will look at various scenarios TAs may encounter, such as handling questions when teaching, giving feedback and working with students who need a lot of extra support. Participants will discuss and practice positive and productive ways to respond. Presented by Valerie Walker from Writing Services. Questions? Email writing@uoguelph.ca. If you do not have a U of G email address, please contact writing@uoguelph.ca…

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ONLINE: Data Skills – Introduction to RStudio

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

R is an open source software that has gained a lot of popularity in the community due to its power and capability to make research more reproducible. Many disciplines are now switching to using R over other paid software; however, many might be intimidated by the programming skills required to use R. Well, fear no more! In this workshop, you will learn the basics of R and how to navigate the interface. You can expect to learn the following by…

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ONLINE: U of G, Let’s Talk: Pandemic fatigue? Now what?

January 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Help break down stigma and join the virtual mental-well-being conversation during Bell Let’s Talk Day. Faculty, staff and graduate student employees are invited and encouraged to attend a virtual keynote talk featuring Mary Ann Baynton, MSW. Keynote description: We’re all in this together. Go for walks. Build resilience. Look on the bright side. Yeah, yeah, yeah, we did all that. It’s been almost two years of this and we’re getting tired of it. Let’s be honest about what we’re experiencing…

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ONLINE: Better Sleep Program

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE 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 five session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic is an online, on-demand program with lifetime access to the lessons. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program. Register online.

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ONLINE: Stories Spark Change – Roxane Gay in Conversation with Eternity Martis: A discussion of survivorship and healing from sexual violence

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Stories Spark Change - Roxane Gay in Conversation with Eternity Martis: A discussion of survivorship and healing from sexual violence Join internationally renowned author Roxane Gay and best-selling author Eternity Martis for an in-depth conversation about how we can address how we police ourselves as survivors to reclaim our story and push back against shame to create space for healing. As survivors, we may internalize the lie that our pleasure, needs and healing are too much of a burden. Stories…

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ONLINE: Coping with Increased Hours Online

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Tech neck? Screen fatigue? If you are spending more time online, do you have a healthy relationship with your computer/devices? This FREE one-hour online workshop with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic will include strategies for decreasing Zoom fatigue (increasing energy and engagement), and protecting your eyes from strain. E-mail ksomers@uoguelph.ca for the link to this workshop.

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ONLINE: Arboretum Workshop – Virtual Constellation “Walk”

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Trevor Chandler Learning the night sky is like getting to know a new neighborhood. At first, it may seem big and confusing, but as you strike out and become more and more familiar with prominent landmarks, the day comes when you realize that the neighborhood is no longer new. It’s home. Join us for monthly sessions as we get to know the night sky a little better. Participants will be introduced to prominent stars and constellations, where to look…

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ONLINE: Data Skills – Introduction to SPSS

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

SPSS is a statistical software package, mainly used in the Social Sciences. It features a point and click interface which makes it easy for the user to learn. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce students to the software as well as its different functions and commands. Topics such as data entry, manipulation and description will be covered as well as the basics of statistical analysis and interpretation using SPSS. This is a great opportunity for students to learn…

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ONLINE: Arboretum Workshop – Snow in Watercolour

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Candice Leyland In this beginner friendly workshop, Candice will demonstrate a variety of techniques to capture snowy landscapes in watercolour. During the second half of the class, she will work with students step by step to create a simple snowy winter scene. A supply list is provided upon in your confirmation. Please ensure you have the supplies on hand for the workshop. Fee: $30 (plus HST) per person. Learn more online.

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February 2022

ONLINE: New Year 2022 10-week Yoga Challenge – Give the Gift of Health and Wellness

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Free: New Year 2022 10-Week Classical Yoga and Meditation Challenge Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress. Promote health, wellness, resilience, balance and enjoyment through Classical Yoga. "LOKAS SAMASTA SUKHINO BHAVANTU". May the whole world attain peace and harmony. It is time to welcome a Healthy New Year 2022! Approach New Year with hope, confidence and a determination to do good - good that "Enhances Life". The beginning of a New Year is one of the most auspicious times to reflect on…

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ONLINE: Job Fair 2022

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Hosted in partnership with Conestoga College, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, connect with 100+ employers who want to meet and hire talented U of G students and alumni for summer, co-op, and full-time positions! The P4E Job Fair will be hosted on software powered by CareerEco. Each employer will have a virtual booth with representatives available for live chat with both text and video options. Students (from all programs) are welcome to attend.

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ONLINE: Data Skills – Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS Pro

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

ArcGIS is a Geographic Information System (GIS); a software program for working with maps and geographic data. ArcGIS Pro is the newest desktop mapping software of ArcGIS. A GIS allows you to work with any data that you know a location for (e.g., addresses, latitude / longitude, census locations, name of a place, etc.). ArcPro is available for download to the University community. Although similar in some ways to online mapping sites, ArcGIS has greater analytical capabilities and allows you…

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ONLINE: Thriving in Action – Finding Balance

February 2 @ 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Want to do better and be better as a student? The Thriving in Action workshop series will help you move from languishing to flourishing throughout your time in university. Learn new strategies in managing your time and studying effectively. Build skills in motivation, optimism, and resilience. In each workshop, you will learn both wellness and learning strategies that will help you be the student you want to be. Join us for one or all four workshops and learn how to thrive.…

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ONLINE: Talk like an Academic – Making your Point in Class Discussions

February 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

This workshop will help graduate students participate in classroom discussions with confidence. Students will learn the principles of a good academic conversation and then practice them with other workshop participants. Presented by Valerie Walker from Writing Services. Questions? Email writing@uoguelph.ca. If you do not have a U of G email address, please contact writing@uoguelph.ca to request registration for this event.

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ONLINE: Data Skills – Data Manipulation and Wrangling in R

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Raw datasets are often quite messy. Before you can begin data analysis, cleaning and preparing data are hence vital skills. This workshop will teach the fundamentals of using the tidyverse package, which include but aren't limited to: manipulating columns and rows, filtering and merging datasets, converting to different variable types and creating scales. Prior knowledge: Completion of Workshop #1 Introduction to R Studio, or knowledge of RStudio at the level of the first workshop is recommended but not required. This…

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ONLINE: ArcGIS Pro 2 – More Analysis in GIS: Data Skills

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

ArcGIS is a Geographic Information System (GIS); a software program for working with maps and geographic data. A GIS allows you to work with any data that you know a location for (e.g., addresses, latitude/longitude, census locations, name of a place, etc.). ArcGIS is available on all the library computers, also by download to the University community. Although similar in some ways to online mapping sites, ArcGIS has greater analytical capabilities and allows you more input and control over your…

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ONLINE: Virtual Winter Tree I.D.

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 24, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Shelley Hunt No leaves? No problem! In this workshop you will learn about the variety of tree features that are useful for winter identification of deciduous trees as well as evergreens. From buds and leaf scars to bark and needles, we will take an in-depth look at the surprisingly distinctive characteristics that let us unlock the identities of trees in their dormant season. We will focus on native Ontario tree species. Optional 'homework' assignments will encourage you to get…

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ONLINE: Stress Eating

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 two-hour online workshop with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic will include tips on decreasing emotional eating, integrating biofeedback, and trying four emotional calming strategies. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the workshop. Register online.

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ONLINE: Wellness Grant Program Information Session

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The Wellness@Work Grant Program encourages faculty and staff across all campuses and research stations at the University of Guelph to help promote wellness in their workplace through the implementation of a tailored health‐promoting program, approach or idea in their workplace. Virtual sessions will be held for any interested faculty and staff to attend to learn more about the Wellness Grant Program and ask questions. ​​​​​​​Register now!

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ONLINE: Virtual Wildlife Garden Design Course

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 12:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Cael Wishart Learn how to design a diverse garden space that attracts native wildlife species through key design elements, plant choices and maintenance needs. This course will draw from concepts found in The Arboretum’s Gosling Wildlife Gardens, while also offering insight on design features and plant species that have proven to be successful in our local Ontario setting. From attracting endangered pollinators to gardening with native plants, participants discover the relationships between plants and wildlife and how these ideas…

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ONLINE: New Year 2022 10-week Yoga Challenge – Give the Gift of Health and Wellness

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Free: New Year 2022 10-Week Classical Yoga and Meditation Challenge Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress. Promote health, wellness, resilience, balance and enjoyment through Classical Yoga. "LOKAS SAMASTA SUKHINO BHAVANTU". May the whole world attain peace and harmony. It is time to welcome a Healthy New Year 2022! Approach New Year with hope, confidence and a determination to do good - good that "Enhances Life". The beginning of a New Year is one of the most auspicious times to reflect on…

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ONLINE: Migration of Dalit Women Domestic Workers from Andhra Pradesh to the Gulf Countries

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
ONLINE Ontario Canada

This webinar will present findings from a study that sought to understand the local forces and challenges that induce women to migrate from villages in India to Gulf countries as domestic workers. Comparing Dalit and non-Dalit women, the study used quantitative and qualitative data to understand changes in socio-economic status of women migrant workers. Speakers: Shailaja Menon, Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Studies of Ambedkar University Delhi Yamanapalli Sreenivasulu, Faculty in the Centre for Economics and Social Studies (CESS) Hyderabad.…

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ONLINE: Education in India 2047

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
ONLINE Ontario Canada

EDUCATION IN INDIA 2047 8:30-10:00 p.m. IST | 10:00-11:30 a.m. EST The India 2047 series commemorates 75 years of India's independence. Nandini Sundar, Professor of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics Universities in India 2047 Ashwini Deshpande, Professor of Economics, Ashoka University India 2047: Gender Equality at Work and at Home Rukmini Banerji, CEO, PRATHAM Every child in school and learning well: From vision to reality by 2047 Moderator: Franco Vaccarino, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and former President and Vice-Chancellor,…

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ONLINE: Virtual Wildlife Garden Design Course

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 12:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Cael Wishart Learn how to design a diverse garden space that attracts native wildlife species through key design elements, plant choices and maintenance needs. This course will draw from concepts found in The Arboretum’s Gosling Wildlife Gardens, while also offering insight on design features and plant species that have proven to be successful in our local Ontario setting. From attracting endangered pollinators to gardening with native plants, participants discover the relationships between plants and wildlife and how these ideas…

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ONLINE: Dairy cattle behavior in modern production systems. Are we forgetting about the cows’ individuality?

February 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare is hosting monthly seminars on animal welfare. February's seminar will be given by Dr. Joao Costa and will discuss dairy cattle behavior in modern production systems. Are we forgetting about the cows' individuality? Join the Zoom meeting online.

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ONLINE: Virtual Winter Tree I.D.

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 24, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Shelley Hunt No leaves? No problem! In this workshop you will learn about the variety of tree features that are useful for winter identification of deciduous trees as well as evergreens. From buds and leaf scars to bark and needles, we will take an in-depth look at the surprisingly distinctive characteristics that let us unlock the identities of trees in their dormant season. We will focus on native Ontario tree species. Optional 'homework' assignments will encourage you to get…

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ONLINE: One Health Seminar Series – “Vaccine Hesitancy: Science, Publics and Democracy”

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The One Health Institute is hosting a seminar series throughout the winter semester. This is an opportunity to listen to and learn from different One Health professionals. The series is virtual and will last one hour. It is free and open to all. You must register for each event you would like to attend. Maya Goldenberg "Vaccine Hesitancy: Science, Publics & Democracy" Associate Professor | Department of Philosophy College of Arts | University of Guelph Learn more online.

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

February 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: New Year 2022 10-week Yoga Challenge – Give the Gift of Health and Wellness

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Free: New Year 2022 10-Week Classical Yoga and Meditation Challenge Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress. Promote health, wellness, resilience, balance and enjoyment through Classical Yoga. "LOKAS SAMASTA SUKHINO BHAVANTU". May the whole world attain peace and harmony. It is time to welcome a Healthy New Year 2022! Approach New Year with hope, confidence and a determination to do good - good that "Enhances Life". The beginning of a New Year is one of the most auspicious times to reflect on…

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ONLINE: Virtual My First Vegetable Garden

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis This course is designed for the new gardener or the gardener that has only been growing vegetables for a couple of years. We’ll start at the very beginning, with ordering seeds and end with a detailed discussion of the 10 best vegetables for new gardeners. Focus is on hardiness zones 4 – 6. We’ll cover the following topics: Creating a new bed and different systems; in the ground, raised beds and growing in containers Best soil selection…

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ONLINE: Better Sleep for Mid-Life Women

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE 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.

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

February 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Virtual Winter Tree I.D.

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 24, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Shelley Hunt No leaves? No problem! In this workshop you will learn about the variety of tree features that are useful for winter identification of deciduous trees as well as evergreens. From buds and leaf scars to bark and needles, we will take an in-depth look at the surprisingly distinctive characteristics that let us unlock the identities of trees in their dormant season. We will focus on native Ontario tree species. Optional 'homework' assignments will encourage you to get…

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ONLINE: New Year 2022 10-week Yoga Challenge – Give the Gift of Health and Wellness

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Free: New Year 2022 10-Week Classical Yoga and Meditation Challenge Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress. Promote health, wellness, resilience, balance and enjoyment through Classical Yoga. "LOKAS SAMASTA SUKHINO BHAVANTU". May the whole world attain peace and harmony. It is time to welcome a Healthy New Year 2022! Approach New Year with hope, confidence and a determination to do good - good that "Enhances Life". The beginning of a New Year is one of the most auspicious times to reflect on…

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ONLINE: Virtual My First Vegetable Garden

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis This course is designed for the new gardener or the gardener that has only been growing vegetables for a couple of years. We’ll start at the very beginning, with ordering seeds and end with a detailed discussion of the 10 best vegetables for new gardeners. Focus is on hardiness zones 4 – 6. We’ll cover the following topics: Creating a new bed and different systems; in the ground, raised beds and growing in containers Best soil selection…

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

February 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Ask the Arb

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Arboretum Staff Bring your garden, nature, and wildlife related questions to our free one-hour live session on Zoom. Our horticultural and naturalist staff will be on-line to answer your questions. ***Event is FREE

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ONLINE: Virtual Winter Tree I.D.

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 24, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Shelley Hunt No leaves? No problem! In this workshop you will learn about the variety of tree features that are useful for winter identification of deciduous trees as well as evergreens. From buds and leaf scars to bark and needles, we will take an in-depth look at the surprisingly distinctive characteristics that let us unlock the identities of trees in their dormant season. We will focus on native Ontario tree species. Optional 'homework' assignments will encourage you to get…

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March 2022

ONLINE: New Year 2022 10-week Yoga Challenge – Give the Gift of Health and Wellness

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Free: New Year 2022 10-Week Classical Yoga and Meditation Challenge Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress. Promote health, wellness, resilience, balance and enjoyment through Classical Yoga. "LOKAS SAMASTA SUKHINO BHAVANTU". May the whole world attain peace and harmony. It is time to welcome a Healthy New Year 2022! Approach New Year with hope, confidence and a determination to do good - good that "Enhances Life". The beginning of a New Year is one of the most auspicious times to reflect on…

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ONLINE: Virtual My First Vegetable Garden

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis This course is designed for the new gardener or the gardener that has only been growing vegetables for a couple of years. We’ll start at the very beginning, with ordering seeds and end with a detailed discussion of the 10 best vegetables for new gardeners. Focus is on hardiness zones 4 – 6. We’ll cover the following topics: Creating a new bed and different systems; in the ground, raised beds and growing in containers Best soil selection…

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ONLINE: Stop Worrying

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn to curb the worry habit and how to avoid the five key pitfalls that perpetuate worrying. This two-hour skills workshop meets online with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic and includes brain training exercises and a variety of other techniques to decrease worrying. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the workshop. Register online.

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Take the Stress out of IBS

March 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn strategies that decrease symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), or a nervous/stressed stomach, by tackling the two greatest triggers of IBS symptoms: diet and stress. This five-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic and Lindzie O'Reilly, dietitian, meets online for an hour on Wednesday evenings, once a week for five weeks. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program. Register online.

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ONLINE: Wellness Grant Program Information Session

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The Wellness@Work Grant Program encourages faculty and staff across all campuses and research stations at the University of Guelph to help promote wellness in their workplace through the implementation of a tailored health‐promoting program, approach or idea in their workplace. Virtual information sessions sessions will be held for any interested faculty and staff to attend to learn more about the Wellness Grant Program and ask questions. Register now!

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ONLINE: Anxiety Skills and Strategies

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn powerful strategies, new 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 escalation of anxiety. This three-session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic meets online for an hour on three consecutive Monday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the…

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ONLINE: Virtual Japanese Garden Design Course

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Cael Wishart Japanese gardens have been an inspiration for centuries, influencing the creation of new gardens and landscapes both in Japan and in the West. In this introductory course to Japanese garden design, you will learn about the traditional techniques used to establish gardens of peace and Zen. These gardens require a high attention to detail, involving various techniques in pruning and shaping plants, the importance of viewpoints, wood preservation methods, as well as the unique applications of water…

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ONLINE: New Year 2022 10-week Yoga Challenge – Give the Gift of Health and Wellness

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Free: New Year 2022 10-Week Classical Yoga and Meditation Challenge Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress. Promote health, wellness, resilience, balance and enjoyment through Classical Yoga. "LOKAS SAMASTA SUKHINO BHAVANTU". May the whole world attain peace and harmony. It is time to welcome a Healthy New Year 2022! Approach New Year with hope, confidence and a determination to do good - good that "Enhances Life". The beginning of a New Year is one of the most auspicious times to reflect on…

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ONLINE: Virtual My First Vegetable Garden

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis This course is designed for the new gardener or the gardener that has only been growing vegetables for a couple of years. We’ll start at the very beginning, with ordering seeds and end with a detailed discussion of the 10 best vegetables for new gardeners. Focus is on hardiness zones 4 – 6. We’ll cover the following topics: Creating a new bed and different systems; in the ground, raised beds and growing in containers Best soil selection…

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

March 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Decreasing Headaches

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

More than three or four headaches a month are too many! Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headaches, and decrease headache pain. This four-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic meets online for 90 minutes, once a week, for four weeks. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program. Register online.

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ONLINE: Skills for Research Impact workshop – Infographic Design and Development

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Go beyond the academic poster: learn all about best practices for designing engaging and visually appealing infographics. By the end of this Skills for Research Impact workshop, participants will be able to: Describe the principles of visual design Select appropriate resources to help make visual layouts Create a basic infographic using PowerPoint as a graphic design tool Learn more online.

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ONLINE: Stress Less for Tests

March 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn practical skills to decrease test anxiety and enhance energy and performance during exam periods. This three-hour program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic is an online, on-demand program with lifetime access to the lessons. You can begin today! Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program. Register online.

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Skills for Research Impact workshop – Evaluating Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT) Activities

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

When all is said and done, how do you know it worked? Go beyond the anecdote and learn to use evaluation techniques to assess the impact of your knowledge mobilization efforts. By the end of this Skills for Research Impact workshop, participants will be able to: Summarize the steps involved in evaluating KTT Discuss common challenges and best practices in KTT evaluation Use strategies to identify KTT measures and indicators Explain trade-offs in deciding what and how to measure Select…

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

March 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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April 2022

ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Virtual Gardening Fundamentals

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Instructor: Robert Pavlis Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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