Events

Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The objective of this one-day workshop is to use team-based, hands-on, experiential learning exercises to provide participants with an opportunity to build their ability and awareness participating in and leading an effective team unit that meets deadlines and sees results.

Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

This two-day event will provide participants with tips on writing and managing their thesis, time and quiet space to work on their project, and access to a peer writing consultant.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This is the second workshop in a 6-part statistics series.

NOTE: Due to the large # of statistical software available, this session will not be about any specific software but, rather, the methodology behind the software.

Monday, 27 November 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This one day workshop will provide opportunities for participants to build on their business writing knowledge and skills through a combination of self-directed activities and in-person, facilitated application. Through their participation, participants will shape their approach to strategically creating clear written communication in a professional setting.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This one-day workshop will deepen participants’ understanding of the time management techniques and knowledge that they need to set clear goals, break down work tasks, and estimate task duration.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

This two-day event will provide participants with tips on writing and managing their thesis, time and quiet space to work on their project, and access to a peer writing consultant.

Monday, 4 December 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This is the third workshop in a 6-part statistics series.

NOTE: Due to the large # of statistical software available, this session will not be about any specific software but, rather, the methodology behind the software.

We provide a detailed discussion of how to compare data from two groups or conditions using a t-test and discuss the assumptions involved. We generalize to compare more than two groups by analysis of variance (ANOVA) including two-way ANOVA where the groups are defined by two categorical variables.

Wednesday, 6 December 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This two-day workshop provides an experiential, collaborative learning experience to enable participants to integrate the principles of project management, team building, group dynamics and leadership that participants can apply immediately and in their future careers and lives.

Friday, 8 December 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

In this workshop, participants will discuss conflict as a source of fear and possible resource for creativity, identify and understand triggers, develop awareness of the effects and role of conflict styles in effectively working with others, and practice effective communication tools and conflict resolution strategy.

Friday, 8 December 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

We all experience conflict yet few of us know how to manage it.  This aspect of life in the workforce isn't always taught in grad school.  Conflict doesn't have to be a bad thing!  This interactive webinar will provide tools and use real life examples and practical activities to support graduate students’ ability to turn conflict into productivity! 

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This 2-day workshop is aimed to increase participant awareness and application of tools and exercises available to them to better present their research and knowledge in written form.

Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Putting things off to the last minute? Having a hard time starting a project? Or is it hard to finish and actually put a close to something you are working on? This workshop is here to help you procrastinate less and get more done.

Monday, 29 January 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This is the fourth workshop in a 6-part statistics series.

NOTE: Due to the large # of statistical software available, this session will not be about any specific software but, rather, the methodology behind the software.

How to model the relationship between two quantitative variables by regression or correlation analysis is discussed. We expand the regression model to include additional predictor variables, including other quantitative variables (multiple regression) and categorical variables (ANCOVA).

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This 2-day workshop provides an experiential, collaborative learning experience to enable participants to integrate the principles of project management, team building, group dynamics and leadership that participants can apply immediately and in their future careers and lives.

Thursday, 8 February 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

In this one-day workshop, theory is introduced in short bursts and participants spend the majority of time practicing their presentation skills while receiving onsite feedback.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

This short workshop will cover some of the basics of scientific storytelling - how to craft a talk that’s right for your audience, how to hook them with an exciting narrative, and how to leave them with a clear impression of your research and why it matters.

Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This one-day workshop will feature the tools and tips of better verbal communication and aims to increase the participants' awareness and application of tools available to them to become better communicators in work and life.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This one-day workshop will expose participants to the benefits and trials of building a business while building awareness of the current Canadian entrepreneurial landscape and the resources available to entrepreneurs. The aim of the workshop is to broaden awareness of the entrepreneurial world to build confidence and expand a sense of possibility.

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This is the fifth workshop in a 6-part statistics series.

NOTE: Due to the large # of statistical software available, this session will not be about any specific software but, rather, the methodology behind the software.

How to compare two groups when the response is binary or count data. What happens if we have more than two groups or more than one predictor whether numeric or categorical. We talk about logistic, Poisson and negative binomial regression analysis with an introduction to generalized linear models.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This is the sixth workshop in a 6-part statistics series.

NOTE: Due to the large # of statistical software available, this session will not be about any specific software but, rather, the methodology behind the software.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

This session is intended for doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) to defend their research findings before an examining board for their Final Doctoral Exam.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

This session is intended for doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) to defend their research findings before an examining board for their Final Doctoral Exam.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The objective of this one-day workshop is to use team-based, hands-on, experiential learning exercises to provide participants with an opportunity to build their ability and awareness participating in and leading an effective team unit that meets deadlines and sees results.

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