Events

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.

Tuesday, 6 February 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Are you in the midst of writing your thesis? Are you preparing a presentation for an upcoming conference? Presenting in Three Minute Thesis? Did you know that showcasing your work via cIRcle has several advantages such as permanence, credibility, and visibility?

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am

This session will help you learn how to make your ideas and research accessible to a general audience, and provide you with simple tools to get your messages across effectively and efficiently.

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.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

This session will review strategies for delivering a compelling presentation in the 2018 Three Minute Thesis Competition at UBC (3MT 2018@UBC), valuable methods that may be applied broadly to oral dissemination of your research (conference presentations, job interviews, networking events).

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.

Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

How can you translate your research into policy? The process begins with adapting your message to reach and connect with policy audiences. But while researchers are generally trained to communicate with colleagues, policy audiences often have very different backgrounds and expectations. This workshop will take you through the unique needs and priorities of policy audiences and help you craft your message to increase your policy impact.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

The goal of this interactive session is to decrease your stress levels and optimize your well-being as you pursue academic success and your career aspirations.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am

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

Tuesday, 15 May 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, 15 May 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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

Tuesday, 15 May 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.