Academic Support and Success

Excel within grad school by accessing tools, strategies, and resources, beyond disciplinary knowledge and expertise that can help with timely completion of your program.

 Events

Title Description Date Provider
Introduction to Sensitive Data & De-identification

Tue, October 13, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3566024

13 October 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Introduction to REDCap

Wed, October 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3566025

14 October 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Defending the Doctoral Exam in a Virtual Environment

This session will walk students through strategies for defending in a virtual environment and it will include:

14 October 2020 - 2:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success
Data Horror Stories & Open Panel with UBC Researchers

Thu, October 15, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3566026

15 October 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Using RefWorks for Citation Management

Thu, October 15, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/refworks2020

15 October 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
RDM Fall Series 2020 Office Hours

Fri, October 16, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3566647

16 October 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Introduction to the Unix Shell

Mon, October 19, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3580907

19 October 2020 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Finding, Using, and Adapting Open Resources For Your Courses

Thu, October 22, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3570983

22 October 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Virtual Coffee Drop-in

Thu, October 22, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. FREE. This event will be online on Zoom.

22 October 2020 - 11:00am Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
Statistics II: Study Design and Data Collection Essentials (via Webinar)

This webinar focuses on the first two crucial steps in a statistical investigation:  1) identify a question and 2) collect the right data to answer this question.  You will learn about:

22 October 2020 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
International Organizations: A Workshop for Researchers

Wed, October 28, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3580243

28 October 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Find Statistics Canada Open Data

Wed, October 28, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3567045

28 October 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Overcoming Perfectionism

We live in a culture that emphasizes being perfect as a virtue in everything from body image to relationships to career achievements. The problem is that life and being human, in spite of our best efforts, is messier than this. Having high standards is one thing, but taking a perfectionistic approach to life can actually get in the way of your success.

3 November 2020 - 9:30am Graduate Pathways to Success
Using Mendeley for Citation Management

Thu, November 5, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/mendeley2020

5 November 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Statistics III: Two group comparisons and ANOVA (via Webinar)

In this webinar, you will learn how to gain insight from a random and unbiased data sample of a population:

5 November 2020 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Building Digital Exhibits with Wax

Fri, November 6, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/intro-wax

6 November 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to Git and GitHub

Mon, November 16, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3580895

16 November 2020 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Research Data Management Part 1: Managing Active Research Data

Tue, November 17, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3566051

17 November 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Introduction to Voyant

Tue, November 17, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/voyant

17 November 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Pixellating project showcase: interrogating the archive - narrative complexities in documentary filmmaking

Wed, November 18, 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/pixellating-20201118

18 November 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons

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