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

Titlesort ascending Description Date Provider
Doctoral Writing Retreat

Fri, March 6, 2020 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. Doctoral students from across the disciplines are invited to participate in a daylong writing retreat in the beautiful historic core of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

6 March 2020 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Developing Equity-Minded Mentors among Faculty and Researchers (Online)

This online workshop explores findings from a recent study which indicate that graduate students in the natural sciences benefit significantly from the mentoring activities of more senior students and postdoctoral fellows (Feldon et al, 2019).  Such findings suggest that it is vital that all individuals (faculty, researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students) develop effective mentor

27 February 2020 - 11:00am Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning
Citation Management using "RefWorks" (Intermediate)

Thu, March 26, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3527283

26 March 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Citation Management using "Mendeley" (Intermediate)

Thu, February 27, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3527271

27 February 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Citation Management using "Mendeley" (Intermediate)

Thu, April 9, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3527287

9 April 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool for Your Research (Beginner)

Thu, April 23, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3527300

23 April 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool for Your Research (Beginner)

Thu, March 12, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3527278

12 March 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Building a project website with Jekyll and Github Pages

Mon, March 9, 2020 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/project-websites-gh-pages

9 March 2020 - 12:30pm Library Research Commons
Breaking Patterns of Procrastination

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.

25 March 2020 - 9:30am Graduate Pathways to Success
Best Practices in Research Data Management

Wed, March 11, 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/3532982

11 March 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
An Introduction to the Open Science Framework

Fri, March 6, 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/3533505

6 March 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
Abstracts: Writing

Fri, March 13, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Thesis, dissertation, and research article abstracts play a vital role in the communication of research. Studies show that abstracts are the most frequently read part of a research article, and that abstracts help researchers determine whether or not to read the entire study.

13 March 2020 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication

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