Research Skills

Resources, tools, and software are available to support the diverse and multidisciplinary research of graduate students.

 Events

Titlesort descending Description Date Provider
Introduction to R and RStudio

Wed, August 12, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552465

12 August 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
NVivo Part 1: (PC or Mac) Getting started with NVivo

Wed, July 29, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552464

29 July 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
NVivo part 2: classification and datasets

Wed, July 8, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552457

8 July 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
Research Data Management Part 1: Managing Active Research Data

Wed, July 22, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552459

22 July 2020 - 3:00pm Library Research Commons
Research Data Management Part 2: Preserving and Reusing Research Data

Wed, July 29, 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/3552463

29 July 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Statistical analysis with R

Wed, July 15, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552460

15 July 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons

 Services

Titlesort descending Description Provider
Drop-in Advising: Research Ethics

Bring your questions to members of UBC’s Office of Research Ethics

When: every Wednesday (8:30 - 16:00)

Where: Room 495, 4th floor Koerner Library in the Research Commons

Drop ins welcome or contact wendy.bond@ors.ubc.ca to book a meeting.

Office of Research Ethics | VP Research & Innovation

Library Research Commons, Office of Research Ethics
Free Statistics Consulting

The Statistical Opportunity for Students (SOS) program provides one hour of free statistical advice, based on a submitted project description, to any UBC graduate student.  Visit the SOS program page for full details. The SOS program is made possible through funding support from the Office of the Provost and Vice President, Research and Innovation.

Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
One-to-One Assistance

Consultations are available for Thesis Formatting, Citation Management, NVivo, SPSS, R, and GIS. Appointments are available in 30-minute or 1-hour increments. To request an appointment, please complete form.

Library Research Commons
Subject Librarian Consultation

Subject Librarians serve as the primary liaison between the Library and the academic departments on campus. They provide skilled reference assistance, manage the library's collections and provide instructional support to faculty.

UBC Library

 Resources

Titlesort descending Description Provider
Communicating your Research (online course)

This short online course highlights the importance of communicating well and focuses on three common communication opportunities that researchers face on a regular basis:

  1.     Presentation skills;
  2.     Writing skills; and
  3.     Poster creation

Facilitated by Dr. Jenn Gardy, you will learn more about the latest tips and techniques to make sure your next conference talk, email or poster presentation is impactful and memorable.

Register

Mitacs Training
Managing Project Timelines (online course)

This online, on-demand course will help you to reach project deadlines with less stress. Gain techniques and tools to help you create realistic project timelines and manage your time and energy. At the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand how to define tasks, task duration, milestones, and deadlines
  • Know how to use planning techniques to implement and adapt project timelines
  • Learn processes and techniques to communicate your project status to your research team

Register

Mitacs Training
Online Responsible Conduct and Clinical Research Courses

Available online, on-demand are courses on Good Clinical Practice, Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)- Life Science and Physical Science, Biomedical Research Ethics, Social and Behavioral Research, Transportation of Dangerous Goods TDG/IATA, Health Canada Division 5 - Drugs For Clinical Trials Involving Human Subjects, and CITI Canada Privacy.  These are available through a UBC subscription and are free to UBC students, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty.

N2 Network of Networks
Statistics Webinar Series

This 6-part statistics webinar series is annually presented by the Applied Statistics and Data Science Group.  Slides and descriptions of each session are provided.

Applied Statistics and Data Science Group, Graduate Pathways to Success