Writing and Communication

Enhance your ability to write and speak with expertise, integrity, and purpose, in ways typical of your discipline, field, or program.

 Events

Title Description Date Provider
Using Zotero for Citation Management

Thu, June 10, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3599884

10 June 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Conclusions in Research Articles: Writing

Tue, June 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. The research article is the most privileged form of publication in which academics present their intellectual contributions. As such, conclusions offer writers several final opportunities to engage with readers in this high-stakes writing situation.

15 June 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, June 16, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

16 June 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, June 23, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

23 June 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Choose the right citation management tool for your research

Thu, June 24, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3599886

24 June 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Professional Communication: From Classroom to Workplace

Tue, June 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. In both the classroom and the workplace, the ability to communicate professionally is a valuable skill. This is especially true today, when so many of our interactions take place digitally through print and video.

29 June 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, June 30, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

30 June 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
CGS-Master’s Scholarship Workshop: Writing the Research Proposal

Tue, July 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. This virtual workshop is for undergraduate and graduate students applying for funding from the Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master’s (CGS-M) Program.

6 July 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, July 7, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

7 July 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Using Mendeley for Citation Management

Thu, July 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3599896

8 July 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Online Writing Community

Wed, July 14, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

14 July 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Using Zotero for Citation Management

Thu, July 15, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3600265

15 July 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Doctoral Tri-Council Workshop: Writing the Research Proposal

Tue, July 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. This virtual workshop is for doctoral students applying for Tri-Council funding: CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC. Drawing on evidence-based research about successful grant proposals, facilitators discuss particular elements of this written academic genre: audience, purpose, knowledge gap, competence claim, structure, style, and more.

20 July 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, July 21, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

21 July 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Abstracts: Writing

Tue, July 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. 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.

27 July 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, July 28, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

28 July 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Choose the right citation management tool for your research

Thu, July 29, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3600272

29 July 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews: Writing

Tue, August 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars. In the introduction to a research article or thesis chapter, for example, writers review relevant research in order to establish a research gap or articulate a problem or need that the current study addresses.

3 August 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, August 4, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

4 August 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Using RefWorks for Citation Management

Thu, August 5, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3600273

5 August 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons

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