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March 2019

Paper to Poster workshop for graduate students

Tuesday, March 26 @ 3:00 am - 4:30 pm
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From Paper to Poster:  This workshop will focus on turning a research paper into a research poster. We will discuss the purpose of a poster session, qualities of an effective research poster, strategies for condensing written text and the selection of graphical elements that can readily convert into a high quality poster. Participants will work with a poster template to assist in the creation of a research poster for the Mapping the New Knowledges Conference.   What to bring: Computers are available. Students may…

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April 2019

Imagine Phd Professional Development Planning tool

Monday, April 1 @ 8:00 am
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An event every 1 year(s) in February, April, June, October, and December on that begins at 2019-04-01 08:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-04-01 8:00
Imagine Phd

ON-LINE RESOURCE IMAGINE PHD is a Career Exploration and Planning Tool for the Humanities and Social Sciences ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Humanities and social sciences PhD students and their mentors have long recognized the need for more resources to help bridge the knowledge gap between doctoral education and the realm of career possibilities. ImaginePhD is designed to meet this need by allowing…

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3MT® Challenge Brock Preliminary Round

Thursday, April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) challenge is an opportunity for students to talk about their research and why it matters in a way that will inform and captivate people outside of their disciplines. Along with keeping to the three-minute time frame, the contestants are limited to using only one static PowerPoint slide for the duration of the presentation. https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/vitae/3mt/

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Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference

Thursday, April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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MNK is hosted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Students’ Association to provide graduate students with the opportunity to connect with researchers and colleagues across faculties and disciplines in a professional, supportive and welcoming setting. brocku.ca/graduate-studies/conferences-events/mnk-conference/

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3MT® Challenge Brock Final

Thursday, April 11 @ 11:45 am - 5:00 pm
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Cheer on Graduate Students who have advanced to the final, and learn about their research during this exciting competition! The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) challenge is an opportunity for students to talk about their research and why it matters in a way that will inform and captivate people outside of their disciplines. Along with keeping to the three-minute time frame, the contestants are limited to using only one static PowerPoint slide for the duration of the presentation. https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/vitae/3mt/

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SHIFT Professional Development Conference for Graduate Students

Tuesday, April 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Conferences are a great place to make meaningful professional connections that can extend beyond your graduate life. Campus staff, faculty, presenters and employers will be onsite, to share their wisdom and career paths during our Concurrent Workshops, Career Stories Session and Networking Lunch.  Whether you are just beginning to think about what comes next, wanting to kick-start or energize some career action, there is something for you at SHIFT! We have a great roster of dynamic and passionate facilitators who have some fresh ideas…

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May 2019

My IDP

Wednesday, May 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 year(s) in January, March, May, July, September, and November on that lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, September 15, 2019
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ON-LINE RESOURCE About myIDP The Individual Development Plan (IDP) concept is commonly used in industry to help employees define and pursue their career goals.  In 2003, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) proposed an IDP framework for postdoctoral fellows in the sciences.  Expanding on that framework, myIDP is a unique, web-based career-planning tool tailored to meet the needs of PhD students and postdocs in the sciences.  We hope you find this tool useful, and welcome feedback about your experience. Click…

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June 2019

Imagine Phd Professional Development Planning tool

Saturday, June 1 @ 8:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 year(s) in February, April, June, October, and December on that begins at 2019-06-01 08:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-06-01 8:00
Imagine Phd

ON-LINE RESOURCE IMAGINE PHD is a Career Exploration and Planning Tool for the Humanities and Social Sciences ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Humanities and social sciences PhD students and their mentors have long recognized the need for more resources to help bridge the knowledge gap between doctoral education and the realm of career possibilities. ImaginePhD is designed to meet this need by allowing…

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July 2019

My IDP

Monday, July 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 year(s) in January, March, May, July, September, and November on that lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, September 15, 2019
Screen Shot 2018-09-06 at 12.04.33 PM

ON-LINE RESOURCE About myIDP The Individual Development Plan (IDP) concept is commonly used in industry to help employees define and pursue their career goals.  In 2003, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) proposed an IDP framework for postdoctoral fellows in the sciences.  Expanding on that framework, myIDP is a unique, web-based career-planning tool tailored to meet the needs of PhD students and postdocs in the sciences.  We hope you find this tool useful, and welcome feedback about your experience. Click…

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September 2019

My IDP

Sunday, September 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 year(s) in January, March, May, July, September, and November on that lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, September 15, 2019
Screen Shot 2018-09-06 at 12.04.33 PM

ON-LINE RESOURCE About myIDP The Individual Development Plan (IDP) concept is commonly used in industry to help employees define and pursue their career goals.  In 2003, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) proposed an IDP framework for postdoctoral fellows in the sciences.  Expanding on that framework, myIDP is a unique, web-based career-planning tool tailored to meet the needs of PhD students and postdocs in the sciences.  We hope you find this tool useful, and welcome feedback about your experience. Click…

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