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November 2018

Submission Date CBC’S IDEAS-IN THE TRENCHES

Friday, November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 8:05 pm

Submissions for CBC's Ideas-In the Trenches are due today. A NOTE ON BEHALF OF CBC'S IDEAS-IN THE TRENCHES Call out to PhD students! We want to turn your PhD research into a 54-minute Ideas episode. It would be part of our regular feature on the program called "Ideas from the Trenches." If you're interested in participating, in a page or less, tell us a bit about yourself and what inspired your interest in your area of study. Describe the focus…

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Writerly Wednesday: Building a strong argument

Wednesday, November 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Building a strong argument -hosted by Snezana Ratkovic What big idea are you writing about? What argument are you building in the paper? What concepts and structures will you use to build that argument? Join us to focus, organize, clarify, link, and convince ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY This 20-min mini-workshop will be followed by quiet writing time. Writers are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours of quiet writing. Refreshments and…

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Writerly Wednesday: Quiet Writing Time & Consultations

Wednesday, November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This week, there will not be a workshop, only quiet writing time, and consultations with the Vitae Partners. ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY Writers’ are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours of quiet writing. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Please search the Vitae calendar for additional micro-workshops and Writerly Wednesday programming. For details, please contact Karin Perry, kperry@brocku.ca

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December 2018

Imagine Phd Professional Development Planning tool

Saturday, December 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 2018-12-01 08:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2018-12-01 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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Writerly Wednesday: Creative Outlines

Wednesday, December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This free flow responsive writing activity will help you 1) think about conceptualizing your ideas, 2) make your implicit ideas explicit, 3) identify any gaps in your thinking, and 4) with a strategy you can apply in your future writing. Nicola Simmons, Faculty of Education ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY This 20-min mini-workshop will be followed by quiet writing time. Writers are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours of quiet writing.…

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January 2019

Submission Date: SSHRC Storyteller

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

As of Nov 8, 2018 this has not been confirmed. This is based on 2018 date. SSHRC’s Storytellers Each year, SSHRC challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future prosperity. The results are clever, inventive, funny, moving, inspirational and educational. Send us your pitch—in three minutes or 300 words—telling us about a great SSHRC-funded project happening at your school. The project can be yours or it can be…

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My IDP

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 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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Submission Date: 3MT -intention to present

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

As of Nov 8, this date is approximate. 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 timeframe, the contestants are limited to using only one static PowerPoint slide for the duration of the presentation. https://3mt-ontario.gradstudies.yorku.ca/ For more information, please email Karin Perry, vitae@brocku.ca

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Submission Date: Science Action

Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

As of Nov 8, 2018 - this date is approximate and based off of 2018 date. Science Action challenges you to create a 60 second short, creative video that will get Canadians excited about science and engineering research. Submission deadline: TBA (mid January). First prize of $3500, second prize of $3000, third prize of $2750 and runner up prize of $2500. Explaining research in 60 seconds takes skill, talent and planning. Get inspired and watch winning videos here!

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February 2019

Imagine Phd Professional Development Planning tool

Friday, February 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am
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An event every 1 year(s) in February, April, June, October, and December on that begins at 2019-02-01 08:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-02-01 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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