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January 2019

SSHRC Storytellers: Submission Deadline

Thursday, January 31 @ 5:00 pm
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 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 a professor’s (get their permission first!), but your pitch needs to be creative, compelling and clear. Submission deadline:…

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Demystifying Dementia

Thursday, January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Please join us for a free talk as part of Brock University’s Centre for Lifespan Development Research and the Faculty of Applied Health Science's community Speaker Series. Topic: Demystifying Dementia – Lessons from research and community programming Who: Anyone interested in learning more about dementia - General public, policy makers, organizations, educators, practitioners, etc. When: Thursday, January 31st, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where: Brock University, Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock University - 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1…

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February 2019

Performing the Text *new date

Saturday, February 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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'Performing the Text' will help you learn strategies to relax and prepare your mind and body for a presentation, connect your voice with gestures, hook your audience with a compelling ‘opener’ and rehearse techniques to minimize performance anxiety. Graduate students looking to enhance their presentation skills or planning to participate in any knowledge translation communication challenge are invited (the 3MT® competition, SSHRC Storytellers or Science, Action!). Please register below >> For information, contact Karin Perry, Graduate Coordinator, Development & Training…

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3MT Abstract Submission Deadline

Friday, February 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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 timeframe, the contestants are limited to using only one static PowerPoint slide for the duration of the presentation. Learn more here >>  For more information, please email Karin Perry, vitae@brocku.ca For more information on all communication challenges go https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/vitae/challenges/

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