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December 2018

Communication Challenge Workshop

Monday, December 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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**THE DATE IS BEING CONFIRMED NEXT WEEK*** Nov 23, 2018   Do you have a research project that everyone should know about? Can you tell the story in a compelling way? Join Vitae as we partner with the Library Makerspace, BrockTV, and past winners of communication challenges to explain the process.   For ScienceAction! Here is the series of events for the ScienceAction! competition. 1) Submit your videos on the NSERC site. 2) Top 50 should be posted to the…

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FREE online workshops *virtual event

Monday, December 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The following online workshops are available to all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows through University of Ontario - Institute of Technology Professional Communication Communicating Your Research Cross-Cultural Team Communications Career Management Skills Managing Project Timelines Practical Tips for Growing Your Network Time Management Writing Effective Emails Writing Strategic Business Reports Other Mindsight: Awareness of Mental Health Issues   https://gradstudies.uoit.ca/grad-student-engagement/grad-pro-skills/online-workshops.php

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January 2019

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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Science Exposed: Submission Deadline

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:55 pm
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Science Exposed is a contest organized by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and devoted exclusively to images of scientific research, in all fields of study SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. (ET). This contest is important because… Researchers create, capture and use images that are vital to scientific discussion, education, and knowledge dissemination. Images are a powerful way of teaching and communicating. Images are now ubiquitous in everyday life. Thanks to digital…

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Science Action: Submission Deadline

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Science Action challenges you to create a 60 second short, creative video that will get Canadians excited about science and engineering research. Submission deadline: January 18, 2019 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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SSHRC Storytellers: Submission Deadline

Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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

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
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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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Grad Send-off

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Grad Send-off is an expo style event hosted by the Alumni Office, Career Education and the Goodman School of Business. The event invites the newest graduating class and alumni to learn about the benefits of being a Brock graduate including discounts, career education and how to expand their network after graduation. AGENDA: 1:00PM Doors open 1:00PM Career Fair commences 1:30PM Presentation of distinguished young alumni award 3:00PM Event ends Benefits for students: Career Fair with opportunities for networking within different…

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3MT Abstract Submission Deadline

Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 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

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