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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: 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! To register, please email Karin Perry, firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
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Writerly Wednesday Mini-workshop: 12:00 noon to 12:30 pm. Who Says What? Writing and Citing. Practice sharpening your papers during this citing best practice session with an activity to help you focus on establishing authorial presence when embedding citations in your work. COME WRITE WITH US! Quiet writing, writing conversations, refreshments and consults! ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY: Each Wednesday a Brock Community of writers provides a space for graduate student writers. Writerly Wednesday Writers’ community offers: quiet writing space on-site drop-in access to research…Find out more »
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 a professor’s (get their permission first!), but your pitch needs to be creative, compelling and clear.…Find out more »
Using Visual Notes to Structure Your Writing Explore non-linear methods of organizing information to record, brainstorm, plan, and communicate your ideas. Facilitator: Giulia Forsythe, Centre for Pedagogical Innovation Location: TH 253 Learn more about Giulia here >> You'll find more of her sketchnotes at the link below. https://www.flickr.com/photos/gforsythe/ 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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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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…Find out more »