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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…Find out more »
Harmonies for Health, Choir Nation is inviting graduate students, staff, & faculty to sing with them. There will be training provided on the next three Fridays (January 18, Jan 25, Feb 1) from 12:00 – 1:30. The final session of the choir takes place on Friday February 1st in the lobby of St Catharines Hospital. They are teaching Stand By Me, Don’t Stop Believing, and A Little Help From My Friends.Find out more »
The Mapping the New Knowledges Research Café partners with one faculty each year to showcase poster and oral presentations from student researchers. This event gives the chosen faculty the opportunity to share any new and innovative research its students are doing with industry partners and the larger Brock community Research Cafe – Humanities in a Digital World Please RSVP to Lauryn Carrick by January 31, 2019 email@example.com or (905) 688-5550 ext. 5197Find out more »
'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…Find out more »
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, firstname.lastname@example.org For more information on all communication challenges go https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/vitae/challenges/Find out more »
Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper "Best Practices for Scientific Computing".…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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. Students can present an oral presentation, or a poster. Applications are due on March 10th. Applications can be completed at brocku.ca/graduate-studies/conferences-events/mnk-conference/Find out more »
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. If you are a current registered graduate student who has made substantial progress (final stages of research) in your master’s thesis, PhD…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 »