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February 2019

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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Software Carpentry

Thursday, February 21 @ 8:00 am - Friday, February 22 @ 5:00 pm
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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".…

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March 2019

Grad Send-off *new date

Monday, March 4 @ 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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Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

Sunday, March 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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/

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3MT® Challenge Abstract Submission Deadline

Sunday, March 10 @ 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 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…

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Paper to Poster workshop for graduate students

Tuesday, March 26 @ 3:00 am - 4:30 pm
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From Paper to Poster:  This workshop will focus on turning a research paper into a research poster. We will discuss the purpose of a poster session, qualities of an effective research poster, strategies for condensing written text and the selection of graphical elements that can readily convert into a high quality poster. Participants will work with a poster template to assist in the creation of a research poster for the Mapping the New Knowledges Conference.   What to bring: Computers are available. Students may…

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April 2019

3MT® Challenge Brock Preliminary Round

Thursday, April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 time frame, the contestants are limited to using only one static PowerPoint slide for the duration of the presentation. https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/vitae/3mt/

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Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference

Thursday, April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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. brocku.ca/graduate-studies/conferences-events/mnk-conference/

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3MT® Challenge Brock Final

Thursday, April 11 @ 11:45 am - 5:00 pm
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Cheer on Graduate Students who have advanced to the final, and learn about their research during this exciting competition! 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. https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/vitae/3mt/

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SHIFT Professional Development Conference for Graduate Students

Tuesday, April 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Conferences are a great place to make meaningful professional connections that can extend beyond your graduate life. Campus staff, faculty, presenters and employers will be onsite, to share their wisdom and career paths during our Concurrent Workshops, Career Stories Session and Networking Lunch.  Whether you are just beginning to think about what comes next, wanting to kick-start or energize some career action, there is something for you at SHIFT! We have a great roster of dynamic and passionate facilitators who have some fresh ideas…

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