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January 2019

Science Action: Submission Deadline

Friday, January 18 @ 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! For more information on all communication challenges go https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/vitae/challenges/

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Sing with Choir Nation and Harmonies for Health

Friday, January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Friday, February 1, 2019
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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.

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Sing with Choir Nation and Harmonies for Health

Friday, January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Friday, February 1, 2019
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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.

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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

Imagine Phd Professional Development Planning tool

Friday, February 1 @ 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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Sing with Choir Nation and Harmonies for Health

Friday, February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until Friday, February 1, 2019
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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.

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Mapping the New Knowledge Research Café

Thursday, February 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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 lcarrick@brocku.ca or (905) 688-5550 ext. 5197

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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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