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November 2018

SSHRC Storyteller Information Session

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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.…

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Writerly Wednesday: Sketchnoting

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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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…

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Exploring Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sandforest Consulting Please register at http://careerzone.brocku.ca > Campus Career >Events

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Submission Date CBC’S IDEAS-IN THE TRENCHES

Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 8:05 pm

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…

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Writerly Wednesday: Building a strong argument

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Building a strong argument -hosted by Snezana Ratkovic What big idea are you writing about? What argument are you building in the paper? What concepts and structures will you use to build that argument? Join us to focus, organize, clarify, link, and convince 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 of quiet writing. Refreshments and…

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Writerly Wednesday: Quiet Writing Time & Consultations

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This week, there will not be a workshop, only quiet writing time, and consultations with the Vitae Partners. ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY Writers’ are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours of quiet writing. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Please search the Vitae calendar for additional micro-workshops and Writerly Wednesday programming. For details, please contact Karin Perry, kperry@brocku.ca

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December 2018

Introduction to ArcGIS – DSL Style

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm

On Wednesday, December 5 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. in Classroom A on the main floor of the James A. Gibson Library, the Digital Scholarship Lab, in partnership with the Map, Data and GIS Library, is hosting an Introduction to ArcGIS workshop. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used to create maps and analyze geospatial data. GIS tools can be used to create data visualizations for a variety projects and its functionality is not constrained to geographical research projects alone. Some…

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Writerly Wednesday: Creative Outlines

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This free flow responsive writing activity will help you 1) think about conceptualizing your ideas, 2) make your implicit ideas explicit, 3) identify any gaps in your thinking, and 4) with a strategy you can apply in your future writing. Nicola Simmons, Faculty of Education 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 of quiet writing.…

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DSL Invites YOU to Introductory GitHub Workshop

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Digital Scholarship Lab is hosting a GitHub and version control workshop on Wednesday, December 5th from 2-4:30 p.m. in Classroom A of the James A. Gibson Library.  This is an introductory workshop and is open to everyone. There is no cost to attend this event. GitHub is a very useful version control system that allows for efficient and effective project collaboration. GitHub allows multiple people to share and edit projects, as well as track revisions. If you are working…

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FREE online workshops *virtual event

Monday, December 31, 2018 @ 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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