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Events for Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - Thursday, January 4

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September 2017

Writerly Wednesday – Writing for Funders

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 2-hour session…

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SSHRC Storyteller Information Session

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

SSHRC’s Storytellers is a spoken word video challenge to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research affects our lives. Three minutes or 300 words. Submission deadline: TA.  Top 25 finalists receive $3,000 cash prize, Congress registration & lodging, communications master class. Watch videos of the 2016 SSHRC Storyteller winners. The story should be creative, push boundaries, surprise them with something new, compelling and clear. For more details about the Storytellers’ Challenge view the ppt here >> Brock’s Storyteller Final deck…

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October 2017

3MT Challenge information session

Thursday, October 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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. To register, please email Stacia Heaton, vitae@brocku.ca  

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GSA Welcome BBQ and Campfire

Thursday, October 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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GSA Welcome BBQ and Campfire October 5, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.Fire pit outside Alphie's Trough

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Walk and Talk on the Trails

Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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You are invited to join CPI staff as we walk campus trails and chat about teaching and learning. Friday October 20, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm THISTLE 137 across from the Guernsey Market. Enjoy some fresh air, exercise and let's talk about teaching and learning! Open to the Brock University community. Register online at https://cpi.brocku.ca/events/node/1126 Questions? Contact CPI at cpi@brocku.ca or 905.688.5550 x3933.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Graduate students are invited to interact via chat sessions and meet employers recruiting candidates for their overseas teaching positions and other international opportunities. The event is no cost to participate, and you can connect directly with representatives from home or on the road anytime between 10am & 3pm. Don't miss out on this great event! Please note, there will be other organizations that are hiring for positions other than teaching. International Experience Canada (IEC), a Government of Canada Program that…

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November 2017

Research Cafe: Big Data & Analytics

Thursday, November 23, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Research Cafe: Big Data & Analytics Research Opportunities and career Insights The mapping the New Knowledges Fall Research CAfe will feature graduate students, Faculty and industry partners from Brock's Centre for Business Analytics who will share their perspectives and research opportunities in big data in a panel style discussion.    

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December 2017

LinkedIn Photo Session

Thursday, December 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Faculty of Graduate Studies, VITAE Program and Career Services will be offering graduate students a free LinkedIn photo session. Each photo session will be scheduled for roughly 5 to 10 minutes. Getting ready for your photo shoot, do some research to get a sense on what to wear and the image you would like to convey. Please read tips for preparing for your photo session: Also, take a look at the LinkedIn infographic  here >> Registration is currently full.  …

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#WriterlyWednesday Holiday Social

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

#WriterlyWednesday Holiday Social  Join us! Wednesday, December 13 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm TH 253 All writers are welcome to celebrate an end of term with some festive refreshments and delicious treats. This event is being held on behalf of VITAE partners, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Centre of Pedagogical Innovation, Learning Services, Library Services, and Faculty of Education

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January 2018

Sakai for Beginners

Thursday, January 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation for a hands-on Isaak-Sakai introductory workshop. This session is ideal for those new to using Isaak-Sakai to support teaching and learning in their courses. WHO:  Open to all Brock University faculty, sessional instructors and teaching staff. While all are welcome to attend, this session is tailored to participants that are new to Isaak-Sakai or who have at most an introductory level of comfort. WHAT:  This workshop is designed to be a hands-on orientation. Wayfinding and commonly…

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