Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff.
Angela Roorda, Research Development Officer, Faculty of Arts, will review the main parts of the typical grant or fellowship application, discuss how the adjudication process works and what that means for you, and suggest strategies to help you pitch your project to your best advantage. This workshop is open only to Masters and PhD students and Post Docs.
Professor Miguel Jose Yacaman, Chair of the Physics & Astronomy Department at The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA, will deliver a seminar entitled "What is Next in High Resolution Electron Microscopy in Nanotechnology?"
This seminar is free and open to the public.
Learn how to prepare your personal statement/letter of intent and résumé/CV, choose your references, and complete a sketch for professional/grad programs. Strategies will be provided on how best to present yourself.
Gain an overview of how to use social media to build connections. Discuss quick and effective social media branding tips and netiquette on popular platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
Would you like to create a map for your course assignment or research project but don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach you the basics with the popular Esri ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 program. You will learn how to add GIS data, how to create simple maps, and where to find GIS data and resources.
Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your MBTI type to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) online.
UpStart 14: Festival of Innovative Theatre
February 6-7 and 13-14, 2014 at 7 pm
February 8 and 15, 2014 at 2 pm & 8 pm
Tickets$8 students/seniors $12 general audience
Box Office: 519.888.4908
The Upstart Festival is a bi-annual one act play festival run by uWaterloo Drama students presenting original and innovative works of theatre. This year all 8 shows have been produced, directed and acted by uWaterloo students with seven out of the eight plays being original works. Upstart 14features a wide range of performance styles including comedy, drama, movement-based theatre and commedia dell’arte.