You are here

Events

Monday, December 10, 2018 (all day) to Sunday, January 20, 2019 (all day)
Velocity Graduate Student Startup Fund

Are you considering building a startup from your research? Win $20,000 in funding for your startup and acceptance into the Velocity Garage incubator program.

This $20,000 in funding is made possible through the generosity of Sam Pasupalak, a successful Velocity founder. Pasupalak co-founded artificial intelligence company Maluuba, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2017.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Pens

This training teaches students, staff, and faculty to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first-aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained helpers learn to recognize these invitations and take action.

Training content:

Monday, January 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The best scientific writing is clear, concise and easily comprehended by its intended audience. Learn skills for writing in the sciences, including identifying and correcting common errors to write with precision and fluidity. We will work through several examples to apply the skills you learn in the workshop.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Monday, January 21, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Literature reviews are a keystone of academic writing. This workshop explores using the Matrix Method to manage your literature review. Bring a laptop or mobile device so that you can begin applying this method to your own work. 

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Preventing Depression Relapse - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Do you cycle into low mood and depression?

This skills-based group offers evidence-based therapy that helps sustain recovery from depression and decrease risk of relapse.

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an empirically validated group treatment program that is specifically designed to help individuals who have recovered from depression, to avoid future relapse. The primary prevention skills are mindfulness-based practices and the focus of therapy is in the prevention of relapses.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Academic integrity requires that you paraphrase and summarize other people’s work.  Through hands-on practice, you will learn these skills and how to integrate your supporting research for improved credibility.

For graduate students only.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Developing Your Compassionate Mind - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness/events

Why practice self-compassion?

Through research, self-compassion has been linked to positive well-being in the reduction of negative mind states, including anxiety, depression, perfectionism and shame. In addition, it has been associated with improved emotional coping and greater resilience.  

Having compassion for oneself is really no different than having compassion for others. In this workshop, you will be given the opportunity to explore self-compassion by participating in reflection and writing exercises, meditations, and open discussions.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Mindfulness Meditation - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness/events

Learn and practice mind-body awareness skills designed to:

Thursday, January 31, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Preparing and delivering dynamic presentations takes practice. Explore how to organize your information, create powerful visual aids, and connect to your audience. Join us for fun and practice that will help take the fear out of presenting.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Monday, February 4, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

You already know about the Matrix Method from Literature Review Part A and have completed one.  Now in Part B, learn to situate your research within the body of existing related scholarship. Bring your completed matrix and your ideas for how best to organize and present the research so that it meshes with your own contribution to the field.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

S M T W T F S
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
  1. 2019 (164)
    1. August (1)
    2. July (1)
    3. June (4)
    4. May (2)
    5. April (21)
    6. March (41)
    7. February (30)
    8. January (64)
  2. 2018 (867)
    1. December (31)
    2. November (115)
    3. October (147)
    4. September (136)
    5. August (16)
    6. July (39)
    7. June (43)
    8. May (65)
    9. April (40)
    10. March (68)
    11. February (62)
    12. January (113)
  3. 2017 (922)
    1. December (13)
    2. November (86)
    3. October (110)
    4. September (132)
    5. August (10)
    6. July (44)
    7. June (48)
    8. May (94)
    9. April (40)
    10. March (111)
    11. February (113)
    12. January (134)
  4. 2016 (1173)
  5. 2015 (1134)
  6. 2014 (1135)
  7. 2013 (880)
  8. 2012 (399)