Events - February 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Do you have a very common last name?  Do you use the same format for your name for all of your papers? Is your work being attributed to someone else? Can others find your work easily?

By the end of this workshop you will:

Friday, February 26, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Is there a researcher whose work you would like to follow? Who else is interested in the research papers relevant to your research? Could they be potential collaborators or competitors? 

By the end of this workshop you will:

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

All peer reviewed papers resulting from NSERC, SSHRC, or CIHR grants awarded from May 1, 2015 onwards need to be freely available within one year of publication.

Attend this 50 minute session for an overview of the new policy and to learn about resources that can help you comply.

Hear firsthand experience of making an article open access and bring your questions!

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Waterloo International/Office of Research is pleased to announce an info session presented by Dr. Alexandra Gerstner, Director of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) information centre in Toronto.

The event is open to faculty members from all disciplines.

DAAD is Germany’s national organization charged with fostering international academic cooperation. DAAD programs move academics in all fields and at all stages of their career to Germany to pursue study and research opportunities there.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Over the last 20 years, the Internet has become an essential tool for global communication, collaboration, and commerce, but not all governments are in favour of the free and open interaction it provides.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Has someone blogged about your research? Has someone tweeted about your work? Was your article mentioned on Facebook? Representing the concept alternate (or alternative) metrics, altmetrics encompass methods of evaluating and discovering scholarly work through the use of open data and social media sources.

As an introduction to the still-evolving field of altmetrics, this workshop will explore:

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