Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Carve out some time to write every week! These sessions are supported by the Writing and Communication Centre and the GIVS. Each session starts with a short writing tip and is followed by three 35 minute pomodoros to help you manage your writing time. Don't what a pomodoro is? Come find out!  

Monday, December 10, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST
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Graduate students and faculty are welcome to drop in with questions about experimental and statistical design, and statistics software. Whether you are just getting started or have a specific problem you are working through. These sessions will be hosted by faculty from the School.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Carve out some time to write every week! These sessions are supported by the Writing and Communication Centre and the GIVS. Each session starts with a short writing tip and is followed by three 35 minute pomodoros to help you manage your writing time. Don't what a pomodoro is? Come find out!  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

This session is designed to get Optometry and Vision Science Masters and PhD. students' research off to the races. You will become aquainted with the Witer Learning Resource Centre, it's awesome staff, as well as the information, research, and learning resources available to you.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Carve out some time to write every week! These sessions are supported by the Writing and Communication Centre and the GIVS. Each session starts with a short writing tip and is followed by three 35 minute pomodoros to help you manage your writing time. Don't what a pomodoro is? Come find out!  

Monday, November 26, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST
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Graduate students and faculty are welcome to drop in with questions about experimental and statistical design, and statistics software. Whether you are just getting started or have a specific problem you are working through. These sessions will be hosted by faculty from the School.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
writing cafe banner

Carve out some time to write every week! These sessions are supported by the Writing and Communication Centre and the GIVS. Each session starts with a short writing tip and is followed by three 35 minute pomodoros to help you manage your writing time. Don't what a pomodoro is? Come find out!  

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
writing cafe banner

Carve out some time to write every week! These sessions are supported by the Writing and Communication Centre and the GIVS. Each session starts with a short writing tip and is followed by three 35 minute pomodoros to help you manage your writing time. Don't what a pomodoro is? Come find out!  

Monday, November 12, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST
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Graduate students and faculty are welcome to drop in with questions about experimental and statistical design, and statistics software. Whether you are just getting started or have a specific problem you are working through. These sessions will be hosted by faculty from the School.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
writing cafe banner

Carve out some time to write every week! These sessions are supported by the Writing and Communication Centre and the GIVS. Each session starts with a short writing tip and is followed by three 35 minute pomodoros to help you manage your writing time. Don't what a pomodoro is? Come find out!  

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Carve out some time to write every week! These sessions are supported by the Writing and Communication Centre and the GIVS. Each session starts with a short writing tip and is followed by three 35 minute pomodoros to help you manage your writing time. Don't what a pomodoro is? Come find out!  

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
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Graduate students and faculty are welcome to drop in with questions about experimental and statistical design, and statistics software. Whether you are just getting started or have a specific problem you are working through. These sessions will be hosted by faculty from the School.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

In this workshop, attendees will sign up for an Orcid iD and populate their Orcid accounts.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

In this hands-on workshop you will be introduced to the characteristics of a several common types of reviews used in biomedical and health research; including systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and narrative reviews. You will learn when and why to use and conduct these different forms of knowledge syntheses. You will also learn systematic search techniques that are considered the ‘gold standard’ components of the search methods used for systematic and scoping reviews and their associated reporting standards.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

In this workshop, attendees will sign up for an Orcid iD and populate their Orcid accounts.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

This session is designed to get Optometry and Vision Science Masters and PhD. students' research off to the races. You will become aquainted with the Witer Learning Resource Centre, it's awesome staff, as well as the information, research, and learning resources available to you.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

In this hands-on workshop you will be introduced to the characteristics of a several common types of reviews used in biomedical and health research; including systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and narrative reviews. You will learn when and why to use and conduct these different forms of knowledge syntheses. You will also learn systematic search techniques that are considered the ‘gold standard’ components of the search methods used for systematic and scoping reviews and their associated reporting standards.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 — 9:00 AM to Wednesday, April 11, 2018 — 11:00 PM EDT
Thursday, March 29, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Enhance your research skills by developing search techniques and learning how to identify and use relevant resources for vision science research and course work at the graduate level. This session takes you beyond the basics of using the library catalogue and research guides. You will learn how to integrate and enhance your current research practices with resources and tools available from the University of Waterloo Library and open resources. Get set up early and see the benefits throughout your studies.

Friday, March 9, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

This session is designed to get Optometry and Vision Science Masters and PhD. students' research off to the races. You will become aquainted with the Witer Learning Resource Centre, it's awesome staff, as well as the information, research, and learning resources available to you.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Take advantage of PubMed advanced search features to become a more effective and efficient searcher.  By the end of the workshop, you will be familiar with:

  • Advanced search methodologies and systematic search techniques
  • How to identify and use MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
  • How PubMed works behind the scenes
  • Strategies for keeping current in your research field

Please bring a personal laptop to use during the workshop.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 10:15 AM EST

If you are new to PubMed or need a refresher, this workshop is for you.  By the end of this workshop you will be familiar with how to:

  • Conduct a comprehensive keyword search
  • Find the most relevant articles
  • Focus your results using Limits
  • Easily obtain the full text articles

Please bring a personal laptop to use during the workshop.

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