Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 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.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Securing copyright or permission to publish are essential considerations in academic publishing. In this workshop, you’ll learn to navigate copyright challenges using research organization methods, writing skills, and licencing documentation.

Please bring your laptop and an image, graph, or figure that you would like to use in your work with you.

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Monday, November 6, 2017 — 10:05 AM EST
Long Night Against Procrastination

Thinking of changing your major to procrastination? Don’t!

Thursday, October 19, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Build a better research essay by using the Library’s resources and databases to explore a topic, develop a research question, write a thesis, and build an argument. Research-based essay planning and development will help you create a more complex argument and essay structure.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part summer series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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.

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Monday, October 2, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part summer series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part summer series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Monday, September 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part summer series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Science Cafe Poster

This Science Café is one of the events organized by the University of Waterloo Library during Science Literacy Week. Aimed to promote public engagement with science in an informal, discussion-rich setting, this event will feature three postdocs from the Faculty of Science. In addition to the individual’s research interest, the panel also highlights how and why a scientist’s research question is formulated.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
typewriter and books
Thursday, March 30, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM EDT

Research Matters: Getting Published is a full-day event for postdoctoral and graduate students only.

Register for all the sessions or choose those most relevant to you and your research program. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP and attend at least one workshop.

This event will cover a wide variety of publication issues and will specifically host the following workshops:

Thursday, March 2, 2017 — 4:30 PM EST
Book launch poster featuring  Dr. Frankie Condon and Dr. Vershawn Young

The Writing Centre and the Book Store invite you to attend a book launch and reception for Performing Antiracist Pedagogy in Rhetoric, Writing, and Communication, edited by Dr. Frankie Condon (English Language and Literature) and Dr. Vershawn Young (Drama and Speech Communication).

Please join us for a discussion and refreshments.

Friday, February 10, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Quotation about tolerance and diversity by Kofi Annan, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Are you looking to volunteer in a research lab? Do you need to ask your professor for a reference letter? Are you looking to apply for graduate school and need to contact potential supervisors?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, this workshop is for you. You will learn how to communicate professionally in all of these academic contexts. Bring an email or letter that you have already written as you will get a chance to revise it and get peer feedback. Upper-year Science students will also be available to share their own experiences and answer your questions.

Thursday, January 19, 2017 — 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM 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.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Attend this workshop to create your personal statement/letter of intent for professional/graduate programs. A series of activities will help you get started on this important document. The Writing Centre will provide tips on effective writing. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

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