Events - September 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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. 

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Friday, September 27, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Facilitated by previous tri-agency award recipients, this workshop addresses how to plan and write the critical research proposal portions of your SSHRC, NSERC, or CIHR application. Discuss the key components of research proposals. Learn how to communicate your research plan and your credentials with confidence and clarity. The workshop component will last for approximately two hours, but facilitators will remain for the final thirty minutes to answer specific questions and give brief feedback.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Learn how to spot your own mistakes. Make your writing flow.

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.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Facilitated by previous tri-agency award recipients, this workshop addresses how to plan and write the critical research proposal portions of your SSHRC, NSERC, or CIHR application. Discuss the key components of research proposals. Learn how to communicate your research plan and your credentials with confidence and clarity. The workshop component will last for approximately two hours, but facilitators will remain for the final thirty minutes to answer specific questions and give brief feedback.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Learn how to spot your own mistakes. Make your writing flow.

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.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Learn how to spot your own mistakes. Make your writing flow.

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.

Friday, September 6, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Knowledge about email etiquette, voice mail messages, taking meeting minutes, and social media is explored to help you effectively communicate at work. Learn the strategies and techniques to be a boss communicator in the workplace.

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