Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

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Fall Term - 2017

September

Jump Start Your Career in Grad School

Career Building

Health, Wellness & Community

Who: Miguel Hahn (Career Services), Dr Marta Straznicky (SGS)
When: 8 September, 2017 (10:00 am - 11:00 am)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302


Effective Communication with your Supervisor

Research Skills

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Who: Dr Marta Straznicky (SGS)and Dr Arunima Khanna (Student Wellness)
When: 19 September, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 1

Who: QUIC and 4DASC
When: Thursdays, Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19;
Time: 2:30 – 4:00 pm each day
Where: QUIC (in the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC)), Churchill Hall
Space is limited; reserve your place by emailing quic.training@queensu.ca.

Participants must attend five 90 minute workshops, or three 150 minute workshops, in order to receive a certificate. 

Participants are asked to complete the online training Tools for Success in an Intercultural World before registering for the Certificate workshops.


Tips on applying for Scholarships – SSHRC

Research Skills

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Who: Dr Marta Straznicky (SGS)
When: 21 September, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Kingston Hall, Room 201


Tips on applying for Scholarships – NSERC/CIHR

Research Skills

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Who: Dr Kim McAuley (SGS), Dr Neil Magoski
When: 21 September, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202


Academic Integrity: Principles, Policies & Procedures at Queen's

Research Skills

Health, Wellness & Community

Who: Dr John Pierce (English)
When: 26 September, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Ellis Hall, Room 324


Managing Stress

Health, Wellness & Community

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Leadership & Management

Who: SGS Counsellor
When: TBA
Where: TBC

October

Presentation Skills for graduate students

Who: SASS
When: 3 October, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Ellis Hall, room 324


Writing a Literature Review

Who: SASS
When: 5 October, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202


Career Week

Career Building

Research Skills

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Leadership & Management

Health, Wellness & Community

Who: SGS
When: 10 - 13 October, 2017
Where: Either Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202 OR Gordon Hall, Room 302
Full Schedule see Career Week

Register for all workshops via Expanding Horizons registration system


Religious Literacy

Who: Kate Johnson (Chaplain)
When: 17 October, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Ellis Hall, Room 324


Conferences: Abstract to Audience – H/SS

Who: Dr Marta Straznicky (SGS)
When: 19 October, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Kingston Hall, Room 201


Conferences: Abstract to Audience – STEM

Who: Dr Kim McAuley (SGS)
When: 19 October, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202


Building Successful Academic Relationships Across Cultures

Health, Wellness & Community

Leadership & Management

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Who: Dr Nanda Dimitrov
When: 23 October, 2017 (9am - 11am)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202


Leadership 1: Understanding Leadership

Leadership & Management

Career Building

Setting Your Ideas in Motion

Who: Dr Hugh Helferty
When: 24 October, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 324


Community Awareness: Kairos Blanket Exercise

Health, Wellness & Community

Leadership & Management

Career Building

Who: Laura Maracle, 4DASC
When: 26 October, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 324


Research Collaboration with Indigenous Communities

Who: SGS/ACQU
When: 27 October, 2017 (1pm - 4pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202
Who for: open to all students, staff, faculty and interested community

Register for this workshop via EventBrite

NB: All graduate students will be credited this workshop towards their Expanding Horizons certificate


Leadership 2: Developing Leadership Capabilities

Leadership & Management

Career Building

Setting Your Ideas in Motion

Who: Dr Hugh Helferty
When: 31 October, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302

November

Bystander Intervention Training

Who: SGPS/ DSA
When: 2 November, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 324


Principles of Teaching & Learning

Leadership & Management

Career Building

Who: Dr Klodiana Kolomitro (CTL)
When: 7 November, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302


Setting the Tone for Inclusivity in the Classroom

Health, Wellness & Community

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Career Building

Who: Dr Erin Clow and Jean Pfleiderer (HRO)
When: 9 November, 2017 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302


Financial Skills for the Real World 1: Budgeting & Expense Planning

Who: McGill
When: 14 November, 2017 (4.30pm- 7pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202


Financial Skills for the Real World 2: Debt & Credit Scores

Who: McGill
When: 16 November, 2017 (4.30pm- 7pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202


Foundations of Project Management 1

Leadership & Management

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Career Building

Setting Your Ideas in Motion

Who: Mitacs
When: 16/17 November, 2017 (8.30am - 5pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302

Register directly with Mitacs for this workshop

Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 2

Who: QUIC and 4DASC
When: Saturdays, Nov. 18, Nov. 25, December 2
Time: 1:30 – 4:00 pm each day
Where: QUIC (in the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC)), Churchill Hall
Space is limited; reserve your place by emailing quic.training@queensu.ca.

Participants must attend five 90 minute workshops, or three 150 minute workshops, in order to receive a certificate. 

Participants are asked to complete the online training Tools for Success in an Intercultural World before registering for the Certificate workshops.


Winter Term - 2018

January

Preparing a Teaching Dossier

Who: Dr Andrea Phillipson (CTL)
When: 11 January, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: TBA


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 3

Who: QUIC and 4DASC
When: Tuesdays, Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am each day
Where: QUIC (in the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC)), Churchill Hall
Space is limited; reserve your place by emailing quic.training@queensu.ca.

Participants must attend five 90 minute workshops, or three 150 minute workshops, in order to receive a certificate. 

Participants are asked to complete the online training Tools for Success in an Intercultural World before registering for the Certificate workshops.


Reading Fast & Effectively

Who: SASS
When: 16 January, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 324


The Editing Process

Who: Susan Korba, SASS
When: 18 January, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 324


Integrity in Research

Research Skills

Health, Wellness & Community

Who: Dr Karina McInnis and Andrew Winterborn (URS)
When: 23 January, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where:


Introduction to Mindfulness

Who: SGS Counsellor
When: TBA
Where: TBA


Foundations of Project Management II

Leadership & Management

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Career Building

Setting Your Ideas in Motion

Who: Mitacs
When: 30/31 January, 2018 (8.30am - 5pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302

February

Building a productive working relationship with your supervisor

Research Skills

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Who: Dr James Reynolds (SGS), Dr Sue Fostaty-Young (CTL)
When: 1 February, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, Room 302


Mock Interviews for academic positions – H/SS

Career Building

Research Skills

Who: Dr Marta Straznicky (SGS)
When: 6 February, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: TBA


Mock Interviews for academic positions – STEM

Career Building

Research Skills

Who: Dr James Reynolds (SGS)
When: 6 February, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302


Interviewing for Business, Government & Non-Profits

Career Building

Research Skills

Who: Julia Blackstock (Career Services)
When: 8 February, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302


Financial Skills for the Real World 3: Introduction to Investing

Who: McGill
When: 13 February, 2018 (4.30pm - 7pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202


Financial Skills for the Real World 4: Investing & Taxation

Who: McGill
When: 14 February, 2018 (4.30pm - 7pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall, room 202


Time Management

Who: SASS
When: 15 February, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302


Dissertation Boot Camp

Who: SGS/SASS
When: 20 - 23 February, 2018 (8.30am-4.30pm)
Where: Douglas Library, "Harry Potter Room"

March

How to get published – H/SS

Research Skills

Career Building

Who: Dr Marta Straznicky (SGS)
When: 6 March, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302


How to get published – STEM

Research Skills

Career Building

Who: Dr James Reynolds (SGS)
When: 6 March, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: TBA


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 4

Who: QUIC and 4DASC
When: Thursdays, Mar.8, Mar. 15, Mar. 22, Mar. 29, April 5
Time: 2:30 – 4:00 pm each day
Where: QUIC (in the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC)), Churchill Hall
Space is limited; reserve your place by emailing quic.training@queensu.ca.

Participants must attend five 90 minute workshops, or three 150 minute workshops, in order to receive a certificate. 

Participants are asked to complete the online training Tools for Success in an Intercultural World before registering for the Certificate workshops.


Avoiding Plagiarism: Citation 101

Who: Michael White (Library)
When: 8 March, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Douglas Library, E-Lab


Telling Your Research Story to Diverse Audiences

Setting Your Ideas in Motion

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Who: Dr Marta Straznicky (SGS)
When: 13 March, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 324


Media Training

Who: Vicky Arnold / Queen’s Communications
When: 15 March, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 324


3MT

Setting Your Ideas in Motion

Researc Skillsh

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Who: SGS
When: 20 - 22 March, 2018
Where: TBA

Summer Term - 2018

May

Entrepreneurship 1

Leadership & Management

Setting Your Ideas in Motion

Career Building

Who: Dr James Reynolds (SGS)
When: 15 May, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302


Entrepreneurship 2

Setting Your Ideas in Motion

Career Building

Leadership & Management

Who: Dr James Reynolds (SGS)
When: 17 May, 2018 (4.30pm -6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall room 302


Dissertation Boot Camp

Who: SGS/SASS
When: 21 - 25 May, 2018
Where: Douglas Library, "Harry Potter Room"


Approaches to Work-life Balance

Who: SGS Counsellor
When: TBA
Where: TBA

July

BISC Graduate Symposium: Environment & Sustainability

Who: SGS
When: 1 - 5 July, 2018
Where: Herstmonceux Castle, UK
More details to come


The Lake Shift

Who: SGS
When: 15 -20 July, 2018
Where: QUBS – Lake Opinicon

August

Dissertation on the Lake

Who: SGS
When: August, 2018
Where: QUBS – Elbow Lake


Documents

 Below is the full schedule for download as well as PDFs of workshop slides if available.

Accessibility

Queen’s is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. The School of Graduate Studies, Expanding Horizons workshop series is available in an accessible format or with appropriate communication supports upon request.

Please contact Colette Steer in the SGS office in one of the following ways:

Email: steerc@queensu.ca
Phone: ext. 78776
In person: 74 Union Street, Gordon Hall, Room 425