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OUTA 2016

OUTA 2016

Ontario Universities Taking Action Against Sexual Violence will take place at Queen's University August 10-11, 2016. It will host post-secondary change-makers, including researchers, university administrators, campus service providers, student advocates, and policymakers to exchange ideas and generate new knowledge about how best to prevent sexual violence in university contexts, from an anti-oppression framework. All interested in preventing sexual violence in post-secondary contexts are welcome to register and attend.

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Mitacs - Communicating Your Research Workshop Aug 10-24

Good communication skills are essential to a successful research career.

This short online workshop highlights the importance of communicating well and focuses on three common communication opportunities that researchers face on a regular basis:

  • Presentation skills;
  • Writing skills; and
  • Poster creation

Facilitated by Dr. Jenn Gardy, you will learn more about the latest tips and techniques to make sure your next conference talk, email or poster presentation is impactful and memorable.

Register for this workshop on the Mitacs website.

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Ideas for Blended Learning Scenarios with the Online Student2Scholar Modules

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, CTL Large Collaborative Space

Are your students developing the research skills they need? How are you helping them progress along the research skill continuum? The Student2Scholar modules can help graduate and undergraduate students develop their core academic literacies and research skills. Modules fall into four categories: Inquiry and Exploration; Investigation and Organization; Analysis and Evaluation; and Creation and Communication. Each module includes a wide range of interactive, self-paced learning activities and assessments. Individual learning assets can be integrated into courses as needed to reinforce specific learning outcomes. Join this session to test the modules and discuss how they can be used. Please bring a laptop to explore!

Please register if you are interested

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WatIF 2016

The Water Research Centre at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada is pleased to host again the Water Initiative for the Future (WatIF): International Graduate Student Conference July 2016. WatIF hopes to empower the leaders of tomorrow for the future of the world’s water and to create a community of young water leaders.

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