Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

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Schedule

Schedule

Registration and the schedule for the Winter 2019 term is now open.  More workshops will be added as details are confirmed. Click here for details on how to register, unless specified otherwise.

 

 

 

 

Winter Term - 2019

January

Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 5

Who: QUIC and 4DISC
When: Tuesdays, Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12
Time: 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Where: QUIC, 2nd floor Mitchell Hall
Workshop Description: Intercultural Training Certificate (PDF, 432 KB)
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.


How to Find a Post-Doctoral Position

Who: Dr. Rebecca Huegler (SGS)
When: Tuesday 15th January, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: How to Find a Post-Doctoral Position (PDF, 371 KB)


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 6

Who: QUIC and 4DISC
When: Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14
Time: 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Where: QUIC, 2nd floor Mitchell Hall
Workshop Description: Intercultural Training Certificate (PDF, 432 KB)
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.


Effective Communication with your Supervisor

Research Skills

Communication: Telling Your Story, Understanding Theirs

Who: Dr. Arunima Khanna (Student Wellness) and Dr. Sandra den Otter
When: Friday 18th January, 2019 (11.30am -1.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Effective Communication with your Supervisor (PDF, 379 KB)


Upgrading your Literature Review

Who: Valerie Ashford (SASS)
When: Tuesday 22nd January, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Upgrading your Literature Review (PDF, 388 KB)


Managing Stress

Who: Dennis Pringle (SGS embedded counsellor)
When: Friday 25th January, 2019 (11.30am -1.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Managing Stress (PDF, 387 KB)


Mentoring: How to Mentor, How to find a Mentor

Who: Shannon Hill
When: Tuesday 29th January, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Mentoring: How to Mentor, How to find a Mentor (PDF,    KB)

February

The Trap of Procrastination and how to avoid it with Mindfulness

Who: Anja Troje (SGS embedded counsellor)
When: Tuesday 5th February, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Whorkshop Description: The Trap of Procrastination and to avoid it with Mindfulness (PDF, 392 KB)


Foundations of Project Management 1

Who: Mitacs
When: Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th February, 2019 (9.00am-5.00pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Registration: via Mitacs Edge
Workshop Description: Foundations of Project Management 1 (PDF, 408 KB)


Preparing a Teaching Dossier

Who: Andy Leger (CTL)
When: Friday 8th February, 2019 (11.30am - 1.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Preparing a Teaching Dossier (PDF, 399 KB)


The Conversation Canada at Queen's

Who: University Relations 
When: Thursday 14th February, 2019 (10am - 11.30am or 2pm-3.30pm))
Where: Eliza S. Gordon Private Dining Room (Ban Righ Hall)
Register for the event via Eventbrite
All grad students in attendance will be credited in Expanding Horizons

Workshop Description: see Eventbrite


Research Lecture Series

Who: SGS 
When: Thursday 14th February, 2019 (5.00pm - 6.30pm)
Where: DDQIC Event Commons
Workshop Description: Research Lecture Series (PDF, 379 KB)


Effective Networking

Who: Josh Zettel (Career Services)
When: Friday 15th February, 2019 (11.30am - 1.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Effective Networking (PDF, 531 KB)


Dissertation Bootcamp

Who: SGS, Valerie Ashford (SASS), and Lindsay Heggie (SASS)
When: 19th-22nd February, 2019 (9.00am - 4.00pm)
Where: Douglas Library
Workshop Description: Dissertation Bootcamp (PDF, 378 KB)


Predatory Journals and the Changing Landscape of Scientific Publication

Who: Rosarie Coughlin, Mark Swartz (Queen's Library), and SGS
When: Tuesday 26th February, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Predatory Journals and the Changing Landscape of Scientific Publication (PDF, 419 KB)

March

Upgrading your 3MT Presentation 

Who: SGS and Faculty
When: Friday 1st March, 2019 (11.30am - 1.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Upgrading your 3MT Presentation (PDF, 404 KB)


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 7

Who: QUIC and 4DISC
When: Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2
Time: 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Where: QUIC, 2nd floor Mitchell Hall
Workshop Description: Intercultural Training Certificate (PDF, 432 KB)
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.


Entrepreneurship I: Lean Start Up Meeting

Who: David Hyndman (Office of Partnerships and Innovation)
When: Tuesday 5th March, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Entrepreneurship I: Lean Start Up Meeting (PDF, 374 KB)


Intercultural Training Certificate - Series 8

Who: QUIC and 4DISC
When: Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4
Time: 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Where: QUIC, 2nd floor Mitchell Hall
Workshop Description: Intercultural Training Certificate (PDF, 432 KB)
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.


Financial Confidence for Grad Students

Who: Susan Reynolds
When: Friday 8th March, 2019 (11.30am - 1.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Financial Confidence for Grad Students (PDF, 392 KB)


Meaning, Purpose, and Spirit at Work

Who: Miguel Hahn (Career Services)
When: Tuesday 12th March, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Meaning, Purpose, and Spirit at work (PDF, 376 KB)


Financial Confidence for Grad Students (repeat)

Who: Susan Reynolds
When: Tuesday 19th March, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Financial Confidence for Grad Students (PDF, 392 KB)


TEDxQueensU Salon Event

Who: SGS and TEDxQueensU
When: Wednesday 20th March, 2019 (4.00pm - 7.30pm)
Where: DDQIC Event Commons
Description: In partnership with TEDxQueensU, the School of Graduate Studies will be co-hosting two TEDx Salons each year at Queen's.


3MT Heats

Who: SGS
When: 19th-21st March, 2019 (11.30am - 1.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, DDQIC Event Commons


Sexual Violence Bystander Intervention Training

Who: Frannie Sobcov and Myriam Djossou (DSA/Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator)
When: Friday 22nd March, 2019 (11.30am - 1.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Sexual Violence Bystander Intervention Training (PDF, 412 KB)


3MT Competition Final

Who: SGS, Faculty, SASS, URS
When: Wednesday 27th March, 2019 (5.00pm - 7.00pm)
Where: DDQIC Event Commons


Kairos Blanket Exercise

Who: Laura Maracle (4DISC)
When: Friday 29th March, 2019 (11.30am - 1.30pm)
Where: Mitchell Hall, LinQ Lab
Workshop Description: Kairos Blanket Exercise (PDF, 417 KB)

April

Presenting with Confidence

Who: Linda Williams (SASS) and SGS embedded counsellor
When: Tuesday 2nd April, 2019 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)
Where: Gordon Hall, room 302
Workshop Description: Presenting with Confidence (PDF, 517 KB)


P.A. Day Writing Circle

Who: SGS and ASUS camps
When: Friday 5th April, 2019 (9.00am - 4.00pm)
Where: West Campus Library
Register via Eventbrite
Description: Students will have a concentrated period of writing time while their children (ages 5-12) engage in age-appropriate activities supervised by trained ASUS summer camp staff. Snacks and lunch will be provided for all.


Research Collaboration with Indigenous Communities

Who: Queen's Pre-Doctoral Fellows
When: Wednesday 24th April, 2019 (1.00pm - 4.00pm)
Where: Robert Sutherland Hall 202
Register via Eventbrite
Description: A workshop focused on advancing research on Indigenous topics, histories, and/or ways of knowing. The Fellows will discuss their research, methodologies, and best practices.  Afterwards, breakout discussion led by the Fellows will focus on issues graduate student researchers face in conducting such research. All graduate students are welcome to participate. Spaces are limited, so register through Eventbrite right away!

May

P.A. Day Writing Circle

Who: SGS and ASUS camps
When: Friday 17th May, 2019 (9.00am - 4.00pm)
Where: West Campus Education Library
Description: Students will have a concentrated period of writing time while their children (ages 5-12) engage in age-appropriate activities supervised by trained ASUS summer camp staff. Snacks and lunch will be provided for all.


Dissertation Bootcamp

Who: SGS and SASS
When: 21st-24th May, 2019 (9.00am - 4.00pm)
Where: Douglas Library
Workshop Description: Dissertation Bootcamp 

June

P.A. Day Writing Circle

Who: SGS and ASUS camps
When: Friday 28th June, 2019 (9.00am - 4.00pm)TBC
Where: TBA
Description: Students will have a concentrated period of writing time while their children (ages 5-12) engage in age-appropriate activities supervised by trained ASUS summer camp staff. Snacks and lunch will be provided for all.

 

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