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The Ethical Implications of Different Statistical Early-Stopping Rules for Randomized Clinical Trials

Fri, 2010-11-12 11:30
Montreal Neurological Institute : 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Dave Sackett is coming to the MUHC to learn how you reconcile the dilemma over whether to stop randomized clinical trials early, as soon as the best treatment for trial participants becomes qualitatively convincing, vs. keeping trials going until the best treatment for future patients outside the trial becomes indisputable and its effect-size (e.g., Relative Risk Reduction) becomes highly precise.

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Safer Spaces: Issues in Race and Culture

Tue, 2010-11-09 15:00 - 17:00
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

By working through examination of the power of words, stereotypes, and assumptions, the workshop also provides an empowered, individual-centred set of tools for addressing these challenges.

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Supervising Graduate Student Writing - Focus on Feedback

Wed, 2010-11-10 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop provides some practical means for supervisors and graduate students to talk about and edit their own writing and that of others. Using authentic graduate writing material, participants will first be introduced to and practice: (a) a simple heuristic and some techniques for talking about and evaluating any genre of academic writing on a global level; (b) some practical vocabulary for

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Strategies for Supervising Graduate Student Writing

Thu, 2010-10-07 10:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Goal: This session will introduce participants to a variety of strategies designed to move graduate students through the early stages of writing and on to the more advanced stages of editing and revising. Description: Despite the central role of writing in determining the success of Master’s and PhD students, there has traditionally been little explicit instruction in or sustained professional

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Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships

Mon, 2010-08-30 14:00 - 15:30
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

The goal of this workshop is to inform about and raise awareness of best practices in writing reference letters. Register Here (After entering your ID in Minerva, click Registration for GPSO Graduate Workshop, Select GPS 325)

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Contact: David Syncox
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Safer Spaces: Diversity & Anti-Discrimination

Tue, 2010-09-21 15:00 - 17:00

This workshop has been developed by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. It is one in a series of events about Diversity at McGill being sponsored by the Dean of Students, Student Services, the Social Equity and Diversity Education Office and by Teaching and Learning Services.

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Basic Business Skills for Non-Business Graduate Students 2010

Thu, 2010-09-02 18:00 - 20:00

Goal and Summary As most non-business graduate students do not have a background in business administration, the transition to non-research oriented professions can lead to a very steep learning curve. The goal of the Basic Business Skills workshop is to provide graduate students with a basic understanding of the principles of business administration. 10 major themes will be touched upon:

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