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Founder's Day Celebrations at Macdonald Campus

8 Feb 2018 13:00
15:00
Mark your calendars for our annual celebration of the birthday of Sir William Macdonald, founder of Macdonald College.

Sir William was a great industrialist and one of our country’s leading philanthropists. His greatest cause was education and his generosity toward McGill was boundless....

#MacShares - Soup!

12 Feb 2018
Two sessions: 11h30-13h30 and 15h00-17h00 Food & Nutrition Labs, Centennial Centre

Join Mac faculty, staff and students to prepare squash-apple soup and lentil soup, to benefit Montreal area community organizations that provide food and nutrition programming: Amcal Family Services, Corbeil de Pain/Bread Basket Lac-St-Louis, Share the Warmth and the NDG Food Bank.

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Business Etiquette for Job Seekers

12 Feb 2018 14:00
15:30

What does it mean to behave "professionally"? Understanding expectations around behavior, dress, and etiquette in situations such as interviews, business lunches, and your first day on the job is an important tool for success. This workshop will identify common etiquette mistakes in key situations during the hiring process and after you've secured the job. We'll also provide concrete tips on dress, body language, and behavior so that you project the best possible impression of yourself....

My Research - Module 3: Search Strategies and Techniques

12 Feb 2018 15:00
17:00

Take your research to the next level. Learn advanced search strategies and techniques to make the best use of specialized resources for your discipline. Set up alerting services to help you stay up-to-date with the latest literature.

For Graduate and postdoc students

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All About Interviewing

13 Feb 2018 10:00
11:00

We will discuss what to do before, during and after a job interview. Find out what is involved in interview preparation, what kinds of questions to anticipate, how to construct answers highlighting your relevant skills and experiences, how to communicate effectively (verbal and non-verbal), and what to do after the interview. By attending this workshop, students will be able to:...

My Research - Module 4: Getting Your Research Out

14 Feb 2018 15:00
17:00

Enter the scholarly conversation. Learn about issues and trends in scholarly publishing, such as the open access movement and academic integrity. Get practical tips on identifying funding opportunities, professional associations, conferences, and core journals in your field. Gain a better understanding of citation analysis tools and metrics (such as H-Index and Journal Impact Factor).

For Graduate and postdoc students

 

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Lister Family Engaged Science Initiative: Science Interviews – Creating a podcast with Broad Science 2

15 Feb 2018 12:00
13:30

Creating a podcast with Broad Science. For Macdonald Graduate students. Participate in three 90-minute workshops on Science Interviews.

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FAES Faculty Council Meeting

16 Feb 2018 14:30

FAES Faculty Council Meeting.

To access agenda and documents, please login on the Faculty Council login page. Note that this page is restricted to members of the FAES Faculty Council only.

Write your Way to the Right Job: CVs and Cover Letters

19 Feb 2018 14:00
15:00

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. You will also learn how to craft a concise and convincing cover letter.

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All About Interviewing

20 Feb 2018 10:00
11:00

We will discuss what to do before, during and after a job interview. Find out what is involved in interview preparation, what kinds of questions to anticipate, how to construct answers highlighting your relevant skills and experiences, how to communicate effectively (verbal and non-verbal), and what to do after the interview. By attending this workshop, students will be able to:...

Introduction to numeric data cleaning using SPSS

20 Feb 2018 14:00
15:30

This hands-on workshop for SPSS will use census data from Statistics Canada and introduce attendees to basic data management functions, including: importing, aggregating, transposing, splitting files for further analysis, as well as transformations such as recoding variables. The workshop is intended to be at an introductory level and no prior experience working with SPSS is necessary. 

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Lister Family Engaged Science Initiative: Science Interviews – Creating a podcast with Broad Science 3

22 Feb 2018 12:00
13:30

Creating a podcast with Broad Science. For Macdonald Graduate students. Participate in three 90-minute workshops on Science Interviews.

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Introduction to numeric data cleaning using R

22 Feb 2018 14:00
15:30

This hands-on workshop is a gentle introduction to R. Using census data from Statistics Canada, this session will run through importing survey datasets into R Studio, using data frames, subsetting, reshaping, transposing, aggregating, merging, and "tidying" data (using tidyR). This is an introductory workshop that requires no prior experience using R.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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EndNote Essentials

26 Feb 2018 14:00
15:30

Find out how to build your personal database of references using EndNote. Learn how to organize the references in groups, produce bibliographies, attach files to your references, insert bibliographic citations in your papers in your chosen style, and more. Note: The session will be taught on Windows computers, but Mac users are also welcome to attend since the program's functionality is the same on both platforms.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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The Road Forward

28 Feb 2018 17:30

Students, Faculty and Staff of John Abbot College and McGill Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are invited to a joint screening of The Road Forward, a remarkable musical documentary by Canadian indigenous film maker, Marie Clements.

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