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The 2014-2015 schedule is continually updated. 
  

There are no fees associated with SKILLSETS workshops. However, space is limited and your registration is a commitment to attend the session. If you cannot attend a workshop you registered for, make sure to cancel at least 48h in advance, otherwise a $25 NoShow Fee will be charged to your McGill student account. Exceptions will only be made for students in the case of emergencies or “extenuating circumstances”.
Cancellation Instructions: To cancel just click HERE and complete the form.
Contact us: Have questions about a session, email us skillsets [at] mcgill [dot] ca or phone 514-398-6648

 

ThemeOffering titleDateTimeLocationRegistration

Mindfulness Meditation

Every Monday until December 1 (inclusively)

12:00pm-12:30pm

Brown Bldg Rm 4200 Registration not required


Dissemination of Research

MyResearch - Module 4: Getting Your Research Out

(Click on the "register" button for discipline specific dates)

Oct 21, 22 and 27

Various times

Various locations

Career Development

Academic Interviewing & the Job Talk 

Oct 23

10:00 – 11:30 

 

Career Development

Academic CV & Cover Letter Writing Presentation

Oct 23

15:00 – 16:30

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Disability, Access, and Universal Design

Oct 22

9:30-12:00 PM

McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Race and Cultural Identity

Oct 23

2:00-4:30 PM

McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Research Management & Leadership

EndNote Essentials

Oct 23

5:00-6:00 PM

Dobrin-Steinberg Computer Classroom, Nahum Gelber Law Library

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Race and Cultural Identity

Oct 27

9:30-12:00 PM

McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-55

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Indigenous Perspectives

Oct 28

2:00-4:30 PM

McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-55

Career Development

Just Ask!

Oct 30

2:00-3:30 PM

Brown Building, Room 5001

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Nov 4

2:00-4:30 PM

McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Research Management & Leadership

EndNote Essentials

Nov 4 3:30-4:30 PM Dobrin-Steinberg Computer Classroom, Nahum Gelber Law Library

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Disability, Access, and Universal Design

Nov 6

2:00-4:30 PM

McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Evidence to Policy Speaker Series

Nov 6 & 13, Dec 11, Jan 20, Feb 3, March 12 & 26

12:30 - 2:00 PM

Institute for Health and Social Policy
1130 Pine Avenue West

RSVP: 

jennifer [dot] proudfoot [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Integrity and Ethical Conduct

Introduction to Ethics Review

Nov 10

10:00-12:00

McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Indigenous Perspectives

Nov 12

9:30 - 12:00 PM

McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Research Management & Leadership

EndNote Essentials for the Mac - Laptop only

Nov 13 11:30-1:00 PM McLennan-Redpath Library Complex, Room 23

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness Nov 13 2:00-4:30 PM McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Teaching Competence

Learning to Teach Day

Nov 15 8:30-4:00 PM Leacock

Career Development

Career Planning & Networking

Nov 18

10:00-11:30 AM

Brown Building, Room 3001

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Nov 19 9:30 - 12:00 PM McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

Nov 24
9:30 - 12:00 PM


Integrity and Ethical Conduct

Recruitment and Informed Consent

Nov 24 10:00-12:00 PM  McLennan Library Building, RM: MS-74

Career Development

Applying & Interviewing

Nov 24

11:00-12:30 PM

Brown Building, Room 3001

Career Development

Career Planning & Networking

Nov 24

3:00-4:30 PM

Macdonald Stewart Building, Room MS2-084 (Macdonald Campus)

Practice to Policy Talks 2014-2015

Nov 25, Dec 2, Jan 8, Feb 19 & Apr 9

12:30-2:00 PM

Institute for Health and Social Policy
1130 Pine Avenue West
RSVP: jennifer [dot] proudfoot [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Research Management & Leadership

EndNote Essentials

Nov 26

9:30-10:30 AM

Dobrin-Steinberg Computer Classroom, Nahum Gelber Law Library

Career Development

A to T of Entering the Ivory Tower: Application to Tenure

Nov 27

10:00-11:30 AM

Brown Building, Room 5001

Career Development

Just Ask!

Dec 1

10:00-11:30 AM

Brown Building, Room 3001

Career Development

Applying & Interviewing

Dec 1

10:00-11:30 AM

Macdonald Stewart Building, Room MS2-084 (Macdonald Campus)


Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Leading Effective Discussions: Facilitation Skills for Graduate Students

Dec 3

9:00-5:00 PM

TBC

Privacy and Confidentiality

Dec 4

10:00-12:00

McLennan Library Building, Room MS-74

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Leading Effective Discussions: Facilitation Skills for Graduate Students

Dec 5

9:00-5:00 PM

TBC

Research Management & Leadership

EndNote Essentials

Dec 9

12:30-1:30 PM

Dobrin-Steinberg Computer Classroom, Nahum Gelber Law Library

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Leading Effective Discussions: Facilitation Skills for Graduate Students

Dec 11

9:00-5:00 PM

TBC

Teaching Competence

AGSEM TA Training

More info coming soon!

Jan

1:00-4:15 PM

TBC


Integrity and Ethical Conduct

Academic Integrity Day

Jan

9:00-12:00 PM TBC

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Leading Effective Discussions: Facilitation Skills for Graduate Students

Apr 15

9:00-5:00 PM TBC


Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Leading Effective Discussions: Facilitation Skills for Graduate Students

May 1

9:00-5:00 PM TBC

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Leading Effective Discussions: Facilitation Skills for Graduate Students

May 5

9:00-5:00 PM TBC


Life Skills

PhD Support Group

Every Tuesday through end of June

4:30- 6:00 PM

Thomson House, RM 405 (map)

Life Skills

Wellness & Life-skills:Sitting Meditation

Mondays in July and August

12:00-12:30 PM

Brown Student Services, RM: 4200 (map)

Drop-in


Career Development

The Versatile PhD - non-academic career paths 

The Versatile PhD website demystifies non-academic career paths and hepls you pepare for any possibilities.

N/A

Online resource (provided courtesy of CaPS)

Versatile PhD – Joining

Past Events

2014-2015

Theme

Offering title

Date

Research Management & Leadership

EndNote Essentials

Aug 25
2:00-3:00 pm

Graduate Orientation

Graduate and Postdoctoral Orientation Open House & Welcome

Sept 2
3:30-7:00 pm

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Presentation Skills Workshop (T-PULSE)

Sept 3 & 5
10:00-2:00 PM

Research Management & Leadership

EndNote Essentials

Sept 8
2:30-3:30 PM

Research Management & Leadership

Webinar: Applying for your NSERC Doctoral Award

Sept 8 
4:00-5:30

Research Management & Leadership

Webinar: Applying for your SSHRC Doctoral Award

Sept 9 
4:00-5:30

Integrity and Ethnical Conduct

For the Times They are A-Changin’: McGill Biobanking Guidelines Revisited

Sept 9 
9:00-12:00

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Presentation Skills Sept 9
9:00-5:00

Research Management & Leadership

Webinar: Applying for your CIHR Doctoral Award Sept 10
1:30-3:00

Research Management & Leadership

EndNote Essentials for the Mac - Laptop only Sept 11
11:30-1:00

Career Development

Career Professionalism Sept 12
9:00-5:00

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Emerging Leaders Program: What is "Leadership"? mini-workshop for Graduate students Sept 18
2:30-4:00

Teaching Competence

AGSEM TA Training

Sept 19
12:00-4:30

Research Management

Would You Fund It Sept 23, 24 & 26

Societal and Civic Responsibility

Safer Spaces: Understanding Discrimination Sept 30 
2:00-4:30

Integrity and Ethnical Conduct

Ethics Review for Research Involving Humans: Guidelines and Process Oct 1
10:00-12:00

Research Management & Leadership

MyResearch - Module 1: EndNote Essentials Oct 2, 6, 7 and 8
Various times

Research Management & Leadership

MyResearch - Module 3: Search Strategies & Techniques Oct 14, 15 & 20
Various times

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