Earlier this week, the first HBHL-SKILLSETS workshop was held. The workshop, entitled Increase Your Impact: Sharing neuroscience research with diverse audiences, was facilitated by Falisha Karpati (Program Officer, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives) and John Van Heest (Communications Administrator, Teaching and Learning Services). Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all around McGill joined us to learn about research dissemination methods, and making neuroscience content accessible and engaging for different audiences.
Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) emphasizes the training of highly qualified researchers, clinicians, and informaticians. This includes not only an excellence in research training, but also complementary training opportunities focused on professional skills. HBHL is proud to collaborate with SKILLSETS on a new suite of professional development offerings specially-designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with an interest in neuroscience.
Sessions will run from September to December
Note: Most sessions will take place on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. You will be sent an email confirmation with the final dates and times. Seminars and case-cracking sessions usually happen from 6:30-8:30pm. Certificates of completion are issued to participants who attend a minimum of 8 lectures plus 1 case session.
Sessions will run from January to April
Note: Most sessions will take place on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. You will be sent an email confirmation with the final dates and times. Seminars and case-cracking sessions usually happen from 6:30-8:30pm. Attestations of completion are issued to participants who attend a minimum of 8 lectures plus 1 case session.
The 3MT/MT180 is a presentation and communication skills competition that takes place at universities around the globe. Participating in the competition will give you the chance to communicate your leading-edge research to a non-specialist audience. The challenge… you will have only three minutes and a single slide to do so.
The Arthur and Dawn Weston Fellowship in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education was established by Arthur and Dawn Weston to recognize and promote the development of university teaching and learning expertise in various disciplines. It is awarded by the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office upon the recommendation of Teaching and Learning Services to an outstanding full-time graduate student interested in conducting research on university teaching and learning in any Faculty.
Value and tenure: Varies; renewable once at the Master’s level, twice at the Doctoral level.