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Cell Signalling during Pollen-Pistil Interactions: Uncovering Novel Factors required For Mate Selection in Brassicaceae

25 Feb 2021 10:30

Plant Science Research Horizons Seminar: guest speaker Dr. Marcus Samuel, Department of Biological Sciences and Director of Greenhouse Operations, University of Calgary.

Online on Zoom. Click here to participate.

Groundwater effects on multiple ecosystem services across regional and global scales

25 Feb 2021 11:30
12:30

Environmental Biology Seminar Series. Invited speaker: Dr Jiangxiao Qiu, Assistant Professor, University of Florida; this seminar is hosted by the Bennett lab

Online seminar from 11:30-12:30 ESTOnline discussion from 2-3:00 EST

Building Back Green

25 Feb 2021 15:00
16:30
A Zoom panel discussion about how to build a post-pandemic economic recovery that will help tackle climate change.   Thursday, February 25, 2021, 3–4:30 p.m. (EDT)   This event is free, but registration is required.

MyResearch – Research foundations

1 Mar 2021 10:00
12:00

Online workshop for Graduate Students

Take your research to the next level. Learn about the extensive library services that can support you throughout your research. Identify key resources you will need for your research, and learn advanced search strategies and techniques. Learn how to stay up to date on your topic by creating effective alerts.

MyResearch – EndNote Essentials

2 Mar 2021 10:00
12:00

Online workshop for Graduate Students

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. Please download EndNote prior to the workshop. 

MyResearch – Getting your research out

3 Mar 2021 10:00
12:00

Online workshop for Graduate Students

Your article is written – now what? Learn about important issues and trends in scholarly publishing such as Open Access and predatory publishing. Gain practical tips on identifying where you can publish and understand the role of citation analysis tools and metrics (such as impact factor and h-index). Learn about different scholarly profiles and their impact on your presence as a researcher.

Introduction to Editing Wikipedia

9 Mar 2021 12:00

Learn how you can easily contribute to the world's largest open Media Library! Participants will learn how to upload their audio and visual files to Wikimedia Commons, navigate Creative Commons licenses, insert content from Wikimedia Commons into Wikipedia articles, and find self-help materials to take their Wikimedia Commons contributions further.

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Getting started with Python - Part 1

15 Mar 2021 10:00

Ever wanted to learn some programming skills? Interested in automating tasks for your work or research? This workshop is an introduction to Python and object-oriented programming. You will write Python code, using a practical code-along methodology. This workshop will use the content developed by Carpentries and aims to give learners foundational knowledge to tackle projects. No previous programming knowledge is required for this workshop.

Making Your Work Open Access

16 Mar 2021 12:00

The academic community has recently seen a sweep of support for open access, particularly from funding agencies. In Canada, the Tri-Agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) and the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) have released open access policies for publications arising from grant-funded research. This presentation will review how grant-holders can make their work open access and the on-campus supports assist researchers in this endeavour.

ORCID iD 101

19 Mar 2021 12:00

This workshop will provide participants with an overview of ORCID iD, how it functions, the benefits of ORCID iD in identifying researcher's research, and how to create an ORCID iD.

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Getting started with Python - Part 2

22 Mar 2021 10:00

Ever wanted to learn some programming skills? Interested in automating tasks for your work or research? This workshop is an introduction to Python and object-oriented programming. You will write Python code, using a practical code-along methodology. This workshop will use the content developed by Carpentries and aims to give learners foundational knowledge to tackle projects. No previous programming knowledge is required for this workshop.

ORCID iD 101

22 Mar 2021 12:00

This workshop will provide participants with an overview of ORCID iD, how it functions, the benefits of ORCID iD in identifying researcher's research, and how to create an ORCID iD.

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Beluga whales as sentinels of environmental change in the Beaufort Sea ecosystem: insights through a community-based monitoring program

25 Mar 2021 11:30
12:30

Environmental Biology Seminar Series. Invited speaker: Dr Emily Choy, Post Doctoral Fellow; McGill University; Natural Resource Science; this seminar is hosted by the Elliott lab

Online seminar from 11:30-12:30 ESTOnline discussion from 2-3:00 EST

Online 101: Quick Tips Workshop

30 Mar 2021 16:00
Quick Tips is a 45-minute Zoom session designed to help people optimize their Zoom presentation strategies. Three topics will be covered: basic set-up issues such lighting, camera and body position; transforming PowerPoint for the online environment; engagement strategies to increase audience interaction. Whether you are prepping for an 8-minute research presentation or an hour long class lecture, you are sure to come away with some helpful tips that can increase your impact.

Getting Started with NVivo

31 Mar 2021 14:00

This workshop will give an introduction to NVivo qualitative data analysis software. Participants will learn what NVivo is used for and how to perform basic functions such as importing files, coding and running coding queries. Participants are expected to have NVivo software loaded on their computers prior to the workshop, either by purchasing it or by downloading the 2-week free trial.

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