Apply to this one-day hackathon and get the chance to work in interdisciplinary student teams with community partners to tackle real problems and come up with solutions. Visit the registration page for more information and to register.
Value: The OGS is valued at $15,000 for one year. A recipient will be awarded $5,000 per semester for up to three semesters.Details: The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program recognizes academic excellence in graduate studies at the master's and doctoral levels in all disciplines of academic study. The program is jointly supported by funds provided by the Ministry of Training, College and Universities ('Ministry') and funds provided by the University of Guelph. The Ministry contributes two-thirds of the value of the award and the university provides one-third.Important: Students must apply for OGS at the institution where they are/or plan to be registered in a master's or doctoral program in 2020-21. The OGS is not transferrable; it must be held at the institution at which it was awarded. More information on the Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)
What is the Talk like an Academic Series? This seven-week program provides academic communication support for graduate-level students with English as an Additional Language (EAL). Participants are given an opportunity to learn and practice English language communication skills and strategies for interacting in typical graduate-student academic and professional scenarios. The scenarios include: Summarizing and discussing research in brief interactions with fellow academics Interacting with professors and/or advisors
In this intermediate level MS-Excel workshop, learn how to use a variety of functions and nested formulas to manipulate data; summarize data using pivot tables; and merge data from different worksheets using the VLOOKUP function. Need a basic refresher? This one-hour introduction to Excel from LinkedIn Learning.com will adequately prepare you for the session. Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with Microsoft Excel installed.
This workshop will explore the more advanced question types and features of Qualtrics. It is expected that attendees have attended an Intro to Qualtrics, or are already quite competent with the software. Attendees will learn effective use of Survey Flow and advanced features such as piped text, embedded data, quota, scoring, and loop and merge.
In this workshop session, we address the specific time management challenges that graduate students face. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Graduate When You Want To Long-term Planning: Learn how to predict your time to completion and use project management tools to help you meet your goals as a graduate student School-Life Balance
Learn some of the basic compositional rules of photography and put them into practice. See a list of all workshops for W2020 and register for this event at the Makerspace registration page.
Good data is like a good turkey dinner: you need to clean and prepare it before you can enjoy it properly. What? I have to clean and prepare my data?! This workshop will teach you how use the free open source tool, OpenRefine, to get that messy data in order. You will learn how to: Import data Standardize data Filter, split, replace, and extract data Manipulate textual data Understand the ethics of cleaning data
Design an animated robot. See a list of all workshops for W2020 and register for this event at the Makerspace registration page.
Part two of this workshop series will introduce more complex concepts such as named entity recognition, sentiment analysis, and topic modelling. Participants will explore tools such as NER, and Topic Modelling Tool. Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with Stanford Named Entity Recognizer and Topic Modeling Tool installed.