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Skills for Research Impact Session 5: Web Design and Digital Accessibility

How can you communicate and accelerate the impact of your research? Learn how to build and promote your research website, and get in touch with the resources available on campus to support you.  Visit the registration page  for more information and to register.

Graduate Career Workshop: Career Exploration

This career exploration workshop is designed to help you use a problem-based approach to uncover your passions, values, and potential careers. This highly interactive workshop will help you explore a diversity of careers within and outside academia. This workshop is recommended for all Master's, Doctoral, and Postdoctoral Fellows at the University who are struggling to identify their next steps.

Foundations - Lesson Planning

University Teaching Foundations: This workshop is required to complete the University Teaching Foundations program. 

DEADLINE: ComSciConCAN conference application

ComSciCon-Can is a series of workshops focused on enhancing the science communication skills of graduate students.  The 2020 conference will be held May 26th-28th, 2020 in Ottawa (ON). This three-day meeting will feature invited professional science communicators (e.g. journalists, policy makers, communication officers, etc.), and will train graduate students through writing review sessions, workshops (e.g. science policy, video production), and an e-poster session where participants present their own innovative projects in science outreach and engagement.

Makerspace: Participate in a Design Thinking sprint

Learn the Design Thinking process while participating in a Design Thinking sprint.  See a list of all workshops for W2020 and register for this event at the Makerspace registration page.

Makerspace: Create a custom name key chain

Design and print a key chain with your name on it.   See a list of all workshops for W2020 and register for this event at the Makerspace registration page.
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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Deadline

A Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship is a unique opportunity to study for a two-year Master’s degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth.   Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities, the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country and culture, to broaden horizons, and to build a global network that will last a lifetime.   Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars help bring about positive change and find solutions to the shared challenges we face – both in their home countries and those that host them. As an active part of the Commonwealth network, scholars will help shape its future.   Application deadline – 15 January 2020.  
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DEADLINE: Mitacs Elevate Postdoc program LOI

The Mitacs Elevate Postdoc program provides two years of postdoc funding valued at $60,000/year plus extensive customized professional development training ($7,500/year non-cash value). Postdocs manage a long-term collaborative research project with a company or not-for-profit, develop business-ready skills in leadership, financial literacy, management and negotiation, project management, problem-solving and much more. The Letter of Intent (LOI) to apply is due on January 8, 2020. The deadline to submit a complete application is February 19, 2020.

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