CGS-M - Info Session: October 10, 2018! See below for more details!

Here is a link to the slides that were presented in the Info Session:

Student Info Session_CGSM_Fall2018.pdf

Student Research Training Opportunities

Having trouble navigating the research environment?

Applications and conferences and CVs! Oh my! Learning to navigate the research environment can be challenging for emerging researchers. Whether you are applying to grad school, want to get some conference funding, or really need some poster making tips – we want to provide you with the support you need.

Throughout the school year there will be numerous research training opportunities for you to attend. Is there a topic that should be covered and you don’t see it here? Let us know!

These sessions are available to ALL students at VIU – hope to see you out!

Please check back – dates will be updated regularly.

What

When

Where

A few more details…

The Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s (CGS-M) and the Canadian Common CV (CCV)

October 10, 2018

12 - 1 pm

Building 305, Room 440 (Grad Lounge)

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

This session will provide some background and tips for applying to this award and filling out the CCV. Want more details on the CGS-M – check it out!

Here is the link for the presentation:

cgs-m_and_ccv.fall_2018.pdf

Applying to Grad School, approaching a potential supervisor and writing the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

November 7, 2018

12 - 1 pm

Building 305, Room 440 (Grad Lounge)

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

Figuring out grad school and writing the GRE can be intimidating processes! Come on by for some information and tips from people who have been there.

VIU’s REACH Award and VIU’s Conference Funding

September 24, 2018

12 - 1 pm

September 26, 2018

12 - 1 pm

Rm 225

Cowichan Campus

Building 305, Room 440 (Grad Lounge)

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo Campus

VIU has 10 research awards to help fund your work, and offers numerous funds so you can go to conferences and other similar events – come out to hear all about these great opportunities! Check out this page for mocgs-m_and_ccv.fall_2018.pdfre info on the funds.

Conferences 101 – etiquette and tips for your first conference

November 21, 2018

January 23,  2019

Building 305, Room 440 (Grad Lounge)

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

Never been to a conference? Have no idea what to expect or what to do? This will be a fun and informal talk to let you know all about conferences.

Conferences 201 – Posters

February 6, 2019

March 6, 2019

Building 305, Room 440 (Grad Lounge)

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

When done well, posters can be a very effective story board to share you work. When done poorly, they leave an on- looker overwhelmed and squinting! Come by for great advice to make your poster fabulous.

Conferences 202 – Spoken presentations

February 13, 2019

March 13, 2019

Building 305, Room 440 (Grad Lounge)

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

A classic conference format is the spoken presentation with the aid of a PowerPoint. This session will cover some very important points so people walk away understanding your work and wanting to learn more!

Conferences 203 – Slams

February 20, 2019

March 20, 2019

Building 305, Room 440 (Grad Lounge)

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

This session will cover a relative newcomer to the conference scene – the slam. These short oral presentations are meant to be informative, easy-to-understand, and FUN (props are often allowed). Hope to see you there!

Conferences – the whole deal

February 27, 2019

 11 am - 1 pm

 

Building 305, Room 444

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo


 

This will be an intensive couple of hours that will cover all four conference talks in one go.

Publishing

January 2019

Nanaimo

Want to get something published but really have no idea where to start? Or maybe you’re in need of some advice regarding who to publish with? This is the session for you!

 

Have a question? Want to RSVP? Please connect with our Student Research Engagement Coordinator Kendra Stiwich.

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