Workshops & Training Sessions

Student Research Training Opportunities For Fall 2020

Come out and Feed your Mind!

These training sessions will be offered in a live virtual platform and will cover a variety of topics. Please note Zoom ID and password in the description.They are designed to help you succeed as a scholar, a student, and a researcher. Make sure to check them out!

These sessions are available to ALL students at VIU

 

 

October

October 13 @ 12pm

This session is of interest to anyone planning to conduct research involving people, particularly those who have not been through ethical review at VIU before. The session will be hosted by Dr. Chris Turner, VIU's Research Ethics Officer.

Zoom info:

https://viu.zoom.us/j/65015333521?pwd=ZTJPUkZhaGZtdTBJY05KanhIK3R0Zz09

Password: 097792

Meeting ID: 650 1533 3521

October 14 @ 12pm

Zoom link:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/69160545822?pwd=SlQyUW50cW1GYnZSUUpnZDVqaUNvQT09
Password: VIURocks
Meeting ID: 691 6054 5822

Webinar will cover how to apply for a REACH award - VIU's funding for independent student projects supervised by a VIU employee. If you are applying for this award, it is HIGHLY recommended that you attend this workshop.

Missed the workshop? No problem, here is a video!

October 16 @ 12pm

Zoom link:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/66817203525?pwd=ekNCT1Z3U0wwVVNqcGcydkZoeFlldz09
Password: VIURocks
Meeting ID: 668 1720 3525

Workshop will take you through how to apply for the CGS-M, give you pointers for your applications, and review the Canadian Common CV. If you are thinking of applying this workshop is HIGHLY recommended. 

Examples of previous CGS-M proposals

Video of the session - great for filling out your form and the CCV

November

November 3 @ 12pm

Meet-up with Tanis Dagert, Community Liaison and Knowledge Mobilization Officer to learn about opportunities and best practices to engage with community and share knowledge. As part of the World VIU Days theme: Creating a Connected Community.

Zoom info:

https://viu.zoom.us/j/5143605700?pwd=cTY3OStiM0JmWGsxQS9XOUZ3NjVUQT09

Password: Community

Meeting ID: 514 360 5700

November 9 @ 10am

Zoom info:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/62189648192?pwd=eEpQYmt6Tm95TEJoL2NuTys5aTlDQT09
Password: VIURocks
Meeting ID: 621 8964 8192

This session will take you from not knowing anything about how to make a research poster, through the entire process, and out the other side where you will have a solid understanding of what to do and what is expected. This process will use PowerPoint as the main design software.

Related Videos

What is a research poster?

November 9 @ 1pm

Zoom info:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/68352738991?pwd=OUFtQ0NmT3g1VzNxNGI0V0xDd1dVUT09
Password: VIURocks
Meeting ID: 683 5273 8991

This session will take you from not knowing anything about how to make an inforgraphic, through the entire process, and out the other side where you will have a solid understanding of what to do and what is expected. This process will use PowerPoint as the main design software.

Related videos

What is an infographic?

November 9 @ 3pm

Zoom info:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/68869112455?pwd=bkM2OWFiMFk4SnZtRW0vWVhmVXJrZz09
Password: VIURocks
Meeting ID: 688 6911 2455

This session will introduce students to the idea of the short presentation format. Also referred to as 'lightening rounds' or elevator pitches. We will cover formatting one PowerPoint slide as well as tips for how to speak and what to say. Any student project will suffice - scholarship, research, or creative activity!

November 10 @ 10am

Zoom info:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/69631939619?pwd=N01WSUdkZjRQVkZ1RUZJQkFDZVE2Zz09
Password: VIURocks
Meeting ID: 696 3193 9619

This workshop will cover what is a word cloud and how to make them using a combination of Excel and the online platform WordArt.com. Points for what makes an effective word cloud will be covered. Get your creativity hats on!

November 10 @ 3pm

Zoom info:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/62774014441?pwd=cHVzWENCN3ZtSmUxdkg5MElBSHE2dz09
Password: VIURocks
Meeting ID: 627 7401 4441

This session will overview the basics on what to include in a 10-minute presentation, general rules for formatting your PowerPoint, and some over-all pointers for putting together a great presentation. We will use PowerPoint as the main software.

November 10 @ 1pm

Zoom info:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/61572135267?pwd=TkRXSWNBZVdBUHRhU2d0b20vaENtZz09
Password: VIURocks
Meeting ID: 615 7213 5267

This session will overview how to make and upload a basic e-magazine using the online platform yumpu.com. 

December

This workshop will take you through the process of applying for the Mackenzie King Scholarship. For more info on the scholarship.

Zoom info:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://viu.zoom.us/j/69579709008?pwd=aUowQ0FhUGxXZTZPQyt5cjdmY1NPZz09
Password: VIUROCKS
Meeting ID: 695 7970 9008