VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Workshops & Training Sessions

Student Research Training Opportunities 

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

 

 

USRA Info Session Jan 26

January 26 @ 12pm

Interested in applying for an Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) for the Summer?
Basically, they are worth $7500 and you get to spend your summer working on an awesome STEM project with a world-class VIU researcher. 
Worth coming to an info session! Will cover what they are, eligibility, research possibilities and how to apply.

Applications will be accepted Feb 1-28.
Zoom info:

https://viu.zoom.us/j/68611029239?pwd=NzZ1MWZNejN1RFZhZlRBZEdoRVIrUT09
Password: NSERCUSRA
Meeting ID: 686 1102 9239

USRA Info Session Jan 29

January 29 @ 10am

Interested in applying for an Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) for the Summer?
Basically, they are worth $7500 and you get to spend your summer working on an awesome STEM project with a world-class VIU researcher. 
Worth coming to an info session! Will cover what they are, eligibility, research possibilities and how to apply.

Applications will be accepted Feb 1-28.
Zoom info:

https://viu.zoom.us/j/66077986810?pwd=VlR4cUdGVi91ZUgvMCswcnN5YUxyZz09
Password: NSERCUSRA
Meeting ID: 660 7798 6810

Rock your oral presentation!

February 17 @ 10am

This session will cover short presentation styles such as Slams as well as longer 10-minute+ opportunities. You will learn how to best format your PowerPoint slide(s); good habits for the speaking part; proper Zoom etiquette; and how to pre-record your presentation using Zoom. 

Zoom info:

https://viu.zoom.us/j/64666609689?pwd=dHg5NFk0VUpJMytXRnU3M2trOHpHUT09
Password: CREATE2021
Meeting ID: 646 6660 9689

Nail that poster presentation!

February 18 @ 10am

This session will cover both research posters and infographics. You will learn how to format your poster using PowerPoint; good habits for describing your poster orally; proper Zoom etiquette; and some tips for navigating the differences between virtual and face-to-face presentations.

Zoom info:

https://viu.zoom.us/j/69724701915?pwd=elMrYW9hOUlvazNHRVBiWVpZSlRUZz09
Password: CREATE2021
Meeting ID: 697 2470 1915

Ace your online async presentation!

February 19 @ 10am

This session will specifically cover TwitterPosters, wordclouds, and online magazine production. You will learn what these options are good for; how to format them; proper online etiquette; and some creative tips for asynchronous knowledge sharing.

Zoom info:

https://viu.zoom.us/j/64200959466?pwd=UXIzK3hibXR1ZkJIaTd5S3Rtekhkdz09
Password: CREATE2021
Meeting ID: 642 0095 9466