Faculty Information Exchange Series - 2018-2019

Schedule

Date Room Presenter(s) Topic

Tues. Sept 18, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

UC 430

Dr. Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President (Research)

Dr. Belinda Leach, Associate Dean Research, College or Social and Applied Human Sciences

Dr. Jamie Burr, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Health & Nutritional Sciences

Early Career Researchers: Advice to Get Started

(Presentation files from Sept 18)

Tues. Sept 25, 2018
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
UC 441

Dr. René Kirkegaard, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Economics and Finance

Dr. Kim Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition

The event is hosted by the Office of Research, CBE and CSAHS.

Enhancing Competitiveness of Research Grants – Social Sciences and Humanities

(no slides - was discussion only)

Tues. Oct 2, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
SSC 2315

Dr. Cezar Khursigara, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology 

Dr. Monica Cojocaru, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics 

Dr. Franceso Leri, Professor, Department of Psychology

The event is hosted by the Office of Research, CBS, CEPS and CSAHS.

Enhancing Competitiveness of Research Grants – Natural Sciences and Engineering

(Presentation file from Oct 2)

Thurs. Nov 8, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

UC 441

Dr. Gisèle LaPointe, Professor and NSERC/Dairy Farmers of Ontario Industrial Research Chair in Dairy Microbiology, Food Science Department

Dr. Kim Francis, Associate Professor, Music

Mid-Career Researchers: Maintaining Research Program Momentum

(Attend via webinar)

Tues. Dec 11, 2018
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
UC 430

Melanie Parlette-Stewart, MLIS, Digital Media Librarian

Ryan Regier, MLIS, Research and Scholarship Librarian

Using Social Media to Promote Your Research: Best Practices for Creating and Measuring your Social Media Presence

All welcome.  Registration for the December 11th session is encouraged, as space is limited. 

Tues. Jan 15, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
UC 430

Dr. Teresa Crease, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor Dept. of Integrative Biology

Dr. Nina Jones, Professor and CRC Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology,

Dr. Sean Lyons, Professor and Associate Dean Research & Graduate Studies, College of Business and Economics

The session is hosted by the Office of Research, CBE and CBS.

Best Practices in Graduate Student Supervision

(Presentation files from January 15)

Tues. Feb 5, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
UC 441

Dr. Noela Gray, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

Dr. Brady Deaton, Professor and McCain Family Chair in Food Security, Department of Food, Ag. and Resource Economics

The session is hosted by the Office of ResearchCSAHS and OAC.

Strategies for Getting Published

(Attend via webinar)

Tues. May 9, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
UC 441

Dr. Charlotte Yates, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Dr. John Dawson, Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology 

Dr. Andrew Bailey, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy

The session is hosted by the Office of Research, CBS, COA and CSAHS.

How to Make the Most of a Research Leave

(Attend via webinar)

More sessions to be announced in the fall semester.

Session descriptions

Sept 18, 2018 - Early Career Researchers: Advice to Get Started

Led by

  • Dr. Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President (Research)
  • Dr. Belinda Leach, Associate Dean Research, College or Social and Applied Human Sciences
  • Dr. Jamie Burr, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Health & Nutritional Sciences

This session will provide early career researchers with tips from which to start to build a successful research program. Speakers will address the need to: i) identify and understand expectations, ii) clarify your research needs, iii) set realistic goals, iv) develop a plan for achieving goals, and v) identify and manage individual barriers to achieving goals and more.

Sept 25, 2018 - Enhancing Competitiveness of Research Grants – Social Sciences and Humanities

Led by

  • Dr. René Kirkegaard, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Economics and Finance
  • Dr. Kim Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition

Successful grant recipients will present general strategies for writing research grant applications, including identifying and addressing the relevant "audience", minimizing risks, framing the application, balancing detailed and general information, presentation style, the importance of peer review and more. This is an opportunity to have general grant writing questions discussed.

The event is hosted by the Office of Research, CBE and CSAHS.

Oct 2, 2018 - Enhancing Competitiveness of Research Grants – Natural Sciences and Engineering

Led by

  • Dr. Cezar Khursigara, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology 
  • Dr. Monica Cojocaru, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics 
  • Dr. Franceso Leri, Professor, Department of Psychology

Successful grant recipients will present general strategies for writing research grant applications, including identifying and addressing the relevant "audience", minimizing risks, framing the application, balancing detailed and general information, presentation style, the importance of peer review and more. This is an opportunity to have general grant writing questions discussed.

The event is hosted by the Office of Research, CBS, CEPS, and CSAHS.

Nov 8, 2018 - Mid-Career Researchers: Maintaining Research Program Momentum

Led by

  • Dr. Gisèle LaPointe, Professor and NSERC/Dairy Farmers of Ontario Industrial Research Chair in Dairy Microbiology, Food Science Department
  • Dr. Kim Francis, Associate Professor, Music

Established researchers will discuss opportunities and challenges for mid-career researchers, balancing career goals and directions, building and managing research portfolio and research teams.

The session is co-hosted by the Office of Research, COA, and OAC.

Dec 11, 2018 - Using Social Media to Promote Your Research: Best Practices for Creating and Measuring your Social Media Presence

Led by

  • Melanie Parlette-Stewart, MLIS, Digital Media Librarian 
  • Ryan Regier, MLIS, Research and Scholarship Librarian

Looking to increase your research impact and online presence? Wondering how you can measure the impact of your research online? 

Learn how to effectively leverage and measure social media to increase awareness of your research. 

This workshop introduces attendees to the best practices for creating and measuring your online identity using a variety of tools. You'll learn best practices for creating an online identity using  tools such as Twitter and LinkedIn and understand how to use these to raise your online profile and share your research. 

You are encouraged to bring a laptop in order to participate.  All welcome.  Registration for the December 11th session is encouraged, as space is limited.

Jan 15, 2019 - Best Practices in Graduate Student Supervision

Led by

  • Dr. Teresa Crease, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor Dept. of Integrative Biology
  • Dr. Nina Jones, Professor and CRC Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology 
  • Dr. Sean Lyons, Professor and Associate Dean Research & Graduate Studies, College of Business and Economics

Experienced graduate student supervisors will share tips that will help researchers build and maintain productive relationships with their students, assist students in successful, timely degree completion, and reduce and solve potential problems.

The session is hosted by the Office of Research, CBE and CBS.

Feb 5, 2019 - Strategies for Getting Published

Led by

  • Dr. Noela Gray, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics
  • Dr. Brady Deaton, Professor and McCain Family Chair in Food Security, Department of Food, Ag. and Resource Economics

 How high should you aim when submitting your paper for publication? What should your cover letter say? How long should you wait before contacting the editor to enquire about your submission? What should you do when the referee's report completely misses the point of your paper? Is writing a book chapter a good use of your time? What are my options for meeting the Tri-Agency requirements to make my journal article available open access?

The session is hosted by the Office of ResearchCSAHS and OAC.

May 9, 2019  - How to Make the Most of a Research Leave

Led by

  • Dr. Charlotte Yates, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)
  • Dr. John Dawson, Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology 
  • Dr. Andrew Bailey, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy

Are you imagining your research leave to be a time to learn a new research technique, visit a research lab in a foreign country, finish publications? Whatever opportunities you want to explore for career development and growth, getting the most from a research leave requires great planning. 

To help imagine the possibilities and gain effective planning tips, please join our faculty to hear about their experiences in how they made the most of their research leaves.  

Bring your questions for discussion!

The session is hosted by the Office of Research, CBS, COA and CSAHS.