Faculty Information Exchange Series - 2020-2021

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Schedule

Date Room Proposed Presenter(s) Topic

Thu. Sept 10, 2020
11:00 a.m. – noon

Webinar

Dr. Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President (Research)

Dr. Deborah Stienstra, Professor and Jarislowsky Chair, Department of Political Science

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

Early Career Researchers: Advice to Get Started

(Presentation files from Sept 10)

Wed. Sept 16, 2020
11:00 a.m. – noon
Webinar

Dr. Barbara Morrongiello, Professor, Department of Psychology

Dr. Susan Brown, Professor, School of English and Theatre Studies

Enhancing Competitiveness of Research Grants – Social Sciences and Humanities

(Presentation files from Sept 16)

Wed. Sept 23, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Webinar

Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, Professor, School of Environmental Sciences

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

Dr. Shayan Sharif, Professor and Associate Dean Research, Ontario Veterinary College

Enhancing Competitiveness of Research Grants – Natural Sciences and Engineering

(Presentation files from Sept 23)

Wed. Oct 21, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Webinar

Dr. Stephen LeBlanc, Professor, Population Medicine

Dr. Belinda Leach, Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology

Navigating the Publication Process and Open Access

(Presentation files from Oct 21)

Fri. Nov 13, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Webinar

Carol Perry, Acting Head, Research and Scholarship  

Cheryl Trueman, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Agriculture

Data Management Planning “Managing Your Research Data from Cradle to Grave”

(Presentation files from Nov 13)

Fri, Jan 29, 2021 
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Webinar

Emma Allen-Vercoe, Professor & Canada Research Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology 

Graham Taylor, Associate Professor, School of Engineering 

Byram Bridle, Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology

Faculty Intellectual Property Journeys: Challenges and Learnings Along The Way

(Presentation files from Jan 29)

Thu, Feb 18, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Webinar

Dr. Georgia Mason, Professor, Integrative Biology 

Dr. Nita Chhinzer, Associate Professor, Leadership & Organizational Management

Best Practices in Graduate Student Recruitment and Supervision

(Presentation files from Feb 18)

Fri, Mar 5, 2021
11:00 a.m. - noon

Webinar

Dr. Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President (Research) 

Melanie Parlette-Stewart, Head, Learning & Curriculum Support, McLaughlin Library

Dr. Daniel Gillis, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science

Using Social Media to Promote Your Research

(Presentation files from Mar 5)

More sessions to be announced in the fall semester.

Session descriptions

Sept 10, 2020 - Early Career Researchers: Advice to Get Started

Led by

  • Dr. Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President (Research)
  • Dr. Deborah Stienstra, Professor and Jarislowsky Chair, Department of Political Science
  • Dr. Jamie Burr, Associate 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 16 , 2020 - Enhancing Competitiveness of Research Grants – Social Sciences and Humanities

Led by

  • Dr. Barbara Morrongiello, Professor, Department of Psychology
  • Dr. Susan Brown, Professor, School of English and Theatre Studies

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.

Sept 23, 2020 - Enhancing Competitiveness of Research Grants – Natural Sciences and Engineering

Led by

  • Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, Professor, School of Environmental Sciences
  • Dr. Cezar Khursigara, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Dr. Shayan Sharif, Professor and Associate Dean Research, Ontario Veterinary College

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.

Oct 21, 2020 – Navigating the Publication Process and Open Access

  • Dr. Stephen LeBlanc, Professor, Population Medicine
  • Dr. Belinda Leach, Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

This session will offer helpful tips on choosing a journal, preparing and submitting manuscripts using reporting guidelines, and responding to reviews, including ones that seem overly critical or to miss the point. Considerations for open access publications, writing books and book chapters will also be addressed.

Nov 13, 2020 - Data Management Planning “Managing Your Research Data from Cradle to Grave”

  • Carol Perry, Acting Head, Research and Scholarship  
  • Cheryl Trueman, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Agriculture

Are these plans more than just another funding requirement? Where do data management plans come into play and what support is available at UofG? Join us as we explore what this all means to your research.

Jan 29, 2021 - Faculty Intellectual Property Journeys: Challenges and Learnings Along The Way 

  • Emma Allen-Vercoe, Professor & Canada Research Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology 
  • Graham Taylor, Associate Professor, School of Engineering 
  • Byram Bridle, Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology 

If you are interested in how to successfully manage new and existing intellectual property (IP) in your research program, this session is for you. It will address common questions 'Do I need to protect my IP?', 'How can I benefit from my IP?, 'What IP problems might I run into?'. Whether you want to focus only on research involving your existing IP, borrow IP from a third party to accelerate your research program, or transfer your IP into your Startup company – then this seminar is for you. These faculty stories will give you candid tips and tricks to help you manage IP and not let it manage you.

Feb 18, 2021 – Best Practices in Graduate Student Recruitment and Supervision

  • Dr. Georgia Mason, Professor, Integrative Biology
  • Dr. Nita Chhinzer, Associate Professor, Leadership & Organizational Management 

In this session, faculty will share their best practices and strategies for recruiting student and postdoctoral trainees and building and maintaining productive team relationships with their students and postdoctoral fellows. We invite attendees to come learn about and share challenges and tips in forming and managing teams of research trainees.

Mar 5, 2021 - Using Social Media to Promote Your Research

  • Dr. Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President (Research)  
  • Melanie Parlette-Stewart, Head, Learning & Curriculum Support, McLaughlin Library
  • Dr. Daniel Gillis, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science 

Why use social media like Twitter, LinkedIn, video and more? This session will explore how to use social media technologies to make your research more visible. In this session, there will be practical tips for building your social media identity. Join us as we review examples of various social media tools and discuss how to build an effective social media strategy.