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RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Innovation Toolkit

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Speaker: Amy Skeoch, Master of Applied Nutrition Practicum Coordinator The Innovation Toolkit workshop enables researchers and their teams to elevate their dynamic problem solving and communication systems to realize the full value of every team member’s contribution. By embracing new ways of problem-solving and assessing risk, workshop participants will turn their ideas into valuable and well-considered solutions. In this workshop,...

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Knowledge Mobilization Strategies in Grant Writing

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Speaker: Amy Skeoch, Master of Applied Nutrition Practicum Coordinator Introducing the principles and practical tips on writing for your target audience. Using clear language is crucial to ensure that you maximize the impact of your research by communicating clearly and frequently at every stage of the research process. Knowledge mobilization (KMb) is an important piece of many grant applications to ensure that the research conducted...

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Intellectual Property Essentials

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Speaker: David Hobson, Manager, Technology Transfer & Entrepreneurship The Intellectual Property Essentials workshop will be useful for researchers at all career stages. It will help inventors and creatives understand the options they have to maximize the financial potential of their work. Insights on current Canadian and International IP law as well as University of Guelph services and rules will be discussed. This session...

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Knowledge Mobilization 101

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Speaker: Amy Skeoch, Master of Applied Nutrition Practicum Coordinator Knowledge mobilization (or translation, or transfer) is the process of helping to ensure that research has impact, and knowledge mobilization plans are increasingly required in many grant applications. However, it’s a field that can be confusing, with varying terminology, definitions, and understandings of what ‘good’ knowledge mobilization looks like. This...

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Perfecting Your Pitch

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Learn the Artful Science of Pitching® with Frank Erschen. Frank’s experience, results and passion for helping entrepreneurs define and refine their pitch has earned him the praise ‘Canada’s best pitch coach’ and ‘the startup whisperer’. He’s active in the start-up and investment scene across Canada, adding his unique insights and Artful Science of Pitching® method to training programs, investment funds, and individual companies. ...

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Op-Ed Writing Workshop for U of G Researchers

Learn How to Craft an Op-Ed and Increase the Likelihood of Publication. NOTE: Those with University of Guelph email addresses will be given priority admission to this event. This means that if you do not register with a U of G address then you may be moved to the waitlist. Speaker: Saskia Brussaard, President of Crave Communications The University of Guelph’s Research Innovation Office is pleased to offer a virtual workshop about "Op-Eds", otherwise known as “Opposite the Editor” or “Opinion piece”. During this online...

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