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2018 Past Events

Synthesis Writing: From Secondary Sources to Flawless Integration into Research Papers

Mon. Nov. 12, 2018 1:00 PM - Mon. Nov. 12, 2018 2:15 PM
The Graduate Student Writing Tutor talks about how to integrate secondary sources into your papers effectively and with ease! Seating is limited.... Read More


Conflict Resolution Strategies

Fri. Nov. 9, 2018 5:00 PM - Fri. Nov. 9, 2018 7:00 PM
Jodi Dueck-Read, Instructor in Conflict Resolution Studies at Menno Simons College, facilitates this interactive workshop on conflict resolution... Read More


Writing Skills: Reading, Reading, Reading and Note Taking Strategies,

Mon. Oct. 29, 2018 1:15 PM - Mon. Oct. 29, 2018 2:15 PM
The Graduate Student Writing Tutor talks about the how to read efficiently and take effective notes to assist you in class and when... Read More


Thesis Examination - MA Student Saima Siddiqui

Fri. Oct. 26, 2018 10:00 AM - Fri. Oct. 26, 2018 12:00 PM
Decolonizing Urban Aboriginal Self-government Issues in Canada: A postcolonial analysis on non-profit Aboriginal social service sector in Winnipeg... Read More


Applying to Grad School

Wed. Oct. 24, 2018 12:30 PM - Wed. Oct. 24, 2018 1:30 PM
Interested in graduate studies but not sure where to start? If you are considering or in the process of applying to graduate programs, join us to... Read More


Tri-Council Awards & You

Mon. Oct. 22, 2018 1:00 PM - Mon. Oct. 22, 2018 2:15 PM
How can you get paid to go to grad school? CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC are $17,500 scholarships for students who are pursuing a master’s... Read More


Research Essentials Part 2: Citation Management and Lit Review, A How-To

Fri. Oct. 19, 2018 5:00 PM - Fri. Oct. 19, 2018 7:00 PM
The Graduate Student Writing Tutor and Librarians from the UW Library briefly review the tools available through the UW Library to assist students... Read More


Thesis Examination - MSc Student Victor Alhassan

Fri. Oct. 19, 2018 10:00 AM - Fri. Oct. 19, 2018 12:00 PM
Automated Land Use and Land Cover Map Production: A Deep Learning Framework In this thesis, we present an approach to automating the creation of... Read More


Graduate Studies Fair

Tue. Oct. 16, 2018 11:00 AM - Thu. Oct. 18, 2018 2:00 PM
Visit us between 11:00am and 2:00pm from October 16th to 18th, just outside Riddell Hall.  Learn more about the graduate programs... Read More


Research Essentials: Part 1

Mon. Oct. 1, 2018 1:00 PM - Mon. Oct. 1, 2018 2:15 PM
Librarians from the UW Library present information about services available at the UW Library, including access to programs and software to help... Read More


Writing Skills: Research Process from A to Z

Fri. Sep. 28, 2018 5:00 PM - Tue. Jul. 10, 2018 7:00 PM
The Graduate Student Writing Tutor presents the full scope of the research process at the Master's level and strategies to help you in you own... Read More


Grad School Survival Kit

Mon. Sep. 17, 2018 1:00 PM - Mon. Sep. 17, 2018 2:15 PM
Marsha Harris, Master of Marriage and Family therapy alumna, discusses concepts to help you cope with the balancing act required to be a successful... Read More


NSERC Scholarship and Fellowship Presentation

Thu. Sep. 13, 2018 1:00 PM - Thu. Sep. 13, 2018 3:00 PM
Graduate students, future graduate students, post-docs, faculty, and staff are invited to attend this presentation by representatives from the... Read More


Thesis Examination - MA Student Heather Patrick

Mon. Aug. 20, 2018 10:00 AM - Mon. Aug. 20, 2018 12:00 PM
Conjuring (Divine) Authority: The Myth of the ‘Found’ Text   Heather Patrick is an MA student in Religion, a... Read More


Thesis Examination - MSc Student Jesse L. Rodgers

Wed. Aug. 15, 2018 10:00 AM - Wed. Aug. 15, 2018 12:00 PM
The Effects of Livestock Grazing on Vegetation and Lepidopterans in Endangered Alvar Sites in Manitoba’s Interlake   Alvar is a... Read More


Thesis Examination - MSc Student Johanna RM Robson

Wed. Aug. 8, 2018 10:00 AM - Wed. Aug. 8, 2018 12:00 PM
Growth Response of Peatland Black Spruce Trees to Hydrological Variability in Southern Boreal Peatlands, Central Canada Peatland ecosystems are... Read More


Thesis Examination - MSc Student Nicholas Palaschuk

Fri. Aug. 3, 2018 10:00 AM - Fri. Aug. 3, 2018 12:00 PM
Community-based criteria and values for non-timber forest products management in the traditional territory of the Missanabie Cree First... Read More


2018 ISSP Colloquium

Thu. Aug. 2, 2018 9:30 AM - Thu. Aug. 2, 2018 4:00 PM
The 2018 Indigenous Summer Scholars Program concludes with the second annual ISSP Colloquium. Students will present on their experiences of... Read More


Open Access & “Predatory” Publishers

Wed. Apr. 18, 2018 12:30 PM - Wed. Apr. 18, 2018 1:20 PM
Open Access & “Predatory” PublishersWhat You Need to Know Student can learn how to assess whether a publisher will help or... Read More


On the Evaluation of Pattern Match Queries in Large Graph Databases (Thesis Defense)

Thu. Apr. 12, 2018 1:00 PM - Thu. Apr. 12, 2018 3:00 PM
Bin GuoMSc: Applied Computer Science and SocietyOn the Evaluation of Pattern Match Queries in Large Graph Databases Read More


Anishinaabeg Kinship Diplomacy and Animal Nations: A Critical Review of Political Leadership (Thesis Defense)

Wed. Apr. 11, 2018 1:00 PM - Wed. Apr. 11, 2018 3:00 PM
Alexander D. PatersonMA: Indigenous GovernanceAnishinaabeg Kinship Diplomacy and Animal Nations: A Critical Review of Political Leadership Read More


Functional Relevance of N-myristoyltransferase as a Biomarker for Colorectal Cancer (Thesis Defense)

Tue. Apr. 10, 2018 1:00 PM - Tue. Apr. 10, 2018 3:00 PM
Tharmini Jenny RathinagopalMSc: BioScience, Technology, and Public PolicyFunctional Relevance of N-myristoyltransferase as a Biomarker for... Read More


Research Week Reception

Fri. Apr. 6, 2018 3:30 PM - Fri. Apr. 6, 2018 5:00 PM
All graduate students, alumni, and faculty are invited to join us in The Hive on Friday from 3:30-5:00pm to celebrate the end of GSRW, the end of... Read More


The Influence of Soil Nitrogen Level on Tomato Defence Against Whiteflies (Thesis Defense)

Wed. Apr. 4, 2018 1:00 PM - Wed. Apr. 4, 2018 3:00 PM
Sreedevi RamachandranMSc: BioScience, Technology, and Public PolicyThe Influence of Soil Nitrogen Level on Tomato Defence Against... Read More


Duck Populations and the Oil and Gas Industry in the Boreal Plains of Alberta (Thesis Defense)

Tue. Apr. 3, 2018 11:30 AM - Tue. Apr. 3, 2018 1:30 PM
April 3, 2018, 11:30am to 1:30pm Susan WitherlyMSc: BioScience, Technology, and Public PolicyDuck Populations and the Oil and Gas Industry in the... Read More


Good Friday

Fri. Mar. 30, 2018 8:30 AM - Fri. Mar. 30, 2018 4:30 PM
Good Friday. University Closed. Read More


Effective Visual Presentations

Mon. Mar. 26, 2018 12:30 PM - Mon. Mar. 26, 2018 1:30 PM
Dr. Tracy Whalen, Acting Department Chair of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications, offers insight on how visual elements contribute to a... Read More


Adapting Your Writing for Presentations and for the 3-Minute Thesis Competition

Tue. Mar. 20, 2018 5:00 PM - Tue. Mar. 20, 2018 7:00 PM
This workshop, hosted by the Graduate Students Writing Tutor will outline how to adapt your full research papers into a presentation format... Read More


Managing Writing Projects

Tue. Mar. 20, 2018 5:00 PM - Tue. Mar. 20, 2018 7:00 PM
This workshop will assist you with managing your writing projects in graduate studies.For more information, contact Max Bledstein, Graduate... Read More


WinnSpace for Grad Students & Research Assistants

Wed. Mar. 14, 2018 12:30 PM - Wed. Mar. 14, 2018 1:20 PM
WinnSpace for Grad Students & Research Assistants Sharing Research, Increasing Citations Learn how to use the institutional repository... Read More


Writing Conclusions

Mon. Mar. 12, 2018 5:00 PM - Mon. Mar. 12, 2018 7:00 PM
Free Workshops for Graduate Students hosted by Writing Tutor, Max Bledstein Read More


POSTPONED: Surviving Grad School: Find Stability, Health, and Resiliency as a Grad Student

Wed. Feb. 28, 2018 12:30 PM - Wed. Feb. 28, 2018 1:30 PM
This workshop discusses concepts to cope with the balancing act required to be a successful grad student. You will come away with hands-on tools... Read More


Online Mitacs Workshop: Writing Effective Emails

Wed. Feb. 28, 2018 8:30 AM - Wed. Mar. 14, 2018 4:30 PM
Writing Effective Emails  Online workshop begins February 28 and must be completed by March 14, 2018 Gain the confidence to... Read More


Thesis Defense

Tue. Feb. 20, 2018 1:00 PM - Tue. Feb. 20, 2018 3:00 PM
Thesis Defense Oluwayemisi Akinwumi Olugboji Title: Simulating the Emergency Department Relying on Agent Based Modeling: An Exemplary... Read More


Louis Riel Day

Mon. Feb. 19, 2018 8:30 AM - Mon. Feb. 19, 2018 4:30 PM
Louis Riel Day. University Closed. Read More


Mid-term Reading Week

Sun. Feb. 18, 2018 8:30 AM - Sat. Feb. 24, 2018 4:30 PM
Mid-term Reading Week. No classes. Read More


Deadline: Application for Graduation

Thu. Feb. 15, 2018 8:30 AM - Thu. Feb. 15, 2018 4:30 PM
FINAL DATE for receipt of applications for graduation from candidates who expect to graduate in June 2018. Applications received after this date... Read More


Copyright Regulations and Authorship Rights

Wed. Feb. 14, 2018 12:30 PM - Wed. Feb. 14, 2018 1:30 PM
Are you interested in learning what copyright is and how it applies to you both as a creator and user of copyrighted materials? What are your... Read More


Reading Strategies

Tue. Feb. 13, 2018 5:00 PM - Tue. Feb. 13, 2018 7:00 PM
This workshop, hosted by the Graduate Students Writing Tutor, will discuss methods for effective and efficient reading at the graduate level.... Read More


Deadline: Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Scholarship Program Spring Term Application

Thu. Feb. 1, 2018 8:30 AM - Thu. Feb. 1, 2018 4:30 PM
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship (QES) Program provides $6,000.00 in scholarship and internship funding to Canadian graduate... Read More


Graduate Program Application Due Date

Thu. Feb. 1, 2018 8:30 AM - Thu. Feb. 1, 2018 4:30 PM
Application due date to begin program in September for the following programs: Master of Arts in Cultural Studies; Master of Arts in Indigenous... Read More


CANCELLED: Funding Proposal Workshop

Mon. Jan. 29, 2018 1:00 AM - Mon. Jan. 29, 2018 2:30 PM
Workshop will be rescheduled at a later date. Check back soon. Come out to this workshop hosted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies to learn about... Read More


Developing Thesis and Conference Proposals

Thu. Jan. 25, 2018 5:00 PM - Thu. Jan. 25, 2018 7:00 PM
This workshop will cover proposal writing for theses, conference proposals and coursework. We'll talk about tools and strategies for... Read More


Research Strategies: Subject Searches & Librarian Specialists

Wed. Jan. 24, 2018 12:30 PM - Wed. Jan. 24, 2018 1:30 PM
Did you know the Library offers more than just books? Come out to this workshop, hosted by Ian Fraser, Library Reference and Instruction Services... Read More


Theology Thesis Defense

Mon. Jan. 22, 2018 1:00 PM - Mon. Jan. 22, 2018 3:00 PM
Everyone is invited to attend the thesis defense of MA in Theology student Belle Jarniewski, as she presents her work: “Sparks of Light:... Read More


MA in Indigenous Governance Thesis Defense

Wed. Jan. 17, 2018 10:00 AM - Wed. Jan. 17, 2018 12:00 PM
Everyone is invited to attend the thesis defense of MA in Indigenous Governance student Natalie Bartmes as she presents her work on... Read More


Citation Management Workshop

Fri. Jan. 12, 2018 5:00 PM - Fri. Jan. 12, 2018 7:00 PM
This workshop will discuss how to properly credit sources in North American academic style, as well as strategies and technology for keeping track... Read More


Graduate Students Winter Orientation

Fri. Jan. 5, 2018 12:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 5, 2018 1:30 PM
This event will include a welcome from the Dean of Graduate Studies and presentations on funding, services, upcoming events, and important... Read More


Lectures begin for Winter Term

Thu. Jan. 4, 2018 8:30 AM - Thu. Jan. 4, 2018 10:00 PM
Lectures begin for the Winter Term. Read More


University re-opens after holiday break

Wed. Jan. 3, 2018 8:30 AM - Wed. Jan. 3, 2018 4:30 PM
The campus re-opens and services resume after the holiday break. Read More


CV/Resume Workshop

Thu. May. 18, 2017 1:30 PM - Thu. May. 18, 2017 3:00 PM
Learn about the differences between CV's and resumes and about resources availaible for developing both. This session will also discuss... Read More