Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

22Feb201812:00
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13:30

Creating a podcast with Broad Science. For Macdonald Graduate students. Participate in three 90-minute workshops on Science Interviews.

Participants’ will explore key elements of communicating science through interviews and audio journalism. Skill development will include:  creating an optimal interview (i.e., wording, scripting and building rapport), in addition to gaining radio production and recording skills.  

Classified as: Grad Students, Lister Family Engaged Science Initiative
22Feb201814:00
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15:30

This hands-on workshop is a gentle introduction to R. Using census data from Statistics Canada, this session will run through importing survey datasets into R Studio, using data frames, subsetting, reshaping, transposing, aggregating, merging, and "tidying" data (using tidyR). This is an introductory workshop that requires no prior experience using R.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

26Feb201814:00
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15:30

Find out how to build your personal database of references using EndNote. Learn how to organize the references in groups, produce bibliographies, attach files to your references, insert bibliographic citations in your papers in your chosen style, and more. Note: The session will be taught on Windows computers, but Mac users are also welcome to attend since the program's functionality is the same on both platforms.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

28Feb201817:30

Students, Faculty and Staff of John Abbot College and McGill Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are invited to a joint screening of The Road Forward, a remarkable musical documentary by Canadian indigenous film maker, Marie Clements.

Classified as: The Road Forward, Indigenous Peoples, First Nations
1Mar201814:30

Interested in a semester in the Caribbean?

The Barbados Field Study Semester (BFSS) is an international, hands-on, in-the-field experience directed at students having an interest in global issues related to natural resource use as affected by socio-economic, management, urban and physical constraints. This program challenges students to be more effective environmental decision makers, policy makers and urban planners.

Classified as: Barbados Field Study Semester
5Mar2018
to
9Mar2018

STUDY BREAK. Classes cancelled for all faculties except Dentistry, Medicine and Continuing Studies (non-credit courses and English & French credit courses).

NOTE: Student Teaching is not interrupted for Education students.

Classified as: study break
12Mar201814:00
to
15:00

We will discuss what to do before, during and after a job interview. Find out what is involved in interview preparation, what kinds of questions to anticipate, how to construct answers highlighting your relevant skills and experiences, how to communicate effectively (verbal and non-verbal), and what to do after the interview.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Understand the importance of, and define what is involved in, thorough interview preparation.
2) Develop strategies for communicating your skills and experiences in an interview

Classified as: Student Services workshops
13Mar201810:00
to
11:30

What does it mean to behave "professionally"? Understanding expectations around behavior, dress, and etiquette in situations such as interviews, business lunches, and your first day on the job is an important tool for success. This workshop will identify common etiquette mistakes in key situations during the hiring process and after you've secured the job. We'll also provide concrete tips on dress, body language, and behavior so that you project the best possible impression of yourself.

By attending this workshop, students will be able to:

Classified as: Student Services workshops
16Mar201814:30

FAES Faculty Council Meeting.

To access agenda and documents, please login on the Faculty Council login page. Note that this page is restricted to members of the FAES Faculty Council only.

Classified as: FAES faculty council
19Mar2018

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: ARTISAN BREAD-MAKING WORKSHOPS!

March 19: Easter Bread
April 9:  Summer is better with bread!

Centennial Centre, CC-212 (Demo Lab)

Join La Tablée des Chefs’ Alexandre Vachon to understand and learn basic techniques of baking your own bread.

These 3-part workshops are structured to fit around your day. Open to all members of the Mac Community. Presented by McGill’s School of Human Nutrition and and La Tablée des Chefs.

COST*: Each workshop $20 (Ingredients, equipment and fun included)

Classified as: bread-making workshop
19Mar201812:00
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14:00

“No one ever made a decision because of a number. They need a story.”

--Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize-winner in economics

Participate in an engaging introduction to the communication skills that are essential to sharing research with policy makers, media and the general public. 

Maximum Engagement

​ Learning to communicate requires active participation. We will get people talking, sharing and… communicating. It is an energetic, lively and participatory workshop.

 

Classified as: Lister Family Engaged Science Initiative
20Mar201810:00
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11:30

Find out how to build your personal database of references using EndNote. Learn how to organize the references in groups, produce bibliographies, attach files to your references, insert bibliographic citations in your papers in your chosen style, and more. Note: The session will be taught on Windows computers, but Mac users are also welcome to attend since the program's functionality is the same on both platforms.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

7Feb2018
to
21Mar2018

Once again the students in the School of Human Nutrition are getting set to delight our taste buds with a variety of meal offerings.

Visit the Meal Event webpage for details on meals and tickets.

 

 

 

Classified as: Meal events

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