Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

8Feb201811:00
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13:00

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
8Feb201813:00
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15:00

Mark your calendars for our annual celebration of the birthday of Sir William Macdonald, founder of Macdonald College.

Sir William was a great industrialist and one of our country’s leading philanthropists. His greatest cause was education and his generosity toward McGill was boundless. He was one of McGill University's greatest benefactors, the fourth Chancellor of the University (1914-1917) and was dedicated to improving the quality of life in Quebec’s rural communities and training rural leaders to meet the future needs of a nation.

Classified as: Founder's Day Celebrations
12Feb2018

Two sessions: 11h30-13h30 and 15h00-17h00
Food & Nutrition Labs, Centennial Centre

Join Mac faculty, staff and students to prepare squash-apple soup and lentil soup, to benefit Montreal area community organizations that provide food and nutrition programming: Amcal Family Services, Corbeil de Pain/Bread Basket Lac-St-Louis, Share the Warmth and the NDG Food Bank.

Sign-up now!

Classified as: #MacShares, Food and Nutrition Labs
12Feb201814:00
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15:30

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
12Feb201815:00
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17:00

Take your research to the next level. Learn advanced search strategies and techniques to make the best use of specialized resources for your discipline. Set up alerting services to help you stay up-to-date with the latest literature.

For Graduate and postdoc students

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13Feb201810:00
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11:00

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
14Feb201815:00
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17:00

Enter the scholarly conversation. Learn about issues and trends in scholarly publishing, such as the open access movement and academic integrity. Get practical tips on identifying funding opportunities, professional associations, conferences, and core journals in your field. Gain a better understanding of citation analysis tools and metrics (such as H-Index and Journal Impact Factor).

For Graduate and postdoc students

 

15Feb201811:30
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12:30

Wildlife Biology Seminar Series—featuring a series of external speakers on topics relevant to Wildlife Biology and Environmental Biology.

Guest Speaker: Paul Smith, Environment and Climate Change Canada

This seminar series is open to anyone within the McGill community, but primarily targets NRS grad students and faculty.

 

Classified as: Wildlife Biology Seminar Series
15Feb201812:00
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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
16Feb201814:30

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
19Feb201814:00
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15:00

This workshop will help you to understand the various elements of a CV (resume) and discuss how to compose a customized application that highlights relevant skills to an employer. You will also learn how to craft a concise and convincing cover letter.

Participants of this workshop will learn how to:
1) Understand expectations around the format and purpose of CVs and cover letters
2) Identify strategies for customizing application materials to specific jobs
3) Articulate their skills and accomplishments within the CV and cover letter

Classified as: Student Services workshops
20Feb201810:00
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11:00

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
20Feb201814:00
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15:30

This hands-on workshop for SPSS will use census data from Statistics Canada and introduce attendees to basic data management functions, including: importing, aggregating, transposing, splitting files for further analysis, as well as transformations such as recoding variables. The workshop is intended to be at an introductory level and no prior experience working with SPSS is necessary. 

Everyone is welcome to attend.

22Feb201812:00
to
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
to
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.

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