Brock graduate students can learn how make their research come to life through an upcoming creative research workshop series.
In collaboration with campus partners, the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (FGSPA) is hosting a five-part series aimed at enhancing graduate students’ creative and knowledge translation skills.
The workshops include:
- Give Your Research a Competitive Edge on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m.
- Creatively Communicating Your Research on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m.
- Storytelling Your Research on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 11 a.m.
- Visualizing Your Research on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m.
- Captivate Your Audience: The Creative Thinking Workshop for Engaging Presentations on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m.
Participants will gain a competitive edge and effectively prepare their research to compete in creative research competitions put on by major funders and Faculties.
Upcoming Brock research competitions include:
- Details: Current and recent graduate students share their research through a creative short video (60 seconds or less).
- Deadline: Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024
- Cash prize(s): Up to $1,000
- Details: Students present their research in three minutes or less to a broad audience.
- Deadline: Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024
- Cash prize(s): Up to $1,000 and the winner goes on to compete in the national competition.
Upcoming external research competitions include:
- Details: Post-secondary students are asked to show Canadians, in up to three minutes or 300 words, how social sciences and humanities research is affecting people’s lives, the world and the future for the better. Submissions can feature students’ SSHRC-funded research or, with permission, research conducted by a faculty member.
- Deadline: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024
- Cash prize(s): $3,000
- Details: Participants submit photos that stem from research in all fields of study except the arts. It is open to all individuals or groups who carry out research in the public or private sectors in Canada.
- Deadline: Typically the end of January.
- Cash prize(s): $2,000
- Details: Research teams funded by NSERC or FRQNT can submit a one-minute video showcasing the research supported by the grant.
- Deadline: Typically during February.
- Cash prize(s): $4,000