Calling all researchers! The Brock University Library and the Office of Research Services are pleased to announce a new workshop series: “Building Better Research”
The series, developed from the results of a survey of researchers last year, is comprised of 10 online workshops over the course of the year. Sessions will be recorded and shared.
Research Data Management, Heather Whipple, Nov. 3, 12-1 p.m.
This workshop lays the foundation to understand the value of data management expertise in a wide range of contexts, including academia, business, government, and industry. Register here.
Introduction to the Canadian Common CV, Josie Reed, Nov. 6, 12-1 p.m.
The Canadian Common CV Workshop will include an overview of CCV basics with lots of time for questions. Register here.
Intellectual Property, Randy Peterson, Nov. 18, 12-1 p.m.
This overview will present an outline of IP, how to both protect novel ideas and speed their transition from academia to the broader community, and how ORS can assist. Register here.
Statistics Canada Landscape, Heather Whipple, Dec. 1, 12-1 p.m.
The workshop will explain Statistics Canada’s Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) and Research Data Centres (RDCs), their differences, and how to access data. Register here.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Leela MadhavaRau, Liette Vasseur and Margot Francis, Dec. 9, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
This workshop will cover the EDI activities in which Brock is engaged, how EDI is discussed in grant applications and how EDI can be integrated into research design. Register here.
Digital Scholarship at Brock: Services You Need to Know About, Tim Ribaric, Jan. 7, 12-1 p.m.
This session will provide participants an overview of what constitutes digital scholarship and what services Brock’s Digital Scholarship Lab has available. Register here.
Scholarly Publishing: Finding and Evaluating Journals, Open Access Dissemination, and Predatory Publishers, Evelyn Feldman, Jan. 11, 12-1 p.m.
If you want to learn more about finding and evaluating journals, what open access publishing is, and how to avoid predatory publishers, then this session is for you. Register here.
Grant Budgeting 101, Iva Bruhova, Sharlee Cranston-Reimer, Agata D’Innocenzo, Danusha Kalinga, Jasmine Little, and Suramya Mihindukulasuriya, Feb. 10, 12-1 p.m.
Topics include: budgeting tips and considerations; frequent budget mishaps; budgeting for contracts and overhead. Register here.
Developing Your Scholarly Profile with ORCID, Tim Ribaric, Mar. 25, 12-1 p.m.
This session will outline the how and why of ORCID, demonstrating how your ORCID profile automatically updates and how it will simplify the process of identifying yourself. Register here.
Knowledge Mobilization/Translation (KMb), Jayne Morrish, Apr. 14, 12-1 p.m.
During this workshop you will learn more about what KMb is, why this field exists, some specific strategies for planning and engaging in KMb, and an overview of KMb supports at Brock. Register here.