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February 12, 2018

Canadian Cancer Society Student Research Competition - March 7, 2018

CancerResearchCompetition_2018

The Canadian Cancer Society is hosting their annual Student Research Competition.

Find a published article about cancer prevention, treatment or management and present it with one static slide and a total of two minutes. You may also present your own research!

The top two finalists will also have the opportunity to present at Spoken Series, a community based knowledge translation event at the Advanced Medical Group on March 28, 2018. All participants will be recognized for sharing their work and insights. The competition is on March 7, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

To register, please send your slide to ccs2minuteresearch2017@gmail.com

Mitacs Online Workshop: Communicating Your Research -- February 15, 2018

Mitacs

Communicating Your Research

Good communication skills are essential to a successful research career.

START DATE: Thursday, February 15, 2018
END DATE: Thursday, March 1, 2018
ACCESS: Multi-day - Can be accessed at any time during the workshop’s start and end date but must be completed within the two-week period specified above.

This short online workshop highlights the importance of communicating well and focuses on three common communication opportunities that researchers face on a regular basis:

  • Presentation skills
  • Writing skills
  • Poster creation

I WANT TO REGISTER

3MT 2018 Schulich Heat Registration Deadline: Monday, February 26

3MT_2018

Current Schulich graduate students are invited to compete in their 3MT 2018 faculty heat on Wednesday, February 28.

The deadline to register is Monday, February 26.

I WANT TO REGISTER

The Schulich heat will take place in the Dr. Don Rix Clinical Skills Learning Building (CSB), Room #2719 from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility

  • Presentations must be based on research that is directly related to the student’s graduate program thesis, major research paper, or dissertation.
  • Current PhD and Master’s students who have defended but have not yet graduated are eligible to participate.
  • Presenters must be available to present, in person, on the day of their heat, and must also be available to present, in person, at the 3MT final at the Wolf Performance Hall, London Public Library (Central branch) on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

FULL 3MT DETAILS

February 09, 2018

3MT 2018 Arts/Education/FIMS/Ivey/Law/Music Heat Registration Deadline: Friday, February 23

3MT_2018

Current Arts/Education/FIMS/Ivey/Law/Music graduate students are invited to compete in their 3MT 2018 faculty heat on Friday, March 2.

The deadline to register is Friday, February 23.

Click your faculty name below to register:

The Arts/Education/FIMS/Ivey/Law/Music heat will take place in the International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB), Room #1N07 from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Eligibility

  • Presentations must be based on research that is directly related to the student’s graduate program thesis, major research paper, or dissertation.
  • Current PhD and Master’s students who have defended but have not yet graduated are eligible to participate.
  • Presenters must be available to present, in person, on the day of their heat, and must also be available to present, in person, at the 3MT final at the Wolf Performance Hall, London Public Library (Central branch) on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

FULL 3MT DETAILS

February 08, 2018

Deadline Approaching: Startup Funding Opportunities

Apply by February 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

(1)  Seed Your Startup  Turn your business idea into a reality by participating in our 7th annual plan and pitch competition. There are two categories: Retail/Product and Technology/Service. A winner from each category receives cash and other prizes to support their startup.

Sponsored by: The Book Store at Western, Springboard, Ivey Pierre Morisette Institute, and Libro Credit Union

(2)  Our 4th annual summer accelerator program PSI, is now open for applications. PSI is a sales focused program for market-ready startups (May 2018-August 2018). Every entrepreneur accepted receives: $7500 cash, access to specialized resources, workshops and a host of accomplished mentors.

For more details and to apply visit propel.uwo.ca


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