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TerreWEB Seminar: Dr. Clive Welham (Finding Funding)

February 22, 2015

Dr. Clive Welham: Finding Funding

 Thursday, February 26th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
For many of us, realizing our goals and aspirations is closely tied to success in obtaining financial support. For the most part, securing finance is a challenge. This is partly due to the fact available sources are limited and contingent upon the […]

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Writing Workshop

February 7, 2015

Dr. Glenn Brown

Organized Reasoning and Building Strong Arguments: Tools for Improving Professional Writing Workshop
 Thursday, February 12th

 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 Room MCML 350

Professional and academic writing constantly uses reasoning to reach conclusions. That process is called ‘argument’. Not argument meaning ‘quarrel,’ but argument meaning a series of reasons, leading to conclusions, targeted for a specific audience. […]

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TerreWEB Lunchtime Seminar. Dr. Iain Taylor

February 2, 2015

Dr. Iain Taylor: Supervision

 Thursday, February 5th

 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 Room MCML 170

 Everyone welcome!

We will have a bring your own lunch session with Dr. Iain Taylor this Thursday. Please note the time and place.

Dr. Taylor will discuss the keys for students in making choices that will be most comfortable and that the decision will be based […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Eric Jacobsen, Galiano Conservancy

January 26, 2015

Eric Jacobsen, Galiano Island Conservancy

 Thursday, November 29th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Research Opportunities with the Galiano Conservancy
The conservancy is looking for researchers to become involved in conducting and communicating earth-based science on our protected lands including:
-A Permaculture Food Forest novel ecosystem
-An industrial tree farm restoration project with 15 years of data
-An impelled old […]

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TerreWEB Seminar Schedule Spring 2015

January 26, 2015

Spring Seminar Schedule

Month
Day
Speaker
Topic

January
8
Welcome Back

15
CAST Paper Discussion-TerreWEB Scholars

22
CAST Paper Discussion-TerreWEB Scholars

29
Eric Jacobsen-Galiano Island Conservancy
Galiano Island Conservancy projects and how we may get involved

February
5
Dr. Iain Taylor-Emeritus-Botany
Supervision Discussion

12
Dr. Glenn Brown-Royal Roads University
Writing Workshop I

26
Clive Welham
Finding Funding

March
5
Dr. Glenn Brown
Writing Workshop II

12
Matthew Zustovic-TerreWEB Scholar

19
Christopher Carter-TerreWEB Scholar
UN COP 20 and the Craft of Policy Translation

26
Julia Amerongen-Maddison/Darrell Hoffman-TerreWEB Scholars
Internship and Travel Updates

April
2
Deon […]

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TerreWEB Workshop: Heather Galindo (COMPASS)

November 10, 2014

Heather Galindo, COMPASS
“Making Your Science Relevant”
 Thursday, November 20th

 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!

Abstract
In this short, hands-on workshop you will learn to distill your research down to its core elements and talk about it in clear, lively terms. Starting with a tool called the Message Box, you will develop the basic ingredients that […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Ben Paylor

November 6, 2014

Ben Paylor, UBC Experimental Medicine
“Science Communication and Capacity Building as a Graduate Student”
 Thursday, November 13th

 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!

Abstract
While biomedical discoveries have profound importance to our society, just as critical are the ways in which these medical advances are perceived and utilized by society. Thus, the importance of today’s […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Teresa Ryan

October 21, 2014

Teresa Ryan Smhayetsk
“Aboriginal ecological-social linkages legacy”
 Thursday, October 30th
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
The advocacy for inclusion of Aboriginal knowledge systems in resource management is gaining momentum however constraints and obstacles prevent applying Ancestral knowledge in a manner that resonates with the Aboriginal domain. Several reasons exist for these challenges, not […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Greg Bole

October 21, 2014

Greg Bole
“How is Teaching Like Acting?”
 Thursday, October 23rd,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
How is teaching like acting? Find out in the encore performance of this popular workshop. We will discuss warming up before the performance (class), and how to perform (lecture) at your best by improving your honesty, vocal control, body […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Michelle Jackson

October 7, 2014

Michelle Jackson
“Citizen Science: Past, Present, and Future”
 Thursday, October 9th,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
We hear a lot about citizen science these days. It has almost become a buzzword, as there is increasing recognition of the need to educate the public about science, and as new technologies become more advanced and allow […]

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