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Presentation Skills Workshop

October 19, 2012

[ October 11, 2012; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] This workshop took place on Thursday, Oct. 11th, 2012. It was led by Dr. Cyprien Lomas, Assistant Dean in Learning Technologies and Director of The Learning Centre in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems.

This workshop focused on general presentation skills for academic/professional audiences. It covered elements ranging from visual aids and graphics, delivery methods, […]

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Video Production Workshop with Dr. Randy Olson

May 18, 2012

[ September 14, 2012 to September 16, 2012. ]









This 3-day, intensive video production workshop takes students who have had absolutely no experience with filming or editing all the way from initial concept to the finished video product. This workshop is a great opportunity for students to develop their communication skills through creative outlets such as video. For many students, it literally ends up being a […]

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Online Science Communication Workshop and Networking Field Trip

April 12, 2012

Tuesday April 10, 2012
This event consisted of a full-day workshop and field trip for TerreWEB graduate students. The morning session began with a workshop introducing online tools and outlets for science communication, led by UBC students Tyler Nelson (Integrated Sciences) and Tim Shah (SCARP). Some of these outlets included the blogosphere and social networking sites. […]

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Communicating Science to the Public: A Filmmaker’s Perspective

January 31, 2012

[ February 2, 2012; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] This workshop is open to all TerreWEB members and associates (faculty and students).

Thursday February 2, 2012 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Location: Rm. 350, MacMillan Building (2357 Main Mall)

This workshop will provide TerreWEB students and faculty the opportunity to speak directly with a professional communicator of science, filmmaker Mark Terry. Mr. Terry is an experienced storyteller of science and global […]

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Presentation Skills Workshop and the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT)

January 13, 2012

2-part workshop: January 11 and 18, 2012
Presentations are a key and regular part of a graduate student and academic career and thus, development of presentation skills is a vital asset for effective communication. This workshop was led by Dr. Cyprien Lomas, Director of The Learning Centre at the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. He […]

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Where’s Your Audience? The Secret Weapon of Keyword Research and Online Data

December 9, 2011

[ December 14, 2011; ] A special skills workshop for TerreWEB scholars only that focused on the importance of understanding how to identify, find, and engage individuals who are interested in our TerreWEB scholars research. Every successful media project starts with a good story, but on its own this will not grantee you that the word about your projects spreads […]

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TerreWEB Planning Workshop

December 9, 2011

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During this one day workshop we wanted to answer the initial question of “What should be the outcome of TerreWEB”? To answer this question the TerreWEB workshop participants split up in groups consisting of both TerreWEB students and faculty TerreWEB members and jointly worked on the task of how they would envision TerreWEB students […]

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Social Media for Sciences Workshop

December 9, 2011

[ November 3, 2011 to November 4, 2011. ] A two-day workshop organized by BRITE and TerreWEB programs

The world of science is changing. A major paper in the journal Science is discredited because of blog posts. Another paper in Nature is partially retracted because of comments on internet message boards. New online technologies like blogs and Twitter are revolutionizing how science is done and […]

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