Start Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
End Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Format: Online Workshop (Can be accessed and completed any time during the workshop’s start and end date)
Cost: This workshop, as with all Mitacs Step workshops, is free for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. However, the preauthorization of a valid credit card is required as part of the registration process. A $50 penalty will be applied to all late cancellations (cancellations that are not made 5 days or more before the workshop date), no shows, or incomplete attendance. These penalties are only charged after the completion of a workshop and no charges are ever made to interns who participate in full. For answers to some frequently asked questions, please visit our help page: http://step.mitacs.ca/faq
Good communication skills are essential to a successful research career.
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; and
- Poster creation
Delivered by one of our seasoned facilitators, you will learn more about the latest tips and techniques to make sure your next conference talk, email or poster presentation is impactful and memorable.
At the end of the session, you will:
- Have learned how to construct a clear and concise narrative that audiences will remember
- Understand how to use text, visuals, and interactivity to communicate your message effectively
- Take a clear and cohesive approach to your written communication
- Have been exposed to a variety of poster presentation layout styles and tips to communicating your research effectively
Additional access information to the online workshop will be sent 2 business days in advance of the start date.