Have you ever wanted to work with the University of Guelph, or have a new idea that you would love support with in advancing community goals? The UofG Engaged Learning Collective is hosting their second general meet-and-greet at 10C where community groups, social innovators, small businesses, arts organizations, advocacy groups, social purpose initiatives, and those in science and technology are invited to meet university staff and faculty from across campus who help to facilitate community-university partnerships.
Your research matters. What can you do to increase its impact and reach those who can benefit from it? Join us in this first workshop of the ‘Skills for Research Impact’ series to learn all about knowledge mobilization strategies and how to plan for research impact. In this workshop, you will:
Have you ever wanted to work with the University of Guelph, or do you have a new idea that you would love support with? The UofG Engaged Learning Collective invites community groups, social innovators, small businesses, arts organizations, advocacy groups, social purpose initiatives, and those in science and technology to meet university staff from across campus who help to facilitate community-university partnerships.
Faculty and staff members considering or new to engaged teaching and learning are invited to join the UofG Engaged Learning Collective for an informal brown bag lunch-and-learn on Tuesday June 25 from 12-1 pm. This lunch-and-learn is open to all faculty/teaching staff who are interested in continuing discussions around experiential learning and community-university partnerships. Bring questions for staff whose role it is to facilitate community-university partnerships, and learn from faculty peers who will be on hand to share their experiences.
Data can empower your organization to create stronger proposals, develop evidence-informed programs, and demonstrate impact, but knowing where to find it and what to do with it can be a challenge. This three-hour workshop will provide an introduction to where you can find data and how you can use it in your own projects. You will learn about data management practices (e.g. backups, sharing data and licensing), data cleaning, data visualization ... and get hands-on with data using R, an open source software used for data analysis.
How does our work in knowledge mobilization and engaged research inform who we are? Join the Guelph Knowledge Translation and Transfer Community of Practice for an engaging talk on community engaged research and how it shapes the professional identities of practitioners.
What can educators do to interrupt oppression in teaching and working contexts? Plenty! And it requires courage. By looking inward and also critically examining their courses and the environment around them, educators are in a unique position to influence their peers, their course delivery and the institution itself. Moving Bravely Forward takes a deep dive into anti-oppression approaches for educators interested in shifting the quality of conversations toward greater authenticity and inclusive practice.
How can visual communication help you better share your research? Join Julia Krolik from Pixels and Plan for a 1-hour introductory workshop discussing best practices for creating and effectively disseminating research-based visual materials. This hands-on session will help you plan and develop impactful visuals. In this workshop, you will learn:
When all is said and done, how do you know it worked? Go beyond the anecdote and learn to use evaluation techniques to assess the impact of your knowledge mobilization efforts. This workshop will be pesented by Anne Bergen from Knowledge to Action Consulting.
From data to story, learn to turn numbers into compelling visuals and impactful design. Explore the figures and formats most appropriate to share your data and get step-by-step direction on visualizing your messages. This workshop will be presented by Mike Whyte and Blair Hodgson, Wellington, Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.