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Skills for Research Impact Advanced Session: Data Visualization

Help your audience understand the patterns and key insights hidden within your datasets by transforming them into meaningful and impactful visuals. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to: Understand what data visualization can accomplish and why it matters for knowledge mobilization Choose charts, figures and other visualizations appropriate for their data Identify and implement good dataviz practices Get started in creating effective charts This workshop will be presented by Jenny...

Skills for Research Impact Advanced Sessions: Creating Fact Sheets and Policy Briefs

Fact sheets and policy briefs are summaries of research findings aimed at supporting evidence-based decision-making. Learn how to communicate the value of your research to support public polices, industry decisions, and more! By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Understand the purpose of policy briefs and fact sheets Compare and contrast these summarized reports with traditional academic publications Identify appropriate target audiences for their research findings. Construct effective summarized reports using best...
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Honouring International Women's Day Conference 2024: Refocus and Recenter

The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) at the University of Guelph is pleased to support the 7th annual free one-day virtual format conference in honour of International Women’s Day 2024, taking place on Friday, March 8th, 2024 from 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM EDT. This year's conference highlights interdisciplinary and intersectional research addressing challenges faced by women*, girls and genderfluid communities. The theme, "Refocus and Recenter", aims to amplify the voices, expertise, and achievements of women in research and beyond. It encourages a re-...

Skills for Research Impact Advanced Session: Accessible Knowledge Products

You’ve done the research and created the outputs. But how do you know that you’re reaching everyone who might be interested? Get tips on how to make your knowledge products as accessible as possible so they can be understood and used to their fullest potential. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to: Understand why accessibility matters for all knowledge users Define basic principles of digital and physical accessibility Identify good accessibility practices in a range of knowledge products (infographics, reports, websites,...

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