UBCO Diabetes & Obesity Research Day 2024

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Join us in Kelowna on June 12th as we celebrate our 5th annual UBCO Diabetes & Obesity Research Day. This internal academic research day  is focused on all aspects of diabetes & obesity research - from beta cells to bicycles. Diabetes & Obesity Research Day 2024 will celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues and the positive impact of their research […]

Introduction to Machine Learning: Classification and Clustering

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This workshop offers an exploration of machine learning models for clustering and classification. With the increasing availability of large datasets, these models play a crucial role in extracting valuable insights and making informed decisions. In this workshop, participants will gain insight into clustering algorithms such as K-means, explore popular classification algorithms like decision trees, and […]

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Join tables in R

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There are many cases where it's helpful to combine data from multiple sources or tables. This workshop will introduce how to work with multiple data frames in R. Participants are expected to already be familiar with R and RStudio. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Understand the need to work […]

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Chatbots in Teaching and Learning

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Online In this online workshop, participants explored GenAI custom chatbots designed to assist with specific tasks, such as generating alt text for improved image accessibility, finding and summarizing academic articles, composing text, and creating PowerPoint presentations. The workshop covered various GPT models available in the ChatGPT Plus store and introduced Poe, a platform that enables […]

Business for Social Good Summit 2024: Balancing Purpose and Profit

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The Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics is hosting the 2024 Business for Social Good Summit: Balancing Purpose and Profit to advance the cross-sectoral dialogue about how business can be a force for social good—benefitting the planet and the people that live on it. To tackle the pressing question of how businesses can find […]

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Accessing the SoTL Literature – June 18, 2024

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TAR Workshops are designed to give interns authentic teaching experiences and to apply their understanding of evidence-based teaching practices in the classroom or in an informal science education or outreach setting. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, together with their teaching partner, identify a challenge to student learning in the classroom, develop new teaching resources or […]

Navigating Research Security Policies When Applying for Federal Funding

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Join UBC's Research Security team to learn more about research security and federal government requirements when applying for research funding from the Tri-Agencies and CFI. This webinar will include information on research security best practices, guidance on how to navigate these new policies, and examples of sensitive research areas and research security case studies. The […]

Data Bites – Best Practices for Creating a README file

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Do you struggle with organizing your research materials? This 30-minute workshop highlights practical techniques for creating a README file. A README is a guide to your data and assists other researchers to understand your dataset, its contents, provenance, licensing and how to interact with it. Location: ONLINE (A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 3 […]

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Gaining Insights into Teaching and Learning through Generative AI Analysis

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Online Generative AI is opening up new possibilities for faculty to examine their learning environments. This can involve analyzing grades, assignments, and teaching materials and grading assignments and assessments. Join us for a one-hour interactive session to explore how GenAI can be used to analyze our teaching and learning processes, and to understand the associated […]