Using Zotero for citation management

Online/Virtual Event

Everyone who is using Zotero or thinks they might like to use Zotero is welcome at this workshop. Learning objectives: Quickly review the setup of Zotero Learn the best ways to use Zotero to keep all of your citations in order throughout your research. Gain tips and tricks to get the most out of Zotero […]

Free

Student Loans: Busting myths around a useful tool

Learn more about government student loans and grants, what benefits they can offer to help you reach your academic goals, and hopefully remove some of the stigma from ‘borrowing money’. Learn how to leverage your student loans to achieve additional financial support (like the UBC Bursary) and understand the repayment process. Open to all UBC […]

NVivo part 1: getting started with NVivo

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo is a computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. In this introductory workshop you will learn about the benefits of working with NVivo, how to set it up, the types of sources you can use, and how to import them into NVivo. You will also learn how to do queries, nodes, and coding. Workshop requirements: NVivo […]

Free

Self and Community Care Workshop: Building Skills to Manage Stress

Online/Virtual Event

We don’t always take the time to care for and nurture ourselves and we sometimes require support in integrating relaxation and our personal needs into daily life. This 2-part facilitated webinar focuses on increasing mental health literacy for individuals. Participants will learn about the body’s stress response and how to identify these responses in themselves. […]

Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy

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Join us for the world premiere of SEIZING HOPE: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy! Can new technology bring hope to children who have drug-resistant epilepsy? More than 500,000 children in Canada and the USA have epilepsy. About a third of those children continue to have seizures despite taking anti-seizure medications, also known as pediatric […]

Free

NVivo part 2: classification and datasets

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo's classification capabilities will help you add demographic data to your nodes, and bibliographic data to your sources. Datasets allow you to import and work with tabular material from spreadsheets, database tables, surveys, and social media. If you are comfortable with the basics of NVivo (importing sources, creating nodes, and coding) and would like to […]

Free

Introduction to the Unix shell

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time, we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI). A command line is […]

Free