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INFORMATION SESSION : COMMUNITY RESOURCES IN MONTREAL FOR NEWCOMERS

Student Services, in collaboration with the Centre social d’aide aux immigrants (CSAI), will offer this information session on community resources available in Montreal for newcomers, whether they are international students or permanent residents.

When : Tuesday, May 4th, 11 a.m.
Where  : On Zoom, please register here 
Qui : Aya Dufour, Employement counsellor at CSAI  et Romy Schlegel, International student advisor at ÉTS

Quebec is recognized for the strength of its community organizations, which are non-profit organizations that complement government social programs. In Montreal alone, there are more than 5,000 of them! Most of these resources are offered for free or at very low prices. You can benefit from different types of assistance and support, including

  • Installation services
  • Integration services (e.g. enrollment of children in school or daycare, French courses, family allowance)
  • Employability services (e.g. help in identifying potential employers, support in applications)
  • Socio-cultural services

This information session will be followed by a question and answer period.

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This writing workshop will help you write the introduction of your Master/PhD thesis. It will provide you with the structure of the introduction and supervised in-class time to write your introduction.

This workshop will be facilitated in English.

Quand : lundi 12 avril | 13 h 30 à 16 h 30
Plateforme : Zoom

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WHERE TO PUBLISH ? TOOLS TO HELP YOU DECIDE WHICH JOURNAL TO SEND YOUR MANUSCRIPT TO

Quick overview of the tools that will help you find the journal in which to publish. Tips and tricks to choose the journal to submit your manuscript to and avoid the pitfalls!

When: March 30 | 3:00 to 4:00 PM
Platform: Zoom
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This workshop is part of the “Publishing” and “Scientific discussion” roadmaps.
Discover the 7 training roadmaps.

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SUCCEEDING IN GRADUATE STUDIES: HOW DO YOU MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES?

Graduate students mark your calendars! On March 30th, starting at 9 a.m., the ÉTS library is organizing a half-day of activities to demystify graduate studies and to get your research project off to a good start. Professors, students, alumni, and experts from the library will discuss (among other things) the nitty-gritty realities of research, relationships with supervisors, and tips on making good choices…

Throughout the activity, an interactive platform will allow you to anonymously submit your questions to panellists using an “ask me anything” formula.

When: Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM, online
Registration and schedule for the day

This activity is for all graduate students.
Please note: The majority of presentations will be in French, but and all the content will be in both languages, and you will be able to ask questions in either French or English.

Activities:

  • Prasun Lala (research officer at ÉTS) and Félix Langevin Harnois (librarian at ÉTS) will discuss the planning and the objectives of a research project.
  • Hussein Suprême, alumnus and president of the ÉTS Network, will share the lessons he has learned from his time at ÉTS.
  • Ghizlane El BoussaidiChristian Desrosiers and Catherine Laporte, professors at ÉTS, will share their tips for getting off to a good start as a graduate student.
  • Mathieu Gratuze, doctoral student and graduate student representative, will give you the key insights for establishing a good relationship with your research supervisor.
  • Judith Boissonneault, librarian, will discuss the first steps you can take to make your research better known when you are still a newcomer in the field.
  • Finally, two practical workshops on writing with a LaTeX template (in English, with Ilshat Sagitov, graduate student) or with the official ETS Word template (by Marie Stewart, librarian) will be offered.

Register today. Everybody is welcome! For more information, contact Catherine Forget, librarian.

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Three Minute Thesis Competition

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) / Ma thèse en 180 secondes (MT180) Competition is open to all students enrolled in a Master’s program with thesis or a PhD program at ÉTS.

A challenge to overcome and prizes to win!

On your own, you will have three minutes sharp to present your research to a panel of non-specialist judges. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible and compelling way.

Your presentation must be clear, concise and convincing. Also:

  • You may support your oral presentation with a single PowerPoint slide (landscape format 25.4 cm x 19.05 cm), static: no animation or movement is permitted;
  • No other aids are permitted;
  • Your presentation must be given in English.

It is a unique opportunity to develop communication skills in your research field and draw public attention to your work… Not to mention the possibility of winning prizes valued from $750 to $1000.

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WORKSHOP | STUDYING IN MONTREAL WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

Discover ways to make your stay in Montréal as economical as possible. You will have the chance to exchange about all the tricks to save money and enjoy the city.

When: Thursday, February 25 | 1:00 p.m.
Platform: Zoom
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PRODUCING SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES IN TIMES OF COVID

You feel that writing and publishing scientific articles is hard ? The global pandemic and the lockdown is making it even harder ? This event is definitely for you !

When: February 24 | 10 to 12 a.m.
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Writing Workshop « Research Problem and Introduction »

This writing workshop will help you write the introduction of your Master/PhD thesis.

It will provide you with the structure of the introduction and supervised in-class time to write your introduction.

This workshop will be facilitated in English.

 

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Visibility and impact of your research 2: Bibliometric indicators

In this workshop, we will discuss about Bibliometric indicators. H index, Field-Weighted Citation Impact, Impact Factor …, can this type of indicator help us to demonstrate the impact of our work?  Are these metrics important in the research evaluation landscape?  Which indicators are most often used to evaluate researchers works? Is it the same for novice researcher’s work? How about the limits and abuse associated with relying on this type of indicator?

Visibility and impact of your research 2: Bibliometric indicators

When : January 25 | 3 to 4 PM (English)

 

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SARA online Flash Workshops : Write with a narrative

Narrative in scientific writing

  • A scientific paper is not a glorified laboratory notebook
  • IMRaD
  • Logical presentation
  • Managing information flow

 

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