Workshops

We offer free one-hour workshops during the Fall and Winter terms. Our workshops cover many common writing concerns. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty members, staff, visiting scholars, post-docs, and alumni are all welcome to attend. No registration is required.

Workshop locations will be announced in January.

Winter 2020 Workshops

Getting it WRITE from the start: Academic Writing

Presented in collaboration with the Academic Success Centre. 

Date: Thurs., Jan. 9, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Date: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon

Location: SUB 0-51 (Orion Room)

Writing Tips for Non-Native Speakers of English

Date: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Date: Thurs., Jan. 16, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon

Location: ASH 1-23

Science Writing for Undergraduate Students

Date: Tues., Jan. 21, 2020
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Date: Thurs., Jan. 23, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Advanced Writing Tips for Multi-Lingual Students

Date: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon

Date: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Writing Concisely - An Introduction

Date: Tues., Feb. 4, 2020
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Date: Thurs., Feb. 6, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

In-Class Essays and Short Answer Exam Questions

Date: Tues., Feb. 11, 2020
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.

Date: Thurs., Feb. 13, 2020
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Punctuation Power

Date: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon

Date: Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Writing Effective Introductions and Conclusions

Date: Tues., Mar. 3, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Date: Thurs., Mar. 5, 2020
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Grammar Power

Date: Thurs., Mar. 12, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Date: Fri., Mar 13, 2020
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Writing a Lab Report

Date: Tues., Mar. 17, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Date: Thurs., Mar. 19, 2020
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing

Date: Thurs., Mar. 26, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Date: Fri., Mar. 27, 2020
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Winter 2020 Workshops for Graduate & Post-Doc Students

Introduction to Graduate Scientific Writing

Date: Thurs., Jan. 16, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

Translating your Academic Work for a Public Audience

Date: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: SUB 4-02

Graduate Writing Strategies for Multi-Lingual Students

Date: Thurs., Feb. 6, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: SUB 4-02

Academic Research and Writing

Date: Fri., Feb. 28, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon

Location: SUB 2-725

Reviewing and Responding to Writing

Date: Tues., Mar. 10, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: SUB 2-725

Getting Ready for Conference Presentations

Date: Tues., Mar. 24, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: ASH 1-23

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