Academic Seminars & Workshops

Research Series Event Organizer/ContactDate(s)Description
Keenan Research Seminar SeriesRTC Trainee SeminarsResearch Training CentreView Seminar ScheduleTrainees showcase their research and get feedback from experienced scientists, research staff and peers. Interested in presenting? Email us!
Keenan Research Seminar SeriesKeenan Research Centre for Biomedical Centre (KRCBS)Dina CoroniosView CalendarThe Keenan Research Seminar Series provides a forum for presentation of the latest research advances of scientists located within, and affiliated with, the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science of St. Michael’s Hospital.
Keenan Research Seminar SeriesInstitute for Biomedical Engineering, Science & Technology (iBEST)Dina CoroniosView CalendarThe Keenan Research Seminar Series provides a forum for presentation of the latest research advances of scientists located within, and affiliated with, the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science of St. Michael’s Hospital.
Li Ka Shing Seminar SeriesRTC Trainee SeminarsResearch Training CentreView Seminar ScheduleTrainees showcase their research and get feedback from experienced scientists, research staff and peers. Interested in presenting? Email us!
Li Ka Shing Seminar SeriesClinical and Population Health Research RoundsApplied Health Research CentreBiweekly presentations which include presentations by leading scholars on a range of topics in epidemiology and health services /policy research.
Li Ka Shing Seminar SeriesKT Seminar SeriesKnowledge Translation ProgramVariousA national monthly webinar series.
Li Ka Shing Seminar SeriesCentre TalksMAP Centre for Urban Health SolutionsView ScheduleIncludes presentations on issues of health equity and the social determinants of health.
Li Ka Shing Seminar SeriesResearch & Methods RoundsApplied Health Research Centre
Essentials in Experimental Research SeriesHow to Design a Research Project: Wet BenchResearch Training Centre & Research Core Facilities Oct 6, 1-2pm, ZoomThis presentation will introduce the use of the scientific methods as the basis of research inquiry. Discussion will center around practical aspects of project design such as developing a research question; generating a hypothesis and formulating specific objectives/aims. Understanding these fundamental aspects of the research process will also aid trainees in writing reports, manuscripts and thesis and presenting at committee meetings. This presentation is recommended for wet and dry bench trainees at all levels.
Essentials in Experimental Research SeriesHow to Design an ExperimentResearch Training Centre & Research Core Facilities Oct 13, 1-3pm, ZoomThe process of science is complex, non-linear (it contains cycles and loops), and does not follow a single prescribed path. At times it can be very messy! One important feature of science is that it is an ongoing process. Before embarking on your own full-fledged scientific investigations, this class will offer you some important considerations to keep in mind when designing your experiments.
Essentials in Experimental Research SeriesExperimental Documentation: Keeping a Lab BookResearch Training Centre & Research Core Facilities Oct 20, 1-3pm, ZoomDr. Di Ciano-Oliveira will present on how to keep a proper laboratory book/manual. In particular, what information should be recorded and how to annotate your experiments correctly.
Research TrainingResearch Integrity & EthicsResearch Ethics BoardDec 3, 1-2pm, Zoom
Research TrainingPractical Training in Specific Research Techniques Research Core Facilities VariousThe workshops presented by Research Core Facilities run several types of training courses to teach theoretical and practical skills in essential experimental techniques, designed both for new and more experienced trainees.
Essential Methods in Dry Bench ResearchHow to Design a Research Project: Dry BenchResearch Training CentreNov 18, 1-2pm, ZoomThis presentation will introduce the use of the scientific methods as the basis of research inquiry. Discussion will center around practical aspects of project design such as developing a research question; generating a hypothesis and formulating specific objectives/aims. Understanding these fundamental aspects of the research process will also aid trainees in writing reports, manuscripts and thesis and presenting at committee meetings. This presentation is recommended for wet and dry bench trainees at all levels.
Essential Methods in Dry Bench ResearchRCTs with the RTCsResearch Training Centre & Applied Health Research CentreJan 29, 1-2pm, Zoom
Essential Methods in Dry Bench ResearchI don't know what P-values are and at this point I'm afraid to askEssential Methods in Dry Bench ResearchFeb 18, 1-2pm, Zoom
Essential Methods in Dry Bench ResearchPatient and Community EngagementResearch Training Centre & Applied Health Research CentreWinter 2021

november, 2020

20nov1:00 pm- 2:00 pmResearch Month: RTC SeminarThe best kidney: How photoacoustic imaging can assess pre-transplantation kidney quality - Dr. Eno Hysi

20nov1:00 pm- 2:00 pmResearch Month: RTC SeminarOptogenetic activation of preBötzinger Complex cells alleviates respiratory depression by opioids - Dr. Jean-Philippe Rousseau

25nov12:00 pm- 1:00 pmResearch Month: RTC SeminarWhy and how should we advance a structural approach to preventing intimate partner violence?- Dr. Alexa Yakubovich

25nov12:00 pm- 1:00 pmResearch Month: RTC SeminarValidation of the French 3-year prognostic score using the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis registry - Dr. Adele Coriati

25nov12:00 pm- 1:00 pmResearch Month: RTC SeminarAnalysis of Leptomeningeal Enhancement in Multiple Sclerosis using Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Dr. Jeffrey Glaister

Managing your Graduate Career and life

Organizer: Dr. Howard Mount & RTC
Date: November 22, 2019

Join us on Nov 22 to learn about timelines and expectations for graduate students! Dr. Mount will cover topics such as PAC meetings, thesis timelines, and more! Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZV7MFXQ

Organizer: Research Training Centre & SRSA (presented by Dr. Kapus)
Date: January (TBD)
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Skill Development

1.1. Scientific Writing
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1.2. Scientific presentation Poster
Organizers: library
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1.3. Scientific presentation- oral

1.4. How to Write a Proposal (Research/Grant)
Organizers: Research Training Centre & SRSA
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1.5. How to Present Data and Generate a Figure: Photoshop/Illustrator/Inkscape
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2.1. Statistical Software: R workshop
Organizers: Research Training Centre & the AHRC (presented by Dr. Keown-Stoneman)
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R is a community-driven platform used by statisticians to developers, for not only statistical analyses but also software development, web development, and book publishing.
2.1. Graph Software
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2.3 Citation Management (Endnote, Mendeley)
Organizers: Health Sciences Library
Date: Various (https://guides.hsict.library.utoronto.ca/SMH/Workshops)

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4.1. Project & Time Management
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4.2. Networking 101
Organizers: SRSA
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4.3. Mini-MBA
Organizers: Research Training Centre & University of Toronto
Date: Summer 2020
This 10-lecture program will provide graduate students and postdocs with:
 A grounding in fundamental business concepts
 The opportunity to learn from business experts
 The chance to apply this new knowledge directly to business cases
The lectures will be taught by industry professionals with diverse backgrounds. Classes will vary from lecture only to lecture followed by mini group exercise and presentation. The course will cover concepts from the popular “The Ten-Day MBA” book, by Steven Silbiger.

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