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Research and Knowledge Mobilization

WB-4754_GS-GradProSkillsWebsite_Research RESEARCH ANDKNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION

The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies partners with Research Services and the Library to assist graduate students with common research challenges. Off-campus workshops are available to all graduate students through the Mitacs Step program.

In-class workshops

  • Academic Integrity

    This workshop is aimed at a multidisciplinary audience of graduate students. Students will be familiarized with concepts of academic integrity, university policy on academic conduct, citation and citation management programs that can be used.

    Learning outcomes:

    • Distinguish between plagiarism and original work in various scenarios.
    • Understand the procedures to follow if you suspect plagiarism when you are working as a teaching assistant.
    • Understand what a citation manager is and how it can help in your research.
    • Identify a citation style that is appropriate for your discipline and work.
  • Education/Social Science Research Skills

    Learn about library resources specific to the faculties of Education and Social Science and Humanities. While key databases will be emphasized, also included is a review of books, journals, media, statistical and government sources, and websites. The review of literature will be discussed in overview and resources cited.

    Learning outcomes:

    • Conduct journal and article searches in the online library as well as external search engines.
    • Get familiar with the library website.
    • Recognize the sections in a review of literature.
    • Recognize the major citation manager programs.
    • Consider the role of citation in your research.