SMRTS Seminars Program
The SMRTS (Sharing Multi-network Resources for Trainee Success) Seminars Program is a professional development initiative between 9 national and provincial networks aimed at providing the best possible programming to our respective trainees.
Each month, we will offer our trainees access to a wide range of soft skills programming through a live-streamed webinar or event. For further information about specific webinars, please contact the host network as listed below.
Friday 28 February, 2020 1:30-2:30 ET
“Knowledge Mobilization and YOU”
Speaker: Sheryl Guloy, PhD
As a researcher, you will have heard of knowledge mobilization, which is also referred to as knowledge translation. What is it exactly? What does it mean for you?
This webinar reveals how research is evolving to meet the goal of knowledge mobilization and discusses what this means for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.
Hosted by Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network
- “The role of evaluation: Selling an intervention in a marketplace of interventions” Daniel Dutton, Dalhousie University (AGE-WELL NCE)
- “Infographic Toolkit for Researchers”, Julia Krolik, Art the Science (AllerGen NCE)
- “Building a Culture of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Science: Tips, Tools and Strategies,” Imogen Coe, Ryerson University (GlycoNet NCE)
- “Practical Project Management“, Samantha Sandassie, AGE-WELL NCE, (BioCanRx NCE)
- “LinkedIn for Scientists”, Krista Lamb (OIRM)
- “Spreading Your Ideas – How and Why Researchers Are Talking Like TED”, Sabrina Sassi and Sheryl Guloy (CSCN)
- “Hands on with Intellectual Property – Understanding how to Leverage IP rights to Protect New Technologies,” Isi Caulder, Bereskin & Parr LLP (AGE-WELL NCE)
- “Pitching and Presenting with Style,” Sylviane Duval, OpenTheBox, (MEOPAR NCE)
- “Choices and Opportunities for Academic & ‘Academia Adjacent’ Careers,” Allison Brennan & Leslie Grad (KBHN)
- “Social Media: Building Your Personal Brand,” Kate Headley, MsCommuniKate Public Relations (MEOPAR NCE)
- “Taking Good Business Ideas out of the Lab: Commercializing Your Research” (GlycoNet)
- “Navigating Academic Scholarship,” Amber Hastings-Truelove (CFN NCE)
- “The ABCs of Media Interviews,” Margaret Polanyi (Senior Communications Manager, AGE-WELL NCE)
- “Experimental Design and Reporting” (BioCanRx)
- “Write the Right Grant” Dr. Parminder Raina, (McMaster University)
- “Moving Research to Policy: Practical Approaches for Researchers to Inform Policy Development,” Dr. Jennifer Zwicker (University of Calgary) & Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas (McGill University)
- “Media Relations- How to Get Your Story Into the Press,” Lisa Willemse (Senior Communications Advisor, OIRM)
- “Understanding Patents in the Academic Environment,” Lisa Sim (Miller Thomson LLP)
- “Grantsmanship: An Exercise in Strategy,” Dr. Jennifer Quizi (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
- “Building Success Through Networking and Interview Skills,” Guang Ying Mo, PhD.
- “Reverse Innovation: A Case Study,” Dr. Matt Ratto (University of Toronto)
- “Communicating in Plain Language,” Sylviane Duval (Independent Consultant)
The SMRTS Program is a collaborative effort between the following networks: