What’s Coming Up at the Graduate Centre for Academic Communication (GCAC)

The Graduate Centre for Academic Communication’s (GCAC) workshop series “Getting through Graduate Work” continues in November. This series of 90-minute single sessions covers a wide range of topics; this month’s lineup includes the following:

  • Effective Use of Scientific Illustrations, Graphs and Tables (Nov. 6)
  • Writing Literature Reviews (Nov. 13)
  • Maximizing Your Poster Presentations (Nov. 20)

We’ll also be holding workshops designed to support your academic career.  In November, here’s what you can expect:

  • Team Work for Researchers (Nov. 5)
  • Preparing for Media Interviews about Your Research (Nov. 12)
  • Strategies for Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Presentations (Nov. 19)

Finally, learn how to upgrade your academic writing skills in GCAC’s 5-workshop series running throughout November – “Improve Your Graduate Writing.”  Whether you regard yourself as a poor writer or a good one, this series can help you in your quest to become a great one! Try to make them all! Each Thursday, we’ll focus on a different important aspect of writing:

  • Understanding Tone (Nov. 1)
  • Managing Flow (Nov. 8)
  • Establishing Coherence (Nov. 15)
  • Achieving Correctness (Nov. 22)
  • Becoming a Productive Writer (Nov. 29)

No advance registration is needed for GCAC workshops. Consult the workshop schedule on our website for times, locations, and descriptions.

Don’t forget that you can book one-on-one writing instruction at GCAC.  Writing Centre appointments are available for online booking throughout November.


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