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Summer Research Training Institute 2018

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Summer Research Training Institute 2018

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Tips for Success as a Research Assistant: May 2 1:00-2:30pm, 220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom) 13 Registrations Free  
Introduction to Systematic Reviews: May 9 1:00-3:00pm, Room 218 Helen Glass Centre 10 Registrations Free  
Foundations of Literature Searching: May 10 9:30-11:30am, Brown Computer Lab, Elizabeth Dafoe Library Sold Out Free  
Introduction to SPSS: May 11 1:00-4:00pm, Room 394 Helen Glass Centre 15 Registrations Free  
Managing Your References: May 14 1:00-2:30pm, Room 394 Helen Glass Centre 3 Registrations Free  
Excel for Research Management: May 15 10:00-11:30am, Gold Computer Lab, Elizabeth Dafoe Library 21 Registrations Free  
Conducting Research in Schools: May 16 1:00-2:30pm, Room 326 Education Building 23 Registrations Free  
Indigenous Research: May 17 1:00-2:30pm Room 326 Education Building 24 Registrations Free  
Ethics Involving Human Subjects: May 22 10:00am-12:00noon, Room 218 Helen Glass Centre 21 Registrations Free  
Staying Organized During Systematic Reviews: May 23 9:00-10:30am, Room 370 Helen Glass Centre 16 Registrations Free  
Introduction to Research Project Management: May 24 9:00-11:00am, Room 214 Tier Building 24 Registrations Free  
Online Surveys: May 29 9:00am-12:00noon, Room 394 Helen Glass Centre 14 Registrations Free  
Conducting Research with Older Adults: May 31 9:00-10:30am, Room 216 Tier Building 11 Registrations Free  
Introduction to NVivo: June 5 2:00-3:30pm, 220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom) 22 Registrations Free  
Qualitative Interviewing & Focus Groups: June 6 9:30-11:30am, Room 214 Tier Building 16 Registrations Free  
Advanced SPSS: June 8 9:00am-12:00noon, Room 394 Helen Glass Centre 15 Registrations Free  
Preparing a Manuscript for Publication: June 12 1:00-3:00pm, Room 326 Education Building 13 Registrations Free  
NVivo - Practice Session & Advanced Methods: June 13 2:00-3:30pm, 220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom) 20 Registrations Free  
Data Extraction & Synthesis: June 19 10:00-11:30am, Room 218 Helen Glass Centre 13 Registrations Free  
Creating Poster Presentations: June 21 11:00am-12:00noon, 220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom) 21 Registrations Free  
How to Create a Great Presentation: June 25 3:00-4:00pm, 220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom) 14 Registrations Free  

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The Summer Research Training Institute 2018 is a series of workshops held over May and June 2017. Workshops focus on basic skills and knowledge for research. You can register for as many workshops as you want.

* Please note dates and location are subject to change. Watch your email for any changes.

If a workshop is full, please contact nicole.dunn@umanitoba.ca to get on a wait list.

 

Tips for Success as a Research Assistant

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 1:00-2:30pm

220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom)

Presenters

Naomi Arnah Photo Ms. Naomi Armah, College of Nursing

 

Kevin Boreskie Photo Mr. Kevin Boreskie, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Simrit Deol Photo Ms. Simrit Deol, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Erin Scott Photo Ms. Erin Scott, Faculty of Education

 

 

Description

Current graduate students will present their tips on being a successful research assistant.

 

Introduction to Systematic Reviews

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00-3:00 pm

Room 218 Helen Glass Centre

Presenter

Diane Cepanec Photo Ms. Diane Cepanec, Senior Research Manager, College of Nursing & MCNHR

 

Description

This session will provide an introduction to systematic reviews by providing an overview of why systematic reviews are important and overview of different review types and the basic steps involved in conducting a systematic review.

 

Foundations of Literature Searching

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 9:30-11:30am

Brown Computer Lab, Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Presenters

Placeholder Photo TBA, Librarian for Nursing

Kyle Feenstra PhotoMr. Kyle Feenstra, Librarian for Education

 Sarah Clark Photo Ms. Sarah Clark, Librarian for Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Description

In this workshop, we will cover skills in developing a literature search strategy as well as how to manage the literature. There will be an opportunity to test your skills in a computer lab. Literature search examples will be given from nursing, education, kinesiology, recreation, and gerontology/geriatrics.

 

Introduction to SPSS

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1:00-4:00 pm

Room 394 Helen Glass Centre

Presenter

James Plohman Photo Mr. James Plohman, Research Coordinator, MCNHR

 

Description

This hands-on introductory workshop will provide participants with an overview of quantitative data analysis using SPSS software. Participants will learn how to utilize SPSS by creating an SPSS dataset and entering data. Participants will also learn how to select and run procedures in SPSS including charts, descriptive statistics, parametric and non-parametric tests, correlations, and cross tabulations.

 

Managing Your References

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1:00-2:30 pm

Room 394 Helen Glass Centre

Presenter

Lisa Demczuk Photo Ms. Lisa Demczuk, Nursing Liaison Librarian

 

Description

This session will provide an overview of citation management and various programs available to help you store and organize your references and PDFs and incorporate citations while writing in Word.

 

Excel for Research Management

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:00 – 11:30 am

Gold Computer Lab, Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Presenters

Sarah Clark Photo Ms. Sarah Clark, Librarian for Kinesiology & Recreation Management

Todd Duhamel Photo Dr. Todd Duhamel, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Description

An overview on how to use Microsoft Excel for effective research management.

 

Conducting Research in Schools

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:00-2:30 pm

Room 326 Education Building

Presenters

Francine Morin Photo Dr. Francine Morin, Associate Dean, Undergraduate and Professor, Curriculum Teaching & Learning for Education (CTL)

Charlotte Enns Photo Dr. Charlotte Enns, Associate Dean, Graduate & Research and Professor, Educational Administration, Foundations & Psychology (EAF&P)

 

Description

This workshop will discuss the unique benefits and challenges of conducting research in school contexts. Ethical concerns will be discussed and recommendations for researchers will be provided.

 

Indigenous Research

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 1:00-2:30 pm

Room 326 Education Building

Presenters

Jennifer Brant Photo Dr. Jennifer Brant, Assistant Professor, Curriculum, Teaching & Learning for Education (CTL)

 Karen Favell Photo Ms. Karen Favell, Lecturer, Educational Administration, Foundations & Psychology (EAF&P)

Brian Rice Photo Dr. Brian Rice, Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Description

This workshop will provide perspectives from different disciplines regarding the process of conducting research with Indigenous individuals and within Indigenous communities.

 

Ethics Involving Human Subjects

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Room 218 Helen Glass Centre

Presenter

James Plohman Photo Mr. James Plohman, Research Coordinator, MCNHR

Placeholder Photo Ms. Pinar Eskicioglu, Human Ethics Coordinator

 

Description

This workshop will focus on describing the basic ethical principles and guidelines for conducting research involving humans as outlined in the governing document: “Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans”. During this seminar, I will describe how these ethical principles should be practically applied when designing your research protocol. Helpful tips will be provided to assist seminar attendees in preparing a good application to the Education and Nursing Research Ethics Board.

 

Staying Organized During Systematic Reviews

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 9:00-10:30 am

Room 370 Helen Glass Centre

Presenters

Diane Cepanec Photo Ms. Diane Cepanec, Senior Research Manager, College of Nursing & MCNHR

Lisa Demczuk Photo Ms. Lisa Demczuk, Nursing Liaison Librarian, College of Nursing

 

Description

This session will provide practical tips to help you stay organized during a systematic review and draws on lessons learned from those doing systematic reviews.

 

Introduction to Research Project Management

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 9:00-11:00am

Room 214 Tier Building

Presenters

Nicole Dunn Photo Ms. Nicole Dunn, Associate Director (Research), Centre on Aging

Mary Ann Nurmi Photo Ms. Mary Ann Nurmi, Research Coordinator, College of Nursing

 

Description

This workshop will provide practical information and tips for those who are managing a research project. Based on the principals of project management, we will explore strategies, tools, and basic skills to manage any sized research project through the research process.

 

Online Surveys

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Room 394 Helen Glass Centre

Presenter

James Plohman Photo Mr. James Plohman, Research Coordinator, MCNHR

 

Description

Online Surveys are a popular tool used by researchers for data collection. In the first half of this workshop, I will explore the many issues that must be considered when designing and implementing an online survey including ethical considerations, question design, and survey delivery. I will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using this form of data collection over other survey methods. In the second half of the workshop, you will setup and deploy a sample online survey.

 

Conducting Research with Older Adults

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 9:00-10:30am

Room 216 Tier Building

Presenter

Nicole Dunn Photo Ms. Nicole Dunn, Associate Director (Research), Centre on Aging

 

Description

This workshop will provide an introduction to conducting research with older adults including practical considerations.

 

Introduction to NVivo

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 2:00-3:30 pm

220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom)

Presenters

Fenton Photo Dr. Fenton, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Description

An introductory session on using NVivo for qualitative data management and analysis. Participants are asked to bring their own laptop with either the trial or full version of NVIvo installed.

 

Qualitative Interviewing & Focus Groups

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 9:30-11:30am

Room 214 Tier Building

Presenter

Stephanie Chesser Photo Dr. Stephanie Chesser, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Centre on Aging

 

Description

In this workshop, we will delve into the logistical and practical considerations involved with conducting qualitative interviews and focus groups. Some of the topics to be covered in this session will include: power dynamics and consent, rapport building, location selection and scheduling, creating question guides, the use of technology, and dealing with unexpected situations in interviews and/or focus groups.

 

Advanced SPSS

Friday, June 8, 2018 at 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Room 394 Helen Glass Centre

Presenter

James Plohman Photo Mr. James Plohman, Research Coordinator, MCNHR

 

Description

This session will build upon the skills learned in the Introductory SPSS Workshop to conduct multivariate data analysis using “The 7 Steps of Data Analysis”. This session will use binary logistic regression modelling as the example of multivariate data analysis.

 

Preparing a Manuscript for Publication

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00-3:00 pm

Room 326 Education Building

Presenters

Diana McMillan Photo Dr. Diana McMillan, Associate Professor, College of Nursing

Miriam Unruh Photo Ms. Miriam Unruh, Instructor, Academic Learning Centre

Robert Mizzi Photo Dr. Robert C. Mizzi, Associate Professor, Educational Administration, Foundations & Psychology (EAF&P)

Jonathan Singer Photo Dr. Jonathan Singer, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Description

Panelists from a variety of different disciplines will share their experiences and tips regarding the academic writing process, including planning, drafting, revising, and responding to reviewers.

 

NVivo – Practice Session and Advanced Methods

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:00-3:30 pm

220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom)

Presenters

Kelsey Johansen Photo Ms. Kelsey Johansen, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Description

This workshop will include a short presentation on advanced uses of NVIvo, and then be open as a trouble-shooting and practical session. Participants are asked to bring their own laptop with either the trial or full version of NVivo installed.

 

Data Extraction & Synthesis

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 10:00-11:30am

Room 218 Helen Glass Centre

Presenter

Lynda Balneaves Photo Dr. Lynda Balneaves, Associate Professor, College of Nursing

 

Description

Confronted with a stack of articles that you’re trying to make sense of for a course? Thinking about beginning your literature review for your research project or thesis? Learning how to pull out key information from the literature in a structured manner will help you more efficiently and effectively summarize and synthesize the latest research. This workshop will review a systematic method of extracting information from published and unpublished material to assist students in synthesizing the literature for their thesis/research project. Key strategies for writing a coherent synthesis based on the literature will also be reviewed.

 

Creating Poster Presentations

Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm

220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom)

Presenter

Gordon Giesbrecht Photo Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Description

This workshop will cover how to create effective poster presentations for research events.

 

How to Create a Great Presentation

Monday, June 25, 2018 at 3:00-4:00 pm

220 Active Living Centre (Cibinel Boardroom)

Presenter

Stephen Cornish Photo Dr. Stephen Cornish, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

 

Description

This workshop is about how to effectively communicate research through presentations. It will include information on types of programs available for creating good presentations, how to design a presentation, and tips on presenting to an audience.

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University of Manitoba
66 Chancellors Circle
Fort Garry Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Canada

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SRTI is a partnership between the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Faculty of Education, Centre on Aging, and the Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research (College of Nursing).

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