Research Conversations Series 2020-2021

Research Conversations


August 28, 2020

Pitch Your Project

This Research Conversation focused on SSHRC grant proposals and featured three colleagues Giuliano Reis, Phyllis Dalley and Geneviève Gauthier who presented a brief overview of their Insight Grant proposal. Professors Rebecca Lloyd, Christine Tippett, Peter Milley and Carole Sénéchal provided commentary for all three proposals. Their expert feedback was relevant to all types of grant proposals and included many useful points about questions raised during the workshop.

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October 5, 2020

Adaptation and Resilience During a Pandemic

This Research Conversation virtual event focused on adapting in-person research protocols to the constraints imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. New university guidelines regarding campus access and in-person research activities were presented by Catherine Paquet, Director, Office of Ethics and Research Integrity, followed by a concrete example of how a research project was adapted to meet these new requirements, presented by Virginie Abat-Roy, a doctoral student at the Faculty of Education.

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November 2, 2020

Conference Presentations : From Proposal to Performance!

This Research Conversation focused on preparing a conference presentation and will feature an overview of various types of presentations and on how to write a proposal for a conference such as the Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium. Professors from the Faculty of Education also shared their conference experiences as well as advice on how to stand out from the crowd as a presenter.

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January 18, 2021

Graduate Student Supervision

This Research Conversation, offered by professors Claire Duchesne and Ruth Kane, focused on graduate student supervision. The presenters offered a plethora of key advice for successful supervision to full-time Faculty members.

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March 29, 2021

Inventory of the uses of multimodal media literacy in the LMM@ digital context in francophone contexts: Research methodology and preliminary results

In this Research Conversation, Professor Amal Boultif and Béatrice Crettenand Pecorini, Ph.D. candidate and research assistant, shared the preliminary findings of a literature review about the uses of media and multi-modal literacy in digital contexts in French teaching and learning practices (first language, minority and majority settings).  The presentation included a discussion of the methodology adapted for this type of documentary study. Faculty of Education professors and graduate students attended the event, which was held in French.

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April 23, 2021

Funding your research activities: Planning ahead for greater success

In this Research Conversation, Marlene Hoff and Isabelle Bourgeois focused on planning and scaffolding research activities and grant proposals. Their proposed approach featured various funding options as well as a discussion of how Faculty and University prizes can support work and research funding.

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May 18, 2021

Management of research teams

In this Research Conversation, the session will focus on the management of research teams. Professors Nathalie Bélanger and Tracy Vaillancourt will share some of their experiences, thoughts, advice, as well as tools and/or strategies that can facilitate collaborative research work. This event will be held on May 18, 2021 at 1:00 PM.

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