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Research in Focus Series 2018

A series of lunchtime conversations for students, faculty members & staff focused on community-based research, knowledge mobilization, and research data & its management, organized by the Centre for Research in Empirical Social Sciences. Bring your lunch & CRESS will provide drinks & dessert.

Dec 27, 2017

 All lunchtime sessions will meet in LRWilson Hall 5001 (5th floor).



Date & Time

Research Dataset Collections: Accessing Statistics Canada, subscription, and public data

· Peter Kitchen, StatsCanada RDC, McMaster 

· Vivek Jadon, McMaster Library

January 17, 11:30am-1:00pm

Ethics in Community-Based Research**

· Nick Caric, MREB, McMaster

January 23, 12:00pm-1:30pm

Media Relations 101

· Michelle Donovan, Communications & Public Affairs, McMaster

· Wade Hemsworth, Communications & Public Affairs, McMaster

January 31, 11:30am-12:30pm (note shorter time)

The need-to-knows of Research Data Management: Pending Tri-Agency policies and resources to manage your research materials

· Jay Brodeur, McMaster Library

February 6, 12:00pm-1:30pm

Using MacDrive for collaborative research**

· Courtney Sheppard, Social Sciences, McMaster 

February 7, 11:30am-1:00pm

Introduction to McMaster’s Limesurvey tool for Online Research Surveys

· Michael Wilson, MREB, McMaster

· Ginet Segui Lines, RHPCS, McMaster

· Nick Marquis, Social Sciences, McMaster 

February 14, 11:30am-1:00pm

Advanced functions in Limesruvey for Online Research Surveys

· Ginet Segui Lines, RHPCS, McMaster

· Nick Marquis, Social Sciences, McMaster

February 28, 11:30am-1:00pm

Managing your research data and materials: A hands-on introduction to data management planning, storage & backup, and data archiving

· Vivek Jadon, McMaster Library

· Jay Brodeur, McMaster Library

March 6, 12:00pm-1:30pm

Program evaluation for community-based research**

· James Gillett, Health Aging & Society

March 21, 11:30am-1:00pm

Data Resources for Undergraduate Teaching, Learning and Research

· Vivek Jadon, McMaster Library

April 3, 12:00pm-1:30pm


** Co-organized with the Research Shop

Questions or suggestions for future topics can be emailed to Michelle Dion.