Want Additional Training?
The CMM Graduate Program is committed to training well rounded M.Sc. and Ph.D. candidates. In the context of the program, you will have numerous opportunities to present your work (posters, seminars, conference attendance), to practice scientific writing (in coursework and in laboratory) and to attend workshops on professional skills. In addition to these opportunities, additional training and experience is possible through the following programs:
Altitude (http://altitude.uottawa.ca/en) offers events and workshops to graduate students with the objective of improving academic success as well as developing communication, teaching and writing skills that are required during and after completion of your degree.
MyGradSkills.ca (https://www.mygradskills.ca/) is a series of self-paced online modules created by the Ontario Consortium for Graduate Professional Skills that provide information on teaching and learning, career development, community engagement, entrepreneurship and other important professional skills.
Let’s Talk Science is a charitable organization focused on providing science education opportunities to youth. Graduate Students who participate gain valuable professional skills while spreading their enthusiasm for science.
The Centre for University Teaching offers a variety of courses on university teaching to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Courses available are:
ESG 5300 – Theory and Practice of Undergraduate Teaching (in English) - Usually offered over the Fall semester
ESG 6100 - Technology and University Teaching (in English) - Online course
ESG 8300 – Practicum in University Teaching - Usually offered over the Fall and Winter semesters
The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies also Offers a course on Community Outreach and Media Relations that may be of interest (ESG5310 – Community Outreach and Media Relations in the Sciences.