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Research Webinar Series

The Research Webinar Series builds the collegial research atmosphere of AU and provides faculty and professional staff with the opportunity to disseminate research and present papers.

Visiting presenters are also encouraged to participate in the webinar series. If you know of any visitors whose work or ideas might be of interest, please contact us well in advance of their visit so that we may attempt to schedule a presentation.

Presentations can be held anytime, from September to May, at various locations, and can be broadcast from anywhere using Adobe Connect. These sessions are recorded for viewing at your convenience.

Upcoming Webinars:

We are currently seeking webinar presenters for the 2020-2021 season. Please contact Jill Calliou to schedule your presentation.

External Funding Agency Webinars

SSHRC New Frontiers Research Fund (NFRF) Exploration 2020
July 7, 2020, 11am - 1pm
Webinar Event Password: SWrPUuX93C8

SSHRC Connections Grants Webinar
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Research Grant Writing Workshops

Considering submitting a research grant application in the near future? There are a few things you need to know!

May 2019
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June 2020
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Our presenter, Rhonda Kronyk, is a settler/Dene research, editing and grant consultant who lives in Edmonton. She is stepping into the position of editor for Write, the magazine for The Writers Union of Canada. Rhonda is also a founding member of the Indigenous Editors Association and uses the lessons learned from working with Indigenous stories in editing and writing work. Her grant writing clients include researchers, artists, faculty and non-profit organizations.

Missed a webinar? Check out these recorded sessions:

Presenter: Helen Shurven, National Native Title Tribunal, Australia, invited guest of Dr. Shabnam Inanloo Dailoo, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Athabasca University
Title: National Native Title Tribunal and Cultural Property Disputes and Museums Research in Australia
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Presenter: Dr. Jon Dron, Professor, School of Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Science & Technology
Title: Educational Machines and How They Work
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Presenter: Dr. Mickey Vallee, Canada Research Chair in Community, Identity and Digital Media and Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title: Cultural Tremology and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Micro-Temporal Oscillations of a Macro-Temporal Event
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Presenter: Dr. Mickey Vallee, Canada Research Chair in Community, Identity and Digital Media and Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title: Doing Nothing Does Something: Embodiment and Data in the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Presenters: Dr. Cindy Ives and Dr. Pamela Walsh, Distance Education, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title: Organizational change experienced by Canadian Universities adopting online learning
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Presenter: Katarina Polonsky, Digital Supercluster
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Presenter: Barton Satchwill, Vice President, Cybera
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Presenter: Dr. Mohamed Ally, Professor and Commonwealth of Learning Chair, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title: Artificial Intelligence in Education
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Presenter: Dr. Chris Glover, Professor and CAIP Chair for Hydroecology and Environmental Health, Faculty of Science & Technology
Title: The vertebrate that eats with its skin (or why you should never accept a dinner invitation from a hagfish)
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Presenter: Dr. Alexa DeGagne, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title: Pinkwashing Pride Parades: The Politics of Police in LGBTQ Spaces in Canada
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Presenter: Dr. Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title: Maya Monumental 'Boom': Rapid Development, Hybrid Architecture, and 'Prententiousness' in the Fabrication of Place at Alabama, East-Central Belize
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Presenter: Dr. Vive Kumar , Faculty of Science & Technology
Title:
Learning Analytics: exploring the knowledge boundary
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Presenter: Dr. Maiga Chang, Faculty of Science & Technology
Title:
Homework Woes? Gaming could be the answer!
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Presenter: Dr. Scott Ketcheson, NSERC Canada Research Chair in Hydrological Sustainability
Title: The Stony Mountain Headwater Catchment Observatory: Determining the function of headwater catchments and their importance for water availability in the Athabasca River Basin
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Presenter: Dr. Christine Martineau, Indigenous Recruitment and Retention Specialist, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta
Title: Indigenous Research Methodologies
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Updated June 29 2020 by Research

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