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Research Events

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:

NSERC Alliance and IDEaS Funding Programs
Thursday, September 19, 2019
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We are currently seeking webinar presenters for the 2019-2020 season. Please contact Jill Calliou to schedule your presentation.

External Funding Agency Webinars

NSERC Discovery Grant
Adobe Connect Recording
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Research Grant Writing Workshop

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

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Presentation Handout

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: Dr. Mohamed Ally, Professor and Commonwealth of Learning Chair, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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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
Learning Analytics: exploring the knowledge boundary
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Presenter: Dr. Maiga Chang, Faculty of Science & Technology
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 September 27 2019 by Research

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