Main Campus Writing Retreats

Main Campus Writing Retreats

Designate a half or full day for writing in a quiet environment. Open to faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows. All writing projects welcome. ORIS support available for those working on funding applications.

What to bring: Laptop, extension cord, and your own refreshments.

Retreats planned for:
  • January 24 (Canterbury College)
  • February 14 (Canterbury College)
  • May 22 (Katzman Lounge)
  • June 19, 2020 (Katzman Lounge).
  • Join us at Willistead Manor for retreats in April and August.
For more information: Natasha Wiebe. 519-253-3000 x3953.
SSHRC Working Group: Insight Grant

SSHRC Working Group: Insight Grant

Faculty are invited to develop outstanding SSHRC Insight Grant applications with the help of several workshops co-hosted by the Office of the Dean, FAHSS, and the Office of Research and Innovation Services.

Each session will blend quiet grant writing time, sharing approaches to various sections of the application, and feedback on work in progress.

Tentative schedule for 2020:
  • Shaping Your Project for Success - February 28 (Katzman Lounge)
  • CANCELLED: Writing the Summary - March 27 (Katzman Lounge)
  • CANCELLED: The Budget - April 21 (Willistead Manor)
  • Knowledge Mobilization & Outcomes - August 25 (Willistead Manor)
  • Teams & Training - August 26 (Willistead Manor)

Open to researchers from all disciplines who plan to submit a SSHRC Insight Grant application in October 2020 or 2021. Researchers developing other SSHRC applications also welcome.

More information: Brent Lee, or Natasha Wiebe.

Writing Retreat at Willistead

Writing Retreat at Willistead

SAVE THE DATE FOR SUMMER 2020: August 25-26, 2020.

Designate one or two days for quiet writing in historic Willistead Manor. Bring the work of your choice -- article, syllabus, proposal, poem. Participants say:
  • “Top quality."
  • “I was amazed by how much I got done.”
  • “I love these retreats! They help me regain some research traction.”

Open to faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows. Usually scheduled in late April and late August. The retreats fill quickly, but join the waiting list because seats become available in the days before the event. For more information: Natasha Wiebe or 519-253-3000 x3953.

Research Workshop Series

Research Workshop Series

Finetune your research plans with the help of our workshops. Open to faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows from across the disciplines.

More information: Office of Research & Innovation Services, 519-253-3000 x3372