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 tentatively 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.

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Writing Retreat June 22, 2018

Registration for this event is now closed.
Schedule: Friday, June 22, 2018, 08:30 AM – 04:30 PM
Location: JEC EPICentre Workshop room
Enjoy a half or full day of writing in the EPICentre Workshop room.
A research coordinator from the Office of Research and Innovation Services will be available for grant writers. Open to faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows.

Bring your own lunch and refreshments. (Microwave and kettle will be available.) Please note that this location has Wi-Fi. For more information contact Nicole Noël 519-253-3000 x3916 or or Natasha Wiebe at x3953.

Friday, January 24, 2020

NEW LOCATION * Writing Retreat - January 2020

Registration for this event is now closed.
Schedule: Friday, January 24, 2020, 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Location: Canterbury College, Meeting Room 1 (2nd floor)
Enjoy a half or full day of quiet writing on main campus. Finalize your SSHRC Insight Development or Connection Grant application, or work on another writing project. Natasha Wiebe, ORIS, will be available to grant writers.