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IRMACS Centre: SFU Masterclass Series

October 03, 2014

The main idea of the IRMACS Centre's series "SFU Research Masterclass" is to have a group of prominent SFU researchers that will, instead of an academic lecture on their research topic, tell the story of their research path and the "best practices" and tips they learned along the way - how they came to be interested in the topic, how their research directions have changed over the years, any major shifts in direction, who their collaborators are and how they developed those collaborations, etc. The format of each event will be a sit down session with an interviewer, rather than a standard presentation format. This is followed by a Q&A with the audience. We invite SFU graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, as well as SFU researchers across disciplines, SFU research personnel, and researcher grant facilitators to attend the "SFU Research Masterclass" sessions.

October 9, 11:30-12:30pm Rm 10900

SFU Research Masterclass Series: "The random walk of an academic career"

Dr Peter Ruben

Professsor, Department of Biological Physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University

October 23, 11:30-12:30pm Rm 10900

SFU Research Masterclass Series

Dr RIna Zazkis

Professor, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University

November 20, 11:30-12:30pm Rm 10900

SFU Research Masterclass Series

Dr Pavol Hell

School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University

You can also view the past SFU Research Masterclass Seminars hosted at the IRMACS Centre.

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