Brown Bag lunch series

The Brown Bag Lunch Series are offered in partnership between the SFU PDA and the APEX Professional Development Program within the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows. Their goal is to stimulate professional development and career development of postdoctoral fellows through a series of seminars and interactive workshops.

Upcoming seminars

February 25, 2020

Professional Development Webinar for Postdocs
Justine Salam, Professional Skills Program Specialist, University of Waterloo
More info here.

Past seminars

April 24, 2019

How to set yourself up for job search success (Webinar)
Jennifer Polk, Beyond the Professoriate 
More info here.

March 21, 2018

Cultivating your professional online presence
Allison J. Moore, Digital Scholarship Librarian, SFU Research Commons
More info here.

February 8, 2018
Voice and Presentation Skills for Better Communication
Sanders Whiting, Teaching Enhancement Specialist, SFU Teaching & Learning Centre.
More info here.

October 26, 2017
Communicating Research via Social Media
Dr. David Shiffman, Marine Conservation Biologist and Science Writer
More info here.

August 22, 2017
Teaching Dossier Workshop
Daria Ahrensmeier and Sarah Louise Turner, Teaching & Learning Centre SFU
More info here.

July 18, 2017
Drawn to Your Research: Using Visuals to Improve Academic and Non-Academic Presentations
Jason Toal, Teaching & Learning Centre SFU

June 22, 2017
Basic Tips and Tricks for Data Visualization
Dr. Mohamed Elgendi, senior IEEE member and Mining for Miracles Postdoctoral Fellow at UBC

March 27, 2017
Open access publishing workshop
Nicole White, Head of SFU Research Commons

February 27, 2017
Commercialization of research: An Industry Perspective
Dr Erik Hadley, Director of Process Development at STEMCELL

January 30, 2017
Translating Research within and outside the Academy
Joy Johnson, VP Research and International

November 23, 2016
Create your own luck
Penny Freno, Career Services

October 18, 2016
Successfully Negotiating Fieldwork, Writing and Publishing
Paul Kingsbury, Associate Professor from the Geography Department