Event Date: 05/30/2016

How are social sciences and humanities students partnering with organizations to do research in their communities?

Join us at the Congress 2016 Career Corner in Calgary to learn about funded research collaborations between academia and local partners. This session will discuss eligibility criteria, timing, potential research connections, success rates for applications, and practical ways to find partners with Mitacs.

Event Date: 05/31/2016

Join Mitacs, faculty, and grad students at Mobilizing Graduate Students for Diverse Careers held in conjunction with Congress 2016, on May 31, 2016, at the University of Calgary.

At this one-day event, join the discussion about rethinking graduate education and how universities can prepare social sciences and humanities for diverse careers.

Event Date: 05/31/2016

Join us at a Congress 2016 event to explore the professor as social innovator – evolving roles on campus and in communities.

Hosted by Mitacs, this panel session will convene leading Canadian academics to discuss how the professor’s role has changed over the past two decades; whether universities, governments, and others are supporting professors in their changing role; and the skills and resources needed to promote social innovation.

Event Date: 06/02/2016

Join Mitacs at the CPSA’s 3MT® competition finals at Congress 2016 on June 2, 2016, at the University of Calgary.

We’re a proud sponsor of this year’s 3MT®, where participants present their graduate research in three minutes or less to non-specialist judges.

Event Date: 06/05/2016

Join us at the Canadian Evaluation Society conference, June 5–8, 2016, at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland in St. John’s.

Learn about new evaluation practices and discuss challenges and opportunities. Jackie Hallet, Mitacs Junior Evaluation Officer, will be speaking during the Capacity building at the edge: An evaluation community within the Canadian Science and Technology Innovation Ecosystem panel on June 8, 2016.

For more information, consult the program at a glance and review the conference theme.