Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Sunday, March 23, 2014


The workshop registration system used by many units in the GSLI is off line until further notice.  For the upcoming workshops listed below, please contact the instructor as listed if:
- you wish to register
- you are registered and have a question
- you are registered and want to withdraw.

Also please note that you will not receive the usual email reminder about the workshop.

We are working to resolve the problem and will post more information when it becomes available.  If you have any questions about GSLI programs, please email

Research & Project Management Course - Publishing in Academic Journals - March 25
Contact:  Meghan Grimes @

Writing Tune-up: Paraphrase Like a Pro - March 24
Writing Tune-up: Grammar 4 (Avoiding Errors of Misuse) - March 25
Contact:  Lenore Latta @

Academic Job Search - March 31
Contact:  Jana McDonald @

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

What should you do with your science PhD? Learn from others

This article from University Affairs describes a new website called “My Sci Career” which gathers stories from scientists across the world about what careers they’ve pursued with a science degree.

The No-Fail Secret to Writing a Dissertation

There is only one fail-safe method, one secret, one guaranteed trick that you need in order to finish your dissertation: Write.  

Learn more at

How to ask for a reference letter

Straightforward advice from University Affairs for job candidates in search of a professorial recommendation.

Meet the next generation of social-media-savvy graduate students

Building an online space to highlight your academic work will help you come job search time.  See more in University Affairs.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Change Your Password!

The Office of the CIO recommends that you regularly change your password.  If you are suspicious of email links (something we typically advise) you can change your password by searching for “password change” in the search box in the top right corner of the main University of Guelph website.  Click on the first search result “CCS Change Your Password” and follow the instructions on that page. Alternatively, to change your password, use this link to visit the CCS password change page: