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Preparing for a Career in Academia

Monday March 1, 2021 1-2:30pm [Eastern]

IMN-ON Mentor, Dr. Chelsea Gabel discussed the process of applying to become a Professor including tips for applying and preparing for a job talk/interview. Presentation slides available here.

Informational Webinar: IMN Scholarship & Seed Grant Applications

Monday January 18, 2021 2-3pm [Eastern]

Interested in learning more about our scholarship and seed grants? IMN-Ontario Coordinator, Katie Big-Canoe discussed the application process, eligibility, and answered questions.  

Preparing for Doctoral Scholarship Applications

Wednesday January 20, 2021 2-3pm [Eastern]

Paula Menzies Cameron, Manager, Financial Support and Scholarship Liaison Officer at Western University discussed preparing for Fall 2021 doctoral scholarship applications. 

Winter Solstice Teachings with Liz

Friday December 18, 2020 1:30-3:30pm [Eastern]

Our wonderful Elder Liz provided a space to gather and learn about winter solstice teachings.

Abstract Writing for Conferences

Wednesday November 25, 2020 2-3pm [Eastern]

Dr. Kim Anderson shared tips on writing abstracts for conference applications. Presentation slides available here.

Graduate Scholarship Opportunities: How to apply & preparing for the competition

Wednesday October 28, 2020 2-3pm [Eastern]

Paula Menzies Cameron, Manager, Financial Support and Scholarship Liaison Officer at Western University shared graduate funding opportunities such as Trudeau, Vanier, SSHRC, and CIHR Masters/Doctoral awards, and how to make applications stand out from the competition.  Presentation slides available here.

Teachings with Liz Akiwenzie

Biweekly sessions were held April 28, May 5, May 23, June 9, and June 23, 2020 10-11:00am [Eastern]

Liz provided a virtual space to gather and learn about teachings. Chi-miigwetch Liz!

Academic CVs can be so annoying: Tips for making the most of them

Wednesday June 3, 2020 1-2:00pm [Eastern]

Building your CV for the first time? Seeking ways to strengthen your current CV? Perhaps you would like to learn how to tailor your CV for different purposes? Join IMN-Ontario mentors, Drs. Karen Lawford, Diana Lewis, and Heather Castleden as they address these topics using examples from three academic stages (MA, PhD, and early career researcher). Presentation Slides 

Indigenous Epidemiology: Counting what counts

Friday February 7, 2020 10-11:00am [Eastern]

Join Dr. Jennifer Walker (Laurentian University) as she discusses Indigenous epidemiology and the graduate school opportunities available for Indigenous students. There will be an opportunity to ask questions. 

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Balancing Graduate School and Life Webinar

Western University - Wednesday April 10, 10-11:30am [Eastern]

Join Randi Ray (Nipissing), Dr. Joey-Lynn Wabie (Laurentian), and Vanessa Ambtman-Smith (Western) as they share their experiences balancing life and graduate school. They will discuss their personal strategies for balance and also facilitate an environment for participants to share their own experiences. 

We invite all graduate students from across all of the Indigenous Mentorship Networks to participate.

Scholarship and Seed Grant Applicant Information Webinar

Western University

Information about the scholarship and seed grant application process and eligibility. Applicants were given the opportunity to ask questions. December 13, 2018.

Queen's University IMN-Ontario Launch

Created at Queen's University and Western University

On September 21, Queen's University held a gathering to launch their local IMN-Ontario activities. The webinar presentation is shared through two video recordings. The first video includes an opening by Janice Hill, Director of Indigenous Initiatives at Queen's followed by Dr. Richmond's keynote presentation. The second video includes Janice Hill's opening followed by a Queen's University student panel discussion of the value of mentorship. 

Video 1. Keynote 
Video 2. Student Panel 

Working in Relationship with Indigenous Communities 

Created at Nipissing University 

What does it mean to work with Indigenous communities in a good way? A group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous allied scholars, mentored graduate students,  Elder-in-Residence, and community partners met in circle at Nipissing University to share knowledge, advice, and best practices. Research with Indigenous  communities is fundamentally based in relationships. This circle discussion also shares the challenges that can arise when these relationships are situated within the broader context of academia.