Congress 2017 at Ryerson

1448658047_userRyerson is hosting Congress 2017, “The Next 150, On Indigenous Lands,” Canada’s largest interdisciplinary gathering of scholars and researchers, from May 27 – June 2. We invite you to get involved and join the excitement as a member of our volunteer team.

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2nd Annual Innovative Perspectives in Neuroscience Conference

1454964291_icon-81The Research Training Centre (RTC) is hosting its 2nd Annual Innovative Perspectives in Neuroscience Conference at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest. This conference will provide attendees (researchers, clinicians, staff, and trainees across all disciplines and all levels from undergraduate to post-doctoral fellow) with the opportunity to gain hands-on, practical, and interactive experience with not-for-profit and industry leaders as well as explore exciting careers in neuroscience. The itinerary for the day includes guest presentations, a networking lunch, and a case competition.

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Ryerson Sick Kids Dance Marathon

aol-128Last Chance! Come out/Sign up for the Ryerson Sick Kids Dance Marathon! We’ve raised over $5000 for the sick kids hospital in Toronto, exceeding our goal in its first year ever. This is super important to continue funding important programs and services for patients and their families. Thank you so much!

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RBC Lunch and Learn: The Epidemic of Anxiety

1448499883_icon-93On Tuesday, April 11th from 1-2PM at the Sandbox (3rd floor of the SLC), we will be hosting the final RBC Lunch and Learn: The Epidemic of Anxiety.   During this session, CEO and Co-Founder of Tranqool, Chakemeh Shafi will discuss why anxiety levels reported by current university students are much higher than psychiatric patients in the same age group in the 1950’s.  Tranqool is a video therapy service which allows you to speak with a licensed therapist from the comfort of your home.

RSVP here: https://connectru.ryerson.ca/organization/RUStudentLife/calendar/details/58397

Trivia Night (April 6 – TONIGHT)

1474314863_speech-bubbleJoin us for a Canadian Themed Trivia Night – in Recognition of Canada’s 150th – Free Dinner and Prizes. Who won the 1993 MLB World Series? What’s the busiest intersection in Canada?  Come through and bring your friends on Thursday April 6th, 2017 for the Student Life Programs Trivia Night in the POD-60 Lounge (Lower ground floor of the Podium Building, one floor below the Hub Cafe and Service Hub)!

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Paid Research Assistant Opportunity | Canadian Observatory on Homelessness

1453496536_resolutions-19The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH), centered at York University, is a non-profit, non-partisan research institute that is committed to conducting and mobilizing research so as to contribute to real and sustainable solutions to homelessness.

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Tri-Mentoring Program

1448658047_userThe Tri-Mentoring Program is now accepting applications for Mentors for the 2017/2018 academic year!  TMP offers mentorship to students of all identities across all faculties.  The program matches 1st year students with upper year students in the same program to help incoming students successfully transition into Ryerson. Mentors then have the opportunity to be matched with an industry professional and will gain guidance and encourage students to progress towards their goals.

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SWAP Student Awards: Student Paper Award and Travel Bursary

1474315012_resolutions-24The Section for Women and Psychology (SWAP) of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) offers awards for research by students in areas of particular relevance to women or feminism. To be eligible for an award, students must be presenting their work at the 2017 CPA Convention or SWAP Institute. Submissions may be in English or French. Deadline is April 28, 2017.

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Change Leader Open House (April 19)

1474314863_speech-bubbleAs the semester comes to a close, the class of SSH 502 and Olivia Chow would like to formally invite you to enjoy an evening of viewing the course materials through project presentations of students who have worked hard all semester on their own leadership projects.

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Computational Social Science Program at U Chicago

1454964291_icon-81Computational Social Science is an emergent approach in which students apply the latest innovations in computer science and statistics to complex social questions.  Working with very big data, on a scale that far exceeds earlier research, computational researchers are devising innovative formal, statistical, and computational models to make important contributions across the social sciences.

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