Health Sciences Graduate Student Association
NAVIGATING THE (CONFUSING) WORLD OF PUBLISHING
When: October 18, 2021, 4:00-5:00pm EST
Please join us for a session hosted by two McMaster Health Sciences Librarians, Laura Banfield and Jo-Anne Petropoulos, on Navigating the (Confusing) World of Publishing. They will share their insights into how to use library and publishing resources to find the right journal for your work.
In this session you will learn how to navigate tools to assist you with identifying, selecting, and evaluating journals to publish in. Specifically, you will learn how to identify journals in your subject area and identify useful factors to consider when selecting a journal.
TAKE A MINDFULNESS MOMENT WITH HSGSA 
The Health Sciences Graduate Student Association (HSGSA) is excited to announce, “A Mindfulness Moment with HSGSA”. This 1-hour virtual yoga session with yoga instructor, Veronica Tran, will help you destress and unwind just in time for a busy fall #BackAtMac! Participants who stay for the whole yoga session will also be entered into a draw for one of two $25 Amazon gift cards.
STATE-OF-THE-ART MENTORSHIP WORKSHOP 
Join us in a state-of-the-art Mentorship Workshop facilitated by our mentoring expert Dr. Lehana Thabane, a professor and associate chair in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics at our very own McMaster University. We will be guided in an active discussion on the benefits of mentoring. We will explore how to develop healthy mentoring relationships and what to do when things go wrong.
Community Care and Support Workshop 
In collaboration with the Student Wellness Center, we’ll move beyond self-care into community care during COVID-19. Taryn Aarsen, our Wellness Educator, will lead a discussion where participants will have the opportunity to explore what community care looks like and explore how we can support others through challenges and mental health concerns.
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PRACTICAL TIPS FOR TWEETING RESEARCH AND NETWORKING 
Our speakers, Ahmed Ali and Dr. Ahmad Firas Khalid, are health systems and policy experts who have extensive experience synthesizing and communicating research evidence in meaningful ways using Twitter. They will share their unique insights on how to use Twitter to effectively communicate your research to the wider community and enhance your academic career.
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HSGSA INFORMATION SESSION 
The HSGSA information session is designed to introduce new FHS graduate students to their fellow students, the HSGSA committee, and the faculty of health sciences. In light of the current circumstances, this year we will be hosting our initiative online in a virtual panel format where students will be able to ask questions and engage with HSGSA members and learn about McMaster and Hamilton resources.
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