Your source for Arts & Science events, opportunities and information from the Office of the Dean

A&S Teaching & Learning Events

Visit the Digital Teaching & Learning website to learn more about the following events and find other available teaching and learning supports.

  • A&S Teaching & Technology Clinics: Various dates and times in August and September on Zoom. Instructors are invited to drop in to discuss the topic of the day or their individual questions and needs.
  • Community of Practice: Integrating Meaningful Ethics Education across the Undergraduate Statistics Curriculum: August 31, 2022, 11 am–12 pm on Zoom.

Writing Strong Graduate Research Proposals

Daniel A. Newman, Director of Graduate Writing Support in the Faculty of Arts & Science, is offering several workshops via Zoom designed to help graduate students write clear and persuasive research proposals for NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC, Vanier and/or OGS applications. Faculty and staff are encouraged to share the registration form with graduate students.

Learning and Education Advancement Fund (LEAF)

LEAF supports teaching and learning projects that anticipate, leverage and create positive changes in both the modes and mechanisms of undergraduate education at the University of Toronto. The Office of the Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education is currently accepting LEAF Expressions of Interest.

Deadline: August 31, 2022

CIHR Summer 2022 Project Grant Writing Workshop: Peer Review Session

This Tri-Campus Peer Review Session is for research faculty who are eligible to apply for CIHR Project Grant funding, led by Professor Jennifer Mitchell of the Department of Cell & Systems Biology — a multiple CIHR project grantee and Peer Review Committee member. Participants must submit their draft project grant for peer review by August 24, 2022. A&S contact: Kate Steinmann.

Date: August 31, 2022, 1–4 pm

Jackman Humanities Institute Postgraduate Professional Development Day

A&S humanities and social sciences faculty are encouraged to share the Jackman Humanities Institute’s Professional Development Day event with graduate students. This online workshop will feature sessions on applying for postdoctoral funding and full-time postdoctoral jobs, and how to look for and apply for postings outside academia.

Date: September 7, 2022, 10 am–2:30 pm

Reminder: Call for Nominations — Honorary Degrees Recipients 2023

A reminder that the Committee for Honorary Degrees invites nominations for honorary degree recipients for 2023. The Committee urges the U of T community to submit nominations for exceptional individuals. Refer to the Committee for Honorary Degrees website for information on the nomination process.

Deadline: September 12, 2022

Technophilosophy September Soiree: Virtual Reality and Society

Register for the Technophilosophy September Soiree and enjoy refreshments and an evening discussion on the technophilosopy of virtual and augmented reality. A panel of leading thinkers will explore the social and ethical implications of emerging virtual and augmented reality technologies.

Date: September 19, 2022, 5–7 pm, Isabel Bader Theatre

E-Modules re: Student Created Intellectual Property

New e-modules to support the navigation of intellectual property (IP) rights arising from students' curricular activities are now available for use. The goal of these modules is to provide education and practical resources, relevant to targeted students and faculty engaged in course and co-curricular activities that have IP implications.

Research Workshops, Information Sessions & Webinars

Visit the Centre for Research & Innovation Support for a complete listing of research related information sessions, webinars and panels.

Research Grant Application Support

Visit the Research Services web page for a full list of A&S grant review deadlines and see the A&S Research Services directory for your unit staff support.

Research Partnership Application Support

COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Visit U of T’s COVID-19 UTogether website for regular updates and resources and UTogether at A&S for Arts & Science-specific information.

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