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September 2021

ONLINE: Library Workshop – Self-Directed Academic Writing Style: Writing Style Choices in Sentences

September 18
ONLINE Ontario Canada

In response to programming moving online due to COVID-19, some materials from this two-part workshop on improving academic writing style are available ANYTIME as self-directed videos and worksheets, through self-registration in CourseLink's "Online Instruction Resources from the Library". Once you have self-registered, navigate to Content > Writing > Improving Your Writing: Sentences and Word Choice (WORKSHOPS) > Writing Style Choices in Sentences. Watch the videos and complete the activities at your own pace. Topics covered include the following: Writing style…

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ONLINE: Skills for Research Impact Workshop Series – Planning for Research Impact

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is the first session in the Skills for Research Impact series, a workshop series for University of Guelph faculty, research staff and graduate students interested in enhancing the impact of their research. In this session, become familiar with knowledge mobilization plans and conceptualize strategies adapted to your goals and audiences. You'll learn about best practices for knowledge mobilization, the steps involved in knowledge mobilization planning, and start to apply the principles of knowledge mobilization to your own research. Learn…

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ONLINE: Thriving in Action: Connections Workshop

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Join us for Thriving in Action, a new online program at the University of Guelph. Thriving in Action will help you move from languishing to flourishing throughout your time in university. Build motivation, optimism, and resilience, and learn how to integrate those skills into your work as a student. In each workshop, you will learn and practice both wellness and learning strategies that will help you be the student you want to be. Join us for one or all four…

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ONLINE: Library Workshop – Editing and Creating Video with WeVideo

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

WeVideo is a web-based video editing and creation tool. Join staff from the library's media studio to learn about this tool and practice editing and creating video. By the end of the workshop, participants will: know what WeVideo is and what it can do discuss the process for creating a video list tools for recording and editing audio create a WeVideo account practice editing skills in WeVideo This workshop is available to students and instructors at the University of Guelph.…

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ONLINE: Dial Down Academic Stress and Anxiety

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn about the most common anxiety escalators (including a couple of surprising ones), along with practical, proven tips and strategies that you can use to decrease stress and anxiety this semester. Begin drafting your personal Anxiety Action Plan in this free, one-hour workshop for university students meeting online from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. with Kathy Somers from the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic. E-mail ksomers@uoguelph.ca for the link to this workshop.

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ONLINE: Eco-Art Therapy

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 2, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is not an arts-technique-based course, but rather an opportunity to freely create without any boundaries and be inspired by nature’s beauty! Though nature does not speak to us through words, it has a way of touching us deeply, and inspiring us to self-explore and creatively express ourselves in unique ways through a path of personal growth. Through this eight-week course, participants will explore introductory concepts of Eco-Art Therapy and participate in hands-on learning experiences that are embedded in our…

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ONLINE: Open Scholarship Series: Open Access, Open Data and the Tri-Agencies

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Part of the Library's ongoing Open Scholarship workshop series, Open Access, Open Data, and the Tri-Agencies will explore the benefits of open access, the use of open data generally, and in our context here at the University of Guelph. Please note: this workshop will take place online via Zoom. A reminder email with the meeting link will be emailed to you 1 hour before the workshop. Related LibGuide: Tri-Agency Open Access Policy

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ONLINE: Changing Hearts and Minds: Talking to the Skeptical Indian Public about GMOs and Gene-Edited Foods

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Many recent developments in agricultural biotechnology hold considerable potential in advancing sustainable farming in India. This webinar will showcase a few examples of such technologies and explore the challenges that lie in integrating cutting-edge gene tech into research in India and, eventually, into products for public use. Speaker: Channa Prakash, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Tuskegee University, USA Presented by: Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)

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ONLINE: Shrub ID

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 30, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Ontario has dozens of native shrub species, from dogwoods to viburnums, blackberries to spicebush, and everything in between. Where to start in learning to identify them? In this workshop, spread over four Zoom sessions, we will cover basic shrub morphology and learn the key ID features of a wide variety of these diverse woody plants. The third session will include a virtual tour of shrubs in the Arboretum's collections. Fee:$50 (plus HST) per person.

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ONLINE: Brain Food Online: Graduate Thesis Workshops

September 27
ONLINE Ontario Canada

At Brain Food Online, you'll learn effective ways to approach your work on your thesis. We offer many self-paced workshops for students working on theses, dissertations and major research papers: Time Management during the Thesis Process Formulating Your Research Question Working with Data Outlining Your Thesis Advanced Search Strategies for Gathering the Literature Strategies for Reading the Literature Writing the Literature Review Writing the Results and Discussion Sections Paraphrasing and Summarizing Brain Food is designed for graduate students, but undergraduate…

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ONLINE: Stress Less for Tests Workshop

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn practical skills to decrease test anxiety and enhance energy and performance during exam periods. This three-hour program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic is an online, on-demand program with lifetime access to the lessons. You can begin today! Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the Stress Less for Tests program.

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Painting Trees in Watercolour at The Arboretum – All Levels

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join Watercolour Artist Candice Leyland and learn to capture trees in Watercolour. Perfect for those wanting to improve their landscape painting or anyone that is drawn to painting trees and greenery. In this class students will learn a variety of techniques to create different types of trees throughout the seasons including birch trees, evergreen trees and lush foliage. This class is great for a variety of levels. Reference Photos will be provided. Supplies: Watercolours - A variety of colours -…

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ONLINE: Painting Trees in Watercolour at the Arboretum – All Levels

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Join watercolour artist Candice Leyland and learn to capture trees in watercolour. Perfect for those wanting to improve their landscape painting or anyone that is drawn to painting trees and greenery. In this class students will learn a variety of techniques to create different types of trees throughout the seasons including birch trees, evergreen trees and lush foliage. This class is great for a variety of levels. Reference photos will be provided. Supplies: Watercolours - A variety of colours -…

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ONLINE: Ask the Arb

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Bring your garden, nature, and wildlife-related questions to our free one-hour live session on Zoom. These sessions are FREE!

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ONLINE: Thriving in Action: Finding Balance Workshop

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Join us for Thriving in Action, a new online program at the University of Guelph. Thriving in Action will help you move from languishing to flourishing throughout your time in university. Build motivation, optimism and resilience, and learn how to integrate those skills into your work as a student. In each workshop, you will learn and practice both wellness and learning strategies that will help you be the student you want to be. Join us for one or all four…

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ONLINE: Relaxation and Stress Management Skills Program

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn to relax tight muscles, calm anxiety, settle a busy a brain, and have more energy! A smorgasbord of techniques for thriving under pressure are practiced to begin developing lifetime skills. This 12-part program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic meets online for an hour twice a week, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, beginning at 5:30 p.m. tonight. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the Relaxation and Stress Managements Skills program.

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ONLINE: Eco-Art Therapy

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 2, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is not an arts-technique-based course, but rather an opportunity to freely create without any boundaries and be inspired by nature’s beauty! Though nature does not speak to us through words, it has a way of touching us deeply, and inspiring us to self-explore and creatively express ourselves in unique ways through a path of personal growth. Through this eight-week course, participants will explore introductory concepts of Eco-Art Therapy and participate in hands-on learning experiences that are embedded in our…

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ONLINE: Library Workshop – Open Scholarship Series: Publishing Your Data. Preparing Your Data for Deposit.

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
ONLINE Ontario Canada

This session is part of the Library's ongoing Open Scholarship workshop series. In this session, participants will learn about why they should publish their research data, where to publish their data, and best practices for preparing their data for sharing and preservation in a data repository. A brief overview of the data deposit process for the Agri-environmental Research Data Repository and the University of Guelph Research Data Repository will also be provided. Please note: this workshop will take place online…

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ONLINE: Gryphons Read – An Evening With Vivek Shraya

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The Gryphons Read Committee at the University of Guelph cordially invites you to join our eclectic, world-wide band of readers this year, who will come together online for AN EVENING IN CONVERSATION WITH VIVEK SHRAYA, author of The Subtweet.  Please save this date in your calendar. Log in details for this virtual meeting will be provided closer to the day of event. If you would like a complimentary copy of The Subtweet, please register  for the Gryphons Read program.  

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ONLINE: Coping with Increased Hours Online Workshop

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Tech neck? Screen fatigue? If you are spending more time online, do you have a healthy relationship with your computer/devices? This FREE one-hour online workshop with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic will include strategies for decreasing Zoom fatigue (increasing energy and engagement), and protecting your eyes from strain. E-mail ksomers@uoguelph.ca for the link to this workshop.

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ONLINE: Shrub ID

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 30, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Ontario has dozens of native shrub species, from dogwoods to viburnums, blackberries to spicebush, and everything in between. Where to start in learning to identify them? In this workshop, spread over four Zoom sessions, we will cover basic shrub morphology and learn the key ID features of a wide variety of these diverse woody plants. The third session will include a virtual tour of shrubs in the Arboretum's collections. Fee:$50 (plus HST) per person.

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ONLINE: Better Sleep Program

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn how to decrease insomnia, fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily, and get more energy from sleep using proven, drug-free strategies. This five session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic is an online, on demand program with lifetime access to the lessons. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the Better Sleep program.

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ONLINE: Virtual Constellation “Walk”

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 8:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learning the night sky is like getting to know a new neighborhood. At first, it may seem big and confusing, but as you strike out and become more and more familiar with prominent landmarks, the day comes when you realize that the neighborhood is no longer new. It’s home. Join us for monthly sessions as we get to know the night sky a little better. Participants will be introduced to prominent stars and constellations, where to look for them and…

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October 2021

ONLINE: Library Workshop – Self-Directed Writing Tune-up: Grammar – DAY 1 of 2

October 2
ONLINE Ontario Canada

In response to programming moving online due to COVID-19, materials from this two-day workshop on grammar are available ANYTIME as self-directed slides and worksheets, through self-registration in CourseLink's Writing Tune-up: Grammar. (Note: When you follow this link for the first time, you will see a page that says "Not Authorized." Click on the Self-Registration tab at the top of that page and select Writing Tune-up.) This two-day Writing Tune-up: Grammar series provides grammar instruction for all levels of writers. It…

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ONLINE: Library Workshop – Self-Directed Writing Tune-up: Grammar – DAY 2 of 2

October 3
ONLINE Ontario Canada

In response to programming moving online due to COVID-19, materials from this two-day workshop on grammar are available ANYTIME as self-directed slides and worksheets, through self-registration in CourseLink’s Writing Tune-up: Grammar. This two-day Writing Tune-up: Grammar series provides grammar instruction for all levels of writers. It is open to graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars, faculty and staff at the University of Guelph, as well as Guelph community members. The workshop materials are useful for participants wanting to…

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ONLINE: Skills for Research Impact Workshop Series – Stakeholder Engagement

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is the second session in the Skills for Research Impact series, a workshop series for University of Guelph faculty, research staff and graduate students interested in enhancing the impact of their research. In this workshop, we'll reflect on how to engage stakeholders throughout the research process to increase impact. You'll learn to identify a range of stakeholders and potential goals for engagement, understand different levels and types of engagement before, during and following the research process, and reflect on…

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ONLINE: Eco-Art Therapy

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 2, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is not an arts-technique-based course, but rather an opportunity to freely create without any boundaries and be inspired by nature’s beauty! Though nature does not speak to us through words, it has a way of touching us deeply, and inspiring us to self-explore and creatively express ourselves in unique ways through a path of personal growth. Through this eight-week course, participants will explore introductory concepts of Eco-Art Therapy and participate in hands-on learning experiences that are embedded in our…

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ONLINE: Eco-Art Therapy

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 2, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is not an arts-technique-based course, but rather an opportunity to freely create without any boundaries and be inspired by nature’s beauty! Though nature does not speak to us through words, it has a way of touching us deeply, and inspiring us to self-explore and creatively express ourselves in unique ways through a path of personal growth. Through this eight-week course, participants will explore introductory concepts of Eco-Art Therapy and participate in hands-on learning experiences that are embedded in our…

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ONLINE: Better Sleep for Mid-Life Women Workshop

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn drug-free tips to help cope with mid-life sleep changes, hot flashes, and the frustration of being awake through the night. This two-hour skills workshop meets online with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the Better Sleep for Mid-Life Women workshop.

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ONLINE: Eco-Art Therapy

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 2, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is not an arts-technique-based course, but rather an opportunity to freely create without any boundaries and be inspired by nature’s beauty! Though nature does not speak to us through words, it has a way of touching us deeply, and inspiring us to self-explore and creatively express ourselves in unique ways through a path of personal growth. Through this eight-week course, participants will explore introductory concepts of Eco-Art Therapy and participate in hands-on learning experiences that are embedded in our…

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ONLINE: Take the Stress out of IBS Program

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn strategies that decrease symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), or a nervous/stressed stomach, by tackling the two greatest triggers of IBS symptoms.... diet and stress. This five-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic and Lindzie O'Reilly, dietitian, meets online for an hour on Fridays at 12:30 p.m., once a week for five weeks. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the Take the Stress out of IBS program.

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ONLINE: Stop Worrying Workshop

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada + Google Map

Learn to curb the worry habit... and how to avoid the five key pitfalls that perpetuate worrying. This two-hour skills workshop meets online with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic and includes brain training exercises and a variety of other techniques to decrease worrying. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the Stop Worrying workshop.

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ONLINE: Ask the Arb

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Bring your garden, nature, and wildlife-related questions to our free one-hour live session on Zoom. These sessions are FREE!

Find out more »

ONLINE: Eco-Art Therapy

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 2, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is not an arts-technique-based course, but rather an opportunity to freely create without any boundaries and be inspired by nature’s beauty! Though nature does not speak to us through words, it has a way of touching us deeply, and inspiring us to self-explore and creatively express ourselves in unique ways through a path of personal growth. Through this eight-week course, participants will explore introductory concepts of Eco-Art Therapy and participate in hands-on learning experiences that are embedded in our…

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ONLINE: Anxiety Skills and Strategies Program

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn powerful strategies, new tips, and information on how to respond and calm down the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. A variety of long and short self-calming strategies are introduced, along with behaviours that can help prevent escalation of anxiety. This three-session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic meets online for an hour on three consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the…

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November 2021

ONLINE: Decreasing Headaches Program

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

More than three or four headaches a month are too many! Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headaches, and decrease headache pain. This four-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic meets online for 90 minutes, once a week, for four weeks. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the Decreasing Headaches program.

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ONLINE: Eco-Art Therapy

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 2, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

This is not an arts-technique-based course, but rather an opportunity to freely create without any boundaries and be inspired by nature’s beauty! Though nature does not speak to us through words, it has a way of touching us deeply, and inspiring us to self-explore and creatively express ourselves in unique ways through a path of personal growth. Through this eight-week course, participants will explore introductory concepts of Eco-Art Therapy and participate in hands-on learning experiences that are embedded in our…

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ONLINE: Sleep Tips during COVID-19 Workshop

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn how COVID- 19 is impacting sleep, along with information on setting realistic sleep goals and tips on attaining them. Celebrate International Stress Awareness Day with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management Clinic in this FREE online workshop. E-mail ksomers@uoguelph.ca for the link to this workshop.

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