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Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research

ANSER/ARES is a dynamic growing association that is organizing its seventh annual conference as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. ANSER brings together leading academic researchers, practitioners, consultants, policymakers and community organizations from Canada and internationally to discuss current and emergent issues, debates and challenges in the fields of civil society, social economy, and nonprofit research and practice. Join us for what promises to be an engaging and provocative conference. The theme for the seventh conference at Brock is: Nonprofits and the Social Economy, Pursuing Borders without Boundaries.

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Centre on Aging

Optimizing Aging & Health: Methods and Applications

Centre on Aging Colloquium Series, Spring 2015

The Centre on Aging (COAG) is a research intensive centre at the University of Victoria (UVic), with a key emphasis is on advances in the health, cognitive vitality, and well-being of an aging community. This colloquium series has been developed to highlight both substantive and methodological innovations and applications in aging research. This spring, our colloquium series emphasizes aging-related research in patient-reported outcomes, biomarkers of aging, research methods, and technology & aging.

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Social Dimensions of Health 2015

Connecting The Conversations: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Social Dimensions of Health

A committee at the University of Victoria, comprised of faculty, student researchers, artists and community practitioners have gathered resources to foster knowledge exchange by launching a one-day intensive conference that seeks to stimulate conversation between and across disciplines, practices, and community experiences. Building on critical, emancipatory and eco-social theories of health promotion and practices, this interactive, multi-disciplinary initiative wants your participation!

  • Interdisciplinary panel sessions, a creative theatre workshop, rapid-fire oral and poster presentations will connect the conversations between experts and the next generation of researchers, practitioners and community partners.

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Experience the Métis Spirit

Discover the Journey of the Métis Red River Cart, a Métis cultural resource for young children (3 – 8 years) with play-based physical, literacy and art activities. Join Métis Firekeeper - Patricia Ekland, physical activity expert - PJ Naylor and authors - Ramona Carlson and Beverly Smith to see how you can implement this resource with your children.

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Internet Shakespeare Editions

“Making Links: Texts, Contexts, and Performance in Digital Editions of Early Modern Drama” will profile pioneering SSHRC-funded work done at the University of Victoria, create pathways for further research, and foster collaboration and linking between cognate projects. This two-day conference will be held at the University of Victoria on April 7-8, 2015 just after the annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America (SAA). from April 2 to 4 in Vancouver. Capitalizing on our geographical proximity to Vancouver, this follow-up conference convenes a subset of SAA attendees who have a stake in digital editions of early modern drama, in particular the Internet Shakespeare Editions (ISE), Digital Renaissance Editions (DRE), Queen’s Men Editions (QME), and The Map of Early Modern London (MoEML). The principal goals of our conference are (1) to foster and mentor a new generation of editors and programmers, and (2) to establish the preconditions for creating scholarly and digital links between projects.

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PopData BC - Data Management Workshop

This three day workshop will focus on developing practical skills in data management, bivariate data analysis, and interpretation of analytic output using SAS software.  Canadian Community health Survey (CCHS) data files will be accessed via the UBC Research Data Centre. An epidemiological research question will be developed (i.e. the relationship between a risk factor and a health outcome) using one of the health surveys.  A data dictionary will be created suitable for a hypothesis testing. Using the CCHS data an epidemiologic model will be built and interpretation of data analysis will be discussed. Issues discussed will include coefficients, odds or risk ratios, 95% confidence intervals, changes between models, and fit of models.

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PopData BC - Linear and Logistic Regression Webinar Series

Regression analysis is a statistical process for estimating the relationships among variables. We can use regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another.

Do you wonder how to do linear and logistic regression analysis with SPSS, SAS or R? Do you want to learn about simple and multivariate regression modeling?

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Society for Socialist Studies

The theme of the 2015 CFHSS Congress is 'Capital Ideas.' The theme of the 2015 Society for Socialist Studies conference is Kapital Ideas: analysis, critique, praxis.  Join us for four days of wideranging and engaged analysis and dialogue. June 2-5, at the University of Ottawa.

We encourage readers to sign up for notification of papers posted for this conference. If you are interested in submitting to this conference we recommend that you review the About the Conference page for the conference's policies, and visit the Conference Homepage for more information.

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UVic Retirees Association

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Vancouver Island Library Staff Conference

Camosun College Library, Greater Victoria Library and the University of Victoria Libararies are pleased to present the first Vancouver Island Library Staff Conference. We look forward to a day of outstanding sessions FREE to all staff members.

 

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Western Canadian Deans of Arts and Science Conference

The spring meeting of the Western Canadian Deans of Arts and Science is an annual conference hosted by the University of Victoria.

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