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Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the U of T community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduate/graduate students, faculty, and staff are all welcome

WHEN: Tuesdays, 11-1pm 

WHERE: Via Zoom - webinar link will be emailed separately to registrants or for in-person please go to Alice Moultan Room 2nd floor of Gerstein

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 5-10 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email stefanie.torres@mail.utoronto.ca

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

10:55-11:00: Log in to Zoom

11:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

11:05: start writing (30mins)

11:35: break!

11:40: resume writing (30mins)

12:10: break!

12:15: resume writing (30mins)

12:45: break & review writing goals

1:00: end

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

This session introduces tools, techniques and best practices of 3D printing, including the basics of 3D printing, an introduction to the MADLab space, and the models of 3D printers available for use. Instructors will demonstrate how to safely use the service and the machines from start to finish, as well as how to find and prepare 3d models and software.  

Note: Taking this workshop is the first step to becoming certified to use the Gerstein + MADLab 3D printing service. To complete certification you must also pass a knowledge quiz and sign a safety waiver. Please visit the Gerstein website for more information about accessing the service.

Attendees will learn:

    How the 3D printers work and how to use them safely  Where to find appropriate 3D design models and upload them to the printer  Tips and tricks for printing successfully  Policies for using the space and booking the printer  Where to find resources and help 

Where: MADLab, 1 Below, Gerstein Science Information Centre 
When: 12-1 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month during the fall semester
Instructors: Mike Spears, MADLab Manager; Jiewen Wu, Gerstein – Entrepreneurship TALint student, gerstein.3dprinting@utoronto.ca

 

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Time: 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Elizabeth O'Brien
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace.

This session introduces you to 3D design using Tinkercad, a free design platform that is great for beginners. At the end of the workshop, you will have created a basic object that is ready to be 3D printed.

 

Facilitatora:

Elizabeth O'Brien, Liaison Librarian, Makerspace Librarian

Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant

 

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the U of T community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduate/graduate students, faculty, and staff are all welcome

WHEN: Tuesdays, 11-1pm 

WHERE: Via Zoom - webinar link will be emailed separately to registrants or for in-person please go to Alice Moultan Room 2nd floor of Gerstein

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 5-10 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email stefanie.torres@mail.utoronto.ca

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

10:55-11:00: Log in to Zoom

11:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

11:05: start writing (30mins)

11:35: break!

11:40: resume writing (30mins)

12:10: break!

12:15: resume writing (30mins)

12:45: break & review writing goals

1:00: end

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Time: 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace.

This introductory workshop will introduce you to the tools and resources related to podcasts. You will learn about best practices for creating a podcast, including choosing a format, comparing recording software and selecting the proper equipment needed to complete your digital project.

 

Facilitator:

Adriana Sgro, Makerspace Assistant, University of Toronto Scarborough

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