Communication skills

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MITACS training

Enhance your communication skills – Self-paced e-learning. Asynchronous course – 120 min 

Learning outcomes: 

  • List the key elements of communications and how they impact the credibility of one’s communications 
  • Identify and create appropriate content tailored to the audience and purpose of your communications 
  • Summarize key points and explain complex concepts to specialists and non-specialists alike 
  • Describe the different expectations a research community may have for communication vs. a one-pager for a manager in a private company or not-for-profit organization 
  • Build out the communications plan for your project, including the unique value proposition 

Refined project communication plan – Facilitated session. Synchronous course – 120 min  


In this facilitated session, participants will present their project communications plan, and will receive feedback from their peers and the facilitator. 



Featured project

This project studies the consequences of artificial intelligence (AI) systems and data science on public discourse, as well as their usage by the new content providers on the Web. 
It will tackle the ethical aspects of learning algorithms and recommendation filters implemented by internet companies to select and present content to the user. Specifically, the project investigates the consequences of such algorithms on public health, especially in the propagation of medical misinformation and pseudo-medicine.

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