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--- Is rationality overrated?
--- Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'
--- Coronavirus misinformation can spread like a disease, says Waterloo prof
--- This simple malware still plagues one in 10 Mac users
--- Brain-hacking is the next big nightmare, so we'll need anti-virus for the mind
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--- Dell's new foldable PCs are all screens
--- Microsoft Teams is getting a Walkie Talkie feature so you can reach colleagues all day long
Most of the information on the beeHive is of interest mainly to
folks in our department.
General information about the UW Department of Psychology can be found
UW Psychology Home Page.
Also of interest to Researchers
...about local stuff:
- Local Experts
We're hoping this will help lighten the load a bit for Michael and myself..
If you are a current member of the Psychology department, here's some Local
Experts you can contact who may be able to help you out with questions or
problems with various packages.
If you are contacting them by email, use your @uwaterloo.ca
address so that they can confirm who you are. Requests from people outside
the department will be silently ignored - we don't want these kind
folks to be overwhelmed and want to avoid them from having to
deal with riff-raff from outside of the department.
We'd really like to get as many people as possible volunteering here,
so if you'd like to
help out in one or more areas, let me know and I'll add your contact info.
These folks are doing it on a volunteer basis and might have their own
higher priorities, so please respect their time and work around their
schedule (meaning they might not be able to help you out right away).
- SPSS: Erik Woody email@example.com ; Hilary Burbank Bergsieker firstname.lastname@example.org ; Jonathan Oakman email@example.com ; need more volunteers please
- AMOS: Erik Woody firstname.lastname@example.org ; Hilary Burbank Bergsieker email@example.com ; more volunteers please
- R: Igor Grossman firstname.lastname@example.org ; more volunteers please
- Qualtrics: Jeff Hughes email@example.com ; Hilary Burbank Bergsieker firstname.lastname@example.org ; more volunteers please
- E-Prime: need volunteers please
- MS Office: Jeff Hughes email@example.com ; more volunteers please
- Finding People
- Library Resources
- Course Related and Marking
- UW Computing, Hardware and Software
UW Secretriay = Policies
--- UW Policy 46 - Information Management
--- UW Information security services (ISS)
--- Computer Security Incident Response Procedure
--- Information Security Breach Response Procedure
- Here's some information about upcoming
Be sure to take advantage of the
IST Online Course Materials.
UW Software Licensing
includes information on packages available for UW-owned machines
at a reduced cost.
Many can be purchased through UW accounts directly from the
and if a Nexus machine name is specified, the software will automatically
be installed an hour or two later.
You can also find details on software which faculty/staff/grads can get for
personally owned machines for free or deeply discounted - e.g.,
(one copy of Windows 10 is available for $11.95)
Software for Students (Imagine, SAS, S-Plus, etc).
Office 365 also provides 5 Office
2016 licenses to install on personally owned machines
Getting started with Office 365 for faculty, staff, and graduate students.
- IST Contacts for specific applications
- Dell UW pricing
(when registering create a unique password different from your UW password)
- Laptop loans
are available from the ACO if you need something in a pinch.
- The Waterloo Content Management System
is available to researchers to set up lab web sites.
IST can assist with the move of existing sites to, among other things,
ensure the site conforms
to the newly legislated
Contact Michael or myself and we can get the ball rolling.
- Two-factor authentication (2FA)
- W Store
- SHARCNET - high performance computing (HPC) environment
- Print and Retail Solutions
- Waterloo Photos.
- Digital assets from Waterloo Photos can now be added to many of the content types within the WCMS..
- Here's info on the
UW Campus Network.
To connect to the campus wifi/wi-fi/wireless network, use
- be sure to login with "firstname.lastname@example.org".
an Eduroam Configuration Tool.
Wi-fi incident report form
if you run into major issues (cc PsychIT@uwaterloo.ca well so we're in the loop).
will also allow you to
use wireless at other universities.
People with wired-wireless connections may need to check the
802.1x Configuration Guides.
If you are curious, here's IST's
Campus Wireless Guidelines
Wireless - what you need to know
- contact Michael or myself for problems in the department so
that we can coordinate the reporting of problems.
Net-ID (NetID, Net ID) to provide temporary access to
wireless for UW visitors. They'll need to login to
UW VPN Service
to receive messages in the event of a campus emergency.
Sendit is a service for transferring files when email is not appropriate, whether because of file size, file type or concerns over security.
- What to do in the event of a power outage.
- Additional UW Info
...mostly about computer stuff:
- World Wide Web
- On-Line Tools
- Archives and Help for UNIX, Mac, DOS and Windows
- Virus Info
- Email, Phishing Attempts and Fighting Spam
- Hoax Info
- Home Networking
Statistical advance for research problems is available from the
Statistical Consulting and Collaborative Research Unit.
The IST Data Analysis and Decision Support
of IST (email@example.com, x33055, MC 2019)
who will help
you will using any of the various stats packages used on campus.
- UW has licensing which allows
SPSS and AMOS
to be purchased on UW owned machines on a yearly basis
(licenses expires the end of December each year).
IST also offers a SPSS Student Pack, but I'd stay away from that since it
doesn't inlcude the Advanced Modules which folks around seem to require. The
grad pack can be purchased from
for various time periods.
This is for students personal use only and it can't be purchased by
faculty members and can't be installed on UW owned machines.
- SPSS Inc.
- free alternative: R Project
-- Introduction to Probability and Statistics Using R
There. I guess the above items effectively makes the consulting
portion of my job obsolete...
Here's some good sources for additional information:
Most of the following can be found tucked underneath the
Shuttle Services at UW
---- GRT easyGO Real-Time Map
---- easyGO Mobile Application
---- UW Weather
---- Auroral 30 Minute Forecast
---- Canadian Lightning Danger Map - Ontario
---- The Scientific 7-Minute Workout
---- short mpeg
---- Fred gif
---- .mp3 Sound file
---- .au Sound file
---- .wav Sound file
---- .mov QT file
---- .avi file
---- Real Audio
---- PDF file
---- PS file
---- Flash Player Version
---- fillable PDF file
---- Flash Examples (bottom of page)
---- Java Sorting
Hey REDCap users!!!
---- Optometry REDCap
Hey Dixon Lab!!!
---- Gambling Research Lab SharePoint site
Hey Fernandes Lab!!!
---- WRAP SharePoint site
Hey Danckert Lab!!!
---- NPD SharePoint site
Hey Roxane, James, Myra, Dan, and Evan!!!
Renew or purchase your Matlab user licenses.
Licenses are for the calendar year with a grace period extending into
the following April.
If you are attempting to run Matlab on non-Nexus PCs, keep in mind about
Renaming User IDs.
Note to self: for users to set their own path, copy "C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2014b\toolbox\loca\pathdef.m" to the user's Documents\MATLAB folder and double-click on it to start Matlab once. Subsequent times Matlab can be started in any way as it will use the last loaded path location.
Specify Startup Options,
Change Folders on the Search Path,
---- Departmental Listing of Support Staff Position Descriptions
---- Use Word mail merge for email
---- Mail merge using an Excel spreadsheet
---- ASUS' ZenBook 3 is thinner, lighter and faster than the MacBook
---- Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook
Hey Michael, Richard, Kashyap and Kevin!!!
---- IST RT
---- RT Docs
---- some install notes
---- Nexus List
---- Nexus List (sortable)
---- Nexus Down
---- Nexus List by room
---- Nexus Rooms
---- Printer List
---- last seen on network
---- ONA Status
---- Last Known Machine OU
---- Test CALMS
---- ACO Survival Guide (ACO SharePoint)
---- Retrospect Summary
---- network test
---- wired into wireless
---- Computer questions and answers
---- Computer Hardware Chart
---- password generator
---- SEP Tech Notes
---- beeHive Flash
---- Infoblox Help Page
---- SCCM Reports! (IE only)
---- Psych failed SCCM installs
---- Psychology failed installs
---- Deployments by Collection within all Arts SCCM
---- Arts failed installs
--- Dell UW pricing
---- Vanguard Testing
---- Nexus Tools
---- Arts mailing list
---- Artsannounce archives
---- IST Service Alerts
---- IST Service Catalogue
---- IST Recent Information Security Threats
---- Connect Reports
---- Exchange admin center
---- ONA Dashboard
---- Eduroam Helper emails
---- for new MS Teams
---- ACO PD
---- PAS 1237 booking
---- Reset Nexus Profile
---- Matlab License Purchases
---- IST Webstore
---- IST Webstore License check by userid/machine
---- IST Webstore License Report
---- Packaged applications available for redistribution
---- Asset Disposal Form
---- IST Contacts for specific applications
---- Nexus Documentation Project
---- Office 2016 Wiki
---- show .forward files
---- Check Flash Player version
---- Artsfaculty password change
---- Psych Printer Logs
---- ONA port errors
---- Blocked MACs
---- AirWave (w/ PAS heat maps)
---- CAS client authentication methods
---- IST Seminar Webcasts
---- IST SEW Handouts
---- IST Projects
---- Meetings: ACO
---- UW Classrooms
---- Microsoft Security Essentials
---- How to get files off an unfinalized DVD-Video disk using free software
---- move windows with keyboard
---- PSR - Problem Steps Recorder
---- HP LaserJet 4M Printer - How to Prevent Multifeeds
---- 10 Windows 7 commands every administrator should know
---- Holy Mackinaw
---- Champs 2011
---- The Catch
---- OLD UW Psych Qualtrics Login (don't use anymore)
---- circa 1996 beeHive
Hey Vanguard Testers!!!
Vanguard Reporting Page
Vanguard Testing Checklist
Past beeHive Pool Winners.
Hey Worriers, Thrown Together and p-Curves!!!
Go to IMLeagues - , select "University of Waterloo", login with UW credentials, click Intramurals, then the Intramural Sports IMLeagues logo and it should get you to your IMLeagues home page. Also,
Squash Court Reservations
P.S. Most people in our department use this as a starting page for their web
browser - it's a little long because its designed as an OSAUCFTS
(One Stop And Use Ctrl-F To Search)
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Department of Psychology
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