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Generative AI for Staff

Staff contribute to making the research and teaching missions of McMaster University possible. Many staff members are interested in learning more about generative artificial intelligence and its applications to their work.

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Endorsed by the McMaster AI Advisory Committee the Provisional Guidelines on the Use of Generative AI in Operational Excellence were last updated April 1, 2024. The Guidelines also include considerations for staff, conversation prompts for supervisors and more.

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LinkedIn Learning Follow the learning path

LinkedIn Learning offers a learning path for staff interested in understanding more about generative AI.

Federal government guidance Review the updated federal guidelines

The Canadian federal government issued guidance to federal employees on the use of generative artificial intelligence. The guide is a good review of the topic and applications to some of the work staff at McMaster do.

Recorded presentation on Provisional Guidelines and Generative AI Watch the recording

In this 35-minute presentation, Dr. Erin Aspenlieder, Special Advisor to the Provost on Generative AI, introduces staff at McMaster to generative AI and to the Provisional Guidelines.

Learn more Review additional resources

It can be hard to know where to start in learning more about generative AI. There are many resources, news articles and publications, and the information changes very quickly. Here we gather some of the most useful information for you to learn more, as well as some of the more topical pieces from the news.