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One spot left in advanced grant writing class for OHSU faculty

Are you an OHSU faculty member who is planning to apply for a grant this fall? This four-week professional development course, offered by Rachel Dresbeck, Ph.D., will provide advanced training and extensive individual feedback to help you write better grant applications. This writing-intensive course will use examples of successful applications and contributions from class participants to improve grant-writing skills. Topics will include strategic placement of information, improving sentence structure, and revising for clarity and readability. Other … Read More

Safety Fair, July 24

Safety Fair July 24, 2014 OHSU Auditorium & Great Hall 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Join Environmental Health & Radiation Safety at the second annual safety fair for the research community! Food and drinks will be served. Plus, be sure to visit the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) table to learn about eIACUC II. Great Hall – Workshops 11 a.m. Dangerous Goods Shipping 11:30 a.m. Chemical Spill Response 12 p.m. Fire Extinguisher Training … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: How to Pitch to Industry, Aug. 7

This special presentation on “How to pitch to industry” will address how you can develop a strategy to attract industry to your research by creating value. Business Development Director, Abhijit Banerjee, will lead a discussion on ways to adapt to the needs of the industry so you can build a strategic relationship and how to make an effective business pitch. This event is open to all OHSU employees, faculty and students. Admission is free and … Read More

Faculty job application workshop for postdocs, Sept. 4

Postdocs and research assistant professors: are you planning to apply for faculty jobs this fall? Would you like advice about your CV, teaching or research statements, or cover letter? Come to this workshop to learn basic principles about putting together a job application and to get feedback on your application package. Cookies and coffee will be served. When: Thursday, September 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Where: Mackenzie Hall 2136 Who: Postdoctoral fellows and research assistant … Read More

Center for Health Systems Effectiveness announces fall conference

Want to find out how coordinated care organizations are reshaping service delivery in Oregon? Who’s experimenting with new forms of health care payment? How attempts at payment reforms are playing out in other states? Then the Center for Health Systems Effectiveness fall payment-innovation conference is the place for you! This September, CHSE will convene a statewide conference for health-services researchers, the policy community, reform-minded providers, purchasers, and others with a stake in Oregon’s health care … Read More

Brown bag: IRB Policies and Forms Makeover, July 22

Join us Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. UHS 8B60   The OHSU Institutional Review Board policies and forms web pages are getting a makeover in early July! The updated website will feature new and improved investigator resources as well as the new policies and procedures the IRB has adopted as part of its process improvement project. Attend this session to learn about: The new policies and procedures the IRB is following in reviewing … Read More

Funding Focus: Transparency in peer review, July 17

Funding Focus: Transparency in Peer Review Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall 2201 July’s Funding Focus seminar will feature a special guest from F1000Research, an open access journal in the life sciences. Eva Amsen, Ph.D., outreach director for F1000Research, will give a presentation on transparency in peer review. All OHSU students, postdocs, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. About the seminar Peer review has remained largely unchanged for the last few … Read More

Funding Focus: The new NIH biosketch and tools to support it, June 19

Update 6/17: Live stream will be available. Contact funding@ohsu.edu for more information. This summer, the NIH will pilot a new biosketch format that is designed to better explain the impact of your contribution to science. The new format could be required for all NIH applications as early as January 2015—but fortunately there are new tools coming online, such as ORCID and SciENcv that can help you build your biosketch and other parts of your application. Learn about … Read More

Collaborative Life Sciences Building Open House, June 26

Members of the OHSU community are invited to join colleagues from Portland State University and Oregon State University for a tour of the new Collaborative Life Sciences Building on June 26. This will be your only opportunity to see many aspects of the building before access is restricted or space is in use. Parking is limited; please plan to use the tram or streetcar. Collaborative Life Sciences Building Open House Thursday, June 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program starts July 9

The Vollum Writing Program is a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure; Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising; Dealing with writer’s block and time … Read More

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