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Nominate an OHSU colleague for Impact Awards: deadlines Jan. 1 and Jan. 16

Nominations for Impact Awards are being accepted now. You may nominate OHSU individuals or teams who are using innovative approaches to generate positive social or environmental change. Each year at the Elevating Impact Summit, PSU presents the awards to people behind breakthrough innovations. Teams can be an entire organization, a unit within an organization, or a less formal affiliation working together to achieve a similar goal. The 2017 Summit will be held on Feb. 13. Health Innovation … Read More

Join us for today’s Funding Focus: Promoting your science

In the modern information economy, it can be hard to get attention for your science—whether it’s from traditional media, social media, or even with tools like Research Gate. Join this panel discussion to learn about best practices for promoting your science and the OHSU resources that can help you. Find out how to work with OHSU’s media relations and social media departments—and what you can do to promote your research yourself. Panelists include Tamara Hargens-Bradley, associate … Read More

OHSU’s Erick Turner to present at next Data Jamboree, Dec. 16

Join the OHSU Library and Computational Biology Program for December’s Data Jamboree. This month’s event will focus on the role of open content and data in advancing biomedical research and human health. Erick Turner, M.D., Associate Professor at OHSU and Staff Psychiatrist at the Portland VA Medical Center, will introduce OpenTrialsFDA, a current finalist for the highly competitive Open Science Prize. OpenTrialsFDA is a platform developed by Turner and associates that aims to increase access to and … Read More

Funding Focus: Promoting your science, Dec. 19

In the modern information economy, it can be hard to get attention for your science—whether it’s from traditional media, social media, or even with tools like Research Gate. Join this panel discussion to learn about best practices for promoting your science and the OHSU resources that can help you. Find out how to work with OHSU’s media relations and social media departments—and what you can do to promote your research yourself. Panelists include Tamara Hargens-Bradley, associate … Read More

Upcoming OCTRI classes and presentation

Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute hosts classes and presentations for the OHSU research community. Next on the calendar are Epic for Research and Excel for Research. Epic for Research This class will cover a range of features in Epic, from identifying potential subjects to obtaining data for analysis. Panelists will discuss how Epic can support your research project. Monday, Dec. 5 12 to 1p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Thursday, Feb. 23 12 to 1 … Read More

2017 ICOregon Innovation Showcase registration open

OHSU builds collaborations and resources that help investigators translate research innovations into medical products and services. This is one of the ways we improve human health and wellness. Faculty, students, and the public are invited to attend the 2017 ICOregon Innovation Showcase to learn more about available resources that help make this translation happen. The event will bring together Oregon’s four major research universities, industry, and government to demonstrate how our universities are a driving force in the Oregon … Read More

Reminder: What’s new with peer review? Second panel discussion this Thursday

You’re invited to hear a panel discussion with OHSU faculty who are currently serving on NIH study sections to learn about best practices for grant writing–and especially what they’re seeing in grants they’re reviewing with respect to the new requirements on rigor and reproducibility and more. Among other things, they will discuss guidance they’ve received from NIH as reviewers, as well as how study sections are responding. Bring your questions!  Thursday, Nov. 10 11:30 a.m. – 1 … Read More

Training Opportunity for Responsible Conduct of Research

Are you participating in an NIH training grant award or fellowship? Do you need in-person RCR training? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is offering an 8-hour seminar that meets RCR requirements for Ks, Ts, and other career development or individual fellowship grants. This seminar is an interactive and practical experience  focused on addressing real issues that have arisen in the course of your research. These may be related to ethics, integrity, or … Read More

Data Jamboree panel presentation: Sharing data & software securely, Nov. 4

Technology Transfer & Business Development and the Data Jamboree are co-hosting a panel presentation and round-table discussion on sharing and securing data and software through open source and creative commons licensing. Learn about the importance of securing rights, as well the ways in which data and software can be licensed to meet researcher and community goals. Panelists include: • Tammy Buist, VP and Chief Business Development Officer, Seattle’s Cancer Research & Biostatistics Institute • Brad … Read More

Women in Science Annual Mixer, Nov. 2

Women in Science invites supporters of women in STEM to an evening of networking, appetizers, and a cash bar. The event is hosted by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Turbine Hall. Find out about meeting a mentor, becoming a mentor, and the professional and personal development opportunities WIS offers to early career scientists and professionals. Women in Science Annual Mixer Wednesday, Nov. 2 5:30 – 8 p.m. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Turbine … Read More

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