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Career development opportunities at this year’s Research Week

Research Week 2017 begins next week on Monday, May 1, and will feature several workshops, lectures, and discussions relevant to students, postdocs, and junior faculty who want input on how to build their careers. Start your week off Monday morning by attending an interactive workshop on “Promoting your research.”  You’ll learn about best practices for promoting your science and the OHSU resources available to assist you. Find out how to work with OHSU’s media relations and social media … Read More

Volunteers and judges still needed for Research Week 2017!

Research Week 2017 is now less than two weeks away, and we still have many volunteer and judging slots to fill. Volunteers play a critical role in making Research Week a success – we couldn’t do it without you! Judges provide valuable feedback to presenters and help select this year’s presentation winners. Anyone at OHSU can volunteer. Faculty, postdocs, and research staff can all serve as judges. It’s a great opportunity to meet people from other … Read More

Register for OHSU’s Three-Minute Thesis competition by Apr. 25

Think you can describe your research to Tram travelers in the time it takes to reach the South Waterfront? Back by popular demand, OHSU Research Week 2017 is excited to host its fifth annual Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students on Wednesday, May 3, at 4:00 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. The 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills as … Read More

Volunteers needed for Research Week 2017!

Research Week 2017 is less than a month away, and we need your help! Each year, volunteers play a critical role in in making Research Week a success. Anyone at OHSU can volunteer. It’s a great opportunity to meet people from other areas and gain an understanding of the scope and quality of the research conducted every day at OHSU. There are a number of ways volunteers can help: Check-in desk As a Check-in Desk … Read More

Oregon Science Startup Forum, April 22

Registration is now open for the Oregon Science Startup Forum, a one-day course in science entrepreneurship, hosted by the Portland Section of the American Chemical Society. Hear the startup experiences of science entrepreneurs from around Oregon Learn from investors, intellectual property lawyers and experts in turning science into businesses Equip yourself with specific steps to start a successful science business Saturday, April 22 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Networking Reception 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  … Read More

Volunteer as a presentation judge at Research Week!

Research Week 2017 is fast approaching and we need your help! We are looking for 65 faculty, postdocs, and research staff to serve as judges for students who are presenting talks and posters during Research Week, May 1-3. For each session for which you sign up to judge, you’ll be asked to evaluate a maximum of four student presentations (either oral or poster). Visit the sign-up page for a full listing of session dates, times, … Read More

Research Week 2017 conference program now live!

The detailed schedule for OHSU Research Week 2017 is now live! Be sure to check it out for important dates, times, and abstracts for oral and poster presentations, keynote lectures, and workshops. Here are a few events you may want to attend: Promoting your research Monday, May 1, at 11 a.m., OHSU Auditorium Attend this interactive workshop on  to learn about best practices for promoting your science and the OHSU resources available to assist you. Find out how to … Read More

Who’s presenting at Research Week 2017? Announcing this year’s keynotes

Another Research Week is on the horizon, and with it comes another round of engaging keynote speakers! Nicholas J. Strausfeld, Ph.D. The student’s choice keynote presenter this year is Nicholas J. Strausfeld, Ph.D., Regent’s Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona. His talk “Half a billion year old brains and those of today: What is different?” will highlight the functional organization of the arthropod visual system and the evolution of brains; … Read More

NIH introduces new resources for multi-site clinical trials and research studies

The NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences has launched a Trial Innovation Network that provides infrastructure and resources to multi-site clinical trials and research studies. Currently, NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award program sites, including the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute, are serving as local hubs in the network. OCTRI’s research team will support OHSU investigators in designing multi-center research, as well as providing information on national resources available through the network. They will … Read More

Get ready for Research Week with these pre-event workshops

All OHSU researchers (especially students and trainees, but really everyone!) are invited to attend these skill-building seminars to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 1-3, 2017. How to make and present a poster Monday, Apr. 10 3 to 4 p.m. Biomedical Research Building, room 381 You’ve done the research, now you need to pull it together for you Research Week poster! This seminar will present key tips for … Read More

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