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Research Week 2017 highlights

Research Week 2017 consisted of three days full of events and activities celebrating the research that takes place at OHSU. More than 370 participants took part this year, including two keynote speakers, 139 poster presenters, 86 oral presenters, 11 Three Minute Thesis competitors, 61 volunteers, 69 judges, and 33 panelists at various events throughout the week. The 3MTs brought the week to a celebratory close with awards announced at the end of the event. This year’s award recipients included: … Read More

Last day to join in on Research Week 2017!

Research Week ends later this evening so if you haven’t had a chance to check out an oral presentation or attend a talk or workshop, come to one of today’s engaging and informative events: Professional photo opportunity: The second headshot photo session will take place later this morning. If you weren’t able to sign up because all slots were all full, we encourage you to come on by around 12:30 p.m. as we may be … Read More

Research Week 2017: Join us for Students’ Day, May 2

Today, Tuesday, May 2, we celebrate OHSU’s diverse and accomplished student body by featuring programming relevant to those who are just starting out in their careers. Each year, the Graduate Student Organization selects a keynote speaker to participate in Research Week. This year, they invited Nicholas J. Strausfeld, Ph.D. to present. His talk “Half a billion year old brains and those of today: What is different?” will focus on the evolution of arthropod brains, specifically the conservation … Read More

Second headshot photo session scheduled for May 2

Yesterday we posted an announcement about the opportunity to have your professional photo taken during Research Week and all available slots filled up within hours! Since there’s obviously a demand for this, we’ve decided to add a second session: Tuesday, May 2 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. OHSU Old Library Check in at the south entrance – photos will be taken outside weather permitting. Sign up now for the second session! Please be on time … Read More

Judges and volunteers still needed for Research Week!

Research Week 2017 kicks off this coming Monday, May 1, and we’re still in need of a few oral presentation judges. Specifically, we’re looking for faculty, postdocs, or researchers with expertise in: • Cell and molecular biology • Surgery Judges play a critical role in giving valuable feedback to trainees on their presentation style and content. Your support is greatly appreciated. Please register as soon as possible. A few volunteer slots are also still open. We … Read More

Sign up to have a professional photo taken at Research Week 2017

In this fast-paced digital world we live in, your image is your personal brand and most often the first impression you make. Whether you’re applying for a job and need to spiff up your LinkedIn profile, or promoting your research using social media, having a professional “headshot” is essential.  At this year’s Research Week event, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research is sponsoring a complimentary “headshot” photo session for OHSU students and … Read More

Registration deadline for OHSU’s Three Minute Thesis competition extended to April 27

It’s not too late to register for this year’s 3MT competition. An 80,000-word Ph.D. thesis would take nine hours to present. In this Research Week favorite, the presentation time is scaled back a bit…presenters have just three minutes to share their work. The 3MT exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills. Any student enrolled in an OHSU graduate program may participate. Email Jackie Wirz, Ph.D. to sign up. Wednesday, May 3, 4 p.m., OHSU … Read More

You’re invited to Research Week 2017

We’re sharing the following message from Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., senior vice president for research. Dear colleagues, I would like to invite you to join me in celebrating OHSU Research Week, May 1-3, 2017, our annual celebration of research at Oregon Health & Science University. More than 200 OHSU researchers will be presenting their latest findings throughout the week. I encourage you to show your support by attending talks and poster sessions. Many of the presenters … Read More

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

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