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Upcoming Research Week skill development workshops

All OHSU researchers (especially trainees!) are invited to attend these skill-building seminars that are intended to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 5-9, 2014. Data Visualization Friday, April 4, 2014 from 12 to 1 p.m. in CROET 3524 A picture may be worth a thousand words, but only if it is well presented. This seminar will cover the basics of visual perception, design and data presentation. Presented … Read More

Essentials of Grant Administration; class begins March 25

Now is the time to reserve your spot in this spring’s Essentials of Grant Administration class! Whether you’re new to grant administration or interested in learning about the most current practices and resources relating to federal grant funding, this course is for you. It’s also the centerpiece of Research Administration Training & Education’s Essentials of Grant Administration Certificate Program. A variety of topic experts in the OHSU Research mission help to paint the “big picture” as … Read More

HIP Buffet: Using Epic for Research, March 18

Wondering how Epic (the system OHSU uses for electronic medical records) might be used to answer your research questions? Come learn what Epic has to offer to researchers and how to access it. This seminar will be led by Robert Schuff, M.S., director of Clinical Research Informatics at the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201 The HIP Buffet Series, sponsored by the Human Investigations Program … Read More

Spring Vollum Writing Program begins April 2

Register for the Spring Vollum Writing Course, 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 … Read More

Deadline extended: Research Week abstracts due March 10

The deadline to submit an abstract to present at OHSU Research Week has been extended to Monday, March 10. All OHSU students, faculty, fellows, and research staff are invited to submit an abstract for either a 10-minute oral or poster presentation. Research Week is a great opportunity to practice your presentation skills and meet colleagues from different departments and programs. Abstracts that have previously been presented at other meetings may be submitted for Research Week. Oral presentations … Read More

Funding Focus: Fulbright Scholars informational seminar, March 25

Have you ever considered traveling abroad to pursue your research career goals? Maybe you’ve wondered if a new environment might allow you to gain alternate perspectives? Or perhaps you just want to see more of the world? If so, you won’t want to miss this month’s Funding Focus featuring special guest from the Fulbright Program, Dylan Gipson, senior program officer for the Fulbright Council for International Exchange of Scholars, who will present on March 25, … Read More

How to Give a Scientific Talk, March 11

Prepare for OHSU Research Week by attending this lunchtime seminar on “How to Give a Scientific Talk,” presented by Allison Fryer, Ph.D., associate dean for Graduate Studies in the School of Medicine, and Cynthia Morris, Ph.D., professor and vice chair of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology, and professor of medicine and public health and preventive medicine. This workshop is recommended for both Research Week oral presenters as well as Three-Minute Thesis competition participants. Drs. Fryer and Morris will cover how … Read More

Corrected: IRB brown bag, March 27

Thursday, March 27, 2014 UHS 8B60 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The newly streamlined Initial Review Questionnaire, or IRQ, is rolling out in early March. This session, lead by OHSU Institutional Review Board analysts, will give you an in-depth tour of the changes and provide guidance on how they affect the rest of your IRB submission. Bring your questions! Learn about other changes to initial submissions in eIRB.

Reminder: OHSU Research Week abstracts due March 5

A friendly reminder: If you’d like to give an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week this May, be sure to submit your abstract by Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Don’t forget that a limited number of scholarships are available to students presenting posters at Research Week. For more information about the scholarship or abstract submissions in general, visit the OHSU Research Week website.

Updated: Research courtyard, parking closures begin March 1

Updated Feb. 24: The research courtyard and the Auditorium parking lot will close starting Saturday, March 1 and continuing until Monday, March 17. Buildings on the courtyard will still have access through indoor routes; Auditorium Lot parking will move to level 3 of the Sam Jackson Garage. The closures will allow staging, operation and removal of a large crane for lifting components needed in the project to replace Richard Jones Hall cooling equipment. The work … Read More

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