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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

Discoverer to Cognos demo, Nov. 8

The Discoverer Replacement Program, in partnership with Oracle Grants Accounting Project Stakeholders, is hosting a Discoverer to Cognos roadshow. The goal of this roadshow, tailored specifically for users of Oracle Grants Accounting, is to show where key reports can be found in the new IBM Cognos Reporting tool. In addition to this demo, you’ll also learn  how to access and run them. This roadshow is an opportunity to learn how to  transition confidently to the new … Read More

2016 Lifesavers Breakfast, Nov. 16

The OHSU community is invited to join Donate Life Northwest for the 2016 Lifesavers Breakfast. The OHSU Transplant Program works closely with Donate Life Northwest, which helps make it possible for OHSU to transplant more than 200 organs each year. This event supports the organization’s mission to increase organ, eye, and tissue donation. The program includes keynote speakers sharing their stories of living donation, recognition of the donors, and celebration of the people who make donation … Read More

OHSU innovators: Get support to commercialize your idea, Nov. 9

Technology Transfer and Business Development invites all OHSU innovators – faculty, students, fellows, employees – to a lunchtime gathering to learn about its expanded entrepreneur-in-residence program. Veterans Dick Rylander and Bob Masterson will be joined by two new entrepreneurs-in-residence Rob Arnold and Steve Runnels, who will share who will share details on how their expertise in starting health care and life science companies can help OHSU innovators commercialize their technologies. They will talk about how they … Read More

What’s new with NIH peer review? Nov. 3 and 10

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! Two panel sessions will be held: Thursday, … Read More

Inaugural Art of Neuroscience competition accepting submissions

The inaugural “Art of Neuroscience” competition is now accepting entries. All OHSU staff, faculty, and students/trainees are invited to submit an original image that explores the aesthetics of brain and mind as a broad topic. Voting will be open to OHSU staff, faculty, and students/trainees from November 7 through November 16. A special category and prize are designated for high school students. Prizes for First Place, Honorable Mention, and First Place in the high school category will … Read More

Learn more about NIH peer review in upcoming online briefings

Have you ever wondered what goes on inside an NIH Study Section and what’s most important to reviewers? The NIH Center for Scientific Review is hosting a series of online briefings in November and December to help you navigate the peer review process and increase your chances of getting funded. The first two briefings will provide fellowship and R01 grant applicants  information on how applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit. The third briefing will offer information to … Read More

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