Negative results? Give them a home, with publication fees waived until Aug. 1

Do you have a notebook full of promising ideas that didn’t turn out as you expected?  F1000 is looking for papers reporting negative or null results, and they will waive publication fees for such manuscripts until August 1. So your negative results will cost you nothing. Read the blog post linked above for the details and the coupon code.

OHSU Research Week oral and poster presentation award winners

Below is a list of students who were recognized for exceptional oral or poster presentations during OHSU Research Week. Students were evaluated on hypothesis, research approach, impact, layout/use of media, and presentation skills. The top 15 percent of presenters were selected for an award. Oral presentation winners receive a $150 cash prize and poster presentation winners receive a $75 cash prize. Special thanks to Dr. Peter Mayinger and all of our volunteer judges who evaluated … Read More

V Foundation cancer research funding, internal deadlines May 17 & 24

The V Foundation for Cancer Research has invited OHSU to submit applications for two of their research programs this cycle: The V Foundation Translational Myelodysplastic Syndromes Research Project Offers up to $400,000 over two years in support of a translational research project on Myelodysplastic Syndromes as it relates to people with or at risk for cancer. Deadlines Internal deadline: May 17, 2013 Letter of Intent: May 31, 2013 Full application (by invitation only): June 19, … Read More

Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., appointed to NIH Council of Councils

Nancy L. Haigwood, Ph.D.–director of the ONPRC and Senior Scientist–has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health Council of Councils. This body advises the director of the NIH on research opportunities, policy, public health concerns, and other strategic priorities for the NIH.  Dr. Haigwood will serve through October 2015. Dr. Haigwood is the fifth Director of ONPRC and will contribute deep knowledge of the vital role that NIH-sponsored research resources play in creating the … Read More

Integrity Week at OHSU, May 6-10

Most of you probably know about the Integrity Office. We are the ones you have to go through if you are doing any human subjects or animal research; genetic research; or when you need to fill out a conflict of interest form. Did you know that the Integrity Office encompasses much more than that? You have probably interacted with our office and didn’t even know it. Find something poorly labeled and smelly in your lab? … Read More

New deadline: Center for Diversity & Inclusion seeks nominees for awards

Updated 3/21: The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, April 5. OHSU’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion seeks nominees for several 2013 Diversity & Inclusion awards, including an Outstanding Research Award. The Outstanding Research Award recognizes completed or ongoing research work that has contributed substantially to the literature and to the field, focusing on health disparities among underserved populations, social determinants of health, issues of diversity among varied racial and ethnic backgrounds, ageism, … Read More

Steam downtime postponed for research, academic buildings

Updated 3/11: As you may have already heard, the steam downtime scheduled for Saturday, March 9 was abruptly canceled. Facilities people arriving to begin steam repairs were diverted to the hospital firewatch duty mandated late Friday by the state fire marshal. Read more. Updated 2/27: The steam downtime originally scheduled for this Saturday, March 2, has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 9 because the necessary parts for steam repair have been delayed in transit by … Read More

What makes great science writing?

To kick off this year’s Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize, British journalist Tim Radford explains what science writing is–and isn’t.  This contest is open only to UK and Republic of Ireland scientists and fellow travelers, but we should all be celebrating their efforts at making science thrilling and accessible.

Linguistic and Cultural Advancement Class for Non-Native English Speakers

Are you a non-native English speaker interested in improving your English skills and receiving coaching on handling cross-cultural interactions in the workplace? If so, you’re invited to attend four sessions of “Linguistic Advancement for Non-Native English Speakers.” Classes will provide a supportive environment to improve your language structure, pragmatic skills and conversational confidence. This is meant to be a fun and interactive series with lots of opportunities for you to ask questions about language and … Read More

Reminder: $500 prize for Postdoc Paper of the Year, submissions due Dec. 31

Submissions for the School of Medicine Alumni Association Postdoctoral Paper of the Year Award are due by December 31, 2012. This award aims to acknowledge and reward quality laboratory research conducted by School of Medicine postdoctoral fellows. A $500 prize will be awarded to the individual whose paper is selected. The winner will present his or her paper at the annual OHSU Research Week in May 2013. Entrants whose papers are selected as finalists must … Read More

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