Several people have let the Research Integrity Office know that our listserv messages are going directly to their junk mail. OHSU’s junk mail system can mistakenly filter out addresses even from those we have accepted mail from in the past. The best way to prevent this from happening is to add the listserv email address to your “safe sender” list. Here’s how to do it in Outlook: Open Outlook and go to Tools> Options>Preferences. Click … Read More
Every so often, your building requires routine maintenance to improve heating, cooling and chemical/fume hood services. This Friday, it’s the Vollum Institute’s turn. If you work in the Vollum, here’s what you need to know: On Friday, July 29, 2011 from 4 to 9 a.m., all floors of the Vollum Institute will be affected by routine maintenance of the ventilation system. Chemical/fume hoods will not be available during this time. Please close your hood sashes … Read More
As we all know by now, Sam Jackson Road will be closed until after Labor Day. Please communicate with research participants if you think that the closure will affect their ability to attend their study visits. Avoid skipped study visits: Unlike clinic patients, many of these study visits are not medically necessary and therefore, more likely to be skipped by research subjects due to the difficulty in accessing Marquam Hill. We want to do everything … Read More
Due to budget cuts at NIH, OCTRI will no longer be able to provide biostatistics support for anyone except OCTRI Scholars. (What is an OCTRI Scholar?) This includes the weekly drop-in sessions, which will no longer be offered as of July 2011. OCTRI Scholars (investigators applying for or implementing K awards or first R01) who require biostatistics support should contact OCTRI Research Navigator Program at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-418-9790 to make arrangements. If your … Read More
The planned MRB cooling water shutdown will now occur from Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, June 26, at 9 a.m. For more information, see our previous posts here and here.
Back in January, OHSU leaders began their search for a provost to lead the academic mission at OHSU. Now, you can watch video interviews of the top two provost candidates. View the videos on the Leadership Forum blog.
In case you didn’t see it elsewhere, the Centers for Disease Control have a useful guide to preparing for emergencies like infestations by zombies, or maybe earthquakes. Hint: Stocking up on water is only the beginning!
Next Monday, May 9, the software we use to publish Research News will be getting an upgrade. As a result, blog posting and commenting will be unavailable from the end of day Sunday to the end of day Monday. In the meantime, if you have any questions or comments, feel free to send us an email at email@example.com.
We know your research images are good-looking, and we think you should share them with your OHSU colleagues and the world. We want to put some of them on our OHSU Research websites (like the home page) and use them in Research News. In addition to personal glory, you’ll have the chance to win cool prizes. So here’s the deal: Send us your images for a chance to win lunch for you and your research … Read More
How does OHSU support faculty, fellows, and students who want to pursue translational research? OHSU faculty have a strong record of research success, but we are not immune to the challenge that academic health centers across the country share: preparing early-career faculty for independent research careers. For individual faculty members, the challenge often involves being able to do all three of the following: Establish a strong conceptual background in the principles of clinical and translational … Read More