Posts Tagged ‘graduate students’

Students and postdocs: Send in your ugliest data!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? A photo of a lab “fail”? Or a particularly ugly graph? Turn that ugly data into a brand new iPod Nano! During Student Day at OHSU Research Week, Friday, May 24, students will vote for the ugliest piece of data. We all have some form ugly data in our notebooks, and it’s different in every field. So submit your data, and let’s have a laugh at our … Read More

Three Minute Thesis competition comes to OHSU Research Week

Think you can describe your research to tram travelers in the time it takes to reach CHH? New this year at Research Week, OHSU will hold its first Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 5 p.m. 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills as students explain their research in three minutes in a language … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program begins July 10

Register for the Summer 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 … Read More

Information sessions on Graduate Programs in Healthcare Management

OHSU’s Division of Management team has organized two upcoming information sessions on Graduate Programs in Healthcare Management: Master of Science in Healthcare Management Wednesday, April 10 from 5:30-6:30 pm Center for Heatlh and Healing, E. Paul Kirk Conference Center This 52-credit program is geared toward those working on the front lines of management in the healthcare industry. The program focuses on learning and applying management techniques in the workplace. OHSU-PSU Joint MBA Healthcare Management Wednesday, … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Balancing Career and Family, March 19

The final workshop in the Vollum Career Development Series starts at 4 p.m. this Tuesday, March 19 in Vollum M1441. Mary Logan, Ph.D., Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., Soo-Kyung Lee, Ph.D., and Anthony Barnes, Ph.D., will share their experiences and discuss the challenges of Balancing Career and Family. This event, which is part of the Vollum Career Development Series, is geared toward postdocs and grad students, but anyone is welcome.  We highly encourage you to attend this event in … Read More

Career Development Workshop: Research in a Clinical Dept., March 12

Join us for one of the last Vollum Career Development Workshops of the year, this Tuesday, March 12 at 4 p.m. in Vollum M1441. Mary Heinricher, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, will be sharing her experience doing Basic Science in a Clinical Department. This event, which is part of the Vollum Career Development Series, is geared toward postdocs and grad students, but anyone is … Read More

Neuroscience Graduate Program celebrates 20 years

A little over 20 years ago, Thomas Soderling, Ph.D., then a professor at Vanderbilt Medical School and an HHMI Investigator, moved across the country to become part of OHSU’s Vollum Institute. He was impressed by the caliber of research at the Vollum, but was surprised to find no Ph.D. program in neuroscience. After facing pushback from some department chairs, Dr. Soderling launched the Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP) in 1992 with the help of Richard Goodman, … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Setting Up Your First Lab, March 5

Are you new to lab management? Maybe getting ready to start your first faculty position? The Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Managing a Research Laboratory / Setting Up Your First Lab” presented by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute, will discuss best practices you can apply to help make your lab a success. Dr. Goodman will give advice on dealing with Department Chairs, spending funds wisely, balancing your research time with committee commitments, and also talk about … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Job Applications, Feb. 26

The 2013 Vollum Career Development Workshops series continues with our next installment centered on how to bring your work, your goals, and your character together to form the strongest job application possible. The workshop, led by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute and professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, will focus on key elements in application letters, how to create a more effective CV, interviewing tips, and more. Workshop starts at 4 pm … Read More

Reminder: Are you applying for an NIH fellowship this year?

NRSA Applications: Critical Administrative Tools, Feb. 22 If you’re planning to apply for an NIH pre- or post-doctoral fellowship this April, we encourage you to attend this informal brown bag session with Research Grants and Contracts, OHSU’s pre-award office. Experienced grants analysts will walk you through a sample application and answer questions you have about the application process. Both researchers and administrators are welcome to attend. When: February 22, 2013 from 12 to 1 p.m. … Read More

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