Posts Tagged ‘international’

New International Collaboration grants from the NSF

The National Science Foundation is soliciting proposals for their Catalyzing New International Collaborations program, which will support U.S. researchers’ participation in activities intended to catalyze new international collaborations. The program is designed to open up new scientific directions for the awardee with the intent that larger-scale research proposals will be submitted to relevant NSF programs for continuing support of the project. Supported projects include, but are not limited to: research planning visits, initial data gathering activities, … Read More

HHMI International Student Research Fellowships; internal LOI due Oct. 18

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) seeks applications from outstanding international pre-doctoral students studying in the U.S. who are ineligible for fellowships or training grants through U.S. federal agencies. HHMI will fund up to 50 three-year fellowships for international graduate students worth over $30,000 per year. The fellowships are intended to support years three, four, and five of a Ph.D. program. HHMI seeks fellows in the following biomedical-related fields: biology, chemistry, physics, math, computer science, … Read More

Upcoming International Employee Resource Group events

International employees, students, and allies interested in meeting OHSU community members from outside the U.S. are invited to participate in OHSU’s International Employee Resource Group’s monthly meetings and networking events. At monthly meetings, held the second Tuesday of every month from 2 to 3 p.m. in Kohler Pavilion room 13000A, connect with other international employees and students, and learn about OHSU services, community organizations, cultural events, and diverse businesses. You’re also invited to participate in … Read More

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

Upcoming English language class series

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, please join us for 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 will be a fun and interactive series with lots of opportunities for you to ask questions about language and culture. We … Read More

Welcoming and Supporting Your International Employees, Sept. 25

Seats are still available! Do you hire and manage international employees at OHSU?  Are you interested in learning more about best practices for supporting them as productive, high-contributing team members? If so, please join us for Welcoming and Supporting Your International Employees. This course will help you develop skills for communicating and managing across cultures and creating a workplace environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. After this course managers will be better able to: Support … Read More

Center for Spoken Language Understanding organizes global conference

Right now, there are 1,200 speech researchers from around the world attending the largest global annual conference on spoken language processing right here in Portland. The conference, InterSpeech 2012, is being organized by OHSU’s Center for Spoken Language Understanding and the International Speech Communication Association. “We are very excited to bring InterSpeech to Portland,” said Richard Sproat, Ph.D., chair of the conference, CSLU associate director and professor. “It is a great opportunity to highlight CSLU and the … Read More

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