Posts Tagged ‘seminar’

Funding Focus: Transparency in peer review, July 17

Funding Focus: Transparency in Peer Review Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall 2201 July’s Funding Focus seminar will feature a special guest from F1000Research, an open access journal in the life sciences. Eva Amsen, Ph.D., outreach director for F1000Research, will give a presentation on transparency in peer review. All OHSU students, postdocs, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. About the seminar Peer review has remained largely unchanged for the last few … Read More

Funding Focus: The new NIH biosketch and tools to support it, June 19

Update 6/17: Live stream will be available. Contact funding@ohsu.edu for more information. This summer, the NIH will pilot a new biosketch format that is designed to better explain the impact of your contribution to science. The new format could be required for all NIH applications as early as January 2015—but fortunately there are new tools coming online, such as ORCID and SciENcv that can help you build your biosketch and other parts of your application. Learn about … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program starts July 9

The Vollum Writing Program is 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 and time … Read More

Women in Science seminar: Science policy, June 3

Are you a scientist interested in policy work? Curious what science policy even means? Come learn more about the intersection of science and politics, both locally and nationally, in a discussion with Emily Hebbron from Congressman Earl Blumenauer’s office. Women in Science seminar: Science policy Tuesday, June 3, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mac Hall 2201 Organized by Women in Science OHSU.

IRB brown bag: Lost and stolen devices, May 22

What happens if your lap top is stolen? What if you leave your thumb drive somewhere? Join John Rasmussen, chief information security officer, for a presentation and Q&A on knowing where you data is and best practices on how to protect it. IRB brown bag: Lost and stolen devices Thursday, May 22, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital room 8B60 Questions? Contact Kimberly Lee.

Former Oregonian reporter and current OHSU med student to lead seminar on working with the media, May 30

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute Education and Career Development Program invites you to a seminar to hear from former science and medicine beat reporter for the Oregonian (and graduating MS4), Andy Dworkin, who will give his perspectives on how clinicians and scientists can best work the media to ensure accurate reporting on scientific and medical advances. A representative from OHSU media relations will be present to answer OHSU-specific questions and let you know about available resources. … Read More

Financial planning & retirement seminar for grad students and postdocs, May 15

Are you curious about how to save for retirement when paid on a stipend? OHSU Women in Science and the Research in Progress Seminar Series (RiPPS) invite you to a seminar on financial planning and retirement with Ron Barry, Ph.D., C.F.P. This seminar is specifically designed for students and postdocs. Financial planning and retirement seminar Thursday, May 15 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Vollum M1441

School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series: Jeffrey Ebersole, Ph.D., April 29

For the fourth installment of the Dean’s Seminar Series, the School of Dentistry will host speaker Jeffrey Ebersole, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for research and graduate studies, Center for Oral Health Research, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.  Dr. Ebersole’s presentation will focus on “Macrophage Plasticity and Phenotypes Related to Periodontitis.” All are invited to attend this seminar starting a 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 in the School of Dentistry room 220/225. A … Read More

Upcoming Research Week skill development workshops

All OHSU researchers (especially trainees!) are invited to attend these skill-building seminars that are intended to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 5-9, 2014. Data Visualization Friday, April 4, 2014 from 12 to 1 p.m. in CROET 3524 A picture may be worth a thousand words, but only if it is well presented. This seminar will cover the basics of visual perception, design and data presentation. Presented … Read More

HIP Buffet: Using Epic for Research, March 18

Wondering how Epic (the system OHSU uses for electronic medical records) might be used to answer your research questions? Come learn what Epic has to offer to researchers and how to access it. This seminar will be led by Robert Schuff, M.S., director of Clinical Research Informatics at the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201 The HIP Buffet Series, sponsored by the Human Investigations Program … Read More

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