Posts Tagged ‘seminar’

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

Funding Focus: How to write a great specific aims page, April 18

The specific aims page is one of the most important components of your grant proposal because it’s the one that reviewers are most likely to read. Learn how to clearly articulate your research goals and write a great specific aims page at April’s Funding Focus, led by Rachel Dresbeck, Ph.D., Director of Research Development & Communication at OHSU. What: Brown bag seminar on “How to write a great specific aims page” When: Thursday, April 18 … 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

Funding Focus: “Writing an MRF Grant” with David Ellison, M.D., March 21

Did you know that 80 percent of Medical Research Foundation of Oregon (MRF) grants are awarded to OHSU investigators? For our March Funding Focus, David Ellison, M.D., former MRF review committee chair, will be giving a presentation on how to write an MRF grant. If you’re planning to write an MRF grant sometime this year, attend this workshop to learn what MRF reviewers are looking for and to ask questions you have about the application … 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

HIP Buffet: How to propose a study of feasibility, Feb. 26

Are you writing a pilot research award in which you intend to test the feasibility of a larger study in the future? Writing feasibility or pilot study proposals can be difficult because they follow a different format. Join us for February’s HIP Buffet seminar to learn How to Propose a Study of Feasibility. The seminar will be held Tuesday, February 26th from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall, room 1116 and presented by Cynthia … Read More

Journal editor leads seminar on getting your research published, Feb. 22

The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (OCSSB) Seminar Series hosts Judy Quong, Ph.D., executive editor of Cancer Discovery, this Thursday, February 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the Vollum Institute auditorium, M1441. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about publishing strategy with Dr. Quong and OHSU’s Tania Vu, Ph.D., associate professor, Biomedical Engineering, and Xiaolin Nan, Ph.D., assistant professor, OCSSB. This event will also be videoconferenced to the Center for Health & Healing’s 13th floor, room … Read More

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