Posts Tagged ‘workshop’

2013 Vollum Career Development Workshop Series kicks off Jan. 8

All graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to attend the Vollum Career Development Workshop Series. Led by OHSU faculty, these seminars provide helpful advice for young scientists—from finding a mentor to writing a scientific manuscript. This year’s Career Development Workshop series will start on January 8, and take place every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. in Vollum M1441 until mid-March. If you are at the West Campus or are otherwise unable to attend in-person, you … Read More

Workshop on the art of lecturing and giving presentations, Dec. 11 & 18

The School of Medicine is sponsoring a unique, two-part workshop on The Art of Lecturing and Giving Presentations: 5 Easy Steps to Make You a More Effective Teacher. Ben Hoffman, M.D., associate professor in pediatrics will be facilitating. Part 1 – Workshop: December 11, 2012 from 2 to 5 p.m. Part 2 – Practice Sessions: December 18, 2012 from 3 to 5 p.m. Location: School of Nursing room 107 Part I will be an interactive … Read More

Brain-Computer Interface seminar and hands-on workshop, Sept. 11

Join Dr. Melanie Fried-Oken, professor of neurology, pediatrics, and biomedical engineering, for the Brain-Computer Interface symposium at the Center for Health & Healing on September 11, 2012. Dr. Fried-Oken’s NIH-funded research team is sponsoring the event. Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technology is a fascinating field of neuroscience that has seen tremendous advances in recent years. Simply put, BCI technology provides a direct communication link between the brain and an external device that has the ability to detect, analyze, and classify changes in … Read More

Information meeting – NSF and DoD fellowships for first-year grad students

Attention first-year graduate students: Research Funding & Development Services is holding a short information meeting on Tuesday, August 28, at 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall 2136 to talk to any interested students about applying for fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. These opportunities are limited to students in their first year of graduate school. This workshop will feature students who have received graduate student funding awards as well as information … Read More

Team-based learning workshop for faculty, June 26

Sandy Cook, Ph.D., and Kevin Krane, M.D., will be co-hosting this unique workshop designed to help faculty learn about and understand their options in regards to effectively utilizing team-based learning strategies. The workshop will be held in the School of Nursing, room 572, on Tuesday, June 26 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. A reception will follow at the BICC Gallery, 5 to 7 p.m. Faculty members are encouraged to invite their colleagues to attend this workshop. Sandy Cook, … Read More

Funding Focus: SciVal Experts, May 10

If you attended the Research Week keynote lecture by Nora Disis, M.D., last night, then you may have heard her explain how she used a database called SciVal Experts to find fellow cancer researchers with similar expertise. Dr. Disis is a researcher at the University of Washington, but you have access to SciVal Experts at OHSU, too. This Thursday, May 10 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201, Research Funding & Development Services … Read More

Reminder: Women in STEM talk at Oregon State, April 30

OHSU resarchers have been invited to a lecture and workshop by Sue V. Rosser, Ph.D., Provost at San Francisco State University and expert in bridging women’s studies and the sciences, at Oregon State University in Corvallis on April 30, 2012. The talks will be about advancing opportunities for women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Her workshop for STEM faculty and administrators focuses on how National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grants have especially helped women … Read More

Summer Quantitative Methods Series at Portland State

Our friends at Portland State University have invited OHSU researchers to register for their 2012 Summer Quantitative Methods Series. The series will be held in mid-June and includes three workshops: June 13-14 : Multilevel Regression Models and Their Applications (Ron Heck, University of Hawaii) June 15-16: Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling (Rex B. Kline, Concordia University, Montréal) June 18-19: Longitudinal Data Analysis (Jason T. Newsom, Portland State University) For more information, visit the program’s website.

Advanced Light Microscopy Core workshops with ZEISS, April 24-26

The Advanced Light Microscopy Core at the Jungers Center and the Vollum Institute are hosting a free ZEISS-sponsored workshop aimed at educating scientists and students on the fundamentals of microscopy. This event includes a combination of lectures, hands-on labs, and purveying information applicable to microscope systems from all manufacturers. Tuesday, April 24 – Lectures in Vollum M1441 1:15–2 p.m.  Generating Publication Quality Images, Part 1: “Understanding Signal-to-Noise, Contrast Techniques, Illumination, Objectives and Sample Preparation” 2–3 … Read More

PCORI update meeting with faculty reviewers, April 11

You’re invited to a special forum on Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) grants. Back in November, a group of OHSU researchers met to discuss the first request for proposals from the PCORI. Since then, OHSU has had a handful of faculty participate as reviewers for PCORI. On Wednesday, April 11 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201, Research Funding & Development Services and the Center for Health Systems Effectiveness will be hosting an … Read More

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