Research Week goes (partially) virtual

Unsurprisingly, all in-person events for Research Week 2020 are canceled.

Some events, however, are taking on a virtual shape—for example, Clinical Research Day and the keynote address by Kalisha Bonds still took place, and virtual abstract presentations are being held June 12.

Check back here or keep an eye on the OHSU Research News blog to stay up to date on the latest developments.

The OHSU Research and Innovation Awards program is live!

The OHSU Research and Innovation Awards event has been cancelled. However, OHSU researchers and faculty are being celebrated by Research and Innovation with the release of the awards program! Awards from OHSU Technology Transfer and OHSU Collaborations and Entrepreneurship are also recognized. See Research News for more details.

Research Week 2020 virtual presentations schedule

The Research Week 2020 virtual presentations schedule was finalized for Friday, June 12. The presentations took place in various WebEx rooms throughout the day. See Research News for more information.

Abstract presentations are going virtual June 12

Abstracts submitted for Research Week 2020 will be presented virtually through WebEx on Friday, June 12. Due to the unusual circumstances, we will not distinguish between poster and oral presentations this year – all presentations will follow the same format. The presentations will be recorded, and there will be links provided for the OHSU community to view the presentations on WebEx after they are completed.

If you submitted an abstract and said you would like to participate in the virtual presentations, you will be hearing from Research Week administrators soon about your time slot and presentation room. Send any questions you have about this event to funding@ohsu.edu.

Coming — virtually! Abstract writing, posters, data visualization

Communicating your science in engaging ways is a skill you'll want to hone — whether you're presenting at Research Week or another event. 

We are working to reschedule and offer these workshops virtually.  Check back here or keep an eye on the OHSU Research News blog to stay up to date on the latest developments. 

Scientific Posters 101

Oral Presentations 101

Drop-in stats workshop 

Biorender workshop

The Research Week organizing committee and the OHSU Library will host this series of workshops virtually to help OHSU community members learn best practices and tools for communicating their work. We'll announce the dates in the coming weeks.

#StayHomeSaveLives   #FlattenTheCurve

BioRender webinar on scientific communication

SciComm for the Public
Tuesday, May 5, from noon to 1 p.m.

Learn how to design simplified science figures for your friends, families, patients, social media followers and the general public. During this session, BioRender will  highlight tips for communicating with your audience, particularly on important topics such as COVID-19.

To register, first sign up for your free BioRender account using your OHSU credentials (if you haven't already). Then, register for the webinar; if you can't attend at that time, register anyway to receive a link to the recorded session

The Research Week Student’s Choice Keynote Address: Now available to view on WebEx

Kalisha Bonds, R.N., Ph.D. spoke on the decision-making processes exercised by African American persons living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their care partners. She also spoke about how her race, gender and socioeconomic status has influenced her research.

Bonds is a National Institute of Nursing Research T32 postdoctoral fellow at Emory University in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. She earned her Ph.D. at OHSU in 2019.

Bonds presented her keynote "When grandkids take the reins" virtually on Monday, May 4. Watch the recording of the keynote (recording password is EyHZJ7r2).

Clinical Research Day

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Clinical Research Day is still being held virtually! Regulatory issues, recruitment and the future of clinical research will take center stage at the 2020 Portland Clinical Research Professional Conference. The day includes breakout sessions on clinical research topics ranging from regulatory issues and administrative support systems to subject recruitment. Hosted by OHSU, NWABR, the Oregon Chapter of SOCRA and the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ACRP. See the working conference schedule on the NWABR site.