Workshops, Programs and more at the Research Commons

Research Commons News: Jan 23 – Feb 6

Welcome to the Research Commons News email list! Please join us for the events, workshops and drop-in consultations listed below. Follow us on Facebook or on Twitter (@uwrescommons) to stay updated.


Scholars’ Studio Deadline Approaching:

Graduate students and postdocs! Working on a “disaster” related research project?  Submit a proposal to present at Scholars’ Studio: Disaster Research @the Commons on February 21st, 4-5:30pm. Scholars’ Studio is a fun, informal event that features rapid-fire lightning talk presentations (5 minutes each) given by graduate students and postdocs on an interdisciplinary theme. This quarter’s theme is “disaster.” The talks are a great way to get feedback on your presentation style and see what others are doing on campus!

Submissions for proposals are due on January 30th. The deadline is approaching quickly. If you would like to submit a lightning talk please go here to find out more.


CORE Programs Workshops:

The following workshops are hosted in collaboration with The Graduate School. Can’t make it to a session? Slides and recordings from select presentations can be found here.

Summer Travel Funding and Fellowships” Thursday, January 24 > 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

How to Prepare a Captivating Conference Presentation” Wednesday, January 30 > 1:30 PM –  2:30 PM

Creating Effective Figures and Diagrams” Thursday, January 31 > 4:00 PM –  5:00 PM

The Basics of Publishing in the Physical Sciences and Engineering” Monday, February 4 > 3:00 PM –  4:00 PM

What Are Your Peers Writing? Using the Dissertations Abstracts Database” Tuesday, February 5 > 10:00 AM –  11:00 AM

Drop-In Consultations:

Graduate Funding Information Service Drop-In Advising Jan 7 – March 14 >  Tuesdays 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM & Thursdays 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Design Help Desk Jan 10 – March 14 > Thursdays 3:00 – 5:00

Writing Consultations for Graduate Students Jan 14 – March 12 > Mondays & Tuesdays 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


The Research Commons News mailing list will send updates no more than twice a month. Please forward this email to your colleagues, and encourage them to join our mailing list.

Remember that we have collaboration spaces to reserve as well as dry erase markers, projectors and headphones to check out at our desk. We hope to see you in the Research Commons soon.

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