Research Commons News: Jan 23 — Feb 6
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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!
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
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
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