News from the Research Commons

September 28, 2017

Research Commons News: Sept 28 – Oct 10

Research Commons News: Sept 28 – Oct 10

Welcome back to a new year!

We are so excited to welcome you back to a new academic year! There are many resources to help you succeed, events to get involved with, and spaces to collaborate in here at the Research Commons.

New Furniture and Whiteboards in the Research Commons

We listened to your feedback and made improvements to our spaces. We recently replaced many chairs and whiteboards with newer versions that are more durable. Come check it out!

Scholars’ Studio: DISRUPT

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Submit a Proposal!

Proposals due October 27th, 2017!


Scholars’ Studio is a fun, informal event that features 10 rapid-fire ignite-style presentations (5 minutes each) given by graduate students and postdocs doing research on topics related to an interdisciplinary theme.  Hosted by the UW Libraries Research Commons and The Graduate School Core Programs, Scholars’ Studio gives students the opportunity to share their research across disciplines, make connections and build presentation skills.

Need proposal ideas? Chemical pathways, atmospheric systems, oppressions, behaviors, cancer progressions, norms, historical understanding, pollutants, design patterns, aesthetics, expectations, , sequences, business as usual, political process, weather patterns, toxins, hacking, media, power structures, binaries, borders.

Upcoming Events

The quarter flies by; mark your calendars now!

Digital Safety & You!

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, 12 – 1 pm, Research Commons, Room Green A

Scholars’ Studio: DISRUPT

Thursday, November 16th, 2017 4 – 6 pm, Research Commons, Presentation Place


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