News from the Research Commons

October 11, 2017

Research Commons News: Oct 10 – Oct 24

Research Commons News: Oct 10 – Oct 24

Hello and welcome to another edition of our Research Commons Newsletter! We have a lot of great events and resources for you these next few weeks. Read on for details!


Scholars’ Studio: DIS/RUPT


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!


Information Session: Finding Funding for Graduate School

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 12:00-1:00 pm, Research Commons, Green A

Don’t let fall funding application deadlines pass you by! This Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) presentation will introduce current UW graduate students (Masters and PhD) to resources for finding fellowships, scholarships, grants, and employment to help finance graduate education, research, and travel. The workshop provides an overview of databases and search strategies for finding funding, as well as the timeline for applying for fellowships and grants.


Scholars’ Studio: DIS/RUPT

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


Consultation Studio – meet one-on-one with specialists

  • Digital Scholarship & Data Visualization Help: Mondays, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
  • Graduate Funding Information Service: Wednesdays, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Thursdays, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Citation Management Help: By appointment
  • Writing Consultations for Graduate Students: Mondays, 9:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Design Help Desk: Mondays, 12:00 – 2:00 pm


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