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The OSU STEM Research Center, launched as the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning in 2012, invites you to celebrate our expanded staff and portfolio of applied research and evaluation. Join us to learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we can work together. Please RSVP
Grad Inspire combines scholarship communication with personal narrative, giving us a glimpse of not only "how" these students perform their work, but also the motivations and commitment behind it. This night introduces the phenomenal breadth of research, teaching, and discovery undertaken by graduate students at Oregon State. Free drinks sponsored by Block 15 plus refreshments. The program starts at 6pm. MU Ballroom or via live stream.
You are invited to join COE dean Scott Ashford and VPR Irem Tumer for the International Women’s Week Networking Event being held on Wednesday, March 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the Corvallis HP site. Space is limited and pre-registration is required, with RSVPs requested by February 17 using this hyperlink. Light appetizers and beverages will be provided.
Enjoy a fun, informal afternoon with colleagues from across the University. The afternoon consists of 4 sessions (45 minutes each) with presentations related to these themes: Innovative Approaches for a Planet in Crisis; Cause, Prevention, Management, and Treatment of Disease ; Food Insecurity and Safety; Harnessing Big Data to Advance Health Sciences Research. Each faculty member will be given two minutes (with up to two PowerPoint slides) to speak about his/her research passions and expertise to spark interdisciplinary conversations. The concise, rapid-fire presentations are designed to “ignite” the audience about research ideas, stimulate thought, and promote collaborations. This is a forum for faculty to meet each other in an informal venue. A reception will follow. Please RSVP by clicking on this link March Ignite Presenter RSVP as soon as possible but no later than Thursday, February 20th. You only need to RSVP if you are planning on presenting.Attendees do not need to register. Be prepared to provide the “Title of your presentation.’” We look forward to seeing you at the Ignite event and learning about your research. Marie, Mark, and Tuba
The goals of the NWFSC Science Symposium are to foster communication and collaboration among scientists at our Montlake Laboratory and all NWFSC research stations, as well as to showcase new and exciting areas of our fisheries science in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. The 2-day symposium will consist of oral presentations and posters contributed by NWFSC scientists. Presentations will highlight results that illustrate how The NWFSC science is contributing to sustaining fisheries for the future. Topics include ecology, physiology, toxicology, mathematical modeling, and genetics and attendance could lead to future research opportunities. These opportunities exist at all levels, from volunteer interns and work study students to postdoctoral fellows and visiting scientists.
The College of Engineering is offering a 2-part series on developing an outstanding proposal for the competitive NSF Early Career Development Program (CAREER). All faculty are welcome, but registration is limited to the first 25 who respond. Dr. Julie Risien (STEM Research Center), Dr. Susan Rowe (Pre-college Programs/SMILE), and Dr. Weng-Keen Wong (EECS, former NSF program officer). Writing an education plan and effective broader impacts can be the most challenging part of developing a CAREER proposal! The workshop offers the opportunity to develop a creative, pragmatic education plan that leverages university resources and increases the competitiveness of your application. Registrants will need to develop a ~ two-page summary of their CAREER proposal idea prior to either workshop. More information will be provided by email upon registration.
The Summer Policy Colloquium is an intensive, ten-day immersion in science policy focused on the Earth system sciences and their societal applications. Each year roughly 35 Colloquium participants meet with congressional staff, members of congress, leading officials from the executive branch, and prominent policy experts. Participation in the Colloquium is open to all but will be limited to 40 individuals. The deadline to register is April 15, 2020. The national competition for support from the National Science Foundation is open to graduate students from all universities, postdocs, and faculty from HBCUs and MSIs. Those seeking NSF funding must apply by March 20, 2020.
NIH will have a variety of optional pre-seminar workshops that include detailed information on topics like human subjects research protection, application preparation, post-application submission, intellectual property, iEdison, and more! Following the optional workshop day, they will have the 2-day seminar, where you’ll find an array of concurrent sessions, designed for administrators, researchers, grant writers, etc. Choose from a wide selection of topics: from Advanced Administration to Human Subjects & Animal Research, to Rigor and Reproducibility. In addition to everything above, you can sit down with one of the NIH experts and talk over your great ideas. The popular 1:1 Meet the Expert sessions will be available to give you that much deserved individual attention and support.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) announces the opportunity for potential performers to meet with a DSO program manager (PM) to discuss mutual research interests. These meetings will be held in conjunction with the Discover DSO Day event scheduled for June 24-25, 2020 in Dulles, Virginia. Nearer to the event, DARPA will publish a separate announcement on https://beta.sam.gov to announce registration and provide additional details for this event.
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