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April 2022

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp — April 2022

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Dissertation Boot Camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. It’s offered several times per year and is intended to help graduate students make significant progress in their writing and their sense of community. You should register for boot camp when you are… Actively engaged in the writing phase of your dissertation. Ready to spend a total of 15 hours just writing…

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Dissertation Writing Boot Camp — April 2022

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, happening 5 times

Dissertation Boot Camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. It’s offered several times per year and is intended to help graduate students make significant progress in their writing and their sense of community. You should register for boot camp when you are… Actively engaged in the writing phase of your dissertation. Ready to spend a total of 15 hours just writing…

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Dissertation Writing Boot Camp — April 2022

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, happening 5 times

Dissertation Boot Camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. It’s offered several times per year and is intended to help graduate students make significant progress in their writing and their sense of community. You should register for boot camp when you are… Actively engaged in the writing phase of your dissertation. Ready to spend a total of 15 hours just writing…

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May 2022

Science Without Borders with Dr. Ana Nogueira

May 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hybrid Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States + Google Map

The Global Perspective in Biomedicine (GPB) is coming back with our seminar series: Science Without Borders - which features scientists with international backgrounds. This series hopes to complement the ongoing effort of university-wide discussion on diversity and inclusion in academia by encouraging cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural interactions between a diverse pool of scientists. In the one-hour session, we invite the speaker to share their scientific journey and career path. It will also allow trainees from all backgrounds to share personal experiences and discuss…

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August 2022

Preparing for Research Success: Data Management (online)

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

After this workshop, participants will be able to: Describe what data management is and why it's important, including relevant funding agency policies for managing/sharing research data. List some strategies and tools for managing data, both for personal and research purposes. Employ those strategies and tools to improve their data management practices. All disciplines welcome Facilitated by: Michele Hayslett and Barrie Hayes, University Libraries REGISTER

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Tracking Your Research Impact (online)

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

After this workshop, participants will be able to: · Use at least one tool to identify a potential journal or publisher for their scholarly project. · Take an action toward sharing their research publications and data widely (e.g. obtain an ORCID iD, begin a social media scholarship plan, identify a new platform to share articles and data sets). · Measure the impact of their work through citation counts in Scopus, Web of Science, or Dimensions . Facilitated by: Jamie Conklin…

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September 2022

Three Minute Thesis Information Session (virtual)

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition. The session will also involve review of a sample 3MT presentations using the official judging rubric as well as allow participants an opportunity to conceptualize their own successful and effective 3MT presentation. REGISTER

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Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp (in-person)

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The Communications Boot Camp is intended to increase students’ confidence communicating to broader audiences and practice developing persuasive skills that will create effective messaging and relay the importance of one’s research. The Boot Camp takes a development approach and is based on practice and feedback. The expected outcomes include a polished elevator pitch for non-expert audiences, increased confidence in impromptu speaking as a novice scholar, and skills with responding to questions about your research. We anticipate participants to be from…

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October 2022

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Preliminary Rounds

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT® develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. This is an in-person event. REGISTER Last day to register to participate: September 27, 2022.

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November 2022

Getting Started in STEM Education Research (hybrid)

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join this interactive workshop to broaden awareness among traditional STEM Ph.D. students and postdocs about the diversity of future research careers and learn more about the field of Discipline-based Education Research. The workshop will draw material from existing PEER and Inclusive Excellence workshops. Facilitators will include Dr. Kate Wright, Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology. This workshop is offered in hybrid format: in-person in the Graduate Student Center and online via Zoom. Zoom link will be shared with all registrants prior…

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