Workshops & Events

Events

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    • Tuesday, February 27, 2018
      Check Your Stuff Before You Wreck Your Stuff: File Description & Documentation
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Poor file description and documentation can impact your research immediately and in the long run. Scientific papers have been found invalid and retracted due to authors using data from mislabeled files. As you begin a new project, think about how your existing data management practices will impact your ability to access your data in the future. This workshop will cover best practices in file description, organization, and documentation. Please register at https://goo.gl/forms/5xtoyjDPglTuaupt2
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018
    • Thursday, March 8, 2018
      Patents for the Innovative Grad Student
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Are you working on an invention or process that you think may be patentable? Are you just starting your design process and want to find similar inventions or other inventors working in your field? This workshop will cover basic patentability requirements in the U.S., search strategies to help you navigate multiple patent and patent application databases, and resources available to help you with the patent process. Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/cs9miWPS6cOf12Zs2
  • Thursday, March 15, 2018
    • Thursday, March 15, 2018
      Preparing Your Digital Life for Graduation
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Over a few short years it is easy to amass large amounts of digital files (research, data, publications) on our laptops, hard drives, and cloud storage. When preparing to graduate knowing what files to keep and how to take care of them can be challenging. This workshop will provide an overview of the personal digital archiving process. Attendees should bring a laptop or tablet device to the workshop. Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/EuK13Aen8LiJMG2t1