Workshops & Events

Events

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
      Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Up to Date in Your Field
      4:00 pm-5:15 pm
      Learn about several tools that can help you stay up-to-date in your field of research. Have tables of contents of the most recent journals sent directly to your email. Be alerted to the most recent articles on a topic. Monitor websites, blogs, and other important resources with ease. Keep track of citations and make bibliographies quickly. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/MdL0lR7KBz9qhzOy2
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
      Make Way for Impact! Planning and Documenting Your Broader Impacts
      4:00 pm-5:15 pm
      What are the broader, societal impacts of your research? Identify impacts and make a plan for how will you will engage with stakeholders. Explore strategies for documenting and assessing your outreach efforts. Workshop will also address the broader impacts requirements of NSF grant proposals. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/KPMtF9Y3pd1P2Nrs1
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018
    • Thursday, October 25, 2018
      Excel 2: Functions
      6:00 pm-8:00 pm
      This class introduces a wide array of built-in functions in Excel, the methods used to access those functions, and the means to utilize calculation abilities. Software Training for Students (STS) offers free technology classes for students. If you are a student and would like to attend this class, please enroll via the STS website (wisc.edu/sts).
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    • Tuesday, October 30, 2018
      What is the Open Science Framework?
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      The Open Science Framework, or OSF, is an open and free tool that can help facilitate your research across it's entire workflow, from planning your project to sharing your data. OSF can help facilitate collaboration, serve as a place to publicly share your data and documentation, and much more! We'll talk about the features of OSF and the different ways you can leverage the tool to support your research workflow. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/ONiEWyFa1GvVDWM93
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    • Wednesday, October 31, 2018
      Researching and Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences
      12:00 pm-1:30 pm
      If you need to write a review that brings together many different research publications, this workshop is for you! Join the Writing Center and Steenbock Library as we discuss strategies for focusing your topic, searching for papers and publications, reading critically, developing themes and organizing your material. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/K7kr1rt88uwyFVlj2
  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
      Python
      6:00 pm-8:00 pm
      Python is a powerful, cross-platform, easy-to-use programming language. The use of high-level syntax and typeless data makes it especially beginner-friendly and its interpreter makes troubleshooting and debugging a breeze. This class offers an introduction to Python. Software Training for Students (STS) offers free technology classes for students. If you are a student and would like to attend this class, please enroll via the STS website (wisc.edu/sts).