Highlighted Announcements, October 2015

ORS TALK - October 5 at 2:00!

Join us to learn more about the potential for collaboration between the SON and the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.  Graduate School Dean, Dr. Lori McMahon& Director of the Neuroimaging Lab, Dr. Mark Bolding will present.Monday, October 5, 2:00-3:00 in NB1029. All are welcome to attend! Please click here to RSVP. Light Refreshments will be Provided.

Get a primer in how to design pilot studies Oct. 8

Biostatistics Chair David Redden, Ph.D. will discuss how to design well focused pilot studies and use them to develop future studies 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Oct. 8 in PCAMS. Register online. Can't be there? Join with GoToMeeting.

Data Daze 2015

Looking to hone your stats and SPSS skills? Then the ORS Data Daze Stats series may be for you!  Join us for all or some of the sessions in this year's series!  Drs. Andres Azuero & Dheeraj Raju will lead the sessions, once a month from 9:30-12:00. This will be a hands-on experience using SPSS in LRC 210A. 

  • October 22 (1:00-3:30)- Descriptive Stats
  • November 10 (9:30-12:00) - Basic Inferential Stats
  • December 2 (9:30-12:00) - Covariate and Multiple Regressions

NORC Seminar - October 6 at noon

Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, will be presenting, Tuesday, October 6th, 2015.  Dr. D’Agostino is an Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. The title of his talk will be, “Nutritional Ketosis: Effects on Metabolic Regulation and Signaling.” This seminar is sponsored by the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Department of Nutrition Sciences. The seminar will be in the Learning Resources Center (LRC), Room 235 from 12:00-1:00pm.

Accelerate Your Dissertation: Demystify the Challenge: Find & Analyze Model UAB Dissertations

UAB Graduate School Professional Development Program  Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT). What does a good dissertation look like? What are the criteria for judging one? What does a quality dissertation look like at UAB? This hands-on session walks writers through general criteria for a quality dissertation using the two most common types of UAB dissertations – 1) preprint-reprint (of articles) and 2) the traditional tome. Students learn to find and evaluate dissertations in their field and leave with a dissertation analysis tool that helps them analyze and model the best studies. Laptops will be provided. Free healthy snacks provided by Graduate Student Government (GSG). Bring your lunch. For more information, contact the instructors, Jennifer L. Greer, Ph.D., jlgreer1@uab.edu , or Kellie R. Carter, Ph.D., kcarter@uab.edu .

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