Undergraduate Research Workshops for Summer 2020

Learn how to get involved in undergraduate research, find opportunities, and get connected!

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summer workshops poster (all info on page)June 3 – Undergraduate Research 101

Let OUR knowledge help with YOUR Research

Zoom Link | Meeting ID: 818 4014 6062 | Password: 3UqLSx

    • What is undergraduate research? Why do research? How does it connect to a job? Key tool.
    • What are the benefits? What opportunities are there and how to find them?
    • Many different kinds, many different paths.
    • What the Office of Undergraduate Research can do for you?

June 10 - Lab Safety/Lab Basics 101

Zoom Link | Meeting ID: 818 4014 6062 | Password: 5dULtQ

    • Keys for lab safety. Did you turn off the instrument?
    • Handling chemicals
    • How to write a lab notebook
    • Lab Dynamics and Structure

June 17 - Research Ethics and Professionalism

Zoom Link | Meeting ID: 814 6672 5056 | Password: 0K9raT

    • Case studies
    • Small group discussionsp
    • RCR (Responsible Conduct of Research)

summer workshops poster (all info on page)June 24 - Research 101

Zoom Link | Meeting ID: 821 7531 4378 | Password: 3sE12N

    • How to write an Abstract (Have the right format)
    • Has someone else read it?
    • Make sure your Mentor does!

June 22-26 - Graduate Fair Online

More details to come

July 1 - How to Create the Perfect Poster! - Dr. Chrstina Morra

Zoom Link | Meeting ID: 815 4360 3740 | Password: 4Ak11b

    • Does it make sense?
    • Balance of image and word
    • Does it all need to be there? Is it concise and connected? Is it in the right format?

summer workshops poster (all info on page)July 8 - How to Give a Winning Presentation!

Zoom Link | Meeting ID: 846 5265 7353 | Password: 8EUgK5

    • PowerPoint. Your best friend or worst enemy?
    • Staying on time
    • Practice. Practice. Practice.

July 15 - Writing a Personal Statement/Looking into Fellowships and Grad School

Zoom Link | Meeting ID: 880 3244 3906 | Password: 7nBA1d

Opportunities to discuss every week:

    • Summer Expo, July 21-24 (abstracts due July 10)
    • Publication (Inquiro)
    • CUR Conference for REU