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Friday, September 21 - Today, September 23, 2018
Comm 5660 Science Communication Workshop

Science Communication Workshop: This weekend workshop trains researchers in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communicate effectively with non scientists such as policy makers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public.

Location:
141 Plant Science Building

Today, September 23, 2018
SparkTalks-last day to apply

It's more important than ever for scholars to be able to clearly communicate their research, whether to undergraduates in the classroom, prospective employers, funding agencies, or the general public. SPARK Talks offer Cornell graduate students and postdocs a unique opportunity to present research

Location:
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Introduction to Case Interviews

Trying to figure out what this whole Case Interview thing is? Join us next week for a 1-hour workshop, where we’ll explain the format of the case interview, show you strategies to prepare for it, introduce you to the key skills you will need to develop, and provide you with resources to help

Location:
175 Warren Hall

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Science on Tap: Vaccines from history to controversy

Cynthia Leifer, Associate Professor of Immunology will tell the tale of why and how vaccines were developed, how they work and what is in them. Dr. Leifer will also explain the science behind what we know about their safety and efficacy.

Free and open to the public.

 

Location:
Casita Del Polaris
1201 N. Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY 14850

Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
MedTech IDEAS Summit

MedTechIDEAS is a series of conferences aimed at presenting a “Big Idea” from top innovators in the /med industry. This summit will feature Diversity in Life Sciences - Effective Practices for Organizations.

Listen to a live interview with Martha Goldberg Aronson, CONMED

Location:
CONMED Corporation
Utica, NY

Thursday, September 27, 2018 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Research Transparency Rule

ASAP invites you to attend this talk with Park Doing, STEM Ethics Professor in Engineering

Followed by open discussion.

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About ASAP (Advancing Science And Policy):

Cornell Advancing Science and Policy is a group of graduate students, post-docs and faculty

Location:
103 Kennedy Hall

Friday, September 28, 2018 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Postdoc Leadership Certificate Program

Co-sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and the VP of Human Resources, this 10-module program is designed to introduce postdocs to some key concepts and skills of leadership in today’s complex environment. It provides a practical forum to assess and develop personal leadership


Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Women Entrepreneurs Program

Develop your entrepreneurial mindset!

Women Entrepreneurs, also known as W.E., is Cornell University's newest program to help graduate STEM women commercialize their innovations and overcome the challenges of leading a technology-based business.

W.E. is looking to form a first cohort of

Location:
deadline to apply Oct. 16

Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20, 2018
Finding Your Research Voice Workshop

This workshop is to intensively work your research presentation. Invest two days to hone your engaging research story. Must attend both sessions.

Time: 9 am to 4 pm Friday and Saturday, with an hour lunch break each day on your own.

To register, please notify Susi Varvayanis at sv27@cornell.

Location:
TBD

Friday, November 02, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Finding Your Research Voice Workshop

This workshop is to intensively work your research presentation and hone your engaging story.

Time: 9 am to 4 pm Friday, with an hour lunch break on your own.

To register, please notify Susi Varvayanis at sv27@cornell.edu and provide your Cornell NetID.

This opportunity is open to all PhD

Location:
TBD

Thursday, November 08 - Friday, November 09, 2018
Grantsmanship for the Research Professional Course

Grantsmanship for Research Professionals is a two-day executive education-style workshop that introduces and enhances skills associated with effective grant opportunity identification, proposal preparation, grant review process, and team science.

The course is designed for:

  • Researchers at all
Location:
Northwestern University
Wieboldt Hall,
339 E Chicago Avenue Room 711
Chicago, IL

Monday, November 19, 2018
Lean Six Sigma Belt Training via Distance Learning

This Lean Six Sigma training course at the Green Belt level gives you valuable business tools to achieve process and operational excellence. The course content emphasizes why the implementation of Lean Six Sigma is vital to the continuous improvement of industry in today's competitive world.

Location:
Online

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