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Category Archives: Talks/Symposia

Free Seminar on Teaching and Learning for Graduate Students

UT CIRTL is offering a free 1.5 day summer seminar on Teaching and Learning for Graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows entitled “Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning in STEM or F.U.E.L. for STEM.” This non-credit workshop series will meet Friday, July 28th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 29th from 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. View the flyer for further details and forward to any and all who might be interested. Seating is limited, so register by July 21st. For more information, please contact Ferlin McGaskey at fmcgaske@utk.edu or 865-974-3932.

Wrapping up the Spring RCR Series

The Spring 2017 Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Lunch and Learn Series comes to a close with a session entitled “RCR Lunch & Learn: Wrap Up and Review of Institutional Risk”. This session will take place on May 17 from noon until 1:00 p.m. in A001 Blount Hall. This series has been sponsored by the Office of Research and Engagement, in collaboration with the UT Libraries and the Graduate School. Find out more about the series and register with ORE.

Penultimate Session of the RCR Coming Up

Update: This session has been canceled at the request of the facilitator. The fifth session of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Lunch and Learn Series is entitled “National Dialogue on Data Repositories and Data Curation” and will be held on May 10 from noon until 1:00 p.m. in A004 Blount Hall. As always, this series is sponsored by the Office of Research and Engagement, in collaboration with the UT Libraries and the Graduate School. Find out more about the series and register with ORE.

Reminder: Libraries Featured at RCR Session

Don’t forget to register for the “Library Technology and Resources for RCR” session of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Lunch and Learn Series. This workshop will take place on April 12 from noon until 1:00 p.m. in A004 Blount Hall and features the UT Libraries. As always, this series is sponsored by the Office of Research and Engagement, in collaboration with the UT Libraries and the Graduate School. Find out more about the series and register with ORE.

Workshop on Presentations in the Library

Coming up on Tuesday is a workshop on making presentations entitled “Research Posters: A Step-by-Step Primer to Design, Printing, & Presentation.” Poster sessions in classes and at conferences are a way to visually convey your research. This workshop aims to give you the basics in design, content, and printing resources. Need to make a poster? Bring your laptop to get started or to get feedback on your design. Taking place on April 11, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., this is the last time this workshop will be offered this spring at the Pendergrass Library. To register for the workshop, email Caroline Zeglen at credmon1@utk.edu.

Q&A Session on Converting a CV to Resume

This Tuesday, April 4 from 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Dr. Fatima Williams Castro will be facilitating a live Q&A session centered around her webinar “3 Keys to Painlessly Convert Your CV to a Resume.” If you’d like to participate, first watch the webinar, currently posted with PEER at peer.utk.edu/resources. On Tuesday, the session will begin with a 20-minute workshop on resume writing, and then there will be 40 minutes to answer your questions. The session will take place in Alumni Memorial Building Room 032 (please note the room change).

The Libraries Take Center Stage at RCR in April

The fourth session of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Lunch and Learn Series features the UT Libraries in a session entitled “Library Technology and Resources for RCR”. This workshop will take place on April 12 from noon until 1:00 p.m. in A004 Blount Hall. As always, this series is sponsored by the Office of Research and Engagement, in collaboration with the UT Libraries and the Graduate School. Find out more about the series and register with ORE.

WomEngineers Day

The second biennial WomEngineers Day Conference will be April 22 in Knoxville. WomEngineers Day is a one-day conference where professional engineers, business partners, and faculty provide expertise on both professional and personal topics related to career and life choices. All college students are welcome to attend. Discussion will include topics of diversity and inclusion. In addition, the conference will offer a specialized track for high school students interested in engineering, including instructions and guidance from academic advisors and current engineering students here at the University of Tennessee. Registration is now open and limited to 600 participants, so don’t wait!

Workshop on Evaluating Publishers and Open Access

The UT Libraries are hosting a workshop entitled “Open Access Publishing and Predatory Journals,” led by Rachel Caldwell. Learn how to evaluate publishers, discover tools to find journals that meet good publishing standards, and discuss why publishers are adopting “open” as a method of publication. This workshop will be offered one more time this semester on March 30, from 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. in Hodges Library, Room 211.

Reminder: Third Session of the RCR Lunch Series

On Wednesday, the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Lunch and Learn Series will have its third session for spring 2017. This session is entitled “Tips and Tools for Collaborative Research” and will be held on March 29 from noon until 1:00 p.m. in A004 Blount Hall. As always, this series is sponsored by the Office of Research and Engagement, in collaboration with the UT Libraries and the Graduate School. Find out more about the series and register with ORE.

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