Monday, 03 Feb 2020
Learn how to navigate the electronic IRB Manager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials.
Wednesday, 05 Feb 2020
A new poster design has started to appear at research poster presentations. Are you looking to learn how to place your material into this design? Are you curious about how this design helps to convey your message better? Maybe you haven't seen this design, but you're just tired of the walls of text currently used for research posters. This session will explain the basic elements of the new design. We will also discuss how design helps convey your
Thursday, 06 Feb 2020
In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process.
Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020
This is the second session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. Participants in this will discuss risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing or mitigating risk. We'll also examine confidentiality and data security measures to protect research subjects.
Thursday, 13 Feb 2020
This hands-on workshop uses the Overleaf editor to demonstrate the basics of LaTeX. LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and scientific documents. Registration is required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.
Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020
The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian, and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the electronic protocol submission system, A-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.
Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020
Led by professor Lorrie Pellack, University Library, this workshop will provide an overview of resources to document your scholarly impact and provide ideas for increasing visibility of your scholarly outcomes.
Thursday, 20 Feb 2020
Are you a qualitative researcher? Does your research involve deep analysis? Working with text-based/multimedia information? The ISU Library has NVivo on all public computers; it can be a useful tool in any stage of the research process. Using NVivo as a Research Tool webinars are offered and cover a variety of topics: transcription, literature review, coding, analyzing data, findings and publishing. Registration: Learn@ISU.
Friday, 21 Feb 2020
In this session you will learn about the recent changes to NSF Policies & Procedures along with NSF-specific requirements, tips, and tricks for proposal development. This training was created with Grant Coordinators in mind, but would also be useful for Investigators and Post-Docs who intend to seek NSF funding.
Monday, 24 Feb 2020
"Compiling the CV/Resume." Learn valuable tips on how to create different application materials for your job packet. You'll be ready for the job market in no time. Seating is limited; register in advance.
Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020
"Enhancing your Networking Skills." Learn valuable tips on how to create different application materials for your job packet. You'll be ready for the job market in no time. Seating is limited; register in advance.
This seminar will provide you with an overview of early career awards, with a focus on awards offered by private foundations and other non-governmental entities. The ISU Foundation will explain how they can help you pursue this funding. Finally, a panel of ISU faculty awardees will share their grant finding experience, and how the awards helped shaped their careers.
Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020
In this session you will learn about NIH-specific requirements including budgets and the different types of budget justifications. We'll touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with some tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process.
"Drafting your Diversity Statement." Learn valuable tips on how to create different application materials for your job packet. You'll be ready for the job market in no time. Seating is limited; register in advance.
Thursday, 27 Feb 2020
This is the third session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of you as the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.
Have you ever wondered what "Fair Use" really means? In this workshop, the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate Fair Use, the TEACH Act, copyright support on campus, and more! Registration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.
"Part 1: Conducting a lit review: A Citation Here, a Citation There ... Pretty Soon You'll Have a Lit Review." Searching for publications for a literature review is a frustrating experience for many grad students. Learn about search strategies, how to find and search subject databases, and how to keep up with literature in your field. You'll be introduced to citation chains and how they can streamline your search for relevant publications.