Date

Friday, March 22, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00

During this brownbag session, Dr. Tan will describe her professional journey from graduate school studying neuroscience to her current position in higher education leadership. She will discuss some of the work that she does and will offer advice to trainees interested in further exploring career opportunities in the teaching / higher education administration space. Dr. Tan will be joined by Dr. Ian McLachlan, a Scientist at the Boston area-based Rgenta Therapeutics, who will similarly describe his career trajectory and his work in the biotech industry. Dr. McLachlan earned his PhD in Neurobiology at Harvard University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuroscience at MIT before beginning his current role at Rgenta.

Date

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 10:00 to 11:30

This interactive workshop will introduce approaches to facilitate inclusion, equity, and belonging in classroom, laboratory, and institutional training contexts. Workshop attendees will leave this session equipped with knowledge of evidence-based practices to promote equity, inclusion, and belonging and ideas for how to implement some of those practices within their local training environments.

Date

Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00

Come learn how to communicate your impactful ideas visually and engage audiences with poster presentations, an important skill set not only for scientists, but for all presenters! Poster presentations are an interactive, effective format for showcasing research or sharing ideas, programs, and projects.

Date

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 - 15:00 to 16:30

If you facilitate events for diverse audiences, you may encounter unexpected situations that are difficult to navigate at the moment. Effective facilitation centers on what participants are doing and experiencing, setting the tone of the event, and tending to the group dynamics in the room. Inclusive facilitation is a leadership skill that requires self-awareness, observational skills, agility, and intention. Join this session to sharpen your leadership facilitation skill set in preparation for your next event. This workshop is intended for participants who have some prior facilitation experience. The workshop will be conducted in English by Kristin Macapagal, Program Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Date

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 03:00 to 04:15

Struggling with being "on" in the professional setting due to tragedy and grief in your personal life? Join this workshop to develop a personal action plan and practical toolkit for resilience in your daily professional setting after experiencing loss. This session is open to administrative staff, students, and researchers and is facilitated by Kristin Macapagal, Program Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Spots are limited to create a safe, respectful space for dialogue.

Date

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 12:00 to 13:00

Come learn how to communicate your impactful ideas visually and engage audiences with poster presentations, an important skill set not only for scientists, but for all presenters! Poster presentations are an interactive, effective format for showcasing research or sharing ideas, programs, and projects.

Date

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 12:00 to 13:00

Join this roundtable discussion to reflect on how you want to approach your job search and learn about what types of questions you might ask to assess the inclusivity of the workplace along with practical issues, like inquiring about LGBTQIAP+ -friendly health insurance policies.

Date

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - 10:00

This interactive workshop is intended for those starting or considering a systematic review-like project. I will provide a quick overview of the systematic review process. The focus will be on the most common traps you may encounter and ways to avoid them. The interactive presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. For example, you may want to ask: "What are the types of reviews and what are they good for?", "What is a great topic for a systematic-like review?", "How long will it take?" etc.

Date

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - 10:00

My research group has consistently published ~20 papers per year for 15 years, and most of these papers were published in the top 25% of journals (CiteScores) with an average citation of > 100. How did we manage to do this? There are several reasons. In this interactive talk session, I will share one core secret: how to write a lot and well. If you can do it, you are invincible in academia or elsewhere. But how do you do this? You should consider writing a review to transform you into an amazing writer.

Date

Monday, June 19, 2023 - 16:15 to 17:15

This is a series for those who are either currently in the midst of a job search for an academic position and would like to improve their existing materials, or for anyone who plans to engage in a job search on the academic market in the future. The series will cover the most common application materials required for academic jobs, as well as an introduction to the process of searching for a job itself.

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