Past Events

"Writing clinic: Editing for Conciseness"

2018-06-06
C600b, Lab 2

Writing in a second language is challenging enough, but writing for publication with specific word limits can seem almost impossible. Join us for this 1-hour interactive training to learn tips and tricks to cut your word count and clarify your writing in English.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

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Workshop: "Foundation of Teaching and Pedagogy".

2018-05-22 to 2018-05-24
TBD

This workshop will enhance your knowledge of best practices in evidence-based teaching and pedagogy and will help you to understand how to use "active learning" apporoach to promote student learning. 

This is a 2 part workshop with 3 modules delivered on Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. 

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

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Seminar: “Realizing Your Career Potential as Researcher”

2018-05-18
B503, Lab1

This session discusses various career paths open after a period as a postdoc, including Universities, Laboratories and the “Big Wide World”.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

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Workshop: "Nature Research Academies: Grant Writing"

2018-05-16
For registered participants only

This one-day workshop aims to give attendees the necessary skills to successfully compete for grant funding in Japan. After the workshop, attendees will be able to identify relevant research questions, find the appropriate grants, and write impressive grant applications to help secure funding for their research.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE.

Workshop: "Effective Visual Communication of Science"

2018-03-22 to 2018-03-23
For registered participants only

"Effective Visual Communication of Science: how to visualize your scientific ideas and help your audience effortlessly grasp the essence of your research". This 2 day workshop is especially valuable for PostDocs, PhD students and other researchers who have to communicate complex ideas and results

Registration is required. Space is limited to 24 participants. Priority will be given to Postdocs.

Click HERE to register.

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Seminar: "Why Capable People Suffer from Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It"

2018-03-13
C209, Central Building

Millions of people around the world secretly worry they’re not as smart or talented as other people “think” they are. The so-called Impostor Syndrome impacts both men and women in a variety of disciplines and is especially rampant in academia. This special seminar will teach you what Impostor Syndrome is, how to recognize and handle it. 

This Session is for Researchers, OIST Staff  and Faculty Members ONLY. Seminar for Graduate Students will be held later in the afternoon.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE.

Workshop: "Discovering your Strengths"

2018-02-28
Location is only for registered attendees

Discover your Strengths using Gallup StrengthFinder Assessment.

This course will help you better understand yourself and your unique talents. You will learn how to productively apply your talents for greater personal and professional success.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE.

Seminar: "How to Write a Scientific Paper"

2018-02-26
C210 - Ctr Bldg

During the seminar, Dr. Steve Aird, OIST's Technical Editor, will explain techniques for writing scientific manuscripts. The talk focuses on principles and procedures that enable authors to turn research data into a well-composed scientific narrative.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

Panel Discussion :"A Dialogue between Editor and Reviewers"

2018-02-20
C210 - Ctr Bldg

Join a lively discussion panel about scientific peer-reviews and editorial process for publication. The panel consists of a former Senior Editor and 3 Reviewers / OIST Faculty members.

Everyone is welcome! No registration is required!

Workshop: "Set Achievable Goals to Fill Skill Gaps "

2018-02-13
C700, Lab3

This is Part 2 of "Your Scientific Skills" workshop series.

Once you identify your skills and learn how to communicate them in a job application, it is important to develop a strategy and come up with several achievable goals. This workshop is designed to help you to make your job search more structured and less stressful process.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

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