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July 2017

GIS for the Rest of Us (Workshop)

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has revolutionized our ability to visualize and display information connected to locations. Whether you have used Google’s free tools to find aerial photos of your neighborhood, have searched for a friend’s address using the county auditor’s website, or researched the likelihood of your business flooding during a major storm event, GIS tools are at work. This hands-on workshop is designed for: - Researchers from All Disciplines New to GIS - K-12 Educators - Informal Educators -…

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August 2017

Grant Writing: An Introduction (Workshop)

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Join us for this interactive workshop on grant writing. We will address some of the similarities and differences between the funding processes for federal/state agencies and private foundations. Topics include best practices for seeking funding, including the SPIN Funding Opportunities system and other funding resources, and examples of writing that is both persuasive and clear.  Presenters include: Carrie Boerio, Director, Foundation Relations Jeff Agnoli, Office of Research Amanda Rinehart, Data Management Services Librarian Who: OSU faculty, postdocs, staff, and graduates When: Wednesday, August 2, 12:00…

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IRB Training for Graduate Students (Workshop)

August 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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The Office of Responsible Research Practices is offering a workshop for graduate students on how to navigate the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process. The session will focus on the following key topics: Understand why we have an IRB process Exploring types of research and levels of review Tips for successful application completion Finding out where to go for help While the session will be tailored to social and behavioral sciences researchers, anyone preparing IRB submissions is welcome. Who: OSU graduate students…

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Graduate Student Workshop Series: University Libraries

August 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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The Graduate Student Workshop Series is designed to connect graduate students across disciplines to the support services and expertise available in the University Libraries, the Writing Center, and the University Institute for Teaching and Learning. Whether you are coming to The Ohio State University from an undergraduate program, a smaller institution, or an extended break in your academic career, we can guide you through the most helpful resources on campus as you begin your research and prepare to teach at…

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September 2017

Initial Submissions and Buck-IRB (Workshop)

September 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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The Office of Responsible Research Practices is offering a workshop on the Buck-IRB initial submission application. The workshop will: Provide an overview of the Buck-IRB system and how to navigate through the Ohio State IRB initial application (not external or exempt) Identify documents that typically accompany a complete application Discuss common pitfalls and tips for successful submission Focus on application sections specific to behavioral research Who: OSU faculty, postdocs, and graduate When: Wednesday, September 6, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of…

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Graduate Student Workshop Series: The Writing Center

September 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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The Graduate Student Workshop Series is designed to connect graduate students across disciplines to the support services and expertise available in the University Libraries, the Writing Center, and the University Institute for Teaching and Learning. Whether you are coming to The Ohio State University from an undergraduate program, a smaller institution, or an extended break in your academic career, we can guide you through the most helpful resources on campus as you begin your research and prepare to teach at…

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Graduate Student Workshop Series: Institute for Teaching and Learning

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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The Graduate Student Workshop Series is designed to connect graduate students across disciplines to the support services and expertise available in the University Libraries, the Writing Center, and the University Institute for Teaching and Learning. Whether you are coming to The Ohio State University from an undergraduate program, a smaller institution, or an extended break in your academic career, we can guide you through the most helpful resources on campus as you begin your research and prepare to teach at…

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October 2017

Grants for Graduate Students: How to Successfully Apply for a CGS Grant (Workshop)

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Are you a graduate student interested in research, conference travel, and professional development grants available to you through the Council of Graduate Students (CGS)? Want to know how to push your CGS grant application over the top? Join us to learn the ins and outs of applying for the Global Gateway Grant, Ray Travel Award, Career Development Grant, and Hayes Research Forum. A light lunch will be provided. Who: OSU Graduate Students When: Monday, October 2, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor…

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Tracking and Enhancing Your Research Impact (Workshop)

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Measuring your impact is an important step in the research process, especially for applying for positions, for promotion and tenure, and for grant funding. This may include traditional factors such as citation counts and journal reputation and new measures that look at the reach and visibility of the work through downloads, saves, and views, as well as mentions in blogs and other social media. This introductory workshop will provide an overview of the following topics: Establishing your author identity using…

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Center for Open Science Workshop: Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Quantitative Research

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work. The workshop will be hands-on. Using example studies, attendees will actively participate in creating a reproducible project from start to finish. Topics covered will include: Project documentation Version control Pre-Analysis plans Open source tools like the…

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