Brown University School of Engineering

Events that began in June, 2013

Scientific Communication Skills I: Poster Presentations

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Scientific posters are used to communicate research and stimulate discussion at scientific meetings. This workshop will focus on the key elements to include when preparing a scientific poster and will ...

Research Skills II: Breaking down technical papers

Thursday, June 20, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Students will be introduced to the process of reading scientific papers and then participate in a workshop activity that takes them through the process of reading a paper and understanding I. what is known, II. what is not known and III. how to find out what is not known. (Speaker: Karen Haberstroh)

Research Skills I: Learning on your own

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

This workshop will help students identify the skills needed to become self-sufficient learners and provide tips and suggestions for independent learning. (Speaker: Jim Valles)

Laboratory Safety Training

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Laboratory Safety Training is a 3-hour classroom session presented by the University Chemical Hygiene Officer or Laboratory Safety Specialist and covers key elements of the University’s Chemical Hygiene Plan and laboratory safety best practices. Who Must Attend? Laboratory Safety Training is required for any individual working (paid or unpaid) in a Brown University laboratory. This includes, but is not limited to, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Staff, and Visitors. Registration for this course is mandatory.

Staff Development Day

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:00am - 4:00pm
> Multiple locations: see description for details

Staff Development Day is a unique approach to workplace learning that gives all Brown University employees the opportunity to invest in their personal and professional growth and focuses on the most ...