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2021 Sep 14

Precision Medicine 2021: Race & Ethnicity

9:30am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual - Register for Details

As we have witnessed in recent years, there has been a lot of confusion around the use of race and ethnicity in medicine and medical algorithms. We are focusing on how race and ethnicity informs and biases precision medicine* diagnostics and therapeutics. We are also addressing how machine learning has the potential to both accentuate and reduce existing bias in these precision medicine tasks. At this year’s conference, we will provide expert-led discussions of how identity is used in care and how to best advance precision medicine for all populations. As we have done over the past...

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2021 Apr 02

[Career Navigator Workshop] The Power of Persuasion: A Public-Speaking Workshop

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

Do you get nervous before giving a speech? Want to feel more confident while presenting? Or just want to make your presentations more interesting, rather than reading verbatim from slides?

In this workshop, persuasion researcher Jay Olson will cover the communication skills necessary to give an effective presentation. Topics include handling nervousness, enhancing clarity, improving body language, and holding the audience’s attention. These tools will help presenters...

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2021 Feb 11

[Career Navigator Workshop] Communicating with Humans Outside Your Discipline: A Writing Workshop

4:00pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details
One of the most challenging aspects of working as a scientist is communicating your work to those outside your specific discipline. By focusing primarily on writing for the widest audience possible, the general public, this workshop will help participants to communicate more effectively in all contexts. No preparation or reading is required for the first workshop, but, for later classes, writing projects will be assigned; most of the workshop time will be devoted to reading, editing, and discussing the resulting pieces. In our background readings and... Read more about [Career Navigator Workshop] Communicating with Humans Outside Your Discipline: A Writing Workshop
2020 Oct 01

Setting the Stage for a Good Talk

4:00pm to 5:30pm

What is your thought process in preparing a talk you are about to give? What are the most important aspects you consider?In this 90-minute workshop we will help you “set the stage” for a good talk. UsingiBiologycourse resources, you will learn about the importance of the framework – the audience, the goal, and the message, and the importance of...

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2020 May 15

[NIH OITE Webinar] Workplace Dynamics I and II: Gaining Self-awareness and Communication Skills

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

GoToWebinar - Contact for Details

Speaker, Dr. Lori Conlan, Director OITE Postdoc Office and Career Services Center

 

We will explore themes of self-awareness and self-management and will discuss preferences, work, and communication styles that influence interactions you encounter in any research group or workgroup.

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Advice for Defending a PhD Remotely

A survival guide written by Alyssa Frederick, PhD which may be particularly helpful to our students who have remote defenses on the calendar.
2020 Mar 27

[CANCELED] Master's Research Day

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Simmons University, Main College Building, 300 Fenway, Linda K. Paresky Conference Ctr
2020 Mar 05

The Power of Persuasion: A Public Speaking Workshop [A PGE Professional Development Day]

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Modell 100

Do you get nervous before giving a speech? Want to feel more confident while presenting? Or just want to make your presentations more interesting, rather than reading verbatim from slides?

In this workshop, persuasion researcher Jay Olson will cover the communication skills necessary to give an effective presentation. Topics include handling nervousness, enhancing clarity, improving body language, and holding the audience’s...

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MIT IMPACT Program

IMPACT provides career development for post-doctoral and advanced pre-doctoral trainees through a six-month mentorship program to focus their work for heightened real-world value. It was prototyped in 2015 at MIT through the Innovation Initiative, and has since won a grant from the National...

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2019 Nov 15

Writing about Science for the Public: A Hands-On Workshop for Scientists @ Woods Hole

Fri - Sat, Nov 15 to Nov 16, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: 

Loeb 263, Woods Hole

Please register here: mbl.edu/writing-workshop/
Registration Deadline: Friday, Nov. 8, 2019

Writing about Science for the Public: A Hands-On Workshop for Scientists

Led by David Berreby, author and science journalist (bio below)

This workshop is designed for scientists who wish to communicate their work more clearly and effectively to the public, the media, and to scientists outside their own field.Participants will examine concepts of...

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