Research Skills

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
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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Let's Experiment: A Guide for Students Working at the Bench

This online course from iBiology covers experimental design, how to prioritize experiments, and best practices for getting started. This course additionally provides students with a framework for completing rigorous, reproducible research.

2019 Feb 22

Let’s Experiment: A Guide for Scientists Working at the Bench

Fri - Tue, Feb 22 to Feb 26, 9:00am - 11:00pm

Location: 

Online

Note: This course runs from February 19th until April 2nd, with weekly sessions. We recommend that you get started during the first week to not fall behind!

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Before you step into the lab to do an experiment, you have a long list of questions: How do I design an experiment that will give a clear answer to my question? What model system should I use? What are my controls? What’s...

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2018 Oct 26

Reproducibility for Everyone

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library, Classroom #403

Countway Library Open Access Week Program 

eLife Ambassadors Workshop

Sponsored by Countway Library, Office for Postdoctoral Fellows, eLife Ambassadors

Join eLife Ambassadors’ workshop on practical approaches to achieving rigour and reproducibility in science! The workshop is designed to provide actionable advice, equipping participants with tools that they can implement in their own work. 

The workshop is part of a larger initiative to help researchers...

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2018 Oct 26

For reproducibility, we need the methods behind the data: A hands-on workshop with protocols.io

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Countway Library, Classroom #403

Countway Library Open Access Week Program 

protocols.io Workshop

Sponsored by Countway Library, Office for Postdoctoral Fellows

The recent attention to the challenges of reproducibility is new, but the problem itself is as old as science. Fortunately, over the past decade, a range of tools and resources have been created to help scientists communicate more easily and clearly, helping to make our work easier to build on, for ourselves and other researchers.

This workshop will...

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2018 Oct 22

Practical Steps for Increasing Openness and Reproducibility: A Day of Open Science

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library: Lahey Room #518

Countway Library Open Access Week Program

Open Science Framework Workshop

Sponsored by Countway Library, Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science (HiTS), Office of Basic Science

There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a day-long workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your work. The workshop will be hands-on and is aimed at graduate...

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2018 Oct 25

Countway Presents: Sharing Research: PrePrints & Data

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library, Ballard Room #503

Sponsored by Countway Library, Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science (HiTS), HMS Office of Basic Science

Growth of the open science movement has drawn significant attention to data sharing and availability across the scientific community. However, many researchers are encountering both technical (lack of resources and tools) and cultural (sensitive data, uncomfortable sharing) difficulties in the application of this exciting new approach.

In this session we will hear from four professionals on their work to bring new research...

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