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Workshops

Please find the list of scheduled workshops in the table below for this term. 

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), all workshops throughout the spring semester will be conducted virtually via Zoom. Students interested in participating should RSVP below.

Upcoming Workshops

Workshops
Workshop Title Description Date/Time Register
Applying for SRT Grants

Need funding for your research and supplies? Join us to learn about the Student Research and Travel Grant and the funding for research-related items and activities. We will go over the application process and deadlines, and the do's and do not's for your submission. 

 Date: 1/26/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

 

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Presenting a Poster or Oral Presentation

The Oral and Poster Presentation Workshop is designed to give students a comprehensive tutorial on how best to present their scholarly research at an academic conference. The workshop is comprised of a presentation that details how to format your presentation to best accommodate an oral or poster conference session. Students are also encouraged to collaborate with students within the workshop who have previously presented at academic conferences to gain insight on helpful tips, advice, and resources to better prepare for the experience.

Date: 2/2/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

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Getting Involved in Research This workshop introduces undergraduate students to what undergraduate research is, how to get involved and specific opportunities at CSUSB.  The presentation includes an overview of the Research and Creative Activities Database website, including dedicated webpages for each college. 

Date: 2/4/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

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Maximizing Your Conference Experience

Learn about how to maximize your conference experience through preparing for the conference and taking advantage of every opportunity.

Date: 2/9/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom

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Research Ethics & Integrity

This session aims to train students in meeting university and federal requirements when using human subjects in research. It will provide an overview of the Protection of Human Subjects in Research, includes the history, its scope, and institutional responsibility to ensure compliance with federal regulations.

Date: 2/16/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

 

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Introduction to the Mellon Mays Program

The Mellon May Undergraduate Fellowship program (MMUF) is designed to encourage underrepresented minority groups to enter Ph.D. programs that prepare students for professional careers. This presentation will review the details of MMUF and discuss it's requirements and benefits. Students interested in applying are encouraged to attend

Date: 2/23/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom

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Presenting a Poster or Oral Presentation

The Oral and Poster Presentation Workshop is designed to give students a comprehensive tutorial on how best to present their scholarly research at an academic conference. The workshop is comprised of a presentation that details how to format your presentation to best accommodate an oral or poster conference session. Students are also encouraged to collaborate with students within the workshop who have previously presented at academic conferences to gain insight on helpful tips, advice, and resources to better prepare for the experience.

Date: 3/9/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

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Introduction to the U-RISE program

The NIH-funded U-RISE program (Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement) program is seeking excellent undergraduate students who plan to continue their academic careers and gain a Ph.D. in research-based disciplines that have relevance to health (psychology, biology, chemistry, kinesiology, etc.). Students with an interest in basic or more applied research are encouraged to apply. This workshop will introduce students to the requirements, standards, expectations, financial incentives of the program, and more.

Date: 3/16/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

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Presenting a Poster or Oral Presentation 

The Oral and Poster Presentation Workshop is designed to give students a comprehensive tutorial on how best to present their scholarly research at an academic conference. The workshop is comprised of a presentation that details how to format your presentation to best accommodate an oral or poster conference session. Students are also encouraged to collaborate with students within the workshop who have previously presented at academic conferences to gain insight on helpful tips, advice, and resources to better prepare for the experience.

Date: 3/23/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom

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Applying to Graduate Programs

This workshop shows how to apply for graduate school, it introduces what is needed and what to expect during the application process. The workshop also provides information about finding the right graduate programs, what to expect when applying, and the general requirements for admissions. Most graduate programs require a general application to the graduate studies office, a separate more specific application to the program of choice, undergraduate transcripts, GRE test scores, recommendation letters, and an interview process.

Date: 4/6/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

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Creating a Personal Statement and CV

This workshop will teach students how to write a personal statement and prepare a CV for graduate school applications. You will review the basics for a personal statement and CV such as: the purpose of the personal statement and CV, how to draft and revise, how to find assistance, examples, and more.

Date: 4/13/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom

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Panel with Students Accepted to Ph.D. Programs

This workshop will consist of students accepted into Ph.D. programs. You will be able to ask the panel questions about their journey, the road bumps they encountered, the processes of applying to a Ph.D. program, the interviews, the work that is required to be considered to various programs, and the Ph.D. experience. You will also learn why getting a Ph.D. is favorable, how it has changed the lives of the panelists, and how their future perspectives have changed with a doctoral degree.

Date: 4/20/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

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Getting involved in Research

This workshop introduces undergraduate students to what undergraduate research is, how to get involved and specific opportunities at CSUSB. The presentation includes an overview of the Research and Creative Activities Database website, including dedicated webpages for each college.

Date: 5/4/2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Zoom 

 

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Request a Speaker

The OSR staff are available for class presentations, workshops, and student club presentations. We offer a variety of topics, including steps to getting involved in research, finding a faculty mentor, introduction to a Ph.D. program, and more. REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED 2 WEEKS IN ADVANCE and must be during regular office hours (Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm). We will make every attempt to accommodate your request.


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