Open Workshops

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Online
Mar 6

Description: An overview of Conflicts of Interest (COI), including the elements and types of conflict, their potential impacts on the conduct and objectivity of research, and Tufts policies and processes involving the disclosure and mitigation of COI. Recommended for all researchers, particularly postdoctoral scholars and faculty and those conducting industry funded research and/or with outside ties to industry.

Instructor(s): Jon Chau is the Research Compliance Manager for the Tufts University's Office of the Vice Provost of Research (OVPR).

*RCR Credit:  Eligible attendees can receive credit (1 hr) in partial fulfillment of Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training requirements. In order to be eligible for RCR credit, during the workshop you must: display your full name (first and last), have your camera  turned on, and attend at least 50 minutes of the workshop. This workshop addresses subject area (A) Conflict of interest—personal, professional, and financial—including conflicts of commitment in allocating time, effort, or other research resources.

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Online
Mar 20

Python is a powerful, open-source and popular programming language with a wide variety of applications. In this workshop, we’ll cover everything you need to know in order to create graphs – no previous experience required!

RCR Credit:  Eligible attendees can receive credit (1 hr) toward Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training requirements. In order to be eligible for RCR credit, during the workshop you must: display your full name (first and last), have your camera  turned on, and attend at least 50 minutes of the workshop. This workshop addresses subject area (G) data acquisition and analysis

Instructor(s): Paige Scudder (she/her)  is Hirsh Library's Data and Educational Technology Librarian.



 

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Online
Mar 27

Description: Come to this workshop to learn about systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and other types of high-level research reviews. We will discuss topics such as the elements of a systematic review, protocols, resources, timelines, and suggested databases.

Instructor: Becky Morin

 

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Online
Apr 3

Description: This discussion based workshop will focus on critical aspects of the mentee/mentor relationship. Topics will include how to discuss issues around data management and emerging independence, as well as strategies for developing your own mentoring style. These areas will be considered from both the mentee and the mentor’s perspective at various career stages and would be appropriate for trainees as well as junior faculty.

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Byrnes, Ph.D. is a Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology. Professor Brynes heads the Elizabeth Byrnes Lab at the Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS).

RCR Credit:  Eligible attendees can receive credit (1 hr) in partial fulfillment of Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training requirements by attending this workshop. In order to be eligible for RCR credit, during the workshop you must: display your full name (first and last), have your camera  turned on, and attend at least 50 minutes of the workshop. This workshop addresses subject area (C) mentor/mentee responsibilities and relationships.

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Online
Apr 10

Description: In this student-aimed workshop, we will explore the fundamental concepts of AI, learn to evaluate AI tools, and discover practical applications in your everyday life. This interactive workshop will equip you with the skills to confidently navigate the world of machine intelligence. We'll also delve into bias detection, transparency, and responsible AI usage. This workshop title and description were written with the help of Google Bard.

Instructor(s): Allie Tatarian (they/them) is a data librarian, liaison for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and former biomedical researcher. Their experience as a researcher sparked an interest in scientific communication, particularly in the ways scientists communicate with each other (and their future selves). Contact them for help with search strategies, data management, or finding molecular biology tools.

*RCR Credit:  Eligible attendees can receive credit (1 hr) in partial fulfillment of Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training requirements. In order to be eligible for RCR credit, during the workshop you must: display your full name (first and last), have your camera  turned on, and attend at least 50 minutes of the workshop. This workshop addresses subject area (K) The scientist as a responsible member of society, contemporary ethical issues in biomedical research, and the environmental and social aspects of scientific research