Events

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

  • 12:00pm
    This workshop will provide a general overview of the responsible conduct of research (RCR) for the scientist and scholar. RCR is a broad set of interdisciplinary concepts and values that highlight areas of ethical uncertainty. To better prepare for such situations, understanding the ethical responsibilities that span scientific and scholarly disciplines better prepares researchers to avoid these...
     Location: Frank and Estella Beam Hall - Room 106

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    Preparing a manuscript for publication requires careful review of its contents and the guidelines set out by the journal. In this informative and interactive workshop, students will learn how to prepare their manuscripts for journal submission.  Learning Objectives: By participating in this workshop you will Learn the steps necessary to get a manuscript submitted. Learn how to review your...
     Location: Lied Library - Eureka (room 1146)

Monday, March 9, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    In this workshop, students will learn the difference between internal and external funding types and their availabilities, how to search for funding opportunities, and how to submit a competitive funding application or proposal.  Learning Objectives: By participating in this workshop you will: Learn about the different types of funding sources, both internal and external Learn about how to...

Thursday, March 12, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    How do you know which sources will teach you the most about your research question?  By examining the work of other successful researchers. In this informative and interactive workshop, students will learn how to strategically use literary sources in the research and how best to rely on subject librarians. Learning Objectives: By participating in this workshop you will: Consult a mentor text in...
     Location: Lied Library - Eureka Room

Monday, March 23, 2020

  • 3:00pm
    Conferences require presenters to write a short, paragraph-long description of their research. The abstract serves both as research synopsis and a cognitive heuristic to the audience. Abstracts can be written either retrospectively and prospectively. The letter is the approach taken when submitting your work for conference presentations. Acceptance into an academic conference or professional...
     Location: Student Union - Green Room (behind Starbucks and next to the elevators)

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    In this workshop, students will learn how to review a submitted manuscript for publication. Participants will be provided a checklist of key aspects of a submitted paper and will then match the necessary components with exemplary paper submissions.  Learning Objectives: By participating in this workshop you will: Learn the major components of a submitted manuscript Learn what to look for in a...
     Location: Lied Library - Eureka Room (LLB 1146)

Thursday, March 26, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    In the Understanding Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship workshop, students will be exposed to various strategies of commercializing innovations and the underlying intellectual property, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. The workshop will primarily focus on the following topics: understanding what a patent is, the patent prosecution process, and the licensing of...
     Location: Student Union - SU 205

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    From the battery bar on your phone to maps and advertisements, we interact with visualizations every day. Visualizations communicate complex data and ideas quickly and easily, however, creating an effective visualization can be tricky. In this workshop, participants will discuss the fundamentals of data visualization, identify misleading data visualizations, and visualize data properly. Learning...
     Location: Student Union - SU 222

Thursday, April 2, 2020

  • 1:00pm
    Risk Management & Safety (RMS) staff will cover lab safety precautions and hazards to avoid. This training meets OSHA requirements and is only required once for researchers. Introduction given by Julie Bertoia, Lab Safety Manager. Training session led by George Fratus, RSM Environmental Management & Lab Safety Manager. Learning Objectives: By participating in this workshop you will:...
     Location: Student Union - SU 205

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

  • 2:00pm
    This interactive workshop will go in depth on the key items to include in a research poster. Join us to learn how to improve your research skills and create an effective poster.   Learning Objectives: By participating in this workshop you will Learn the characteristics of a proper poster Learn how to craft a clear and distinguishable research poster that is easy to follow and read Be able to...
     Location: Lied Library - Amargosa Room (LLB 1149)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

  • 10:00am
    This workshop will expose students to the research cycle as well as how to conduct research at UNLV. Attendees will learn what type of activity constitutes as research and the process by which students conduct under the guidance of a faculty research mentor.   Learning Objectives: By participating in this workshop you will: Develop a sense of what research is and where undergraduate research is...
     Location: Student Union - Green Room (behind Starbucks and next to the elevators)

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

  • 3:00pm
    According to Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), one of the benefits of undergraduate research is increased enrollment in graduate education and effective career preparation. In this informative and interactive workshop, we will discuss how to transfer your undergraduate research skills to graduate skills as well as cover different aspects of how undergraduate research leverage you at the...
     Location: Student Union - SU 222

Thursday, April 23, 2020

  • 3:00pm
    This workshop will introduce students to the tools and strategies used to write research proposals and grants. Students will learn how to draft their proposals, present theoretical, logical and persuasive arguments, and demonstrate the substantive significance of their research in their proposal.  Learning Objectives: By participating in this workshop you will Learn the contents of a research...
     Location: Student Union - SU 211

Friday, May 1, 2020

  • 9:00am
    Join the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) on Friday, May 1st as we highlight undergraduate student research, scholarly, and creative activities at our Spring 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium. Undergraduate students will share their work with the campus through poster presentations, oral presentations, and exhibits. Apply to present: Presenters must...
     Location: Student Union - Ballroom, 2nd Floor