Posts in Workshops and Seminars

2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium: Science Careers That Put Your Communication Skills to Work!

The BRET Office of Career Development, in partnership with the Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association and training grants in biomedical sciences, are happy to announce the annual Career Symposium – “Science Careers That Put Your Communication Skills to Work!” -- on Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Student Life Center on t

Conversations on Digital Pedagogy: Technologies & "Flipped" Classrooms

Kate Stuart
April 2, 2015

Interest in seeing what effective educational technology use looks like in practice is fueling a new series of conversations on teaching sponsored by the CFT and the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL). Conversations on Digital Pedagogy, will feature Vanderbilt instructors describing and reflecting on the ways they use educational technologies to enhance student learning.

Apply now for the ASCB short course on Managing Science in the Biotech Industry

Kim Petrie
March 12, 2015

The American Society of Cell Biology will again be offering a 2015 course for PhD students and postdocs called Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: An Intensive Course for Students and Postdocs. The course will be held July 12-24, 2015, at the Keck Graduate Institute in California. The course will introduce PhD scientists to the culture and infrastructure of life sciences companies and to the competencies needed to thrive in industry.

The Art and Science of Job Offer Negotiation for Women with Dr. Rebecca Bryant

Negotiation and the acceptance or rejection of an offer is the final step in the job search process. But only about 25 percent of job applicants attempt to negotiate even though negotiation is widely accepted and usually expected. Women are often more reluctant to negotiate than men, and this disinclination accounts, in part, for continuing wage discrepancies between the sexes. In this workshop, Dr.

TEDx Vanderbilt event

Kate Stuart
February 25, 2015

Do you have an original idea, big or small? Do you have something to say that would change others'  perceptions?   All members of the Vanderbilt Community (students, faculty, staff, & alumni) are invited to apply to share their ideas at TEDx Vanderbilt University on Nov.5, 2015. Student speakers will participate in developmental workshops in the fall semester to prepare their talks. For more information and to apply by Feb. 27:  

Grant Pacing Workshop Opportunity for October K and R01 Awards

Kate Stuart
February 25, 2015

Are you planning a K or R01 award submission for October 2015? Do you want to learn more about pacing yourself smoothly to completion of your application? Join us for a practical series of workshops and peer accountability meetings designed to help you prepare the best possible grant. Break it Down to Build it Better consists of two workshops: a half-day session followed by an all-day workshop. Both sessions involve pre-work. During workshops you will have many opportunities to ask questions, troubleshoot problems, and work on your upcoming submission.  

3MT 2015 Registration Ready

Kate Stuart
February 25, 2015

Three Minute Thesis Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a communication competition that challenges students to present their thesis and its significance in just three minutes using language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Communication training and presentation feedback provided Cash Prizes - see flyer   Register by March 6th to be entered into the Early Registration Raffle for a chance to win:

Event: Accountability-The New Standard for Integrity in Authorship and Publication in Biomedical Research

Kate Stuart
January 21, 2015

Accountability-The New Standard for Integrity in Authorship and Publication in Biomedical Research Workshop Date: January 26, 2015 Start Time: 12:00pm End Time: 1:00pm Location: 214 Light Hall Presenter: Elizabeth Heitman, PhD, Associate Professor Target Audience: All faculty, staff and students performing research

Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants, & Fellowships

Kate Stuart
January 12, 2015

Do you have a grant vs. a stipend and are not sure if you’re supposed to file taxes or not? Find out the answers at this workshop. Tuesday, January 27 5–6pmAlumni Hall 201 Wilson Hall 126 (location moved to accommodate larger group) Guest presenters: Briana Mullenax, CPA, Senior Manager, and Cindy Anderson, CPA, Senior Manager, at Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC To register, click here Sponsored by Graduate School Career Development and gradLEAF 

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