Brown University School of Engineering

Events that began in July, 2017

IRB Basics informational session

Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Planning on doing research with human subjects, but not sure where to start? Attend this informational session and we'll give you all the information you need to start writing a human research protocol ...

Scientific Writing: Key Principles

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:00am - Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:00pm

Learn how to effectively communicate the what, why, how, and outcomes of your scientific research. Develop skills and strategies for writing a journal article, responding to reviewer comments, and ...

Rhodes - Marshall - Mitchell Campus Deadline

Friday, July 21, 2017 5:00pm - 5:00pm
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School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:30pm - 3:30pm

PhD candidate Benjamin Johnson will present his PhD thesis: "Integrated Computational and Experimental Methods for Investigation and Improvement of Catalytic Biomass Conversion Reactions". The presiding officer will be Professor Andrew Peterson.

Science Communication Workshop: Interviewing with Confidence

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Does the thought of being interviewed by a reporter make you nervous? Have you ever struggled to clearly explain your research to a journalist, funder, or policy maker? Gaining the tools and confidence to convey your work clearly and concisely can make for a truly successful interview. Register for Free Workshop Metcalf Institute and RI NSF EPSCoR will hold a science communication workshop that will provide insights and practice necessary for researchers to give powerful interviews on Tuesday, July 18 from 9 - 4pm, in the Coastal Institute on the URI Bay Campus.

Webinar: Advancing Science Through Diversity

Monday, July 17, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Join leaders in the field of biomedical research for a panel discussion on how diversity strengthens science. Speakers will present data on the scientific workforce and provide examples of what individuals at institutions can do to ensure that diversity is prioritized at all levels. Opening remarks by Eric Nestler, MD, PhD, President, Society for Neuroscience.

Engineering Seminar: Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm

Veronique Lazarus, Associate Professor, Department of Physics at Universite Paris-Sud / CNRS, will present a talk: "Complex Crack Patterns in Brittle Fracture Mechanics". Abstract: Whether in human body (skins, bones, teeth...), in food (cheeses, caramel chunks...), in homes (paintings, sealing joints...), in nature (basalt columns, barks, soils...) or in manufactured objects (aircrafts, screens, composites, coatings...), fracture patterns often worry us, are sometimes provoked on purpose, but their wealth always fascinates us.

Securing Seed Funding: Support for Biotech Entrepreneurs and Researchers

Thursday, July 06, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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On July 6, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET, join the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and New York Academy of Sciences’ (NYAS) Science Alliance for a webinar about funding and resources ...