Research Announcements

Forum to address evolving research resources, policies

As research continues to grow on the UNMC campus, research resources and policies are evolving to accommodate this growth.

Jennifer Larsen, M.D., vice chancellor for research, will give a short presentation on some recent changes at noon on Thursday, March 29th, in the Durham Research Center Auditorium.

The forum is open to all research personnel. Dr. Larsen will take questions after the presentation, and questions also may be submitted in advance:
https://unmcredcap.unmc.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=E3DJD38MDN.

“The cutting-edge research at UNMC continues to expand,” Dr. Larsen said. “This forum is intended to answer any questions members of the research community have regarding research resources and policies as learn from them about any ways we can better work together so our research can be as successful as possible.”

This forum will be livestreamed:
http://www.unmc.edu/livevideo/unmc_live2.html.

If you have trouble viewing the stream during the event, call Video Services at 402-559-8090.

Questions during the forum can be emailed to Max Kuenstling.

Embracing Diversity for Improved Health Outcomes

On September 27 at noon, McGoogan Library is co-sponsoring a special guest speaker with the COM Dean’s Office, COM Department of Surgery, and the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs.  Dr. Hassan A. Tetteh (flyer attached) will present on Embracing Diversity for Improved Health Outcomes.

Dr. Tetteh’s noon presentation will address diversity-related challenges in general for our institution, how health outcomes are effected, and explore ways to address challenges.

McGoogan Library is also hosting a National Library of Medicine (NLM) exhibit in Wittson Hall 6th floor entitled, Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons.   More information on the exhibit and related activity can be found in the recent Today news article:  https://www.unmc.edu/news.cfm?match=20910

Planning your Scientific Journey

Planning Your Scientific Journey is an innovative online course. Engaging videos, along with reflective exercises, offer concrete tools and practical advice to help you navigate the most challenging aspects of developing and planning a research project. Instruction is led by a diverse group of leading scientists, such as Nobel Laureates, accomplished faculty, and junior scientists, who think about different aspects scientific training in deep and meaningful ways. Our hope is that you will end our course feeling more prepared and confident in your own scientific journey!

This online innovative course on “Planning your Scientific Journey” is being offered by iBiology Courses, an online learning system, developed  with support  from NIGMS’ IPERT program.

Please check details at: https://courses.ibiology.org/courses/course-v1:iBiology+iBio1+2017_2/about

The course starts on October 2, 2017 and ends November 13, 2017.