Postdoc Events: by Category “Workshop/Conference”

  • Can I Use That Image?: How to Legally Use Images, Graphics, and other Copyrighted Materials - ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Can you use any image you find online in your presentation? Do you need to get permission to use a chart or graphic for your thesis or dissertation? These are just a few of the questions that we will explore in this session focused on the ethical and legal use of copyrighted images, graphics, and other visual materials. Attendees will …

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  • Ethics: Personal Integrity as a Graduate Student – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This engaging discussion-driven workshop offers an examination of relevant issues involved in the concept of "integrity" in one's role as a graduate student. Among the issues discussed are the relationship between research and personal integrity, the relationship of compliance and ethics, professional and personal codes of conduct, the meaning of "honor," and personal responsibility.   This workshop is offered through the …

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  • Doing the Right Thing: What Every Graduate Student Should Know About Research Misconduct - CORE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    In this session students will learn the 12 core areas of responsible conduct of research (RCR). The core areas will be explored using a combination of case studies and facilitated discussion. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing the historical foundations of RCR within the broader landscape of ethics. Students will learn how to leverage communication and disclosure for the ethical and responsible conduct of research. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate …

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  • Data Management: Perils of Fabrication, Falsification, and Confidentiality - CORE

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This workshop addresses research misconduct in the form of fabrication of data or experimental outcomes, falsifying data or originality of material (e.g., plagiarism) and breech of confidentially of data as it relates to human subjects or contractual obligations. An historical perspective is given to highlight some infamous examples of misconduct and the ensuing scandals when they were publicized. Some mechanisms …

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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Come to this calm workshop about a nerve-wracking experience: giving a presentation. For many individuals, the prospect of giving a presentation causes anxiety, and you might find yourself anxious and overwhelmed. Presentations may be inevitable, but there are ways to bolster your skills and confidence. This interactive workshop includes ways to prepare for your presentation, techniques while you practice your …

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  • Recognizing and Avoiding Cognitive Bias in Research - ELECTIVE

    Virtual

    In this session we will learn about different forms of cognitive biases and how they can show up in the research process. We will also discuss ways to be intentional in acknowledging and managing bias to minimize impact and improve research accuracy, trust, and credibility. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development …

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  • What is a CV? - Webinar

    Virtual

    How does a CV differ from a resume? Techniques to target academic and professional positions will be discussed.  Discover the components and formats to create a document that effectively communicates your professional background. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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  • A Practical Guide to Preventing Plagiarism - ELECTIVE

    Virtual

    This session will outline ethical writing guidelines and define commonly found plagiarism practices. The student will gain an understanding on how to prevent plagiarizing another person’s work and learn the proper use of citations when drafting research papers and journals. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See …

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  • Thesis and Dissertation Formatting with Word

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Attend this workshop to learn about setting up Microsoft Word Styles to format a thesis or dissertation. Students are strongly encouraged to attend this session in their final term if they are completing a thesis or dissertation. It is recommended that attendees bring their laptop and thesis/dissertation file. Please review Module 3 of the Thesis and Dissertation Webcourse prior to …

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  • Finding & Using Academic Sources - Online (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session highlights time-saving strategies to help you locate academic sources for upcoming course assignments and literature reviews. Learn how to find peer-reviewed articles, identify subject-related databases, locate related sources for topics, and how citation management apps can help you save, manage, and cite sources. Please note: Students will receive a link to participate online upon registration in myUCF.  This …

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  • Time Management: Strategies for Personal and Academic Success as a Graduate Student

    Virtual

    Managing your use of time is a key to living a successful, productive, and happy life! This presentation will address specific time management strategies including planning, balancing activities, setting priorities, making a schedule to fit all that you have to do and want to do as a graduate student, and other useful tips for making the most of your time.  …

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  • LinkedIn Made Easy - Webinar

    Virtual

    Attend this workshop to learn how you can leverage your profile to promote your brand and connect with professionals in your network. Follow along to update your profile and experiment with LinkedIn resources! This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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  • Ethics: Personal Integrity as a Graduate Student – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This engaging discussion-driven workshop offers an examination of relevant issues involved in the concept of "integrity" in one's role as a graduate student. Among the issues discussed are the relationship between research and personal integrity, the relationship of compliance and ethics, professional and personal codes of conduct, the meaning of "honor," and personal responsibility.   This workshop is offered through the …

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  • Ethical Decision Making in Graduate School and Beyond - ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Actions taken as a result of a decision made reflect one’s values and principles. Inherently, we know what is right and wrong behavior but do we understand how others judge right and wrong behavior. This seminar will provide problem-solving methods and critical questioning techniques associated with the practice of ethical decision making. During the seminar, participants will have an opportunity …

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  • Zotero Citation Management - Online (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session will lead you through Zotero citation management features. Zotero is a free tool, and similar to other citation managers it allows you to organize sources for projects, import citations from databases, catalogs, and webpages, save PDFs, format citations and bibliographies in Word, and create groups for resource sharing.   Please note: Students will receive a link to participate online upon …

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  • EndNote Citation Management (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Citation management tools allow you to dedicate more time to research. Join us to learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. EndNote can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy.   This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program …

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  • Apps To Help Organize Your Research Life

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Need help staying on task, keeping track of research sources, or organizing your time? There's an app for that! Join us as we cover how mobile apps can help you organize your graduate school life. Be sure to have your mobile device ready to test drive apps during the presentation. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to …

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  • The Academic Job Search - Webinar

    Virtual

    Are you prepared to begin the job search process? This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the academic job search. We will discuss the job search timeline, pre-application and application process, as well as expectations of faculty interviews. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success …

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  • Writing with Clarity - Online

    Virtual

    Have you ever received feedback from a mentor, an editor, or a colleague that suggested your writing was unclear?  You may have known just what you intended to say but readers struggled to see the connections among your ideas. In this workshop, we will introduce you to some principles for clarity that were developed to meet the needs of readers …

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  • Achieve Your Goals!

    Virtual

    As a graduate student you likely have personal and academic related goals that you want to achieve.  In this presentation, you will learn strategies for setting goals and ways of staying motivated to accomplish your goals. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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  • Networking for Conferences (Virtual vs In-Person) - Webinar

    Virtual

    Professional Associations are currently relying heavily on technology to manage and run their conferences and professional development opportunities. Learn about how virtual conferences differ from in-person ones and what you can do to successfully prepare for them and effectively network in an online format. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program …

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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Come to this calm workshop about a nerve-wracking experience: giving a presentation. For many individuals, the prospect of giving a presentation causes anxiety, and you might find yourself anxious and overwhelmed. Presentations may be inevitable, but there are ways to bolster your skills and confidence. This interactive workshop includes ways to prepare for your presentation, techniques while you practice your …

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  • Doing the Right Thing: What Every Graduate Student Should Know About Research Misconduct - CORE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    In this session students will learn the 12 core areas of responsible conduct of research (RCR). The core areas will be explored using a combination of case studies and facilitated discussion. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing the historical foundations of RCR within the broader landscape of ethics. Students will learn how to leverage communication and disclosure for the ethical and responsible conduct of research. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate …

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  • Can I Use That Image?: How to Legally Use Images, Graphics, and other Copyrighted Materials - ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Can you use any image you find online in your presentation? Do you need to get permission to use a chart or graphic for your thesis or dissertation? These are just a few of the questions that we will explore in this session focused on the ethical and legal use of copyrighted images, graphics, and other visual materials. Attendees will …

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  • Create a Professional Portfolio - Webinar

    Virtual

    Understand the importance of showcasing your skills, experiences and accomplishments through the use of a portfolio.  Compare the advantages of both a hard copy and an electronic portfolio. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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