Events for Postdoctoral Scholars (Postdocs) at UCF. Managed by the College of Graduate Studies.

Upcoming Events

  • Zotero Citation Management (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies …

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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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  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Teaching - ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    A discussion of various issues that may and do arise in college and university-level teaching, including disruptive student behavior, academic dishonesty, FERPA, your responsibilities as an instructor or Teaching Assistant. Also included as a central feature is the place of the UCF Creed and UCF Golden Rule as guiding principles. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies …

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

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    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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  • Selecting Journals to Publish Your Research (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    How do you decide which journals are the best fit for your article? Learn about criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and factors like acceptance rates, audience, open access, and more. 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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  • Intellectual and Other Conflicts of Interest: Your Rights and Responsibilities - ELECTIVE

    Virtual

    This workshop addresses the various conflicts of interest encountered by faculty during their academic and research tenure. The session will address conflicts of interest between faculty and students, financial conflicts of interests related to sponsored research and conflicts of commitments related to faculty members institutional assignments and their private business or consulting activity. The objective of the session is to …

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  • Apps to Help Organize Your Research Life (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    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 …

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  • Intellectual Property Rights - ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This workshop addresses the various conflicts of interest encountered by faculty during their academic and research tenure. The session will address conflicts of interest between faculty and students, financial conflicts of interests related to sponsored research and conflicts of commitments related to faculty members institutional assignments and their private business or consulting activity. The objective of the session is to …

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

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

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

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session covers evaluating your publishing impacts and managing your online researcher profile. Learn about methods and tools to obtain citation counts and impact data, metrics to assist in identifying key journals and notable researchers, and why it’s important to develop an online profile using sites, such as ORCID, Research Gate, Academia.edu, PIVOT, Plum Analytics, and Google Scholar. This workshop …

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  • Data Management: Perils of Fabrication, Falsification, and Confidentiality - CORE (Recurring Event)

    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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  • Authorship, Credit and Collaborative Scholarship - CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This workshop will help to clarify rules governing authorship of peer-reviewed publications, with particular focus on archival journals. We will identify issues and decision making with respect to authorship through the instructor’s personal experiences and example case studies. 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 …

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

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    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 …

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  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Teaching - ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    A discussion of various issues that may and do arise in college and university-level teaching, including disruptive student behavior, academic dishonesty, FERPA, your responsibilities as an instructor or Teaching Assistant. Also included as a central feature is the place of the UCF Creed and UCF Golden Rule as guiding principles. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies …

    Postdoc Events
  • Authorship, Credit and Collaborative Scholarship - CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop will help to clarify rules governing authorship of peer-reviewed publications, with particular focus on archival journals. We will identify issues and decision making with respect to authorship through the instructor’s personal experiences and example case studies. 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 …

    Postdoc Events
  • Authorship, Credit and Collaborative Scholarship - CORE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This workshop will help to clarify rules governing authorship of peer-reviewed publications, with particular focus on archival journals. We will identify issues and decision making with respect to authorship through the instructor’s personal experiences and example case studies. 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 …

    Postdoc Events