In response to coronavirus and to help minimize its spread, many UCF events are being canceled.

If you have questions about what’s still open around campus, please check out this regularly updated guide.

  • 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. Students must …

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  • Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers: Graduate Student Opportunities – ONLINE (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Serving as informal mentors to undergraduate researchers is a great opportunity to expand your experience and research productivity. This workshop will explore best practices in research mentoring and also share services, resources, and opportunities UCF provides to undergraduate students. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. Students will receive …

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  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Teaching Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Online

    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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student …

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  • Data Documentation, Analysis & Statistical Software

    Virtual

    Join a statistician and metadata librarian for an introduction to data documentation, analysis and statistical software. Learn about research data, datasets, data sharing, re-use and long-term preservation. Real-world examples and a discussion of data tools, such as NVivo, SPSS/SAS/STATA/R will also be included. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to …

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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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  • Apps To Help Organize Your Research Life – Online (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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student …

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  • EndNote Citation Management – Online (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways …

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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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  • Acing the Virtual Interview - Webinar

    Online

    Employers are currently relying heavily on technology to recruit potential candidates for open positions. Learn about how virtual interviews differ from in-person ones and what you can do to successfully prepare for them and communicate your strengths effectively in an online format. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. …

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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 …

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  • Presentation Skills – Online (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Does the idea of giving a presentation freak you out? The bad news is presentations are unavoidable in your courses and in your future career path — but the good news is presentation skills are something you can easily improve! This session provides tips, tricks, and ideas on how to become a better presenter and includes time for Q&A and …

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

    Virtual

    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)

    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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. Students will receive a …

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  • Library & Literature Review Research – Online (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and research projects. Learn about options for citation tracking, database searches, setting publication alerts/notifications, Google Scholar tips and examine literature review examples. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. …

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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. Students must …

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  • Intellectual Property Rights - ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    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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  • Copyright Basics for Research and Teaching - Online

    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? What kinds of rights do you have as an author of a journal article? These are just a few of the questions that we will explore in this session focused on the …

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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. Students must register for this workshop …

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  • 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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. Students will receive a …

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  • LinkedIn Made Easy

    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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. Students will receive a link to participate online upon …

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  • EndNote Citation Management – Online (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways …

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  • Planning Poster Presentations (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Planning a research poster? Learn the basics of poster design and tips on editing free PowerPoint templates. This session covers guidelines about poster elements, layout, graphics and printing, and includes examples of well-designed posters. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. Students will receive a link to participate online …

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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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  • Create a Professional Portfolio

    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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. Students will receive a link to participate online upon registration in myUCF.

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  • Selecting Journals to Publish Your Research (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    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. Students must register for this workshop through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. Students will receive a link …

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