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Introduction to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Gary Henderson In this session, you will learn the basic history of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), what counts as Human Subjects research, and how and when you might need to use the IRB while doing research here at the U. This session is good for anyone who is or is interested in doing research with Human Subjects at any stage of their research. Tracks: Research Basics & Skill-building, Social Justice & Ethics in Research Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Campus Wide Event: Yes. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Research Safety & Title IX (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Annie Isabel Fukushima and Erica Wood In this session, you will learn about the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) and Title IX regulations, resources & support, as well as why safety and sexual misconduct matters in research contexts.  You will work through a few case scenarios to practice identifying appropriate actions to take in various situations concerning sexual misconduct.  This session will be helpful for any researcher at any stage in their research experience, as the content directly contributes to the overall working environment in research on and off campus and to understanding our roles in preventing and reporting sexual misconduct. Tracks: Social Justice & Ethics in Research Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Campus Wide Event: Yes. Friday, September 9, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Positionality & Research (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Christina Gringeri In this session, you will learn about researcher positionality, the impact it has on research, and how you can start to identify and thoughtfully work with your positionality in your research.  This session will be helpful to any student, especially those doing research working directly with the community and research participants. Tracks: Social Justice & Ethics in Research Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Sill Center - Sterling (SILL). Campus Wide Event: Yes. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Making an Impact with Research (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Stacy Harwood Research is more than simply producing new knowledge and getting published. Scholars want to effect change on many levels, from influencing academic conversations and shaping policy choices to moving the public opinion needle and improving local communities. This workshop will explore the centrality of knowing one’s audience in producing research that matters. The focus will be on a study about racism in higher education and the intertwined relationship between audience and impact over the fifteen-year life of the project. This session will be helpful for any student, particularly students in fields with the potential for broad social application and impact. Tracks: Social Justice & Ethics in Research; Research Collaboration & Communication Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Sill Center - Sterling (SILL). Campus Wide Event: Yes. Monday, September 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Mini Major Expo

Come chat with Academic Advisors and representatives from every College on campus to learn more about EVERY major, minor, and certificate! Whether you are completely undecided on your major or you're declared but are considering a double major or adding a minor or certificate - this event is great for everyone! Join us to learn more and explore! Event Categories: Info Sessions. Meetups. Public Event. Campus Locations: Union - A. Ray Olpin (UNION). Room Name/Number: Union Patio Walkway. Cost: FREE. Campus Wide Event: Yes. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit advising.utah.edu.

Design Process for Product Development (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Jim Agutter In this session you will learn about design thinking in various fields and how employing this lens might influence your problem-solving in your own research and product development.  You will work through some examples to help illustrate the use of this approach in various contexts and with various products in mind.  This session will be helpful to students in any field who might work toward the development of their own product as one of their research deliverables. Tracks: Careers & Research Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Sill Center - Sterling (SILL). Campus Wide Event: Yes. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Giving and Receiving Helpful Feedback (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Janis Louie In this interactive session, you will learn how to approach giving and receiving feedback in a productive manner.  Communication is key to your relationship with your mentor and your success in research overall and feedback can be hard to deliver and hard to hear.  This session will be beneficial to anyone, as we all give and receive feedback in every area of life. Tracks:  Research Collaboration & Communication Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Sill Center - Sterling (SILL). Campus Wide Event: Yes. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Racism in Data & Methods (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Myra Washington In this session, you will learn about how data, research design, and methods are impacted by social ideologies, specifically by racism.  This session will be helpful for any student, especially those working in STEM fields, as there is a common misconception that those fields are socially neutral and this session works to dispel that misconception. Tracks:  Social Justice & Ethics in Research Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Campus Wide Event: Yes. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Literature Reviews (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Jenny Andrus In this session, you will learn about the function of and ways to create literature reviews.  This session will guide you through the importance of crafting a narrative about complex research topics and weaving the different threads of a field into that narrative.  This session would be good for any student as literature reviews are a standard part of research publications.  Tracks:  Research Basics & Skill-Building; Research Collaboration & Communication Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Sill Center - Sterling (SILL). Campus Wide Event: Yes. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Data Visualization & Research Posters (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Greg Hatch & Donna Baluchi In this session, you will learn about how to create images for various types of data, including data from humanistic and creative projects, and how to visually represent those data on research posters.  This session will be helpful to any student, especially those needing to create presentations or research posters in the near future. Tracks: Research Basics & Skill-building, Research Collaboration & Communication Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Sill Center - Sterling (SILL). Campus Wide Event: Yes. Friday, November 4, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.

Funding Graduate School (Undergraduate Research Education Series)

Presented by Matthew Plooster In this session, you will learn about applying for competitive awards for graduate students, including where to find opportunities and making a plan for applying.  Funding is often confusing and difficult to navigate for graduate students so this session would be helpful to any student who is interested in attending graduate school. Tracks: Careers & Research Register here. Campus Locations: Zoom. Campus Wide Event: Yes. Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit our.utah.edu.