Conducting research & scholarship
In this workshop, we will discuss everything from how to identify a postdoc position that fits your values and interests, through to how to apply, interview for, and land the ideal position.
John Boothroyd, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE, and professor, Microbiology and Immunology
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This interactive workshop will be followed by dinner and networking.
This workshop series is designed for Stanford graduate students interested in learning more about and developing their skills in community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary fields. Sessions will be held over lunch. Please check the website for location confirmation: haas.stanford.edu.
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On November 7, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe will join Stanford Woods Institute Director Chris Field for a conversation on her career, atmospheric climate science, science communication, and the impacts of a changing climate for people around the world.
Reserved seats (free) have been "sold out." Limited general admission will be available at the door. We'll also be livestreaming the event here.
Twin revolutions at the start of the 21st century are shaking up the very idea of what it means to be human. Computer vision and image recognition are at the heart of the AI revolution. And CRISPR is a powerful new technique for genetic editing that allows humans to intervene in evolution.
Join the Gear Up for Social Science Data Extravaganza in Green Library for a talk by Jerry Hansen.
Learn how the data from the Gallup US Daily Tracking and World Polls can uniquely enrich your research. A variety of time series plots and cross-tabs from these two polls can be viewed via Stanford Libraries’ subscription to Gallup Analytics.
Data Demo by Claudia Engel at 2019 Gear Up for Social Science Data Extravaganza
The goal of reproducible research is to improve scholarship by documenting data, code, and methods so results can be replicated and be subjected to scrutiny. R supports reproducible research through the creation of documents that combine content and code. This session will provide an overview of how to generate these documents and review some of the relevant R packages.
Gear UP for Social Science Data Talk by Emi Lesure
Data Demo for Qualitative Data Research: NVivo, Taguette, Python
Do you have “unstructured data” (e.g., government documents, interview transcripts, site videos) that you want to analyze qualitatively? Are you unsure about which tools fit your needs (small or large dataset, solo or team project) and how to use them?
Jia Tolentino, a staff writer at the New Yorker and the author of the widely acclaimed essay collection Trick Mirror, will join Stanford’s English professor Mark Greif for a conversation about her craft and career. Formerly, Tolentino was the deputy editor at Jezebel and a contributing editor at the Hairpin. She grew up in Texas, went to University of Virginia, and received her MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Grantland, and Pitchfork, among other places. She lives in Brooklyn.
Essayist and novelist Alexander Chee will join HPWP Director Laura Goode for a discussion about craft and career. The author of the novels Edinburgh and The Queen of the Night, as well as the essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, Chee is a contributing editor at the New Republic and an editor at large at Virginia Quarterly Review.