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Solo Success: How to Thrive in the Academy When You’re the Only ______ in Your Department

The Solo Success Workshop is specifically designed to address the unique concerns of underrepresented graduate students and postdoctoral scholars entering academia.
 
Facilitated by Dr. Anthony Ocampo, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars will learn about common topics described by underrepresented faculty:
• Feeling overwhelmed by service requests related to diversity
• Pressure to serve as role models, advisors and mentors to all _______ students

Strategies and Tools for Managing Your Data

This workshop provides an overview of the principles of data management, including best practices for documentation and file management.  We will share some useful tools for making your data management workflow easier.

This workshop is offered by Stanford Libraries' Center for Interdisciplinary Research as part of its mission to provide training in technical academic research practices and applied research methods.

Gear Up for Social Science Data Extravaganza

Discover: Social science data sources for your researchMeet: Subject Librarians & Data Provider Representatives at GSB Workshops & the Green Library Data ExpoAttend: Data Talks, Workshops and Demos, Tour the David Rumsey Map CenterWhere: Graduate School of Business Library (GSB) & Green Library

Graduate School of Business Library (Bass Center) from 9:00AM-12:00PMWorkshops and information sessions include:

Data Manipulation with Python

This workshop teaching basic data manipulations with Python using the Pandas library, and will cover topics such as loading data into a Pandas DataFrame, performing basic cleaning and analysis, and visualizing relevant aspects of a dataset. To learn these skills concretely, we will work with a dataset of tweets collected during the release of the Apple Watch.

Health Policy Forum | How far should scientists go with data sharing? A debate about open science

Scientists are facing increasing calls to be more transparent with their methods, study results, and data. Advocates of open science believe that more broadly sharing data will improve the application and replicability of research, but critics warn of unintended consequences. This health policy forum features two distinguished speakers–PJ Devereaux, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Director of the Division of Cardiology at McMaster University, and Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD, Associate Professor (Biomedical Informatics Research) and of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford–who will p

12@12 / 12@6: Deadline

Connect with a diverse group of graduate students to informally discuss "big questions" or learn about their research and hot topics in their field.

Over lunch at 12 PM or dinner at 4:30 PM or 6 PM, 12 students and a faculty or staff facilitator either choose complex, real-world questions to discuss over the course of multiple sessions, or, for those who choose the Outside the [Lunch] Box group, discuss their own research or a hot topic in their field.

Quick Bytes: Top Tips to Manage Graduate Life

Learn how to manage graduate life with a positive attitude and productive work habits from two campus experts. Whether you’re a new grad student or just want a refresher to start off the year, this fast-paced session is worth your time.

John Boothroyd, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE, and professor, Microbiology and Immunology


Read John's bio

Anika Green, assistant vice provost for graduate education, VPGE

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