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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

Academic Chats: Hitting the Ground Running as a New Professor

What steps can you take with your current advisor to indentify areas of independent research for you after you leave Stanford? Learn what to do and not to do in your first years as a professor, as well as other tips to start your academic career off on the right foot.

Guests Speakers:

  • Anna Schultz, Professor, Music
  • Judith Prochaska, Professor, School of Medicine

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Finding Opportunities Outside Academia (All PhDs & Postdocs)

Are you a PhD student thinking about a potential career outside of academia? Do you ever wonder how to find interesting opportunities relevant to your doctoral training? The prospect can be daunting at first. In this workshop, we’ll practice some key techniques to help you get started identifying and investigating meaningful career possibilities, including informational interviewing and assessing your transferable skills. A light lunch will be served.

You can register on Handshake.

Academic Chats: The Academic Landscape - Different Schools Offer Different Opportunities

Have you thoroughly explored all of the options of working at different types of institutions? What are the pros and cons to each? Learn about the differences and how to make modifications to appeal to your desired opportunity. 

Guests Speakers:

  • Thalia Anagnos, professor, Civil Engineering, San Jose State University
  • Timothy Hight, professor, Mechanical Engineering, Santa Clara University

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