June 2008 Archives

Google for Researchers 7/9

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Time: Wednesday, July 9, 2008 1:00 PM -- 2:00 PM
Location: Walter 310

Explore the "more" tab on Google. Learn about the range of free tools that Google offers that can enhance collaboration and research. We'll look at Google Docs, Reader, Google Scholar and more. Register here for the workshop.

Create your Poster in PowerPoint 7/16

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Getting ready to do a poster at an upcoming conference? Learn pointers about using PowerPoint to create the poster as one giant slide, and send it to a large-scale printer.

Register here for the workshop.

Grant Funding - Search Tools and Resources 7/15

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Learn how to use IRIS, SPIN, and Community of Science and the Foundation Directory to search for grant opportunities. Setting up e-mail updates on specific subjects will also be covered, as well as how to find internal U of M funding sources.

Resources for the course are listed on the Web site of the Office of the VP for Research, http://www.research.umn.edu/opportunities/

Register here for the workshop.

Gendered Bits: Identities, Practices, and Artifacts in Computing

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What: Exhibit: Gendered Bits: Identities, Practices, and Artifacts in Computing
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library
When: Through July 23, 2008
Free and open to the public.

This exhibition, presented by the Charles Babbage Institute, explores how gender has shaped the professional identities and material culture of computing. It examines issues and raises questions about gender broadly as well as specific matters of masculinity and the contributions, struggles, and shifting roles of women.

Medical Devices Center open house 6/24

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Tuesday, June 24th, 3:30pm-7:00pm
5th floor of Shepherd Labs, 100 Union St SE (East Bank Campus)

Take advantage of this opportuity to tour the state-of-the-art medical device laboratory facilities and experience connections to surgery suites in 3D. Other features include a CAD/Precision Instruments Lab and Mechanical and Electronics fabrication centers.

Grant Funding for Graduate Students 6/18

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Time: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 12:30 PM -- 1:45 PM
Location: Walter 310

Find out more about funding opportunities available to graduate students. Learn how to use IRIS, SPIN, and Community of Science and the Foundation Directory to search for grant opportunities. Setting up e-mail updates on specific subjects will also be covered, as well as how to find internal U of M funding sources.

Resources for the course are listed on the Web site of the Office of the VP for Research, http://www.research.umn.edu/opportunities/

Register here for the workshop.

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