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Spring 2021 RCR Series

  • Thursday, February 4, 2021
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    RCR Forum: Managing Your Research Career Using an Individual Development Plan (GS717.06)

    For better or for worse, your experiences and the training you receive as graduate students and postdoctoral researchers can greatly impact and shape the rest of your career. However, there are strategies and resources that can enhance your chances of getting what you came for. During this program participants will learn how to develop clear and specific goals and objectives, along with a plan for executing them.

  • Friday, February 5, 2021
    1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

    RCR Forum: The Mentoring Relationship: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (GS716.02)

    Do you ever question your role in your lab? Do you hesitate to address issues with your mentor? Do you wonder how to be successful during this step in your career? In this interactive session, learn how to navigate the mentoring relationship, including how to promote open communication, work more productively with your mentor, and get the most out of your training experience.

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    RCR Forum: Tools for Data Management (GS717.03)

    This workshop will introduce data management practices for researchers to consider and apply throughout the research lifecycle. Good data management practices pertaining to planning, organization, documentation, storage and backup, sharing, citation, and preservation will be presented using examples that span discipline

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    RCR Forum: Animal Welfare in a Research Environment (GS717.01)

    This forum will review animal welfare through a brief overview of civilization’s perceptions of animals and conclude with the oversight requirements and Duke's position on animal use in research, testing, and teaching.

  • Friday, February 19, 2021
    1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

    RCR Forum: Moving from Mentee to Mentor (GS 716.07)

    You are finishing your PhD or postdoctoral research and hoping to secure a faculty or industry position soon!. You feel confident about your research, but you may have questions about building your lab personnel. How do you figure out whom to hire? How do you set up productive, working relationships with your mentees from the beginning? How can you give feedback? In this interactive session, discover how to successfully move from mentee to mentor.

  • Wednesday, March 3, 2021
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    RCR Forum: Ethics of Data Management and Sharing (GS717.04)

    This workshop will explore the many different ethical issues that can arise with data management and sharing and strategies to address those issues to ensure that goals set by publishers and funders around reproducibility and reuse can be met.