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  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Maintaining an Active Research Agenda as an Academic Administrator (Webinar)

    Maintaining an active research agenda and writing practice in a non-faculty position presents a unique set of challenges. Drawing on her own experiences as an academic administrator as well as her research on the professional identities and career experiences of alt-acs, Brandy Simula will discuss strategies for maintaining an active research agenda. This free webinar is available through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Overcoming Academic Perfectionism (Webinar)

    Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people’s success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings? If any of these things sound familiar, congratulations! You’re a perfectly normal perfectionist! Join this free webinar, offered through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, to identify strategies to deal with academic perfectionism.

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    Effective Networking for Graduate Students and Postdocs

    We have all heard that networking is essential for your career but many of us aren't sure how to go about it effectively. In this workshop, you will learn strategies to help you network more successfully in the U.S. across all types of industries, including academia. We will practice using online tools to make contact with new people and to also maintain your relationships over time.

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    RCR Forum: An Introduction to Human Subjects Review

    This forum will introduce you to the Duke Main Campus IRB, otherwise known as the Institutional  Review Board for Protecting Human Subjects in Non-Medical Research.

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    How to Engage in Healthy Conflict (Webinar)

    Academics are notoriously conflict avoidant and the inability to manage conflict can result in negative physical, emotional, and relational consequences for tenure-track faculty. So why not learn early in your career to master the skill of healthy conflict so that you can effectively manage conflicts as they arise and avoid carrying around all of the negative energy, anger and resentment in your mind and body. This free webinar is available through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Twitter: How to Win Followers and Influence People (Webinar)

    Have you dreamt of disseminating your research out to a public audience via Twitter? Join this webinar to explore how to effectively communicate your knowledge in 280-character-chunks. This free webinar is available through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    How to Manage Stress, Rejection and the Haters in Your Midst (Webinar)

    Are you stressed? Do you feel devastated when your articles and/or grant proposals get rejected?  If any of this sounds familiar and you have difficulty managing the negative energy and rejection in your environment, please join us to learn the impact that stress and negativity can have if they are not managed and identify concrete strategies for managing the physical, emotional, and attitudinal effects of stress. This free webinar is available through Duke's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

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