Responsibilities of Mentors and Mentees

MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA

This seminar will discuss the characteristics of good mentoring relationships at all stages of a research career, including: • What are the best practices for an effective mentor? • How do you make the transition from mentee to mentor? • How can you build and maintain your mentoring network? Facilitator: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of […]

Mock NIH Study Section

MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA

Would you like to know what happens after you send your grant application to NIH? This “mock” study section will provide a window into the NIH grant review process. The session will also feature HMS faculty with extensive NIH study section experience. Speakers: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director, Office for Research Career […]

Rigor and Reproducibility in Scientific Research

MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA

Rigor and reproducbility are key factors in strong scientific research. This seminar will discuss the consideration of these factors in research design, and how to describe them in NIH funding applications, including: Rigor of prior research (scientific premise) Experimental design for robust, unbiased results Consideration of relevant biological variables Authentication of key biological and/or chemical […]

Data Management and Research Integrity

MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA

This final Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) session of the 2018-2019 academic year will discuss: management of research data for publication and sharing and research integrity in collaborations and publications. Speakers: Gretchen Brodnicki, JD, Dean for Faculty and Research Integrity, HMS Jessica Haberer, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director of Research, MGH Center […]

Panel Discussion: Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards

MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA

Would you like to know more about the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards? These awards are designed to provide bridge funding for junior faculty women to sustain research productivity during the child-rearing years, with the intention of advancing women in academic medicine. This discussion will cover: • Information about how the award can help advance your […]

“Picture a Scientist”

Virtual

The Mass General Research Institute and the Center for Faculty Development’s Office for Research Careers is excited to sponsor a private viewing of: Picture a Scientist. “Picture a Scientist", an official selection of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival, chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, […]

Travel Tips for J-1 and H-1B Visa Holders

Virtual

Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development’s Office for Research Careers This presentation covered documents visa holders should carry when traveling, reminders about visa stamps, I-94s and the latest news about COVID specific travel requirements and delays. Resources: General questions can be sent to pips@partners.org. Click here for J-1 Travel Information available online. Click here […]

Identifying External Funding Opportunities with PIVOT

Virtual

Are you interested in finding new external funding opportunities for your research or program? PIVOT is a library database that indexes funding announcements from government agencies, private foundations and nonprofits, and international sponsors. It contains information from disciplines including (but not limited to) medicine, the physical and social sciences, as well as engineering. PIVOT allows […]

Grant Administration Course-Session 1: Budget and Insight Oversight, Tracking, and Management

Virtual

The Office for Research Careers has created a 3-session course on Grant Administration & Management for junior PIs looking to gain more familiarity and experience with grant management. All sessions will be structured with ample time for discussion and questions from participants. This session on Budget Management and Insight Tracking covers: Following Sponsor Guidelines and […]

Grant Administration Course-Session 2: Managing Changes in Your Science

Virtual

The Office for Research Careers has created a 3-session course on Grant Administration & Management for junior PIs looking to gain more familiarity and experience with grant management. All sessions will be structured with ample time for discussion and questions from participants. This session on Managing Changes in Your Science covered: Changing direction of research […]

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