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This page lists weekly meetings of the Rubega/Elphick labs.  Students (grads and undergrads) who are doing research in our labs and who are able to attend on a regular basis should sign up for 1 credit to participate in this class.  Grad students doing research are expected to present twice a semester, with at least one presentation an update of some part of your research (the other can be on whatever is helpful to you with your research - a paper from the literature, stats questions, practice talk, etc., etc.).  Undergraduates and BS/MS students should expect to present something on their research  once a semester.  If you need a permission number, please contact Margaret or Chris (depending on who your adviser is).
 
This page lists weekly meetings of the Rubega/Elphick labs.  Students (grads and undergrads) who are doing research in our labs and who are able to attend on a regular basis should sign up for 1 credit to participate in this class.  Grad students doing research are expected to present twice a semester, with at least one presentation an update of some part of your research (the other can be on whatever is helpful to you with your research - a paper from the literature, stats questions, practice talk, etc., etc.).  Undergraduates and BS/MS students should expect to present something on their research  once a semester.  If you need a permission number, please contact Margaret or Chris (depending on who your adviser is).
  
'''Meeting time:''' Mondays 12-1:30  (probably)
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'''Meeting time:''' Mondays 12-1:30   
  
'''Location:''' BioPharmacy 3rd floor fish bowl (PBB 303) (probably)
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'''Location:''' BioPharmacy 3rd floor fish bowl (PBB 303)  
  
 
If you have other ideas for things worth discussing (especially relating to professional development), please talk to Margaret or Chris.  Past topics that we have discussed include: how to put together a CV for grad schools/job applications, ethics in research, how to write proposals, the mechanics of managing research funds, etc., etc.
 
If you have other ideas for things worth discussing (especially relating to professional development), please talk to Margaret or Chris.  Past topics that we have discussed include: how to put together a CV for grad schools/job applications, ethics in research, how to write proposals, the mechanics of managing research funds, etc., etc.
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| 23 Jan ||  || CANCELLED || Homework: sign up for presentation slots before Thursday
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| 28 Jan ||  ||   ||  
 
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| 30 Jan  || Diego || TBA ||  
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| 6 Feb || Kevin || Experimental design for captive and field excluder experiments ||  
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| 11 Feb || ||   ||  
 
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| 13 Feb || Alejandro || Elastic expansion measurements ||  
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| 18 Feb || Kevin B. || Practice Western CT Bird Club presentation ||
 
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| 25 Feb || || ||  
 
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| 27 Feb || Erika || Cactus wren song ||
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| 4 Mar || || ||  
 
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| 5 Mar || Alejandro || Outline (elastic filling paper) feedback ||  
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| 11 Mar || || ||  
 
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| 12 Mar || -- || SPRING BREAK ||
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| 18 Mar || || ||
 
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| 19 Mar || Chris F || feedback on conservation efficiency paper ||  
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| 25 Mar || -- || SPRING BREAK || No meeting
 
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| 26 Mar ||Margaret || Shorebird tongues, slurping, and why it matters! || [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01744.x/pdf Link] to paper; please READ IN ADVANCE ||
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| 1 Apr ||  ||   ||   
 
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| 2 Apr || Holly || Dissertation Ideas/CR ||  
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| 8 Apr || ||   ||  
 
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| 9 Apr || George Hunt visiting|| Seabirds and Arctic Ocean Science || IN BAMFORD Margaret and Chris Hosting
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| 15 Apr || ||  ||  
 
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| 16 Apr || Alyssa || mirco-habitat use--manipulations and modeling? ||  
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| 22 Apr || || ||
 
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| 23 Apr || Kevin || Prospectus Feedback Session || I'll send out a draft well in advance
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| 29 Apr || ||   || 
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| 6 May ||  || EXAM WEEK - optional? ||  
 
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Revision as of 11:07, 14 January 2013

EEB 5895: Invest Sp Topics

This page lists weekly meetings of the Rubega/Elphick labs. Students (grads and undergrads) who are doing research in our labs and who are able to attend on a regular basis should sign up for 1 credit to participate in this class. Grad students doing research are expected to present twice a semester, with at least one presentation an update of some part of your research (the other can be on whatever is helpful to you with your research - a paper from the literature, stats questions, practice talk, etc., etc.). Undergraduates and BS/MS students should expect to present something on their research once a semester. If you need a permission number, please contact Margaret or Chris (depending on who your adviser is).

Meeting time: Mondays 12-1:30

Location: BioPharmacy 3rd floor fish bowl (PBB 303)

If you have other ideas for things worth discussing (especially relating to professional development), please talk to Margaret or Chris. Past topics that we have discussed include: how to put together a CV for grad schools/job applications, ethics in research, how to write proposals, the mechanics of managing research funds, etc., etc.

Graduate students can sign up to present by logging in to EEBedia and just editing this page. Undergraduates should talk to Margaret or Chris.

If there is a published paper to read, please put in a link to it. Note, that the actual papers probably will not be accessible unless you are on a computer connected to the UConn network (you can connect from any computer using uconn vpn and your netID).

If the date you want is already taken and it says in the notes that it is OK to switch to another date, go ahead and do so (but don't switch someone to a date when they say they will not be there .. and double-check with them that the switch is OK).


Week of: Who Topic Notes
28 Jan
4 Feb
11 Feb
18 Feb Kevin B. Practice Western CT Bird Club presentation
25 Feb
4 Mar
11 Mar
18 Mar
25 Mar -- SPRING BREAK No meeting
1 Apr
8 Apr
15 Apr
22 Apr
29 Apr
6 May EXAM WEEK - optional?
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