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== EEB 5895: Invest Sp Topics ==
 
== 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).
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This page lists weekly meetings of the Rubega/Elphick/Tingley 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 at least once a semester; if time permits, twice may be possible. At least one presentation should be 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 (perhaps sharing a session with another student)Undergraduates will need a permission number to enroll; please contact Margaret, Morgan, or Chris (depending on who your adviser is).
  
'''Meeting time:''' Mondays 12-1:30 
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Please note that the goal of these sessions is for EVERYONE to be engaged and participate in a discussion of the topic at hand. Students should come ready to contribute to the conversation every week.  Those of us on the faculty side have a tendency to ramble on and dominate the conversation.  We'll try not to do this, but it will be easier for us to behave if you all come with lots to say. If you're new to the group don't worry about asking "dumb questions".  They're often the most important ones as they either make the rest of us think about things that we've got complacent about or they show us that we're not communicating things very well.
  
'''Location:''' BioPharmacy 3rd floor fish bowl (PBB 303)
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'''Meeting time:''' Tuesdays 2 - 3:30 
  
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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'''Location:''' Bamford Room (TLS 171b)
  
Graduate students can sign up to present by logging in to EEBedia and just editing this page.  Undergraduates should talk to Margaret or Chris.
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If you have other ideas for things worth discussing (especially relating to professional development), please talk to Margaret, Chris, or Morgan.  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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Graduate students can sign up to present by logging in to EEBedia and just editing this page.  Undergraduates should talk to Margaret, Morgan, 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 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).
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| 30 Aug || -- || No lab meeting ||  
 
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| 6 Sept || all || speed talk introductions || 5 mins, 3 slides
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| 11 Feb ||  ||  ||  
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| 18 Feb || Kevin B. || Practice Western CT Bird Club presentation ||
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| 13 Sept || Genevieve || Osprey practice talk ||  
 
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| 25 Feb || || ||  
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| 20 Sept || Margaret || What's with the SOM? || Reading is [http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1642/AUK-16-92.1 here]; Chris gone
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| 27 Sept || Eliza || GRFP proposal discussion ||
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| 4 Oct || Andrew ||  GRFP proposal discussion || Chris gone
 
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| 4 Mar ||  || ||  
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| 11 Oct || Jacob || Diss research overview || Chris gone
 
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| 11 Mar || ||  ||  
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| 18 Oct || Brian || Tidal Marsh Bird Conservation Planning Manuscript ||  
 
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| 18 Mar || || ||
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| 25 Oct || Chris/Chris || conservation funding || Paper is [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cobi.12849/abstract?campaign=wolacceptedarticle here]
 
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| 25 Mar || -- || SPRING BREAK || No meeting
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| 1 Nov || Manette || AAUW application pieces ||  
 
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| 1 Apr || ||   ||
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| 8 Nov || Eliza || Habitat fragmentation practice talk ||  
 
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| 8 Apr  ||  ||   ||  
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| 15 Nov || Holly || dissertation chapter ||  
 
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| 15 Apr || || ||  
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| 22 Nov || -- || NO MEETING - Thanksgiving ||  
 
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| 22 Apr || || ||
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| 29 Nov || Kevin || Dissertation Defense Practice ||
 
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| 29 Apr || ||   ||  
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| 6 Dec || Austin || Grant Proposal ||  
 
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| 6 May ||  || EXAM WEEK - optional? ||
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| 13 Dec ||  ||  || EXAM WEEK - optional?  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:12, 1 November 2016

EEB 5895: Invest Sp Topics

This page lists weekly meetings of the Rubega/Elphick/Tingley 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 at least once a semester; if time permits, twice may be possible. At least one presentation should be 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 (perhaps sharing a session with another student). Undergraduates will need a permission number to enroll; please contact Margaret, Morgan, or Chris (depending on who your adviser is).

Please note that the goal of these sessions is for EVERYONE to be engaged and participate in a discussion of the topic at hand. Students should come ready to contribute to the conversation every week. Those of us on the faculty side have a tendency to ramble on and dominate the conversation. We'll try not to do this, but it will be easier for us to behave if you all come with lots to say. If you're new to the group don't worry about asking "dumb questions". They're often the most important ones as they either make the rest of us think about things that we've got complacent about or they show us that we're not communicating things very well.

Meeting time: Tuesdays 2 - 3:30

Location: Bamford Room (TLS 171b)

If you have other ideas for things worth discussing (especially relating to professional development), please talk to Margaret, Chris, or Morgan. 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, Morgan, 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
30 Aug -- No lab meeting
6 Sept all speed talk introductions 5 mins, 3 slides
13 Sept Genevieve Osprey practice talk
20 Sept Margaret What's with the SOM? Reading is here; Chris gone
27 Sept Eliza GRFP proposal discussion
4 Oct Andrew GRFP proposal discussion Chris gone
11 Oct Jacob Diss research overview Chris gone
18 Oct Brian Tidal Marsh Bird Conservation Planning Manuscript
25 Oct Chris/Chris conservation funding Paper is here
1 Nov Manette AAUW application pieces
8 Nov Eliza Habitat fragmentation practice talk
15 Nov Holly dissertation chapter
22 Nov -- NO MEETING - Thanksgiving
29 Nov Kevin Dissertation Defense Practice
6 Dec Austin Grant Proposal
13 Dec EXAM WEEK - optional?