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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 at least once a semester; if time permits, twice is better, 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 at least once a semester; if time permits, twice is better, 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 12:15-1:45 <font color= "#FF0000">'''NOTE CHANGE'''</font>
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'''Meeting time:''' Tuesdays 10 - 11:30 <font color= "#FF0000">'''NOTE CHANGE'''</font>
  
 
'''Location:''' BioPharmacy 2nd floor fish bowl (PBB 203) <font color= "#FF0000">'''NOTE CHANGE'''</font>
 
'''Location:''' BioPharmacy 2nd floor fish bowl (PBB 203) <font color= "#FF0000">'''NOTE CHANGE'''</font>
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| 20 Jan || MLK day ||  no meeting  ||  
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| 25 August || Semester start ||  no meeting  ||  
 
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| 27 Jan || Chris F || Marsh plant paper ||  
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| 2 Sept || Manette || Bird ID "Challenge"! ||  
 
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| 3 Feb || Chris E || Build your personal web site day ...  || Can easily move
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| 9 Sept || Chris F. || Hurricane ||  
 
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| 10 Feb|| Manette || Seed dispersal ||   
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| 16 Sept||Kali|| Bergmann's, Allen's, and Gloger's Rule in Monk Parakeets||   
 
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| 17 Feb || Emma || Gowaty Promiscuity Paper || http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347213003837
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| 23 Sept || || ||  
 
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| 24 Feb || Chris F || Social psychology of conservation  ||   
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| 30 Sept || Holly || circular stats - will send paper ||   
 
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| 3 Mar || Alejandro || Discussing one of my chapters ||  
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|7 Oct || || ||  
 
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| 10 Mar || Christine || Thesis feedback ||  
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|14 Oct || Manette || Mostly plants ||
 
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| 17 Mar || SPRING BREAK || no meeting ||  
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| 21 Oct ||Shannon Kearney (DEEP)  ||Shrubland Bird Analysis ||  
 
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| 24 Mar || Kevin || Discussion of my passerine diversity manuscript  ||
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| 28 Oct || Alyssa || TBD ||  
 
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| 31 Mar || Emma || NSF and Field Season Prep ||  
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| 4 Nov || Emma || Post field season data analysis ideas ||  
 
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| 7 Apr || Alejandro || Another chapter! ||   
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| 11 Nov || Alex || Sparrow plumage ||   
 
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| 14 Apr || Manette || TBD ||  
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| 18 Nov || Holly || TBD ||
 
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| 21 Apr || Holly || Update & feedback on methods ||  
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|- 25 Nov ||THANKSGIVING BREAK  ||No Meeting  ||  
 
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| 28 Apr || Alejandro || Defense practice ||  
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| 2 Dec|| Kevin B. || Monk Parakeet feather variation chapter ||  
 
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| 5 May || || || EXAM WEEK - optional?   
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| 9 December ||   || || EXAM WEEK - optional?   
 
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Latest revision as of 09:55, 18 November 2014

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 at least once a semester; if time permits, twice is better, 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: Tuesdays 10 - 11:30 NOTE CHANGE

Location: BioPharmacy 2nd floor fish bowl (PBB 203) NOTE CHANGE

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
25 August Semester start no meeting
2 Sept Manette Bird ID "Challenge"!
9 Sept Chris F. Hurricane
16 Sept Kali Bergmann's, Allen's, and Gloger's Rule in Monk Parakeets
23 Sept
30 Sept Holly circular stats - will send paper
7 Oct
14 Oct Manette Mostly plants
21 Oct Shannon Kearney (DEEP) Shrubland Bird Analysis
28 Oct Alyssa TBD
4 Nov Emma Post field season data analysis ideas
11 Nov Alex Sparrow plumage
18 Nov Holly TBD
2 Dec Kevin B. Monk Parakeet feather variation chapter
9 December EXAM WEEK - optional?
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