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September 4, 2013

Registration Is Open for Winter Institute for Comprehensive Systematic Reviews of Economic Evidence in Healthcare
The Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation, a research institute at the School of Nursing, hosts its second annual Winter Institute for Comprehensive Systematic Reviews of Economic Evidence in Healthcare on January 8–10 at the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark. The workshop is taught by world-renowned experts in the field of systematic reviews and evidence-based practice. The submission deadline for proposals is December 6, and the registration deadline for the event is December 13. Learn more and register here.

August 28, 2013

Registration Is Open for Inter-Professional Integrative Medicine Seminar Series
The Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (ICAM) at the School of Health Related Professions invites faculty, medical residents, and graduate students to apply to attend its seminar Clinical Hypnosis and Chronic Pain on September 13 at 10 a.m. at the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark. Attendance for the seminar is through competitive application and the deadline to apply is September 3. Please contact Virginia S. Cowen, director of education at ICAM, with questions at //cowenvs@shrp.rutgers.edu">cowenvs@shrp.rutgers.edu. Learn more and access the application form here.

August 21, 2013

Registration Is Open for Postdoctoral Career Development Symposium
The Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Rutgers Postdoctoral Association invites faculty and staff to the National Postdoc Appreciation Day Symposium on September 18 at 9 a.m. in the West Lecture Hall of RWJMS Research Tower on the Busch Campus. The program includes presentations by postdoctoral researchers; seminars on mentoring, networking, and CVs and résumés; career panels; mock interviews; and a keynote lecture by Howard G. Adams, president of H.G. Adams & Associates, Inc. This event is open to the public but registration is required in order to guarantee free lunch and refreshments. Postdocs are welcome to submit abstracts in order to present work at this symposium, and the deadline for abstracts is August 31. Learn more and register here.

August 7, 2013

The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs Faculty and Staff Ambassadors Program
The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs, Rutgers–New Brunswick, announces the fall 2013 session of the Faculty and Staff Ambassadors Program. The Ambassadors Program is designed to complement confirmed international visits by Rutgers tenured or tenure-track faculty or staff. Once a Rutgers faculty or staff member has solidified international travel plans, the Ambassadors Program may provide supplementary funds (from $200–$700) to enable visits to partner or potential partner institutions, international organizations, and/or alumni in the area on behalf of the university. Applications for the fall 2013 session are due by August 23, and award decisions will be announced no later than August 30. Please contact Kim Pernice at kpernice@gaiacenters.rutgers.edu for additional information.

July 31, 2013

Registration Is Open for Postdoctoral Career Development Symposium
The Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Rutgers Postdoctoral Association invites faculty and staff to the National Postdoc Appreciation Day Symposium on September 18 at 9 a.m. in the West Lecture Hall of RWJMS Research Tower on the Busch Campus. The program includes presentations by postdoctoral researchers; seminars on mentoring, networking, and CVs and résumés; career panels; mock interviews; and a keynote lecture by Howard Adams, president of H.G. Adams & Associates, Inc. This event is open to the public but registration is required. Postdocs are welcome to submit abstracts in order to present work at this symposium. The deadline for abstracts is August 31. Learn more and register here.

July 24, 2013

Registration Is Open for August Introduction to Sakai Training Sessions
The Office of Instructional and Research Technology, Rutgers–New Brunswick, offers introduction to the Sakai course management system training sessions through the month of August. Sessions take place in Davidson Hall on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Training is open to new faculty, part-time lecturers, or veterans of the university who have either never used Sakai or are in need of a refresher. Check the calendar for dates and learn more here.

Registration Is Open for SEBS Core Facility's Confocal Microscopy Seminars Sponsored by Zeiss
The Core Facility at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), Rutgers–New Brunswick, hosts confocal microscopy seminars sponsored by Zeiss, a world leader in imaging, on August 6 and 7 at 9 a.m. in room 138A of Foran Hall on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The workshop sessions are at capacity but the seminars are open for registration. Please contact Karen Yudin at yudin@aesop.rutgers.edu with questions or to register.

July 17, 2013

OASIS Leadership and Professional Development Program: Applications Due August 2
The Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics invites women faculty in STEM, social, and health science fields to apply to the fall 2013 OASIS Program. The program accelerates the career development and advancement of academic participants through a combination of workshops, networking, mentoring, and individual coaching. The application deadline is August 2. Financial sponsorship is available. Learn more here.

July 10, 2013

Register for TechSPARC Technology Showcase
The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at the Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick sponsors the 2013 TechSPARC technology showcase on July 25 at 6 p.m. at One Washington Park, Rutgers–Newark. The showcase is an opportunity to learn about new tech companies that have launched in New Jersey and new technologies that are available to aspiring entrepreneurs or companies. The event features a Startup Showcase of technology companies from Rutgers and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Learn more and register here.

July 3, 2013

Register for the Summer Institute for Comprehensive Systematic Review
The Rutgers School of Nursing at the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark hosts classes for its Summer Institute for Comprehensive Systematic Review: Examining Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence in Health Care from July 22 through July 26 in the Stanley S. Bergen, Jr. Building in Newark. Participants will gain an understanding of the process and tools needed to undertake research on best practices in health care and work on developing proposals. Classes are presented by the School of Nursing’s Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation, a collaborating center of the Joanna Briggs Institute. Learn more and register here.

Register for the 2013 Capacity Building Conference
The Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick cosponsors the 2013 Capacity Building Conference from August 7 through August 9 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey. The conference features local as well as national nonprofit experts, leaders, and organizations, and focuses on nonprofit organizations from the leadership (staff and board) perspective. Nonprofit CEOs, board members, and emerging leaders as well as capacity builders, academics, and funders are welcome to this three-day event. Learn more and register here.

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