Research Matters is an informal discussion group that meets on the last Tuesday of each month from noon to 12:50 in CoRE where faculty talk with one another about issues related to research. Faculty are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch but a light lunch will be provided. No RSVP necessary.
September 17: Managing a Digital Identity
How do you establish and maintain an on-line research identity and negotiate the boundaries between a personal identity and a professional identity?
October 22: Putting your Research on the Map: Working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Guest speaker Anne Knowles, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Middlebury College will be our guest speaker.
November 26: Writing a Strong Book Prospectus
What are publishers looking for in a book prospectus? What should authors be thinking about when seeking a publisher?
January 28: Using an I-Pad in Research
A number of faculty have begun using tablets such as the i-pad in the field for research, including ethnographic work, data collection, and note taking. This session will share these tips and tricks.
February 25: Using ArcGIS online
A follow-up up from October’s session, this session will share experiences in using ArcGIS online (a much simpler GIS platform) for telling stories with maps.
April 29: Making the Most of Student Research Assistants
As summer approaches, we will discuss strategies for getting the most out of that summer research assistant!