Workshops for Researchers

Spring 2018:  March | April | May | JuneAnytime, Anywhere

MARCH 2018:

Protocol Deviations/Violations: How to Document and When to Report to the IRB

Presented by Kelly O'Brien, BS, CIP, IRB Education & Outreach Manager

Thursday, March 1  |  12:00-1:00pm  |  C44-A GH  |  Questions should be directed to Dori Hinson.


How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application: Part 1

  • Overview of HawkIRB system and IRB review process
  • Sections I-VI of the form

Monday, March 5  |  1:30-3:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested. Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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PubMed

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Tuesday, March 6  |  2:00-3:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.


Establishing Contacts with Industry and Research Institutions and Dealing with Confidential/Proprietary Information

  • How to connect with the right person within the industry
    • Utilizing university resources
    • Maximizing internal networks
    • Participating in professional networks
  • Personal strategies to employ when networking
  • More information

Wednesday, March 7  |  12:00-1:15pm CST  |  345 IMU

This webinar is sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development.

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​NCBI: Searching for Gene, Nucleotide Sequences & Protein Information

Overwhelmed by the number of databases that the National Center for Biotechnology Information has to offer on nucleotide sequences, genes and proteins? Wondering which database you should always start with? Would you like to learn how to set up an NCBI account to link articles in PubMed to records in other databases? Do you know about PubMed's Gene Sensor? Are you familiar with the concept of linear navigation? Learn all of these tips and more in this session that is designed for anyone who needs to search the NCBI databases for generic information.

Wednesday, March 7  |  2:00-3:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested. 


How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application: Part 2

  • Sections VII-XII of the form
  • Attachments
  • Workflow

Friday, March 9  |  9:00-10:30am  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested. Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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REDCap Logic & Surveys Training

This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields where branching logic, calculating the difference between two dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create ands end surveys in a variety of ways as well as creating more complex projects using logic.

Wednesday, March 14  |  12:00-1:00pm  |  Pre-registration is required.  Contact Heath Davis with questions.


Finding Health Science Images

Using images can add interest to your assignments and presentations, but do you know where to find good images and how to ensure that you use those images ethically? This workshop will help you understand copyright, creative common licenses, and public domain. You will also learn where to search for stock and health sciences images and how to cite your images appropriately.

Monday, March 19  |  10:00-11:00am  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.


How to Complete HawkIRB Modifications, Continuing Reviews, Reportable Event Forms (REFs), and Closing a Project

Overview of forms that may need to be submitted to the IRB after approval of  a study:

  • Continuing Review Form
  • Modification Form
  • Reportable Event Form
  • Project Closure Form
  • Orientation to HawkIRB Workflow

Note: It is recommended to attend the New Project session before attending this session.

Tuesday, March 20  |  1:30-3:00pm  |  HP Smith Conference Room (W256 GH), UIHC  |  Pre-registration is requested.  Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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Preparing Proposals and Budgeting (with Industry/Research Institutions)

  • Identifying and approaching funding sources
  • Elements to include in a proposal
  • Creating a statement of work and deliverables
  • Guidelines for budget setting
  • Preparing for industry reviews
  • More information

Wednesday, March 21  |  12:00-1:15pm CST  |  345 IMU

This webinar is sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development.

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Faculty Workshop: Maximizing the Use of Outlook (for PC users)

Ever wondered how to effectively manage your email and optimize the time spent responding to and filing email messages?  Presented by Dr. Susan Johnson, MD, Faculty Ombudsperson (and one of the most organized people we know).

Monday, March 26  |  12:00-1:00pm  |  Melrose Conf Rm 1, UIHC  |  Pre-register via email to Denise Jurca or onlineBox lunches will be available at 11:30am.

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EndNote (Desktop Version)

EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basic of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end. 

Wednesday, March 28  |  2:00-3:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested. 


Faculty Workshop:  Maximizing the Use of Outlook (for Mac users)

Ever wondered how to effectively manage your email and optimize the time spent responding to and filing email messages?  Presented by Dr. Susan Johnson, MD, Faculty Ombudsperson (and one of the most organized people we know).

Thursday, March 29  |  12:00-1:00pm  |  283 EMRB (Seebohm Conf Rm)  |  Pre-register via email to Denise Jurca or online. Box lunches will be available at 11:30am.

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Faculty Workshop:  Talk Nerdy to Me: Presenting Your Science to the Public

Talking to the general public about your science can be tricky - How much can you assume they know?  How much detail should you share?  How can you get them excited about your topic? If these questions sound familiar, this workshop is for you. You will learn proven strategies that will improve your content, slides and delivery so that you can more easily engage a general audience. This is an interactive workshop where you'll participate in group exercises, analyze video examples and then practice the techniques you've learned using your own work.

Friday, March 30  |  1:00-4:00pm  |  Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City  |  Registration is required.  Contact Leslie Revaux with questions.

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APRIL 2018:

How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application: Part 1

  • Overview of HawkIRB system and IRB review process
  • Sections I-VI of the form

Monday, April 2  |  9:00-10:30am  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.  Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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PubMed

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Wednesday, April 4  |  11:00-12:00pm  |  West Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.


Addressing Compliance, Contracting and Consulting, and Outside Activities (with Industry/Research Institutions)

  • Working with national compliance standard
  • Expert control laws
  • Setting publication guidelines, especially as they relate to confidential and proprietary information
  • Consulting and outside activities
  • More information

Wednesday, April 4  |  12:00-1:15pm CST  |  345 IMU

This webinar is sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development.

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EPIC Billing and Research Policy

Presented by Michele Countryman, CIP; Denise Krutzfeldt, BA, CHRC, CPC-A; and Kimberly Sprenger, RN.

Thursday, April 5  |  12:00-1:00pm  |  C44-A GH  |  Questions should be directed to Dori Hinson.


Faculty Workshop:  Speed Networking

Speed Networking is an exciting and fast-paced session that puts you across the table from a COM colleague every 5 minutes. Put your best food forward and showcase your projects or career development experience to maximize collaboration!

Thursday, April 5  |  5:00-6:30pm  |  1289 CBRB (Kelch Conf Rm)  |  Pre-register via email to Denise Jurca or online.  


How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application: Part 2

  • Sections VII-XII of the form
  • Attachments
  • Workflow

Tuesday, April 10  |  1:30-3:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.  Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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How to Complete HawkIRB Modifications, Continuing Reviews, Reportable Event Forms (REFs), and Closing a Project

Overview of forms that may need to be submitted to the IRB after approval of  a study:

  • Continuing Review Form
  • Modification Form
  • Reportable Event Form
  • Project Closure Form
  • Orientation to HawkIRB Workflow

Note: It is recommended to attend the New Project session before attending this session.

Monday, April 16  |  10:00-11:30am  |  HP Smith Conference Room (W256 GH), UIHC  |  Pre-registration is requested.  Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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REDCap Instruments & Fields Training

This training will cover advanced features of REDCap instruments and fields. We'll demonstrate how action tags can perform an action on a field, how data can be piped from one field to another, how using biomedical ontologies can standardize your data, and how to use validated instruments from the shared library.  After this training, you will have knowledge of advanced options for instruments and fields.

Wednesday, April 18  |  12:00-1:00pm  |  Pre-registraiton is required.  Contact Heath Davis with questions.


EMBASE

EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics.

Wednesday, April 18  |  2:00-3:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.


Systematic Reviews: Nuts and Bolts of a Systematic Review

This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review. Topics will include the following: standards and criteria to consider, establishing a plan, registering a protocol, developing a research question, determining where to search, identifying search terms, reporting search strategies, and managing references.

NOTE: We suggest that “Nuts and Bolts of a Systematic Review” be taken before “Literature Searching for a Systematic Review.”

Thursday, April 19  |  1:00-2:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.


Managing Intellectual Property (IP) Issues (with Industry/Research Institutions)

  • Identifying and protecting background intellectual property
  • Setting parameters around foreground intellectual property
    • Assignment and ownership
    • Protection and rights
  • Negotiating an exclusive or non-exclusive license
  • More information

Wednesday, April 25  |  12:00-1:15pm CST  |  345 IMU

This webinar is sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development.

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Systematic Reviews: Literature Searching for a Systematic Review

This class will focus on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a systematic review. Topics will include techniques for developing search strategies, deciding which databases to search and how to seek out grey literature for a given topic. There will also be discussion on selecting journals for hand searching, documenting search strategies, and saving and organizing references.

NOTE: We suggest that “Nuts and Bolts of a Systematic Review” be taken before “Literature Searching for a Systematic Review.”

Thursday, April 26  |  1:00-2:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.


Faculty Workshop: Emotional Intelligence

More information forthcoming.

Friday, April 27  |  12:00-12:50pm  |  Melrose Conf Rm 2, UIHC  |  Pre-register via email to Faculty Affairs & Development.  

 

MAY 2018

Benefiting from University-Industry Collaborations with Government Engagement

  • Companies partnering with universities to leverage federal funds for corporate investments
  • Increasing emphasis of government agencies to show relevance to their R&D portfolios
  • Differences among state and federal programs
  • More information

Wednesday, May 2  |  12:00-1:15pm CST  |  345 IMU

This webinar is sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development.

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ICTS Clinical Research Unit Update and Q&A

Presented by Alejandro Comellas, MD, Director of the ICTS Clinical Research Unit, & Julie Cayler, MSN, ARNP, SNP-BD, RN-BC, Nurse Manager of the ICTS Clinical Research Unit

Thursday, May 3  |  12:00-1:00pm  |  C44-A GH  |  Questions should be directed to Dori Hinson.


How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application: Part 1

  • Overview of HawkIRB system and IRB review process
  • Sections I-VI of the form

Friday, May 4  |  9:30-11:00am  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.  Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application: Part 2

  • Sections VII-XII of the form
  • Attachments
  • Workflow

Thursday, May 10  |  12:30-2:00pm  |  East Information Commons, Hardin Library  |  Pre-registration is requested.  Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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How to Complete HawkIRB Modifications, Continuing Reviews, Reportable Event Forms (REFs), and Closing a Project

Overview of forms that may need to be submitted to the IRB after approval of  a study:

  • Continuing Review Form
  • Modification Form
  • Reportable Event Form
  • Project Closure Form
  • Orientation to HawkIRB Workflow

Note: It is recommended to attend the New Project session before attending this session.

Wednesday, May 16  |  2:00-3:30pm  |  HP Smith Conference Room (W256 GH), UIHC  |  Pre-registration is requested.  Contact Brenton Collinsworth with questions.

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REDCap Basic Hands-On Training

This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling suveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Thursday, May 24  |  11:30-1:00pm  |  Pre-registration is required.  Contact Heath Davis with questions.

 

JUNE 2018

UI Bioshare: U of Iowa's Biomaterial Data Management System & Research Service

Presented by Laura Jacobus, MS, CCRC, CCOM UI Bioshare Research Service Manager

Thursday, June 7  |  12:00-1:00pm  |  C44-A GH  |  Questions should be directed to Dori Hinson.

 

ANYTIME, ANYWHERE:

Successful Proposal Submissions to PCORI

Courtesy of the College of Nursing, this presentation is available for viewing via UI Capture.  If you wish to have the additional materials (sample budgets, key slides, and more) emailed to you, please contact Mary Blackwood.