Research: Research2Innovation workshop application open

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For the first time ever, SEBA is sponsoring the Lens of the Market Stage 1: Research2Innovation Workshop (January 10, 2018).  

  • Are you a scientist or engineer working on a project that has the potential to impact people and the environment?
  • Do you have little or no prior knowledge on how you would even take your research beyond the bench?

Consider participating in Research2Innovation, a 1 day workshop developed to provide teams of STEM professionals (undergraduate and graduate students, post docs AND faculty members) with a rapid introduction to the vocabulary, skills, tools, and road map needed to engage in successfully translating research into innovations. Participation is FREE.

Applications can be found here and are due November 22nd. 

Funding: Call for Applications, WISIR

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Call for Applications: WISIR (Washington Institute for Study of Inequality & Race) Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research Grants

WISIR is accepting proposals for innovative student projects that are focused on the study of race, ethnicity, immigration, or inequality and politics. WISIR will offer research grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to help undergraduate and graduate students conduct research projects. Students can utilize the funds to subsidize research costs such as visiting historical archives, fielding surveys, or completing interviews etc.

Undergraduates are encouraged to present their findings at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Graduate students should incorporate their funded work into conference papers, journal articles, and dissertations.

Eligibility:  Currently enrolled UW graduate students or undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

To apply:  Submit the following information to the online application:

  1. Project description (maximum of 3 pages single spaced)
  2. Budget and discussion of when the research will be conducted
  3. Updated copy of Resume/CV
  4. One letter of recommendation emailed directly to sophiajw@uw.edu.

Please fill out the application and upload information here:
https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/sophiajw/341578

Questions: Contact Prof. Sophia Jordán Wallace, Associate Professor of Political Science, at sophiajw@uw.edu
Deadline:  November 15, 2017 by 5:00PM PDT
Notification of Decision: November 30, 2017
More information about WISIR: http://depts.washington.edu/wisir/

*Funding for this grant is supported by the UW Race and Equity Initiative. For more information, see https://www.washington.edu/raceequity/.

Events: DAMA Discount for the UW iSchool, 5/18

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DAMA Puget Sound’s 2017 Spring Conference “AI + IoT Data Management Using Billions of Things” is on Thursday, May 18th from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, Bellevue, WA.

An exciting line-up of speakers will address a variety of topics applicable to AI + IoT.   The conference is an excellent opportunity to join information management professionals for a day of learning and networking.

Individual and Group Rates will be discounted until May 12th.  Student rate is $50 (email info@dama-ps.org for more information). Final registration will close on May 16th.

For more information, visit the DAMA Puget Sound website at http://dama-ps.org/event-2435805.   Hope to see you there!

The Data Management Association of Puget Sound (DAMA Puget Sound) is a community of information management professionals who are seeking to improve the standards of data management, share information and experiences, and establish professional networks.

Funding: Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund Grants

The Disability Studies Program is pleased to announce that the Harlan Hahn Fund call for proposals is now open for Spring Quarter 2017: https://disabilitystudies.washington.edu/HarlanHahnFund.

Current students, faculty, and staff from all three University of Washington campuses are invited to submit a grant proposal. Applications must describe research, writing, or activist projects that are framed within, aligned with, or potentially informed by the academic field of Disability Studies. Please distribute this to anyone who might be interested in applying. The application deadline is 11pm on Sunday, May 21st.

Funding: Population Health Graduate Student Conference Travel Awards

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The UW’s Population Health Initiative is offering Graduate Student Conference Travel Awards of up to $1,500 to further students’ academic, research, or professional goals as they strive to become the next generation of leaders in population health. The application period for this round of funding opens on April 10, 2017 and closes on Friday, April 28, 2017.

These awards are open to graduate students on all three campuses who:

  1. Are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program.
  2. Have been accepted to present a population health-related paper, poster, or exhibit, or to serve as an invited speaker, at a conference, symposium, or other professional and academic meeting. Students in the arts may request funding for invited performances or installations.

In order to apply, an applicant must be nominated by a faculty member. Once nominated, applicants will receive an email with a link to their portion of the application.

To learn more, please visit www.uw.edu/populationhealth/resources/funding-and-awards/.

Events: iSchool Research Fair, 3/9

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You are cordially invited to the

iSchool Research Fair
Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Husky Union Building (HUB) South Ballroom

The Research Fair is our annual event for sharing and celebrating the work of our vibrant research community. This year we will also be honoring Dean Harry Bruce and the transformation of the school’s research enterprise under his leadership. Drinks and light fare will be provided.

Come explore how iSchool faculty, research personnel, and Ph.D. students are pushing boundaries, responding to significant real-world challenges, and making a difference in the lives of individuals and communities. Our researchers will display and discuss more than 60 posters and interactive demonstrations, featuring innovative research on a wide range of information topics and problems.

The event is free. RSVPs are greatly appreciated but not required.

Click here to email your RSVP to Jennifer Phipps, Research Development Coordinator: jrphipps@uw.edu.