Resources For Students
While in graduate school there are numerous skills, beyond your technical skills, that you need to acquire to be an effective researcher. For example, are you ready to:
- choose a research and career direction?
- develop a sound research plan?
- write a research paper and submit the result to a journal?
- present research at an international conference?
- work together effectively with your advisor and colleagues?
- decide what research activities are ethically acceptable for you, and which ones are not?
- negotiate your employment contract?
- write successful proposals -either to NSF or to your supervisor?
- communicate effectively with professional peers, laypeople, and management?
- lead a research or development effort?
- design and effectively teach a class?
- The Art of Science
- Introduction to Research Ethics
- College Teaching
- Advanced Science Communication
- Academic Publishing
- Professional Oral Communication
Office Hours for Graduate Students (Fall 2018)
Typically your advisor is a source for advice, but there are situations where you may want to talk with somebody else. Don’t hesitate to use our open office hours to discuss anything you need help with.
Wendy Zhou (GH 331): Wednesdays 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Roel Snieder (GH 314): Thursdays 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm