InCHIP Lunch and Learn Series

Welcome to InCHIP’s new Lunch and Learn Series for UConn Faculty, Graduate Students, and Postdoctoral Fellows!

Overview

The InCHIP Lunch and Learn Series provides an informal and relaxed setting for discussing a variety of research and career development-related topics. Speakers will address topics such as career trajectory decisions, opportunities for health research in global settings, and how to commercialize evidence-based interventions.

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Upcoming Events

Science Communication framing research through storytelling

December 3rd, 2019 12:30-1:30PM

Science Communication: Framing research through storytelling

Featuring: Jessica McBride, PhD (Manager of Research Communications, OVPR) and Rory McGloin (Assoicate Professor, Communication)
About: Jessica McBride is Manager, Research Communications for UConn’s Office of the Vice President for Research. In this role, she oversees internal and external communications and marketing for the OVPR, including writing articles that share complex scientific concepts with the general public. She earned her MA and PhD in French from UConn.

Rory McGloin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at UConn. Over the last decade, Rory has delivered dozens of workshops and seminars on the implementation of effective communication best practices, and has recently begun to apply his communication expertise to help scientists better tell and share their stories. Rory is passionate about helping others communicate more effectively, especially scientists, whom have important (and potentially life changing) stories to share with the world!

When: December 3rd, 2019 at 12:30 PM. Lunch will be served.
Where:InCHIP Colloquium Room (Room 14), J. Ray Ryan Building, UConn Storrs Campus. Directions to InCHIP

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Past Events

October 2nd, 2018

Research Career Trajectories Forum for UConn Graduate Students and Postdocs

Featuring:Marlene Schwartz, PhD Rudd Center Director and HDFS Professor

Description:Dr. Schwartz will present on her own personal career trajectory starting with her time in graduate school to becoming the director of the Rudd Center. This will be followed by an open discussion where students will discuss their own professional development and career trajectories.

When: October 2nd, 2018 at 12PM. Lunch will be served

Where:InCHIP Colloquium Room (Room 14), J. Ray Ryan Building, UConn Storrs Campus. Directions to InCHIP

lunch and learn Mostafa Analoui

October 30th, 2018

Converting Research to Impact: Strategies and Resources for New Ventures

Featuring: Mostafa Analoui, Ph.D. Executive Director of Venture Development and Technology Incubation Program (TIP) at UConn

Description: Dr Analoui will present possible directions for researchers to engage in entrepreneurship and the commercialization of research ideas, apps, and other products. When: October 30th, 2018 at 12:30 PM. Lunch will be served.

Where:InCHIP Colloquium Room (Room 14), J. Ray Ryan Building, UConn Storrs Campus. Directions to InCHIP

 lunch and learn

February 7th, 2019

What If? Engaging in Possibility Thinking with Interdisciplinary Research Teams

Featuring: Ron Beghetto, PhD Professor of Educational Psychology & Director of Innovation House

Biography:Ronald A. Beghetto, PhD, is an internationally recognized expert on creative thought and action in educational settings. He serves as Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of the Innovation House at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Beghetto is the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Creative Behavior, series editor for Creative Theory and Action in Education, and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts (Div. 10, APA). He has published over 100 books, articles, and chapters on creative expression in educational settings and has won numerous awards for his teaching and research. More information about Dr. Beghetto can be found at: www.ronaldbeghetto.com

When: February 7th, 2019 at 12:00 PM. Lunch will be served.
Where:InCHIP Colloquium Room (Room 14), J. Ray Ryan Building, UConn Storrs Campus. Directions to InCHIP

November 14th, 2019 12-1PM

UConn’s Global Partnerships & Opportunities for Global Health Researchers

Featuring: Zahra Ali, Msc Director of Global Partnerships & Outreach, Office of Global Affairs & LuAnn Saunders-Kanabay,MA Assistant Director of UConn’s Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships

About: Zahra Ali became the Director of the Global Partnerships & Outreach, within the Office of Global Affairs in March 2015 after serving as Global Partnerships & Communications Coordinator since August 2013. Prior to joining UConn in August 2013 she had worked at New York University and served as an AmeriCorps member in Hartford, Connecticut.

LuAnn Saunders-Kanabay is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts (B.A., psychology) and University of Connecticut (M.A., medieval studies, ABD european history) and has taught European history and art history courses as a visiting instructor at Connecticut College and lecturer at University of Connecticut campuses.Ms. Saunders-Kanabay specializes in the U.S. Student Fulbright Grant Program, the NSEP Boren Scholarship, Gaither Junior Fellows, Gilman Scholarship, Critical Languages Scholarships, and other national scholarships and fellowships focused on international affairs or advanced research/study abroad.

When: October 1st, 2019 at 12:30 PM. Lunch will be served.
Where:InCHIP Colloquium Room (Room 14), J. Ray Ryan Building, UConn Storrs Campus.