Events

Book Launch | Pathways, Potholes, and the Persistence of Women in Science: Reconsidering the Pipeline

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
S330 Life Sciences Laboratories | UMass Amherst
Please join us in discussing important questions about the enablers and obstacles for women in science as we celebrate the release of Pathways, Potholes, and the Persistence of Women in Science: Reconsidering the Pipeline. Edited by UMass Amherst Faculty Advisor to the Chancellor for Diversity and Excellence Dr. Enobong (Anna) Branch, this timely volume features the work of 21 leading scholars, including ISSR Director Laurel Smith-Doerr, on the fields of gender and STEM.

ISSR Faculty Funding Dialogue | Intro to Foundation Research Grants - spotlight on May

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
107 Bartlett Hall | UMass Amherst
Meet ISSR's new Foundations Grants Developent Specialist to strategize for your foundation grantseeking. This meeting will offer insight and guidance to faculty in developing winning proposals to foundations - focusing in on three major grant programs with upcoming deadlines.

ISSR Seminar | International and Interdisciplinary: Frontiers in Scientific Collaboration

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
107 Bartlett Hall | UMass Amherst
The intellectual and professional returns of academic collaboration are both well-known and hard to come by. This panel explores the added layers of richness and complexity that arise when scholars of science and technology pursue interdisciplinary collaboration across national boundaries.

ISSR Seminar | What is Political Correctness?

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
S331 Integrated Learning Center | UMass Amherst
The term "political correctness" was a centerpiece of Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential campaign, and appears everywhere in contemporary conversation--about education, media, politics, technology. But what does it mean? This talk excavates a genealogy of "political correctness," returning to the roots of the term and reflecting on its rising use.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Organizing and Analyzing Qualitative Data with NVivo 11 for Windows | Eric Griffith and Jackie Stein

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
This three-morning workshop will get you up and running with coding and analyzing your qualitative data in NVivo 11. Each day, instructors will also offer optional open lab times when they are available to help you apply the techniques you learned in the morning to your own data.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Organizing and Analyzing Qualitative Data with NVivo 11 for Windows | Eric Griffith and Jackie Stein

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
This three-morning workshop will get you up and running with coding and analyzing your qualitative data in NVivo 11. Each day, instructors will also offer optional open lab times when they are available to help you apply the techniques you learned in the morning to your own data.

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Payment Details

  • Five College Student: $100
  • Five College Faculty: $200
  • Non-Five College Student: $225
  • Non-Five College Faculty: $325

Payment is due two weeks before workshop start date. Failure to pay by then may result in the loss of your seat to a registrant on the waitlist.

ISSR accepts payments by departmental recharge form or personal check. If you are paying from departmental funds, ask your bookkeeper to contact Karen Mason for the recharge form and instructions for completing. If paying by personal check, please make it out to "University of Massachusetts" and note in the lower left corner the name of the workshop you are registering for. A receipt can be sent to you on request. ISSR cannot accept credit or debit cards.

Send payment to:
Karen Mason
W34A Machmer Hall
University of Massachusetts
240 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9278