February 16 | Team Cognition Distributed in Spatio-Temporal Processes: A Macroergonomic Approach to Pediatric Trauma Care

Abigail Woolridge

The Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering invites the university community to attend a talk by Abigail Woolridge (University of Wisconsin - Madison).  Health care, as well as many industries in today’s society, consists of complex sociotechnical systems, i.e. people working with technology(ies) in an organization and a physical environment, and interacting with various processes. 

Research Talk and Opportunity | Health Reform and Addiction Treatment: Lessons From a National Study

The College of Nursing is pleased to present the second talk in its 2018 Spring Seminar Series, to be delivered by Peter Friedmann, MD, the Chief Research Officer and Endowed Chair for Clinical Research at Baystate Health. Dr. Friedmann is a primary care internist, addiction medicine clinician, and established substance abuse researcher.

Brenda Bradley | The Genetics of Primate Diversity: Color Vision, Camouflage and Communication | March 7

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
UMass Amherst | Old Chapel, 2nd floor
Brenda Bradley (Anthropology | George Washington University) discusses how genetic and environmental variation shape the biological characteristics of primates. Including how genetic mechanisms influence the evolution of similar traits in distantly related species. Dr. Bradley visits UMass to collaborate with ISSR Scholar Jason Kamilar (Anthropology).

ISSR Methodology Workshop | Introduction to Exploratory Factor Analysis Using SPSS and Confirmatory Factor Analysis with SPSS Amos | Feb 27

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst
In this workshop we will introduce how to perform exploratory factor analysis using SPSS and confirmatory factor analysis using SPSS Amos.

ISSR Methodology Workshop | Getting Started in NVivo: The Basics | Importing Your Data, Setting Up Your Node Structure, and Beginning to Code

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst
This workshop will cover the basics of how to get started using NVivo. It is targeted to new users of NVivo who have little or no experience with the software. This hands-on session will focus on bringing data into NVivo, organizing it, and beginning to code.