Events

ISSR Faculty Funding Dialogue | 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.

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 | Data Management in R | Matthew Denny

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will be introduced to core data management concepts and techniques using the R programming language. By the end of the workshop, participants should possess the basic skills necessary to perform most data management tasks they are likely to encounter over the course of a research project intended for publication as a scholarly journal article.

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