Research Methods Course Events Archive

Event Date: Jun 09, 2014 to Jun 11, 2014
Time: 9am-4pm
Event Location: Library 222
Course Module(s): Am I Ready? / Build a Study / Do No Harm / I Need Money and Time / Managing Collaborations / Toolkit / View from DC / Who Owns That? / Writing, Writing, Writing

For the final event of the Research Methodology Course, SF State (ORSP) is co-hosting a Research Methodology Summer Institute, led by Joseph G. Johnson, Naus Family Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Miami University, Ohio. This is a selective, cohorted, three-day Workshop in our Library to support faculty who would like immersive and guided research and proposal development. 

Event Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 12Noon - 1:30pm
Event Location: Library 222
Course Module(s): Build a Study / Toolkit

Panel discussion about the benefits and challenges of doing research (from the researcher perspective) and hosting/facilitating research (from the Center Director & Teacher perspectives) in the ECE setting.

Event Date: May 05, 2014
Time: 12 Noon - 1pm
Event Location: Library 286
Course Module(s): Toolkit

Led by Ryan Howell, Associate Professor of Psychology, this presentation entitled “What is Structural Equation Modeling?" will describe how to use this modeling technique to answer research questions which involve expected causal paths.

Event Date: May 02, 2014 to May 03, 2014
Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Event Location: HSS 290
Course Module(s): Toolkit

Analysis with the open source software package “R”. Seth Hiatt, Institute for GIS.

Event Date: Apr 24, 2014
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: Library 244
Course Module(s): Toolkit

This Tableau software workshop will cover the many ways in which researchers in different disciplines can extract useful information from structured and unstructured datasets.  Participants will learn about Tableau software to manipulate, analyze and visualize Big (and Small) Data. A workshop presenter from Tableau will be on hand to illustrate tools and techniques.

Event Date: Apr 07, 2014
Time: 12 Noon - 1pm
Event Location: Library 286
Course Module(s): Toolkit

SPSS Tips and Tricks for Data Cleaning and Analysis with Rick Harvey

Lunch served: Please RSVP to tlsantos@sfsu.edu

Event Date: Mar 10, 2014
Time: 11:30-1pm
Event Location: Faculty Commons, Library 286
Course Module(s): Toolkit

The format of this event will be one hour presentation and discussion, followed by a half hour workshop applying the tools to your own efforts.

Download presentation slides

Event Date: Mar 06, 2014
Time: 9:30am - 12 Noon
Event Location: Library 282 (No Food or Drink Allowed)
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising. Are you new to fundraising? Would you like to become a better grantseeker? Learn about the process of seeking grant funding, and what tools and resources are available. This workshop, led by Sarah Jo Neubauer, training coordinator of The Foundation Center - San Francisco, will focus specifically on how to seek grant funding from private foundation sources.

Event Date: Feb 03, 2014
Time: 12pm - 1pm
Event Location: Faculty Commons, Library 286
Course Module(s): Toolkit

Do you typically teach a statistic or research methods class?
Then you should come to MAMA.

Event Date: Jan 23, 2014
Time: 12:30 - 2 pm
Event Location: Library 460
Course Module(s): Am I Ready? / Managing Collaborations / Faculty Research and Professional Development Week Events

No one can go it alone, yet collaborating with mentors, colleagues and students is a challenging proposition. Panelists: Jennifer Haythornthwaite, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Emma Sanchez, SFSU Dept of Health Education; Andrew Oliphant, SFSU Dept of Geography and Environment; and Susan Baxter, CSU CSUPERB./orsp/retreat2014

>>Slideshow of images from the 2014 Faculty Retreat

Event Date: Jan 23, 2014
Time: 9:00–11:30 am
Event Location: Library, TBA
Course Module(s): Am I Ready? / Build a Study / Do No Harm / I Need Money and Time / Managing Collaborations / Toolkit / View from DC / Who Owns That? / Writing, Writing, Writing / Faculty Research and Professional Development Week Events

Affinity Groups will meet at the Faculty Retreat Tuesday January 23rd, from 9:00 – 11:30 am. Faculty are encouraged to attend any of these affinity groups, unless it is specifically stated as closed to new members. Assigned rooms will be listed in the retreat agenda, which will be available at retreat check-in. Please contact Jaylan Turkkan for more information.

>>Slideshow of images from the 2014 Faculty Retreat

Event Date: Jan 22, 2014
Time: 10 am-4 pm
Event Location: LIB 282
Course Module(s): Toolkit / Faculty Research and Professional Development Week Events

This one-day workshop will offer two in-person trainings. Each sesssion will be conducted in by Mickey Schaertl, from the Qualtrics training team.

Event Date: Jan 21, 2014
Time: 11:30-1pm
Event Location: Library 121
Course Module(s): Do No Harm / Toolkit / Faculty Research and Professional Development Week Events

Please join us for a lunchtime conversation with institute and center directors.

Event Date: Jan 21, 2014
Time: 9-9:30am
Event Location: Events Room, Library 121
Course Module(s): Build a Study / Toolkit / Writing, Writing, Writing / Faculty Research and Professional Development Week Events

Two topics will be covered during this informal Q&A:  ORSP's competitive small grant funding program, and ORSP's Summer Institute for Research

  • For the final event of the Research Methodology Course, SF State (ORSP) will co-host a Research Methodology Summer Institute, June 9-11, 2014.  Today's information session will preview this selective, cohorted three-day workshop designed to support faculty who would benefit from immersive and guided research and proposal development.
  • Also, AVP Research Jaylan Turkkan will discuss this year's ORSP small grant competitive funding program.  Up to $25K in grant funds will be available for original projects of all topics.  Tips and Q&A at the information session.
Event Date: Jan 21, 2014
Time: 9:30-11:30am
Event Location: Events Room, Library 121
Course Module(s): Do No Harm / Toolkit / Faculty Research and Professional Development Week Events

This discussion will focus on the hot topics of internet research and data security, as these new methods are more widespread in social-behavioral research. Discussants: Mig Hoffman, SF State Information Security Officer (ISO); Elizabeth Boyd, UCSF Assoc. Vice Chancellor of Ethics and Compliance; Anu Manchikanti Gomez, PhD, MSc, Research Scientist, Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality (CREGS)

Event Date: Jan 21, 2014
Time: 9:30-11:30am
Event Location: HSS 290
Course Module(s): Toolkit / Faculty Research and Professional Development Week Events

Analysis with the open source software package “R”. Seth Hiatt, Institute for GIS.

Event Date: Jan 21, 2014
Time: 1pm-4pm
Event Location: LIB 121
Course Module(s): Do No Harm / Toolkit / Faculty Research and Professional Development Week Events

Panel discussion moderated by Cynthia Gomez, Director, Health Equity Institute, on conducting research with hard-to-reach and hidden populations such as same sex couples, homeless, and immigrants.

Event Date: Jan 14, 2014 to Jan 16, 2014
Time: 9am - 4pm
Event Location: TBA
Course Module(s): Writing, Writing, Writing

Kickstart your manuscript writing process with three days of concentrated writing time, free from interruptions, at a secluded campus location with a group of your colleagues.  Professional resources will be available for on-site consultation including literature search experts, a statistician, and an experienced manuscript editor. REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED

Event Date: Jan 08, 2014 to Jan 10, 2014
Time: 8:30am - 5:30 pm (lunch provided 12-1pm)
Event Location: HSS Building, Room 290
Course Module(s): Toolkit

This course is an introduction to the concepts and uses of GIS.

Event Date: Dec 11, 2013
Time: 4pm - 5:30pm
Event Location: LIB 244
Course Module(s): Do No Harm

This panel discussion will be led by Jeff Cookston, Chair & Professor of Psychology, SF State; Cynthia Gomez, Director & Professor, Health Equity Institute; and Alison Ng, IRB Administrator, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

Event Date: Nov 22, 2013
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Event Location: Library 244
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time / Writing, Writing, Writing

This training session will guide participants on how to obtain AREA research grants from the NIH.

Video from the R15 workshop is available

Event Date: Nov 15, 2013
Time: 9am - 12pm
Event Location: Library Events Room, LIB 121
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

Of the wide range of grant programs offered by the US Department of Education, a select few are targeted to university-based researchers. This session will focus on key funding tracks within DoE divisions.

Event Date: Nov 15, 2013
Time: 1pm - 4pm
Event Location: Library Events Room, LIB 121
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

Major National Endowment for the Humanities funding tracks will be reviewed, together with eligibility requirements, funding levels, and lists of projects recently funded by each program.

Event Date: Nov 14, 2013
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Event Location: Library Events Room, LIB 121
Course Module(s): Do No Harm

Funding agencies are increasingly concerned that researchers and their students attain basic skills in responsible conduct of research, adhering to guidelines and standards that reflect best practices by the scientific research community.

Event Date: Nov 14, 2013
Time: 9am - 12pm
Event Location: Library Events Room, LIB 121
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

For those who are new to the grant game, this introductory workshop covers basic principles of good grant writing, starting with the phrasing of a compelling research theme to the actual construction of the proposal itself.

Event Date: Nov 12, 2013
Time: 10am - 11 am
Event Location: LIB 242
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

Learn how to search for grant funding using the Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN) database. Topics will include strategies for basic searches, advanced searches, and setting up ongoing email alerts to receive funding opportunities in your interest area(s).

Event Date: Nov 06, 2013
Time: 10am-11am
Event Location: Library 244
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

To move the university crowdfunding conversation forward, innovosource brings you this showcase of early-adopter university crowdfunding models.This hour-long non-interactive webinar presentation will cover examples at three leading institutions.

Event Date: Oct 22, 2013
Time: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Event Location: HH 245
Course Module(s): Who Owns That?

Louis Wu, a private intellectual property attorney, will speak about technology transfer, IP, and recent changes in patent law.

PowerPoint presentation is available on iLearn

Event Date: Sep 17, 2013
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon
Course Module(s): Do No Harm

This webinar will review evidence-based best practices in ethics education, and provide a forum of discussion as to how active learning techniques can be incorporated into undergraduate research ethics instruction.

Event Date: Sep 09, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
Course Module(s): View from DC

Dr. Mary Beth Saffo, an NSF program officer with NSF’s Division of Integrative Organismal Systems will present a general overview of current NSF programs.

PowerPoint slides from the presentation (PDF format)

Event Date: Sep 09, 2013
Time: 2 - 3 p.m.
Course Module(s): Who Owns That?

This presentation is especially appropriate for students, faculty & staff in Engineering, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Business & Entrepreneurial majors.