Research Events

  • Join us for Research Appreciation Week, April 5–9, 2021.

    Please note that these events will be held in a virtual format. More details to follow! 


Thursday, April 8, 2021

Preventing Plagiarism Workshop


As part of Research Appreciation Week, please join the Jones White Writing Center for this virtual workshop! Common types of plagiarism will be discussed to help attendees understand the steps they can take to avoid plagiarism. Areas of focus will include self-plagiarism, paraphrasing versus quoting, and proper in-text references/citations. Attendees will learn about copyright laws and how they relate to theses, dissertations, and other academic publications following an overview of a plagiarism detection product, iThenticate. Zoom link.

Sponsored by the Kathleen Jones White Writing Center.

Friday, April 9, 2021

Coffee and Collaborate Session


Scholarly endeavors are more productive and satisfying when you collaborate with partners. Drop by this Zoom event to chat and connect with others interested in research and scholarship, as part of Research Appreciation Week. Opportunities to learn more about copyright, authors’ rights, open access, how to get started in grant writing, and financial support from IUP for scholarly publishing will also be available at this informal networking event. Zoom link

Sponsored by IUP Libraries, the Center for Teaching Excellence, the School of Graduate Studies and Research, and the Research Institute.