Research Appreciation Week Schedule of Events

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2021 Research Appreciation Week Schedule of Events
Monday, April 5

27th Annual Research Awards Reception

Held via Zoom - 2:00-4:00 p.m. EDT

This invitation-only event recognizes and celebrates outstanding research by faculty and graduate students and commitment to sponsored research by faculty and staff.

Sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies and Research and the Research Institute

Wednesday, April 7

IUP Scholars Forum Online Event

Asynchronous event - Registration Required

The IUP Scholars Forum provides all undergraduate and graduate students with an opportunity for scholarly development by presenting their original research, scholarly activities, and creative endeavors. Stop by to see the graduate and undergraduate student research posters and presentations. All are welcome to attend. Space is limited, so register now. More info can be found on the IUP Scholars Forum website.

Three-Minute Thesis Final Competition

Held via Zoom - Not open to the public

The Three-Minute Thesis competition is an event for graduate students to present their original scholarship to a panel of judges in just three minutes with the aid of only one static PowerPoint slide as a visual aid.

Sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies and Research

Thursday, April 8

IUP STEM Women's Summit

Held via Zoom - Noon-4:00 p.m. EDT

Gather with fellow alumni of the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics to celebrate the research of IUP's women in the STEM fields. This is an opportunity to network and support IUP students as they aspire to obtain professions in the sciences. Registration is now open. More information can be found on the STEM Women's Summit website.

Sponsored by the John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Preventing Plagiarism Workshop

Held via Zoom - 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT

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

Coffee and Collaborate Session

Held via Zoom - 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT

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.Opportunities to learn more about copyright, authors' rights,open access,how to get started in grant writing, andfinancial support from IUP for scholarly publishingwill also be available at this informal networking event. Zoom link.

Sponsored byIUP Libraries, the Center for Teaching Excellence, the School of Graduate Studies and Research, and the Research Institute