Events Calendar

Open Access: Perspectives in Biomedical and Health Sciences

Tuesday, October 20, 2–4:30 p.m.
New Jersey Medical School
185 South Orange Avenue
Medical sciences Building B610
Newark, NJ 07103

Wednesday, October 21, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
160 Frelinghuysen Road
Susan L. Cullman Lab for Cancer Research, Room 202
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Rutgers University Libraries and the Office of Research and Economic Development invite you to attend a Symposium on Open Access: Perspectives in Biomedical and Health Sciences, on October 20 and 21.

Each day will feature a keynote presentation by P. Scott Lapinski, Harvard University Office for Scholarly Communication, followed by a panel discussion on scholarly publishing. Faculty and researchers are encouraged to take this opportunity to learn how Open Access can positively affect the visibility, impact, and value of their research, or to answer their questions about the university's new Open Access Policy.

Registration is free. Please RSVP.

Introduction to The Principles and Practice of Clinical Research

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 13 through Monday, March 22, 2016

Location: Webinar

The RBHS Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is again very pleased to provide faculty and staff access to the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center’s Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR) training course. The 2015–2016 course will be available online from October 13, 2015 through March 22, 2016.

IPPCR is a course to train participants on how to effectively conduct clinical research. The course focuses on the spectrum of clinical research and the research process by highlighting epidemiologic methods, study design, protocol preparation, patient monitoring, quality assurance, and Food and Drug Administration issues. Other areas covered include data management and ethical issues, including protection of human subjects, building a budget, plus many special topics.

Please email the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research or call 973-972-5455 about the IPPCR course.