Graduate Student Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled. Please contact us if you are interested in participating in a future workshop.

Past Workshops

Date Title Description
April 22, 2016 Peer Leadership in Scientific Integrity This workshop is part of a new program designed to promote discussion about research integrity while providing participants with skills and credentials potentially useful to career goals. The ideal participants is a UCSD Graduate student or postdoctoral researcher who has completed a recent course in “Scientific Ethics” or “Ethics and Survival Skills in Academia”; however, others are welcome to apply to participate.

Peer Leadership in Scienitific Integrity Workshop:

  • Goal: Raise awareness and facilitate discussions about ethical conduct.
  • Outcome: Participants will be empowered to develop strategies they can apply in their home departments to engage peers and faculty in conversations about research ethics.
  • Curriculum: Advanced analysis of ethical challenges in research, techniques in facilitating conversation, peer leadership, and developing new programs. Examples and cases will be tailored to the backgrounds of the participants.
  • Grants: Students who complete the program will be eligible for a small grant (up to $150) to fund awareness-raising initiatives of their own design.
  • Certification: Upon completion, participants will be certified as Peer Leaders for Scientific Integrity.

Registration Deadline and Attendance:

  • Workshop attendance is limited to 15 participants.
  • Please register no later than two weeks before the program.
  • There is no charge, but advance registration is required.

To register:

  • Please send a message to Research Ethics Program with subject header "Graduate Student Workshop Registration"
  • Note your name, email address, department, and workshop date.
  • If you are interested in participating in one of these workshops or something similar not now scheduled, contact the Research Ethics Program to discuss options.