Tag: research

Options for Every Young Woman – The Oncofertility Consortium at Northwestern University

Options for Every Young Woman – The Oncofertility Consortium at Northwestern University

My name is Megan Connolly, and I was diagnosed when I was 19 years old with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. My oncologist, Dr. Leo Gordon, referred me to Kristin Smith, the patient navigator for oncofertility. It was at that point…

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ICPSR 101: What is Data Curation?

ICPSR 101: What is Data Curation?

Did you ever wonder… What is data curation? The short answer Making sure people can find and use data now and in the future The long answer STEP 1: IDENTIFY DATA in the scope of the archive For…

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Mark Byron: Fellowship Recipient

Mark Byron: Fellowship Recipient

I’m here undertaking a transcription of Samuel Beckett’s second novel, Watt. I’m looking at the manuscripts, the six manuscript notebooks, and compiling a full transcription. It’s a not terribly well understood text, I think, in Beckett’s canon and…

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The Scope – Upwell Consortium announces first Citadel builds

The Scope – Upwell Consortium announces first Citadel builds

Upwell Consortium have announced that they have completed the design of the Astrahus class citadel and they are now entering the testing phase of development. Five prototypes of the Astrahus are to be built across New Eden and…

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Trend to contracting: Simon Meyer, Sky Business News Feb 2017 (Edit 2:26)

Trend to contracting: Simon Meyer, Sky Business News Feb 2017 (Edit 2:26)

Research has found that temporary contracts can be a valuable stepping stone for jobseekers. Simon, to start with you – because you’re the coalface… If you are looking at a potential list of candidates, and you see temporary…

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International Data Panel: Sources, Research Opportunities, and Challenges

International Data Panel: Sources, Research Opportunities, and Challenges

[Back ground conversation before presentation starts] [Linda] Good morning. Alright, I’ll try again. Good morning! Alright! So this is going to seem late because tomorrow starts at 8:30 so hopefully you got some sleep this morning. Thank you…

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Using longitudinal data for research

Using longitudinal data for research

Each time longitudinal studies collect new information about their participants they are adding rich new data to what we already know about them. Longitudinal studies allow us to see how key life events, like marriage, having a baby,…

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ICPSR Data Fair 2018: Join us!

ICPSR Data Fair 2018: Join us!

[music playing] The ICPSR Data Fair for 2018 is all about Data: Powered by You. We’ll be telling you about the new data resources that ICPSR has available for you and your researchers, your students, your community. We’ll…

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Destenie Nock on the Three Minute Thesis

Destenie Nock on the Three Minute Thesis

Getting practice coming up with a way to convey why my research is important and what I do to an audience in three minutes or less was really, really good. My topic was on my current research in…

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First-ever deep-sea alligator food fall

First-ever deep-sea alligator food fall

This is an alligator sitting on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico right now over 1 mile deep. It’s being eaten by giant deep-sea isopods. Studying this alligator is helping us learn more about the invertebrates of…

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