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Summer 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

“When All Models are Wrong”

Seminar | May 20 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall


Andrea Saltelli, Head of Unit, Econometric and Applied Statistics Unit, Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC), The European Commission, Joint Research Centre (Ispra)

Department of Statistics, Berkeley Institute for Data Science


More stringent quality criteria are needed for models used at the science/policy interface.These criteria are made urgent by the increasing confrontational style of public debates on matters of science. We offer a checklist to aid in the responsible development and use of models, and provide seven rules to extend the use of sensitivity analysis (which works to apportion uncertainty in model-based...   More >

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

17th Annual BioResearch Product Faire

Information Session | June 4 | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room and Bechtel Room


Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.


This complimentary event is for active research scientists and related life science professionals interested in viewing the latest products and meeting with scientific suppliers.

Free admission.

Friday, June 6, 2014

IPIRA and SkyDeck Entrepreneurship Lecture // VC 101: A Primer on Venture Capital

Seminar | June 6 | 4-6 p.m. | SkyDeck | Berkeley, Penthouse Floor


2150 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

John Lee, Osage University Partners

Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Research Alliances


Speaking at our next Entrepreneurship Lecture is:
John Lee, Venture Investor, Osage University Partners

Hear about the fundamentals of venture capital. Learn about what entrepreneurs need to know, what venture capitalists are seeking, the "deal terms" to navigate, and areas of mutual benefit.

Osage has partnered with 65+ universities and research institutions to invest in innovative...   More >

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

NSF CAREER Award Workshop

Workshop | June 11 | 12-2 p.m. | 808 Stanley Hall


Berkeley Research Development Ofice


The Berkeley Research Development Office is holding a workshop on the 2014 NSF CAREER Award program on June 11. This workshop is open to tenure-track assistant professors and postdocs who will be transitioning into tenure-track positions this year. The CAREER Award program requires an integration of research and education activities beyond the scope of a regular NSF grant, so this workshop series...   More >


Free

Register by June 9 online.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research:: A brief overview of research opportunities and how to find them

Workshop | June 16 | 2-2:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.



Finding a Faculty Sponsor for Undergraduate Research

Workshop | June 16 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will show you how to leverage the skills and knowledge you already possess to secure a faculty mentor. We will cover how to identify potential faculty sponsors on campus as well as how to prepare for the first meeting so that you make a great first impression.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | June 20 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | June 26 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Finding a Faculty Sponsor for Undergraduate Research

Workshop | July 1 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will show you how to leverage the skills and knowledge you already possess to secure a faculty mentor. We will cover how to identify potential faculty sponsors on campus as well as how to prepare for the first meeting so that you make a great first impression.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Berkeley Innovators Product Show

Special Event | July 17 | 1:30-4 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


University Relations


See cutting edge products from Berkeley start ups!

For the first time ever, Berkeley is hosting a forum for the hottest Cal-founded startups to connect directly with campus users and buyers in information technology, marketing and communications, business services, student support, research and more!

Stop by to discover new products that may help your units achieve strategic objectives,...   More >


Faculty, Staff

Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Please present UC Berkeley ID for admittance.

Registration appreciated but not required. Register online.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | July 21 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Nuclear Science Division: Relativistic Quantum Theory for Chemical Identification of the Heaviest Elements

Seminar | July 22 | 2-3 p.m. | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 54-130 Perseverance Hall


Dr. Valeria Pershina, GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, Germany

Department of Chemistry


Host: Darleane Hoffman, dchoffman@lbl.gov. Administrative contact: Michèle Pixa, (510) 486-7535, mmpixa@lbl.gov
Those needing a shuttle or parking pass to LBNL, please contact Michele.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research:: A brief overview of research opportunities and how to find them

Workshop | August 12 | 12-12:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.



Finding a Faculty Sponsor for Undergraduate Research

Workshop | August 12 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will show you how to leverage the skills and knowledge you already possess to secure a faculty mentor. We will cover how to identify potential faculty sponsors on campus as well as how to prepare for the first meeting so that you make a great first impression.