Dr. Laina King discusses travel awards for mountain research retreats: May 14, 2012


Undergraduates, graduates students, postdocs, and faculty are invited to learn about opportunities. Travel Funding! Research Retreats!

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Focus:
All Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences
Mission of Keystone: 
Keystone Symposia will serve as a catalyst for the advancement of biomedical and life sciences by connecting scientists within and across disciplines at conferences and workshops held at venues that create an environment conducive to information exchange, generation of new ideas, and acceleration of applications that benefit society.

Over 50 conferences are held per year; each range in length from 3 to 4 days and attract an average of 250 participants per meeting.

Symposia locations are usually winter and mountain retreats selected for relaxed environments that optimize information exchange and promote collaborative relationships.

(ref: Keystonesymposia.org)

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Laina King, the Director of Diversity in Life Science Programs  at the Keystone Symposia wants to talk to you about travel awards to the different Keystone sponsored meetings.  For more information, please visit www.keystonesymposia.org.  Visit the site and look for meetings that match your research interest.  Dr. King has funding!

Location & Time:
UMBC Campus – Meyerhoff Chemistry Building
Conference Room, 120
Monday, May 14, 2012
2:30 – 3:30 PM

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Categories: Academic Preparation

Author:Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland (http://www.umbc.edu), and Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She is Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research is on global diversity in STEM and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Google+ google.com/+RenettaTull. Follow on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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2 Comments on “Dr. Laina King discusses travel awards for mountain research retreats: May 14, 2012”

  1. May 8, 2012 at 11:00 PM #

    thank’s your information

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