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Spring flowers, photo by A. LaVertu, 2021


Are you done with winter? Us too! Time to shake off the cold temps and winter blues and get ready for Spring! Why not start put some of that Spring ‘energy’ into learning some new skills?  This month’s workshops present some wonderful opportunities for learning new skills and updating some skills that might have gotten, you know, ‘under used’! Come join us!

Workshops will be held on Tuesdays from 12noon-1pm via Zoom. Registration for workshops is required.  A Zoom link and password will be sent to registrants one hour prior to the start time of the Workshop. Please note that workshops are open to only Tufts-affiliated individuals.


Essentials of Data Management

Register:      https://tufts.libcal.com/event/8919110?hs=a

Date:             Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Time:             12:00pm – 1:00pm

In this workshop, we will review best practices for naming, organizing, storing, depositing your research data, and creating a Data Management Plan. Managing your data before you begin your research and throughout its life cycle is essential to ensure its current usability and long-run preservation and access.


***Special Event***
Writing Personal Statements

Register: https://tufts.libcal.com/event/7524356

Date: Monday, March 7, 2022

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Join us for a special workshop with Christine Smith, MS, RD, a Health Sciences Writing Consultant on the Boston Campus, adjunct lecturer at the Friedman School and former Senior Editor of the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter. Christine will provide advice on writing personal statements, as well as her top writing tips. We will also share resources on application writing and interviewing.


EndNote: Advanced
Register:       https://tufts.libcal.com/event/8919117?hs=a

Date:             Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Time:             12:00pm – 1:00pm

This one-hour session explores more advanced features of EndNote. During this session we will discuss using EndNote to create figures with captions, how to find updated citation information for records already in EndNote, how to modify output styles and more.

Systematic Reviews: Laying the Groundwork

Register:      https://tufts.libcal.com/event/8919125?hs=a

Date:             Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Time:             12:00pm – 1:00pm

Come to this workshop to learn about systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and other types of high-level research reviews. We will discuss topics such as the elements of a systematic review, protocols, resources, timelines, and suggested databases.


How to Read a Paper
Register:       https://tufts.libcal.com/event/8933112?hs=a

Date:             Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Time:             12:00pm – 1:00pm

Understanding a study is an essential first step before critical appraisal. In this workshop, attendees will learn strategies to efficiently read and understand an academic research paper in the health sciences.



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