Link Roundup May 2021

Cameron Cook

A new IRB director will be leading the office, learn more about them and some of the changes from the IRB Efficiency Project.

Campus has rolled out Research at UW-Madison, which provides searchable interface to see research activities, find collaborations, and see the campus impact.

Campus has a new required cybersecurity awareness training. The human factor is one of the biggest vulnerabilities when it comes to security, so be sure to brush up on your ability to identify scams, phishing, or other attempts.

Jennifer Patiño

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) will offer a Grant Writing Boot Camp for Social Scientists, which will run from July 2021 through mid-February 2022. The bootcamp will provide guidance and support for junior and mid-career faculty who have a goal of submitting/resubmitting an NIH grant application.

Joy Harjo, the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate and the first Native Nations poet to serve in that role, has released a companion volume to her signature project at the Library of Congress which consists of a   multimedia digital map and online audio collection that gathers the work and stories of 47 contemporary Native poets ranging from New York to Hawaii. The poetry anthology is called “Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry” and reflects on the themes of place and displacement with focal points of visibility, persistence, resistance and acknowledgment.