Author Goleman To Present at DDM Seminar
The Deputy Director for Management (DDM) announces the second seminar of the 2012-2013 series “Management and Science: Partnering for Excellence.” The event on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10, will feature Dr. Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence and Social Intelligence. Goleman examines the concepts of emotional intelligence in the workplace, outlining its importance in achieving success.
Videocasting and sign language will be provided. Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to attend should call (301) 496-6211 or the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.
For more information about the series, visit www.ddmseries.od.nih.gov or call (301) 496-3271.
Google, Bing Offer Research Tips for Researchers, Feb. 6 in Masur
Learn expert web-searching tips directly from Google and Bing. The NIH Library presents Daniel Russell and Duane Forrester on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10.
Russell, from Google, will demonstrate different methods and techniques for finding things you didn’t think could be found and some of the strategies you can use for online investigations in the years ahead. Often called a search anthropologist, he has spent most of his career understanding how people use the tools of technology to amplify their intelligence. Prior to joining Google, he worked for IBM, Xerox and Apple in the area of user experience. Russell maintains a blog, SearchReSearch, that focuses on topics related to search.
Forrester, from Bing, will discuss deep search and specific tips and tricks you can use to narrow search results and uncover exactly what you seek. He is a senior product manager with Bing’s webmaster program. He is the author of two books: How to Make Money with Your Blog and Turn Clicks into Customers. Forrester maintains his own blog, theonlinemarketingguy.com.
No registration is required for the seminar. Overflow seating will be available in the NIH Library training room located on the first floor of Bldg. 10. The event will be videocast and archived. The seminar will be followed by light refreshments in the NIH Library reading room.
The program is part of the NIH Library’s Training Program on new and existing research tools and is open to all NIH and HHS staff.
Protocol Navigation Lecture, Feb. 4 in Lipsett
The second lecture in the 2013 IRP Protocol Navigation Training Program Seminar Series will be held Monday, Feb. 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. in Bldg. 10, Lipsett Amphitheater. The program is a trans-NIH effort to develop resources and tools and to provide training for intramural staff and contractors involved in protocol development, writing, coordination and management. Katherine Cooper-Arnold and Donna Jones from the NHLBI Office of Clinical Research will present “Certificates of Confidentiality: What Are They, How Are They Used and When Should You Have One?” For more information, contact Beverly Barham, (301) 594-2494, firstname.lastname@example.org or Marcia Vital, (301) 451-9437, email@example.com.
National Children’s Study to Host Data Users Workshop, Feb. 13
Registration is open for the National Children’s Study “Data Users Workshop,” Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Fishers Lane Conference Center.
The goal of the workshop is to provide some background on the data use policies and data lifecycles of the National Children’s Study and garner input from interested research partners on how to proceed with data releases in a way that is aligned with other federal research efforts and data use policies. The workshop will feature panel discussions on data documentation, quality assurance/quality control processes, data use protocols and disclosure review. For more information, registration and the draft agenda visit www.cvent.com/d/kcq4mp.