News & Events

Purdue Intellectual Property (IP) Policies and Data Ownership

Attend this session to learn the rules and regulations for intellectual property at Purdue and the impact that may have on your post-postdoc career. Donna Ferullo, Director of the University Copyright Office, will explain how research grants are handled within Purdue and the implications for postdocs who leave the university to pursue their careers. This session is recommended for all postdoctoral researchers.

Wednesday, October 6: 12:30 - 1:30 pm - Webinar Session


Postdoc Grant Writing Webinars

The Postdoc Office hosts grant writing webinars to help postdocs prepare for their future research careers. All postdocs are welcome to attend! 

Interactive Learning: Grant Search, Solicitations, and Proposal Components

Thursday, September 29: 4:00 - 5:15 pm - Online Session


Interactive Learning: Logic Flow and Methods

Thursday, October 27: 4:00 - 5:15 pm - Online Session


Mentorship Training for Postdocs

In these interactive sessions for Purdue postdocs, participants learn strategies for both being an sucessful mentee and also for being an effective mentor. The five-part training series sessions each have a different topic and attendees can join in any time during the five session cycle. 

Managing expectations and setting goals

Thursday, September 23: 4:00 - 5:15 pm - Online Session


Communication between mentors and mentees

Thursday, October 21: 4:00 - 5:15 pm - Online Session


Defining and Planning for Independence

Thursday, November 18: 4:00 - 5:15 pm - Online Session


New Postdoc Orientations

Postdoc orientation is a two-hour information session for new postdocs to learn about resources at Purdue and meet other postdocs. 

Friday, October 22: 11:30 - 1:30 pm - Webinar Session


Friday, December 12: 11:30 - 1:30 pm - Webinar Session


Purdue Postdoc Association (PPDA)

The Purdue Postdoc Association (PPDA) is open to all postdocs.

Regular activities include coffee breaks, professional development workshops, and social events.

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