SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2019 |
Links to upcoming events for the EVPRP, Discovery Park, IRB, Research Development, Purdue University’s 150th anniversary and Ideas Festival are included here.
Distinguished lectures scheduled
Three Purdue professors who have been chosen for the University’s most prestigious research awards for 2019 will present distinguished lectures on Oct. 28 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, a professor of human development and family studies in the College of Health and Human Sciences, will present the Lu Ann Aday Distinguished Lecture at 10:30 a.m. Evgenii Narimanov, a professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering, will deliver the Arden L. Bement Jr. Distinguished Lecture on Oct. 28 at 1:30 p.m. Sabre Kais, a professor of chemistry in the College of Science, will present the McCoy Distinguished Lecture at 3:30 p.m.
HRPP monthly training sessions
The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) hosts monthly training sessions for Purdue researchers on the West Lafayette campus. Upcoming dates are Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. All training sessions will take place the computer lab at Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G959 from 1-2 p.m. Visit the website for more information. You may also schedule an appointment or attend walk in hours by visiting the IRB website or by calling 765-494-5942.
An astronaut reunion will take place during October’s Homecoming festivities to celebrate the end of Purdue’s sesquicentennial, “150 Years of Giant Leaps.” Purdue upholds the Cradle of Astronauts tradition, graduating 25 astronauts, including the first and most recent people to walk on the moon. Thirteen astronauts who have flown with NASA and one commercial astronaut are expected at the reunion on Oct. 10-12 where they will speak to Purdue classes, visit local schools and tour campus. Read more.
A series of grantsmanship workshops are hosted throughout the year by the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. Many of these workshops are particularly useful for new faculty or those new to the research process at Purdue. See the complete list of upcoming events.
Drug Discovery Symposium
The Institute for Drug Discovery in Discovery Park will host its sixth annual symposium on Oct. 14 in the Buchanan Club at Ross Ade Stadium. The all-day event will feature Nathanael Gray from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Dennis Liotta from Emory University and Jun Liu from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Read more.
Discovery Park’s Center for the Environment will host an interdisciplinary one-day event on environmentalism and unintended consequences on Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Unforeseen Circumstances: A Symposium on Expertise & Justice in the Anthropocene” will feature a plenary panel and roundtable discussions and will be held in NLSN 1215 and PFEN 241.
Women’s Health Symposium
Join the Women’s Global Health Institute for a series of talks about ongoing women’s health research on campus, lunch and a discussion about future directions of the WGHI. The Women’s Health Symposium will be held Nov. 1 from 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. in the MRGN 121.