2018 EHE Student Research Forum

February 23, 2018
Ohio Union

This annual event, sponsored by the EHE Office of Research, highlights the research of our graduate and undergraduate students. We have over 110 student presentations, both oral and poster, describing completed, in-progress, and proposed studies as well as literature reviews and research methodology. The oral presentations are grouped so that similar topics are clustered. The posters will be in the Cartoon Room with half of the posters during Session 1 and the other half during Session 2. The posters will be changed during lunch. Below you will find a quick overview of the schedule. A website detailing information about the forum is located at u.osu.edu/ehestudentresearch/. Additional information will be added to the website up to the day of the event, and photos will be added following the event.

Please register to attend this event whether you will be staying the entire day or just part of the day. We also need to know whether you will be joining us for lunch. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Chacko at chacko.9@osu.edu.

9:15AM – 10:00AM Registration
Check in on the 3rd floor outside the Cartoon Room

10:15AM – 11:45AM Session I
Oral presentations will take place in the six breakout rooms (Round Room, Barbie Tootle, Suzanne M. Scharer, Hayes Cape, Rosa M. Ailabouni & Tanya R. Rutner). Poster presentations will take place in the Cartoon Room. Exhibitors will also be located in the Cartoon Room.

11:45AM – 1:00PM: Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Great Hall Meeting Room, 1st Floor. 

This year’s keynote speaker will be Natasha Slesnick, Associate Dean for Research and Administration, College of Education and Human Ecology. 

Natasha Slesnick is professor of Human Development and Family Science in the Department of Human Sciences at The Ohio State University and Associate Dean for Research and Administration in the College of Education and Human Ecology. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and her research focuses on intervention development and evaluation with substance using homeless youth and families. She has consulted with multiple organizations and policy groups on the best strategies for intervening in youth homelessness. She has been continuously funded by the NIH since 1998 and has written over 100 peer reviewed publications and book chapters. In her lifetime, she has founded two drop-in centers for homeless youth – one in Albuquerque, New Mexico and one in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

***No Oral or Poster presentations will take place during the lunch break. Posters will be changed between sessions during the lunch break.

1:15PM – 2:45 Session II
Oral presentations will take place in the six breakout rooms (Round Room, Barbie Tootle, Suzanne M. Scharer, Hayes Cape, Rosa M. Ailabouni & Tanya R. Rutner). Poster presentations will take place in the Cartoon Room. Exhibitors will also be located in the Cartoon Room.

Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

The Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Program is accepting applications through March 12, 2018.  The Program supports postdocs to conduct research at universities, colleges, and U.S. government laboratories throughout the United States.

Recent Ph.D. graduates or doctoral students who will soon complete their degrees are encouraged to apply.  The fellowships offer a very competitive annual stipend and an annual travel allowance for the Postdoc, as well as a stipend and travel allowance to the host institution.  We appreciate any assistance in helping us identify competitive candidates for these prestigious fellowships.

Award Details: 

·       Annual stipends range from $75,000 to $79,000, depending on research location.

·       Annual travel budget of up to $6,000

·       Appointments for two years, and option to extend for a third year

·       Host institutions receive an annual laboratory budget of up to $5,000.

·       Research advisors receive a $10,000 stipend and an annual travel budget of up to $2,000.

Postdoc Eligibility: U.S. citizenship required; Ph.D. received within five years of the application deadline

Please visit the website(https://www.orau.org/icpostdoc/applicants/index.html) for details, and feel free to share this e-mail with your colleagues.

Research Commons Upcoming Workshops & Consultation

Highlighted Consultation Services

Data Management

Schedule a consultation: go.osu.edu/rc-dm

Wednesdays, 10 am – 12 pm.

Appropriate research data management makes the research process more efficient and meets University and Funding Agency requirements. Research Data Management consultations provides assistance with writing a Data Management Plan for a grant proposal, best practices in data organization, sharing and preservation guidance, evaluating data for re-use, and ethics, policies and federal requirements.



IRB Overview for Graduate Students (Workshop)

Register: https://library.osu.edu/researchcommons/event/irb-graduates-sp18

The Office of Responsible Research Practices is offering a workshop for graduate students on how to navigate the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process. The session will focus on the following key topics:

  • Understanding why we have an IRB process
  • Exploring types of research and levels of review
  • Tips for successful application completion
  • Finding out where to go for help

While the session will be tailored to social and behavioral sciences researchers, anyone preparing IRB submissions is welcome.

Who: OSU graduate students
When: Wednesday, January 31, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library

Citation Management Basics: Zotero (Workshop)

Register: https://library.osu.edu/researchcommons/event/zotero-basics-sp18/

Are you interested in using citation management software for your next writing project but not sure where to start? Want to learn more about how citation management software can make your life easier when it comes to collecting, organizing, and citing published works? Join Nick Wilkenson for an overview of Citation Management Software tools, and specifics on how you can use Zotero to organize your references, create bibliographies, and more as you prepare your next paper or publication.

BYOD- Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptops or tablets for hands-on participation, and our presenter will be available afterward for consultations.

Who: OSU faculty, postdocs, and graduate students
When: Tuesday, February 6, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library

Analyzing Text (Workshop)

Register: https://library.osu.edu/researchcommons/event/analyzing-text-sp18/

Humanities scholars continue to make significant discoveries using a variety of text analysis methods and tools. Digital Humanities Librarian Leigh Bonds will review some of those discoveries and the methods and tools used to make them. She will also guide participants through using the open source Voyant Tools to analyze their selected text. Participants are encouraged to bring a link to an online text or a text in a Word, pdf, or plain text format.

Who: OSU faculty, postdocs, and graduate students in the humanities
When: Tuesday, February 13, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library

Methodological Colloquium

Participants as Storytellers: An Introduction to Narrative Inquiry as a Unique Qualitative Methodology

Friday, January 26th
Ramseyer Hall 136

Zak Foste, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey

Methodological Colloquium

Biographical Life-Writing: Some Methodological Matters

Friday, January 12th
Ramseyer Hall Room 136

Jackie Blount, PhD
Philosophy and History of Education
Department of Educational Studies

2018-19 Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Opportunity

The Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program is pleased to extend this Graduate and Professional Student Community Engagement Opportunity

We request that you share this opportunity with your graduate and professional students.

Graduate or professional students interested in making a difference in local communities are encouraged to apply for the Columbus-Athens Chapter of the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Schweitzer Fellows partner with community organizations to create and implement year-long, 200-hour service projects that address social and health-related needs in Franklin and Athens counties.

INFORMATION SESSION: We invite you and your graduate and/or professional students to attend the following information session to learn more about the Fellowship:

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 4-5 p.m., in the Research Commons, 3rd Floor, 18th Ave. Library

The Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellows program director and representatives will be on hand to provide a program overview and answer questions. 

For more information, contact Maria Gallo or Lizzie Fitzgerald, Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellows Program Directors, at Columbus-AthensASF@osu.edu.

To read more about the program, please go to:  http://www.schweitzerfellowship.org/chapters/columbus

Application information is available at: http://www.schweitzerfellowship.org/chapters/columbus/application

Best regards,
Mark McCann


Mark L. McCann

Program Director

Office of Outreach and Engagement

190 North Oval Mall, Room 203

Columbus, OH 43210

(614) 247-1939



Grants and Funding Opportunities

Apply for 2018 Coca-Cola CDW Grants

The grant competition is now open for the 2018-2019 Coca-Cola Critical Difference for Women Grants. The Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies administers these research grants, which are designed to support research by Ohio State faculty and graduate students that explores women’s lives, gender equity and gender broadly conceptualized. Proposals are encouraged from all departments, colleges and professional schools. Priority may be given to research that includes a focus on diversity or on issues and groups that remain understudied.

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Academic Enrichment International Research Grants

The Office of International Affairs is seeking applications for its Academic Enrichment International Research Grants, which support activities with lasting impact across the globe. The grant competition is open to faculty, graduate students and undergraduates whose applications focus on research projects that address global issues, connect discipline-specific research to programs in diverse cultural settings, explore the languages, cultures, arts, social sciences and area studies and/or promote active collaborations with institutional partners. Deadline to apply is Friday (2/9).

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