Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Calendar

Tentative Summer 2015 Schedule

Program Dates: June 1 to August 7, 2015

Date

Time

Category

Who

Where

Activity

Week 1

 

 

 

 

 

5/31 (Su)

 

 

 

 

Scholars arrive in Boston

6/01 (M)*

9-11:30

Orient.

CS

S/1/012

Orientation: General (Christian and Hannigan)

 

11:30-1

Orient.

CS and CM

S/1/012

Orientation: Mentors and Lunch Mixer

 

1-2:30

PD

CS

TBD

Orientation: EHS Lab Safety

 

2:30-4:00

PD

CS

S/1/012

RCR 01: Scientific Record Keeping (Christian and Gulich)

 

4:00

 

CS

HP

Harbor Point Orientation

6/02 (T)#

9-12

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 01: Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) Introduction and Scientific Method versus Environmental Problem Solving (Christian and Gulich) and ISC Cards (Quinn First Floor) and UMB Card (CC/3/3400) (Bring Picture ID)

 

6/03 (W)#

9-12

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 02: Visual Communication (Christian, Gulich, and Link)

6/05 (F)#

9-12

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 03: Elements of Proposal Presentation (Christian and Gulich)

6/05 (F)#

11-1

CES

CS

S/1/012

Seminar 1: Science and Policy in Coastal and Ocean Governance (light lunch provided)

Week 2

 

 

 

 

 

6/07 (Su)#

TBA

SE

CS

TBA

Freedom Trail and Walking Geology Tour (Gulich)

6/08 (M)#

9-11:30

PD

CS

S/3/20

WS 04: Data Exploration and Stats (Hannigan)

6/08 (M)#

11:45-2

CES

CS

Fox Point

Harbor Island Tour (Christian and Gulich)

6/10 (W)#

9-11

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 05: Scientific Writing – Introduction (Christian and Gulich)

6/12 (F)#

9-11

PD

CS

S/1/012

RCR 2: Ethics and the Scientist (Hannigan)

6/12 (F)#

11-1

CES

CS

S/1/012

Seminar 2: Hot Topic #1 : TBA, (light lunch provided)

Week 3

 

 

 

 

 

6/16 (T)#

9-11

PD

CS

S/1/012

RCR 3: Mentoring (Hannigan)

6/17 (W)#

9-11

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 06: Scientific Writing – Methods (Christian/Gulich)

6/19 (F)*

9-12

CES

CS and CM

S/1/012

Seminar 3: CS Research Proposal Presentation (15 min total; 6 min presentation and 9 min feedback; Mentors will be notified of time of their student presentations)

6/19 (F)#

2-5

SE

CS and CM

Fox Point

Dorchester Bay Kayaking

Week 4

 

 

 

 

 

6/26 (F)#

9-11

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 07: Scientific Writing – Results (Christian and Gulich)

6/26 (F)#

11-1

CES

CS

S/1/012

Seminar 4: Hot Topic #2: TBA (light lunch provided)

Week 5

 

 

 

 

 

6/30 (T)# 9-11 PD CS S/1/012 RCR 04: Collaborative Research (Hannigan/Christian)
7/01 (W)# 3-5 SE CS Softball Field CREST REU versus BIO REU Kickball Challenge

7/04 (Sa)

 

 

 

 

Independence Day (Discuss lab plans with mentor)

Date

Time

Category

Who

Where

Activity

Week 6

 

 

 

 

 

7/07 (T)#

9-11

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 08: Scientific Writing – Discussion (Chritian and Gulich)

7/09 (Th)#

9-11

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 09: Elements of a Conference/Research Abstract (Christian and Gulich)

Week 7

 

 

 

 

 

7/14 (T)#

9-11

CES

CS

S/1/012

WS 10: Elements of a Poster Presentation (Christian and Gulich)

7/16 (Th)# 9-11 CES CS S/1/012 WS 11: Graduate School Forum (Gulich and Alderman)

Week 8

 

 

 

 

 

7/20 (M)*

 

 

CS and CM

 

Due Date: Submit Research Abstract to Director (Christian)

7/21 (T)# 9-11 PD CS S/3/20 WS04: Stats Revisited; Bring your Data! (Hannigan/Christian)

7/23 (Th)#

9-11

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS12: 3MT™ Revisited: Informal Communications (Christian and Gulich)

Week 9

 

 

 

 

 

7/27 (M)#

 

 

CS and CM

 

Due Date: 1st Full Draft of Research Poster to Mentor

7/30 (Th)*

9-2

PD

CS

S/1/012

WS 13: Skills Exchange (Christian and Gulich)

Week 10

 

 

 

 

 

8/03 (M)#

 

 

CS and CM

 

Due Date: 2nd Full Draft of Research Poster to Mentor

8/05(W)*

9-12

 

CS

 

Due Date: Poster Printing (Submit to Ms. Gulich)

8/06 (Th)*

9-12

CES

CS

S/1/012

CREST REU Only Poster Preview/Prep and 3MT™ Videotaping (Christian and Gulich)

 

12-2

SE

CS and CM

Fox Point

Summer Programs Combined Picnic

8/07 (F)*

10:30-1

CES

CS and CM

TBA

Poster Presentations: Setup 10:30-11; A-L 11-12; M-Z: 12-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:30-2:30

 

CS

S/3/20

Post-REU Student Assessment of Learning Gains (Christian, Gulich, and Hannigan)

 

2:30-4

 

CS

S/3/20

Awards, Group Wrap up, and Research Keys turn in (Christian, Gulich, and Hannigan)

 

4-

 

CS

 

Goodbyes and Apartment Cleaning

8/08(Sa)*

 

 

 

 

Apartment Check out and Fly Home

           

Key

 

 

PD

 

Professional Development

 

 

 

CES

 

Coastal Environments Seminar

 

 

 

SE

 

Social Events

 

 

 

CS

 

CREST-REU Scholars

 

 

 

CM

 

CREST-REU Mentors

 

 

 

S/1/012

 

SFE Conf. Room

 

 

 

S/03/020

 

SFE GIS Computer Lab

 

 

 

HP

 

Harbor Point Apartments

      *   Required Attendance
      #   Highly Recommended Attendance
           

Follow-up of previous cohorts, preparation of publications, preparation of presentations at national meetings will begin early in the fall semester.


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