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  • UW−Madison Mentorship Experts Anchor Federal Push to Diversify Biomedical Workforce UW−Madison Mentorship Experts Anchor Federal Push to Diversify Biomedical Workforce

    UW−Madison Mentorship Experts Anchor Federal Push to Diversify Biomedical Workforce Read from Source WCER investigators Christine Pfund, Angela Byars-Winston receive major grants October 31, 2019   |   By Karen Rivedal, WCER Communications UW-Madison expertise is key to a new $43 million federal effort to bring more women and minorities into the biomedical sciences. UW−Madison will continue to play a ...

  • The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM

    By NASEM Board on Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM Public Release Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:00pm – 3:00pm EDT Please join us for the release of the new National Academies report, The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM, which systematically compiles and analyzes current research on the characteristics, competencies, and behaviors of effective ...

  • Training Opportunity: Enhance undergraduate and graduate research training programs with Entering Research

    Facilitator Training workshops for Entering Research (undergraduate and graduate researcher training) will be held February 13-14, 2020 and June 4-5, 2020 at UW-Madison. In this two-day event co-hosted by the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) and the Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement (WISCIENCE), participants will learn about ...

  • Assessment Tool to Measure Mentorship Role in Undergraduate Research

    January is National Mentor Month and UW–Madison has reason to celebrate. For over two decades, the university has been a nationally recognized leader in evidence-based research mentor and mentee training, and has led the way in providing high-quality undergraduate research experiences. Thanks to the dedicated work of a group of units from across campus, yet ...

  • UW–Madison Researchers Contribute to NAS Report on Undergraduate Research Experiences UW–Madison Researchers Contribute to NAS Report on Undergraduate Research Experiences

    A National Academy of Sciences committee whose members include Janet Branchaw and Eric Grodsky, both on faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education and principal investigators at its Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), released a study examining evidence on undergraduate research experiences. Branchaw and Grodsky are among 16 experts from across the ...

  • Enabling Effective Mentorship Enabling Effective Mentorship

    What makes mentorship successful? That’s what Christine Pfund studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Pfund is interested in understanding, developing and implementing effective mentor training in science, engineering and medicine.

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