Upcoming Events

6 Feb
February 6, 2023
Bernard Becker Medical Library

On the first floor of Becker Library, you'll find snacks, coloring books and materials, so let your inner child take over! Then show off your masterpiece(s) to the circulation desk to win a special prize.

7 Feb
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | February 7, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

This virtual R workshop introduces how to install, load, and manage Bioconductor packages in R. The session includes demonstrations on how to explore genomic data using some basic functions in the VariantAnnotation Bioconductor package.

9 Feb
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | February 9, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

Learn to set up a longitudinal projects in order to use data entry forms and surveys multiple times and use the scheduling and calendar tools to organize your project.

13 Feb
10:00 am - 11:00 am | February 13, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

Learn how to show your data some love by incorporating good data management practices into your REDCap projects including planning efficient data collection workflows, creating meaningful variable names, preparing understandable reports and exports, using the data dictionary for FAIR data sharing and more.

13 Feb
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | February 13, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

In this Love Data Week session, the Realities of Academic Data Sharing (RADS) team will describe what they have learned so far from their ongoing research project.

14 Feb
10:00 am - 11:30 am | February 14, 2023
Virtual

Please join the Love Data Week keynote webinar, “NIH Experts on Implications of New Data Management and Sharing Policy.” This 90-minute webinar will comprise a one-hour joint presentation by Taunton Paine from the NIH Office of Science Policy, Cindy Danielson from the NIH Office of Extramural Research, and Lisa Federer from the National Library of Medicine, followed by a 30-minute live Q&A session.

14 Feb
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | February 14, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the session

Caring is (data) Sharing! Join this presentation to learn more about the variety of tools and services offered by the Institute for Informatics (I2), and some examples which highlight the diverse ways I2 has been able to facilitate data access and sharing.

15 Feb
10:00 am - 11:30 am | February 15, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

We know how data can be used (and misused) to inform funding strategies, conduct research, and evaluate impact — but is this where it can have the greatest impact?

15 Feb
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | February 15, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

In this information session, WashU DMPTool administrators will walk you through the steps involved in using the DMPTool to write a DMSP focusing on the NIH and NSF templates and how to get feedback from the WashU DMPTool admins directly from the DMPTool.

16 Feb
11:00 am - 12:00 pm | February 16, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

Learn about resources available to help researchers navigate the complicated nature of qualitative data sharing.

16 Feb
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | February 16, 2023
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

MDClone is a new campus resource from the Institute for Informatics (I2) Center for Population Health Informatics. MDClone is a free, secure, self-service platform for building queries and downloading computationally derived ("synthetic") data from the I2 Research Data Core (RDC).

23 Feb
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | February 23, 2023
Connor Auditorium (FLTC)

The 84th Historia Medica lecture will feature WashU alum and scholar Dr. Ezelle Sanford III, now an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Sanford teaches courses in the history of American medicine, public health and African American history.

23 Feb
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | February 23, 2023
Bernard Becker Medical Library - Glaser Gallery

Drawing on oral histories, photographs, architectural plans and other documents, our first exhibit of 2023, "In their own words: Stories of desegregation at Washington University Medical Center," will feature stories from doctors, nurses, students and administrators who experienced segregation and advocated for change.

8 Mar
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | March 8, 2023
Virtual

Join Becker Library for a virtual Covidence information session on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 1-2 p.m. An expert from Covidence will demonstrate how this software helps manage systematic review projects, followed by a brief Q&A session.  

9 Mar
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | March 9, 2023
Virtual

Researchers have historically focused on tracking scientific outputs like publications and grants, but how does research lead to things that actually improve the world around us? In this session, learn how to plan for, track, and demonstrate the impact of your research in the broader community with the new Translating for Impact toolkit.

12 Apr
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm | April 12, 2023
5200 Delmar Blvd

Medical students, residents, fellows, faculty and staff are invited to an in-person event to hear stories of growth, insight, bravery, wisdom, and vulnerability.