Workshop: Academic Works for Student Posters

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One last workshop, Undergraduate Researchers!

You’re invited to join City Tech’s Prof. Monica Berger for a workshop to learn more about using Academic Works for student posters and the ways Academic Works can benefit you as a researcher. Adding your poster to CUNY Academic Works creates a unique, permanent link for your resume, CV, and graduate school application.

Register now and join via Zoom on Thursday, April 27, 1:00-2:00PM for the workshop.

Workshop: Designing a Research Poster Presentation

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Undergraduate Researchers, are you getting ready for presenting your research?!

Please join City Tech’s Profs. Alcendor and Xiao for a workshop on designing a research poster presentation. In this workshop, participating students will understand the purpose of a scientific research poster as well as learn important layout principles and components to create and present effective research posters.

Location: P501 (Pearl)

The sessions are on Thursday, April 20, at 1:00-2:00 PM and at 4:00-5:00 PM.

Workshop: ePortfolios for Academic and Career Advancement

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A new month, and more great workshops, Undergraduate Researchers!

Do you have an ePortfolio? Interested in starting one or improving on yours?

You’re invited to join City Tech’s iTEC team for a workshop on ePortfolios for Academic and Career Advancement. In this workshop, you will create dynamic, professional websites using WordPress featuring your outstanding academic work.

These sessions are Tuesday, April 4th:

Register and attend via Zoom for the 1:00-1:00PM session


Register and attend via Zoom for the 4:00-5:00PM session.

Two great options for a great workshop!

Workshop: Writing Abstracts for Research Projects

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More workshops to end the month of March, Undergraduate Researchers!

You’re invited to join Prof. ElHitti, Prof. Garcia, and the fellows in City Tech’s Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program for a workshop on Writing Abstracts for Research Projects. In this workshop, students will learn about abstracts: what they are and how they are used. They will also learn the necessary elements to writing an abstract and go through a series of exercises in small groups to distinguish between successful and unsuccessful abstracts.

The sessions are on Thursday, March 30th via Zoom:


These are two great options for one great workshop!

Workshop: Advancing Library Research Techniques

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As we pass the mid-semester mark, we’re also in the middle of the slate of workshops designed for you, Undergraduate Researchers!

You’re invited to join Prof. Prince and Prof. Berger from City Tech’s library for a workshop on Advancing Library Research Techniques, where you’ll learn how to use the library and Google Scholar to find sources for your poster and general strategies for the literature review.

This workshop is offered twice on Wednesday, March 29, once in the library and once on Zoom:

  • with Prof. Prince, 1:00-2:00 PM–This workshop will take place in L540, the Library E-classroom. Enter the library on the 4th Floor of the Library building, and go up to the classroom on the next floor.
  • with Prof. Berger, 4:00-5:00 PM –You can register and participate via Zoom.

Two great options for one great workshop!

Workshop: Time Management THURSDAY

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Here’s a reminder for all Undergraduate Researchers: it’s time for another workshop!

This Thursday, you’re invited to join the CUNY Creative Arts Team (CAT) for the Time Management workshop, sponsored by BMI CUNY. Students participating in the workshop will learn strategies for time management.

Location: P501 (Pearl)

Thursday, March 23, 1:00-2:00 PM

Add it to your calendar today–and set an alert, too (just some unofficial time management hints)!

Workshop: Research Types and Methods W 3/22

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What a great start to the workshops we’ve had so far!

Hopefully you had the chance to attend Using OpenLab for your Research Project on Thursday, 3/16. Now get ready to join Profs. Kim and Rahman for the next workshop, Research Types and Methods.

Before beginning your research project, you need to decide how to design a study. This panel discussion workshop will give you a brief overview of various types of research using field surveys, secondary data analysis, and laboratory experiments.

This session takes place on Wednesday, March 22, from 1-2:00PM. Be sure to register for Research Types and Methods and then join when it’s time!

Workshop: Using OpenLab for your Research Project

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This semester’s workshops are off to a successful start, thanks to the effort of the workshop leaders and organizers, and of course to the curious and lively student participants!

Next in the workshop schedule is Using OpenLab for your Research Project, led by Prof. Reitz and the OpenLab Community Team, who will support student researchers by showing how to communicate about and display research via OpenLab.

Register for the workshop and join on Thursday, 3/16, 1:00-2:00PM.

If you haven’t already, sign up for an OpenLab account before the workshop so you can log in and get started!

If you attend this workshop, please share your reflections about it.

Reflection: Using OpenLab for Research

Using OpenLab for Research 3/16/23 Reflection

Which research program are you in?(Required)

Workshop: Being a Professional

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Calling all Undergraduate Researchers! If you are participating in an undergraduate research program, be sure to check out the full list of workshops and sign up for workshops starting this week with Tuesday’s workshop on Presenting Yourself Online. This second workshop, on Being a Professional, is a great opportunity not only for you as a researcher but also as you embark on or continue in your profession! Participating students will learn about professionalism and strategies to develop from varied perspectives.

You’re invited to join Profs. Davide and Walljasper for this workshop on developing professional skills. The session will be on Thursday, March 9th from 1:00-2:00PM.

Register for Being a Professional, and then join when it’s time for the workshop!