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Past Events 2012

Past ACS on Campus Events in 2012

University of New Mexico

University of Californa San Diego

University of Münster (Münster, Germany)

La Sapienza (Rome, Italy)

Peking University and Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (Beijing and Shanghai, China)

Cornell University

Penn State University

Sandia National Laboratories

Los Alamos National Laboratory

University of Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany)

Ohio State University (Columbus,OH)

NCL – Pune, India

Kolkata, India

University College London (London, UK)

University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, UK)

Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland)

Universidade de São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil)

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

University of New Mexico – January 13, 2012

The event organizers would like to thank UNM, Professors Dave Whitten and Tony Hopfinger, Isela Roeder, Tom Brennan, Professor Dave Bear, VP for Research, Julia Fulghum and all the UNM students who attended for a valuable day of sessions. View the videos from ACS on Campus, University of New Mexico. Pictures from the event are on our Flickr stream.

Fast Facts about ACS on campus at UNM
Registrant Details:
Institutions represented:
  • 2 National Labs (Sandia, LANL)
  • 1 Company (ARCH Venture Partners)
  • 1 Non-profit Association (IEEE)
  • 2 Academic Institutions (University of New Mexico and CNM Community College)

Departments represented:  Over 30 labs from 14 different academic departments were represented ranging from Earth and Planetary Science to Biological Materials Science

Speakers

Lisa M. Balbes, Ph.D., Balbes Consultants, LLC

Donna Cromer, Chemistry Librarian, University of New Mexico

Dr. Anton J. Hopfinger, Associate Editor, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling

Tom Brennan, Venture Partner & Entrepreneur in Residence at Sandia National Laboratories

Dr. David G. Bear, Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of New Mexico

Julia E. Fulghum, Professor and Vice President: Research and Economic Development, UNM


University of Californa San Diego – February 15, 2012

ACS Publications staff thank UCSD faculty and students for hosting a successful ACS on Campus event.

Modules

  • Graduate Student/Post-Doc Focus Group†
  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From ACS Editors Themselves
  • Bruce Maryanoff, ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters
  • M.G. Finn, ACS Combinatorial Science
  • Ethics & Copyright in Scholarly Communication
  • Finding the Work/Life Balance: There’s Life Outside the Lab
  • Resume Writing 101
  • George O’Neill, ACS Career Consultant
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD?
  • Steve Hahn, Dow Chemical
  • Barbara Sawrey, University of California, San Diego
  • Kevin Capps, Sheppard Mullin
  • Ben Pratt, Dart NeuroScience
  • M.G. Finn, The Scripps Research Institute

Speakers

Bruce E. Maryanoff, Ph.D., Associate Editor, ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters

George O’Neill, ACS Career Consultant

M.G. Finn, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, ACS Combinatorial Science

Dr. Kevin Capps, Associate, Intellectual Property Practice Group at Sheppard Mullin

Benjamin Pratt, Ph.D., Medicinal Chemist, Dart NeuroScience

Stephen F. Hahn, Research Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

Steven Breazzano, Ph.D. Candidate, The Scripps Research Institute

Mark Tichenor, Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Big thanks to Teri Vogel and the Department of Chemistry at UCSD for hosting a very successful ACS on Campus event.

99 attendees from 45 different labs representing 11 different departments from 5 academic institutions, 4 corporations, 2 non-profits, and 1 law firm.

Departments represented:  Chemistry/Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Cancer, Kresge Library, MAE, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Nano-engineeering, Pharmacology, S&E Library, Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Corporations represented: The Dow Chemical Company, Dart NeuroScience, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Companies of Johnson & Johnson, General Atomics

Not-for-profits represented: The Scripps Research Instituteand Sanford Burnham Medical Institute

Law firms represented: Sheppard Mullin

Universities represented: UC – San Diego, UC – Irvine, San Diego State University, University of West Florida, Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea

ACS Organizations represented: Membership & Scientific Advancement, ACS Publications, Office of Public Affairs, Chemical Abstracts Service, San Diego Local Section


University of Münster – March 20, 2012
Münster, Germany

Many thanks to Heike Seidel, science librarian at WWUM, and the faculty and students of WWUM for graciously hosting our first ACS on Campus event in Germany.

Modules

  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing
  • WORKING AS A CHEMIST
  • Job Application and Qualification: Insights from Industry Specialists
  • Career Options in Chemistry
  • NETWORKING LUNCH
  • Question and Answer Session with Speakers
  • Publishing with ACS Discussion: Journal Publishing Agreement, Ethics & ACS Author Choice
  • SciFinder® Expert Support Desk (You may submit questions in advance)
  • Journal of the Future Discussion

Speakers

Dr. Wolfgang Parak, Associate Editor, ACS Nano

Dr. Jürgen Bajorath, Associate Editor, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Jennifer Taylor Howell, Program Manager, American Chemical Society

Dr. Sonja Althausen, Patent Attorney

Dr Thorsten Schaefer, Manager Patente & Lizenzen / Manager Patents & Licences

Andrea Schröder, M.A., Career Advisor, WWU

Dr. Iris Reimann, Psychology and Medicine Librarian, Manager of the Medical Library, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Matthias Kleff, Referent Employer Branding, Evonik Services GmbH

Dr. Frank Schubert, Operational Excellence, Evonik Industries AG

Dr. Karin Faerber, SIIL rep. CAS


La Sapienza, March 23, 2012
Rome, Italy

Many thanks to Mary Joan Crowley, Engineering Librarian, the Dean of the Faculty at Sapienza, and the many students who attended ACS on Campus.

Modules

  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing
  • COFFEE BREAK
  • Come si dice? Navigating Science Technical Writing for Non-native Speakers
  • ACS Online: Making ACS Journals Online and SciFinder® work for you

Speakers

Jennifer Taylor Howell, Program Manager, American Chemical Society

Prof. Dr. Joachim Spatz , Associate Editor, Nano Letters; Director, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

Sara Rouhi, Manager, Library Relations

Prof. Erick Carreira , Associate Editor, Organic Letters; Head, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, ETH Zürich

Dr. Giuseppe Giannini, Medicinal Chemistry Oncology, Head; Project Leader R&D, Sigma-Tau Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite S.p.A

Mary Joan Crowley, Librarian, Dept of Structural & Geotechnical Engineering Faculty Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Yvonne Pope, Regional Sales Manager SIIL for CAS


Peking University, Tuesday, April 10, 2012 and Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Monday, April 16, 2012
Beijing and Shanghai, China

ACS on Campus returns to China for our second round of visits; this time to Peking University and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Modules

  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing
  • Ethics and Copyright in Scholarly Publishing
  • Peer-review: How it works, what it’s for, where it’s going
  • Publishing in English: Tips for Non-native Speakers

Speakers

Prof. Miguel A. García-Garibay

Associate Editor (JACS) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of California

Prof. Dawei Ma Associate Editor (JOC) Director, State Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Sonja Krane, Ph.D, Managing Editor (JACS) Editorial Development American Chemical Society

Norah Xiao, Assistant University Librarian Assistant Professor academic rank University of Southern California

Darla Henderson, Ph.D, Assistant Director, Editorial Development American Chemical Society

Prof. Theodore Goodson, Senior Editor (JPC) Department of Chemistry University of Michigan


Cornell University, April 20, 2012

ACS on Campus heads back to New York for the first time in two years to debut new ACS on Campus content at Cornell University. Join us for seminars on communicating your science to the general public, how to successfully tackle NSF grants, how to get a manuscript published, and more.

  • MORNING SESSION: PUBLISHING & RESEARCH
  • Opening Remarks
  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves / Copyright and Ethics of Publishing
  • Resume Writing 101
  • Becoming a SciFinder Ninja: Tips & Tricks to Master Search
  • CAREERS AND IMPACT OF SCIENCE
  • There’s life beyond the lab: Finding the Work/Life Balance
  • What is it you do again? Why effectively communicating your science matters
  • Broader Impacts: How to Approach the NSF Grant Proposal
  • Networking Reception

Speakers

Rudy Baum, Editor-in-Chief, Chemical & Engineering News

William D. Jones, C.F. Houghton Professor of Chemistry Associate Editor for Journal of the American Chemical Society University of Rochester

Richard Eisenberg, Tracy H. Harris Professor of Chemistry Editor-in-Chief for Inorganic Chemistry

Barbara A. Baird, Horace White Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University

Mary Ermides, Senior Account Consultant, CAS

Angela DiCiccio, Graduate Student Organizer Cornell University

Jenny Novotney, Graduate Student Organizer Cornell University

Dr. Melissa A. Hines, Professor and Director Cornell Center for Materials Research

Dr. Andrew Chadeayne, President of SwimSpray, LLC

Christopher Goh, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry Williams College

Charles H. Trautmann, Executive Director Sciencenter, Ithaca, NY

Avtar Singh, Graduate Student in Applied and Engineering Physics Cornell University

Odessa Petzold, Manager Glass Surface Research, Science & Technology

Kenneth Chang, Science reporter The New York Times

Jodi Wesemann, Assistant Director for Higher Education American Chemical Society

Nancy Blount, Assistant Director, Society Communications American Chemical Society

Dr. James Burke, ACS Career Consultant Past ACS Board Chair

Gavin Sacks, Assistant Professor of Enology Department of Food Science Cornell University


Penn State University, June 5, 2012

ACS on Campus heads to Pennsylvania for the first time to debut new ACS Career Pathways content at Penn State. Discover the best ways to find jobs in industry, manage the recruitment process, negotiate a job offer and more. The event is free and open to the public

  • Working in Industry – Career Possibilities (Part A)
  • Networking Lunch
  • Working in Industry – Application Package (Part B)

Speakers

Jennifer Taylor Howell, Program Manager, American Chemical Society

David E. Harwell, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Career Management and Development, American Chemical Society


Sandia National Laboratories, July 19-20, 2012

Many thanks both SNL and LANL for hosting our second and third visits to National Labs. We featured new ACS on Campus content focusing on career pathways: academic, industry, government, and entrepreneurial careers and why each one may or may not be the right choice.

Modules

  • Networking Dinner
  • Alternative Careers in Science Panel Discussion
  • Networking
  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Publishing from an Insider’s Perspective
  • Writing a Competitive Research Proposal
  • The SciFinder Advantage for Your Career
  • ACS Career Pathways: Finding Your Path in Industry or Higher Education
  • What is It You Do Again? Why Effectively Communicating Your Science Matters Panel Discussion

Speakers

Dr. Duane Dimos, Director of the Engineering Sciences Center Sandia National Laboratories

Dr. Nancy B. Jackson, ACS Immediate Past President Sandia National Laboratories

David G. Whitten,

Lisa M. Balbes, Ph.D,. Balbes Consultants, LLC

Gin-Yun Eggerichs, Ph.D., Applications Specialist, CAS

Burtrand I. Lee, Program Manager, ACS Office of Research Grants

Dr. Ron Dolin, Onwer, Don Quixote Distillery

Karl Braithwaite, Senior Manager for Government Relations, Sandia National Laboratories

Glenn S. Ruskin, OPA Director, American Chemical Society

John Fleck, Science Writer, Albuquerque Journal

Daniel Jenkins, IP Attorney Technical Specialist, Sandia National Laboratories


Los Alamos National Laboratory, July 23-24, 2012

ACS on Campus heads to Los Alamos National Lab on Monday, July 23 to debut the new ACS Career Pathways Finding Your Path workshop. Learn about the four main career pathways available to chemistry professionals: academic, industry, government, and entrepreneurial careers and why each one may or may not be the right choice for you.

Modules

  • ACS Career Pathways: Finding Your Path – Session 1
  • ACS Career Pathways: Finding Your Path – Session 2
  • Science Café Presentation
  • Alternative Careers in Science Panel Discussion
  • 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Networking
  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What You Need to Know
  • SciFinder Session
  • Journal of the Future Panel Discussion
  • Networking Reception

Speakers

Dr. Anton J. Hopfinger, Associate Editor, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling

Jason H. Hafner, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Chemistry Rice University

Lisa M. Balbes, Ph.D., Balbes Consultants, LLC

Sara Rouhi, Manager, Library Relations

Jennifer Sexton, Senior Government Account Consultant CAS

 


University of Hamburg – October 4-5, 2012

ACS on Campus headed back to Germany for two days of sessions at the University of Hamburg in Hamburg, Germany.

Modules

  • SciFinder for the Life Sciences Training
  • SciFinder for Organic Chemistry Training
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD?
  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing: What you need to know
  • Science Cafe with Professor Wittko Francke

Speakers

Prof. Dr. Carsten Bolm Associate Editor, The Journal of Organic Chemistry Professor of Organic Chemistry Institut für Organische Chemie, RWTH Aachen University

Dr. Karin Faerber SIIL rep. CAS

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wittko Francke Institute of Organic Chemistry University of Hamburg

Dr. Helmut Thamer TuTech Innovation GmbH & Hamburg Innovation GmbH

Dr. Hanns-Walter Tunger BIW Isolierstoffe GmbH

Dr. Eric Siebel Examiner Industrial Chemistry European Patent Office

Dr. Matthias Wiesner Merck KGaA, Pharma Forschung

Prof. Dr. Volker Abetz Head, Institutsleiter des Zentrums für Membranen und Strukturierte Materialien, Geesthacht Institut für Polymerforschung GKSS Research Centre Geesthacht

Sarah Everts European Correspondent, Science, Technology and Education Chemical & Engineering News

89 attendees from 45 different labs representing 14 different departments from 3 academic institutions, 4 corporations.

Departments represented: Chemistry, Zoology, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Food Chemistry, Social Sciences, Global Medicinal Development, Mathematics and the Natural Sciences

Universities represented: University of Hamburg, Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel,Institut für Polymerforschung

ACS Organizations represented:  ACS Publications, Chemical Abstracts Service

 


Ohio State University – October 10-11, 2012

ACS on Campus visited the Buckeye State and hosted a two day event at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Modules

  • Basics of Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know
  • What is It You Do Again? Why Effectively Communicating Your Science Matters
  • The SciFinder® Advantage for Your Career
  • ACS Career Pathways: Acing the Interview
  • Working in Industry: Preparing a Resume
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD?

Speakers

Nancy Blount Assistant Director, Office of Public Affairs, American Chemical Society

Ryan Davison Senior Policy Associate, American Chemical Society

Jared Dominak Account Representative, Chemical Abstracts Service

Dr. Cristian Dumitrescu SciFinder Product Marketing, Chemical Abstracts Service

Dr. David Finster Chemistry Department, Wittenberg University

Pam Frost Gorder Assistant Director of Research Communications, The Ohio State University

Dr. Terry Gustafson Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University

Dr. David Harwell Assistant Director, ACS Careers American Chemical Society

Dr. A. Douglas Kinghorn Professor and Jack L. Beal Chair; Editor, Journal of Natural Products

Dr. Paulomi Majumder ACS Publications: Managing Editor, Editorial Development, Publications Division

Dr. Anne McCoy Deputy Editor, Journal of Physical Chemistry, A

Dr. Susan Olesik Chair of The Ohio State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. James Stambuli Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University

NCL Pune, India – October 10, 2012

ACS on Campus visited CSIR-NCL, India is a research, development and consulting organization with a focus on chemistry and chemical engineering.

Modules

  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing: What you need to know
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD?

Speakers

Dr. Richard Armstrong Editor-in-Chief, Biochemistry

Dr. M. G. Finn Editor-in-Chief, ACS Combinatorial Science

Dr. Prashant V. Kamat Deputy Editor, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Dr. Donald R. Paul Editor-in-Chief, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

Dr. Norbert J. Pienta Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Chemical Education

Dr. Susan King Senior Vice President Journals Publishing Group ACS Publications

Dr. Anirban Mahapatra Assistant Director, Editorial Development, Biological Chemistry ACS Publications

Amos B. Smith, III Editor-in-Chief, Organic Letters

C. Dale Poulter Editor, The Journal of Organic Chemistry

David G. Whitten Editor-in-Chief, Langmuir

Jonathan Sweedler Editor, Analytical Chemistry

Kirk Schanze Editor-in-Chief, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

Robin D. Rogers Editor-in-Chief, Crystal Growth & Design

Dr. Gautam Chatterjee Jt. Executive President, Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company Limited

Dr. Debnath Bhuniya Drug Discovery Advinus Therapeutics

Prof. L. S. Shashidhara Coordinator for Biology at IISER

 


Kolkata, India – October 12, 2012

ACS on Campus hosted an event with the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, the oldest research institute in India and is devoted to the pursuit of fundamental research in the frontier areas of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Energy, Polymer and Materials.

Modules

  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing: What you need to know
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD?
  • Using SciFinder to Find a Job

Speakers

Dr. M. G. Finn Editor-in-Chief, ACS Combinatorial Science

Dr. Norbert J. Pienta Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Chemical Education

Dr. Susan King Senior Vice President Journals Publishing Group ACS Publications

Dr. Anirban Mahapatra Assistant Director, Editorial Development, Biological Chemistry ACS Publications

Prof. Tavarekere K. Chandrashekar Director, National Institute for Science Education and Research (NISER)

Prof. Rabindra Nath Mukherjee Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)

Prof. Siddhartha Roy Director, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology

Prof. Kankan Bhattacharyya Director, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS)

Prof. Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay Guha Professor & Pro-Vice Chancello, Calcutta University

Prof. Amit Basak Dean, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Prof. Sreebrata Goswami Dean and Senior Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS)

Prof. Pinakpani Chakrabarti Senior Professor of Biochemistry, Bose Institute

Prof. Arun Chattopadhyay Head of the Chemistry department of IIT, Guwahati

Prof. Samaresh Bhattacharya Professor of Chemistry, Jadavpur University

Dr. Sourav Basu Associate Vice-President, Chembiotek, Kolkata

Dr. Soumitra Dev Chief Research Manager, East India Pharmaceutical Works Ltd.

Amos B. Smith, III Editor-in-Chief, Organic Letters

C. Dale Poulter Editor, The Journal of Organic Chemistry

David G. Whitten Editor-in-Chief, Langmuir

Jonathan Sweedler Editor, Analytical Chemistry

Kirk Schanze Editor-in-Chief, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

Robin D. Rogers Editor-in-Chief, Crystal Growth & Design

Manish Bhujbal Manager – Scientific Information STN / SciFinder / CAS Representative


London, UK – October 24, 2012

ACS on Campus visited University College London, the oldest and largest constituent of the colleges of the Federal University of London. ACS additionally had the opportunity to partner with the Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable (OBR) to bring students and faculty a discussion on synthetic biology at UCL.

Modules

  • SciFinder Presentation on Campus Wide Access
  • Basics of Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD?
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know
  • Science Cafe co-sponsored by the Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable

Speakers

Sara Rouhi, Manager, Library Relations

Prof. Peter Battle, Associate Editor, Chemistry of Materials Professor, Department of Chemistry, Oxford University

Gabriel Mecklenburg, Chief Operating Officer, Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable

Weiluo Lee, London Chapter President, Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable

Amandeep Bolina, Vice President, Credit Risk Barclays Wealth Management

Jon Gingell, Chief Technical Officer, OpenSymmetry

Mike Edbury, Head of Health and Environment, Government Office for Science Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable

Susan Creighan, Head of International Climate Change Policy HM Treasury

Robin Mukerji, Assistant Private Secretary to HM Government Chief Scientific Advisor

Carolina Carlstedt, Legal Assistant, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Dr. Anne Jones, European Applications Specialist

111 attendees from 66 different labs representing 9 different departments from 4 academic institutions.

Departments represented: Chemistry, Biological sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Publications and Sales, EMEA, Nanotechnology, Structural Biology

Institutions represented: University College London, Birbeck College, King’s College London, Royal Society of Chemistry

ACS Organizations represented:  ACS Sales and Publications


University of Washington – October 15-16, 2012

ACS on Campus traveled to The Evergreen State where students learned the necessary skills to thrive in today’s job market.

Modules

  • Basics of Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know
  • Writing Competitive Research Grant Proposals
  • The SciFinder® Advantage for Your Career
  • ACS Career Pathways: Finding Your Path

Speakers

Dr. Dean A. Dunn Assistant Director, ACS Office of Research Grants

Dr. James M. Mayer Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington

Dr. Tammy Hanna Managing Editor, Inorganic Chemistry and Journal of Organic Chemistry

Jeff Moore Manager, Facility Compliance, Seattle Genetics, Inc.

Dr. Shaoyi Jiang Boeing-Roundhill Professor of Chemical Engineering and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington

Kaushik Patel Application Specialist, Chemical Abstracts Service

University of Edinburgh – October 29, 2012

ACS on Campus headed north for our first visit to Scotland. Morning sessions were aimed at researchers (both undergraduate and postgraduate) interested in enhancing their literature-searching skills and getting their work published. Afternoon sessions were appropriate for both undergraduates and post-grads just beginning their exploration into the job market.

Modules

  • SciFinder Ninja: Tips & Tricks to Master Literature Searching
  • Basics of Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know
  • Careers in Chemistry

Speakers

Sara Rouhi, Manager, Library Relations

Prof. Peter Battle, Associate Editor, Chemistry of Materials Professor, Department of Chemistry, Oxford University

Dr. Lisa M. Balbes, Balbes Consultants LLC

67 attendees from 37 different labs representing 3 different departments from 2 academic institutions.

Departments represented: Chemistry, Careers, and Physics

Universities represented: University of Edinburgh, Heroit-Watt University.

ACS Organizations represented:  ACS Publications

Trinity College – October 31 – November 1, 2012

ACS on Campus teams up with Ireland’s oldest university and home to the Book of Kells, Trinity College, to host seminars on SciFinder®, scholarly publishing, alternative careers in chemistry and a librarian focus group.

Modules

  • SciFinder Training
  • Basics of Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know
  • Librarian Focus Group
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD? Work/Life Balance?

Speakers

Sara Rouhi, Manager, Library Relations

Dr. David Harwell Assistant Director, ACS Careers American Chemical Society

Dr. Trevor Laird Editor-in-Chief, Organic Process Research & Development

Dr. Dean A. Dunn Assistant Director, ACS Office of Research Grants

Dr. Suzi Jarvis Principal Investigator, Professor of BioPhysics

Dr. Tia A. Keyes Associate Professor, Physical Chemistry School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University

Dr. Isabel Unwin MacLachlan & Donaldson

63 attendees from 27 different labs representing 6 different departments from 5 academic institutions.

Departments represented: Chemistry, Pharmacy, Physics, Chiropractics, Engineering and Institutional Libraries

Universities represented: Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University, University College Dublin, University College Limerick, University of Tasmania

ACS Organizations represented:  ACS Publications, ACS Office of Research Grants, ACS Careers

 

Universidade de São Paulo – December 4, 2012

ACS on Campus partnered with the Brazilian Chemical Society (SBQ) and the largest university in the world, Universidade de São Paulo, to bring ACS on Campus to Latin America.

Modules

  • Writing a Competitive Research Proposal
  • Basics of Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing: What You Need to Know
  • Como Se Diz? Technical Writing for Non-native Speakers

Speakers

Sara Rouhi, Manager, Library Relations

Dr. David G. Whitten Editor-in-Chief, Langmuir

Dr. Kirk Schanze Editor-in-Chief, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

Dr. Dean A. Dunn Assistant Director, ACS Office of Research Grants

Prof. Frank H. Quina Professor at the Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo

Dr. Leonard Interrante Editor-in-Chief, Chemistry of Materials

Prof. Dr. Adriano D. Andricopulo President Successor, Sociedade Brasileira de Quimica

Claudia Moraes de Rezende Vice President, Sociedade Brasileira de Quimica

144 attendees from 80 different labs representing 12 different departments from 8 academic institutions.

Departments represented: Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Atmospheric Sciences, Biochemistry, Center for Nature and Human Sciences, Physical Sciences, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, y, Natural Products, Organic Chemistry

Universities represented: Universidade de São Paulo, Universidade Federal de Alfenas, State University of Campinas – Unicamp, Universidade Federal do Pampa, Institute of Microelectronics – Madrid, Instituto Butantan, Federal University of Paraíba, Universidade Federal do ABC

ACS Organizations represented:  Office of Research Grants

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – December 10, 2012

ACS on Campus made a second stop on our tour of Brazil at one of the largest federal institutions in Brazil, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). In collaboration with the Brazilian Chemical Society (SBQ), ACS brought seminars on scholarly publishing and grant writing to UFRJ.

Modules

  • Writing a Competitive Research Proposal
  • Basics of Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know
  • Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing: What You Need to Know
  • Como Se Diz? Technical Writing for Non-native Speakers

Speakers

Sara Rouhi, Manager, Library Relations

Dr. David G. Whitten Editor-in-Chief, Langmuir

Dr. Dean A. Dunn Assistant Director, ACS Office of Research Grants

Prof. Frank H. Quina Professor at the Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo

Dr. Leonard Interrante Editor-in-Chief, Chemistry of Materials

Dr. Bradley D. Miller Director, American Chemical Society (ACS) Office of International Activities

The Translated Brazil Presentation are now available to view online.

106 attendees from 54 different labs representing 3 different departments from 6 academic institutions.

Departments represented: Chemistry, Food Science, and Pharmacy

Universities represented: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Uiversidade Federal Fluminense, Instituto de Engenharia Nuclear, INMETRO, Instituto Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

ACS Organizations represented:  ACS Publications, Office of Research Grants and the Office of International Activities