The Graduate School’s Integrating Research Ethics and Scholarship (IRES) Fellows Program offers graduate students and postdoctoral researchers an exceptional opportunity to: (a) get to know researchers from other disciplines through participation in workshops and brownbag seminars, (b) learn foundational research ethics common to all disciplines with a small cohort, (c) teach a small group discussion to your peers and get feedback on your teaching, (d) design and implement a research ethics event for your department.
Application Deadline: July 1, 2012
Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Fellows selected to participate will receive $1,500 each semester for the 2011-2012 academic year.
You must participate in all activities in the fall and spring semesters. Requirements include:
- Attend full-day retreat on August 28, 2012.
- Meet weekly from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 12- Wednesday November 14 (ten sessions)
- Attend full-day retreat on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
- Attend two spring brown bags presented by 4 other fellows. These meetings start on Wednesday, January 23 and run until February 20. Meetings are from 8:30-10:30 a.m.
- Present a brown bag utilizing the activity you will use for your large event.
- Create and implement a research ethics event for your department. For example, fellows may host a discussion of case studies relevant to their field.
- Create an ethics portfolio in which you reflect on your knowledge and ability to teach research ethics.
Completed applications are due July 1, 2012.
The program will begin August 28, 2012.