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NC TraCS Professional Development Seminar Series: Communication Skills

Brinkhous-Bullitt Room 219 160 Medical Dr., Chapel Hill, NC

The Communication Skills module of the NC TraCS Professional Development Seminar Series focuses on the types of oral and written communication used in clinical and translational research. Seminars in the Communication Skills module (April 3-May 5) are presented in-person on Mondays from 12 – 2 p.m. and repeated via Zoom on Fridays from 12 – 2 p.m. The modules are:

How to write & publish a scientific paper
The 10-minute scientific talk
Working with the media
Career mapping

Registration Closes for AMWA Carolinas Chapter Conference

Friday Center 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

Register now for the American Medical Writers Association Carolinas Chapter 2023 Spring Conference! There are only 100 available spots so register early to secure your place.




The Annual NIH Career Symposium aims to highlight the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers. Whether you are a new graduate student, postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you.

Leadership Luncheon: Interpersonal Skills for Scientists

Mary Ellen Jones Room 3112

Have you ever wondered how to be a professional that communicates clearly across contexts, ways to develop your own conversation skills, or how communication skills can impact your academic career progress and career transitions? Come chat with Dr. Filonova over a free lunch!

People Skills 101 – The Scientist Edition

Marsico Hall Room 5004

Join Irina as she coaches on how to understand the foundational skills needed for successful interpersonal interactions, and practice essential skills to increase your influence and effectiveness. Irina will talk us through how to identify assumptions, beliefs and/or blind spots that might undermine relationship building, how to use a cross-cultural lens to effectively understand interpersonal interactions. (Co-sponsored by GPB, SBBS, WinS, SACNAS, STEM Pride)

Communication Across Borders

Mary Ellen Jones Room 3112

This interactive session introduces tools and frameworks to facilitate information exchange and to create engaging conversations about what matters to scientists and society. (Co-Sponsored by SWAC, GPB, DSS)

Baseball Social with PDA

Boshamer Stadium

The UNC Postdoctoral Association would like to invite you to join them on Friday, May 12 at 6PM for a local UNC baseball game! UNC will be playing NC State at Boshamer Stadium (235 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC). Tickets are free to postdocs who wish to attend (while supply lasts). To get a ticket, simply show your OneCard or work badge to the stadium ticket office the day of the game; you can receive up to 4 tickets for yourself and immediate family. Gates and ticketing open one hour before the game. Postdocs will meet 30 minutes before the game near the ticket office - keep an eye out for the postdoc sign! Evening/weekend parking is available nearby at the S11 and Craige parking decks, if you have a parking pass. If you are planning on attending, please fill out this form so we know how many people plan to join us and so we can communicate any changes with you! We hope to see you there!