Gateway Library is sponsoring a Research Write-In is scheduled for Tuesday, December 9, from Noon to 5 p.m. in Room 228 Gateway Library. The drop in event is first-come, first-served. Stop by! Registration is not required – you can meet with library staff and Writing Center tutors who will be available to help you get it all done. Light refreshments will be on hand, too!
Questions? Need more information? Contact Kara Kiblinger, kkiblin2 @gmu.edu, 703-993-1142.
Fenwick Library will be open extended hours December 7 through December 15 for final exams:Sunday, December 7 Open 10 am – 24 hours Monday, December 8 Open 24 hours Tuesday, December 9 Open 24 hours Wednesday, December 10 Open 24 hours Thursday, December 11 Open 24 hours Friday, December 12 Close at 7:00 pm Saturday, December 13 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Sunday, December 14 Open 10 am – 24 hours Monday, December 15 Open 24 hours Tuesday, December 16 7:30 am – 12:00 am (regular hours)
Mason Students, it’s time for The Great Gateway Giveaway! Win the exclusive use of a Deluxe Library Study Room in Gateway Library (Johnson Center) during Final Exams, December 7-16. How do you enter The Great Gateway Giveaway? Like us at facebook.com/gatewaylib and/or follow us on Twitter @gatewaylib. One very lucky Mason student winner will be drawn from our Likes and Followers on December 5, 2014. Questions? Contact Jason Byrd, email@example.com. Good luck to one and all!
Need NIH funding but haven't won the Nobel Prize?
Think NIH and NSF are passing on the most cutting edge research by early-career scientists?
Find out at this panel discussion what you can do to get your innovative and creative projects funded.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
Gelman, Room 702
Noon– Dr. Benjamin McNeil
1pm – Panel Discussion
Join us as we explore alternative models for funding promising research. Oceanographer Ben McNeal will address:
his new platform, Thinkable.org;
the power of crowdfunding; and
direct engagement with the public.
Afterwards, he and a panel of fellow experts will discuss other funding models, including changes to peer-review systems and foundation funding.
Panelists will include:
Benjamin McNeil, Professor of Oceanography, University of New South Wales and founder of Thinkable.org
Jennifer Wisdom, GW Associate Vice President for Research
Johan Bollen, Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
Tracy Sullivan, Senior Associate Director of Development, GW Libraries
Moderated by Ryan Watkins, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, GW GSEHD and founder of WeShareScience.org
This program is co-sponsored by GW Libraries and the Collaborative Science Network. It is open and requires no registration.