The Office for Teaching, Education and Research (OTER) offers a number of events, programs and workshops throughout the year, tailored to our unique populations of postdoctoral fellows, graduates, PhDs, undergraduates and high school interns. In addition, OTER is committed to connecting trainees with resources to help them advance their careers and interests. Please scroll down for our calendar, and check back frequently for updates.

Do you know of an upcoming event or webinar that should be shared with our research institute community? Email us and we’ll add it to the events calendar.

Upcoming Events

UWPA/Hutch Happy Hour

Third Thursdays, 4–7 p.m.

  • Art Marble 21
  • Audience: Postdocs
  • Sponsored by the University of Washington Postdoctoral Association
  • $5 happy hour drinks and food
  • Meet other postdocs in South Lake Union and look forward to networking, table games, lawn bowling and more!

UW Bioscience Careers Seminar – “The Museum Path to a Career in Public Engagement in Science”

February 23, 5–6 p.m.

  • UW Health Sciences, Room T-747
  • Featuring Marvis Jarvey, PhD, fellowship program supervisor at the Pacific Science Center
  • RSVP to the event via Facebook!

RSDC Presentation Skills Training

February 27, 1:30–3 p.m.

  • JMB Soundgarden
  • Audience: All

Turning a No into a Yes: Strategies to Optimize Phone Recruitment and Retention

February 28, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • UW Medicine South Lake Union, Building C, Room 123AB
  • Audience: Undergraduates, grads, post-docs
  • Sponsoring Organization: ITHS
  • Learn more

Pacific Science Center Science in the City – One Pathogen at a Time: The Development of a 10-Minute Test for Infectious Diseases

February 28, 7 p.m.

  • Pacific Science Center
  • Audience: All
  • Learn more.

Translating Research Into Career Opportunities – For Grad Students, Postdocs, and Researchers in STEM Fields

March 1, 5–7 p.m.

  • Husky Union Building (HUB), Room 334
  • Audience: Grads, post-docs
  • Sponsoring Organization: Core Programs in the Graduate School, Career and Internship Center, ITHS
  • Learn more

Northwest Science Writers Association – Deploying the Citizen Army: Building Powerful, Purposeful Datastreams

March 9, 4:30–5:30 p.m.

  • UW Fishery Science Building
  • Audience: All
  • Learn more.

Seattle Children’s Fellow and Resident Research Day

April 21, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. 

  • JMB Soundgarden
  • Audience: All

Compelling Science Storytelling: A Pacific Northwest Workshop for Science Communicators

April 28, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

  • Fred Hutch
  • Audience: Science communicators and public information officers
  • Learn more.

Save the Date: First Annual OTER Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium

May 12, 2–5 p.m.

  • JMB Soundgarden
  • Audience: Undergraduates (to present); all (to attend)
  • Abstracts due April 7. Additional details coming soon.

Event Ideas and Proposals

Are you looking to plan an educational workshop, program or event for students or trainees at Seattle Children’s Research Institute? OTER can help you with development, logistical planning and communication. Please submit your proposal no later than four weeks prior to a new event or six weeks prior to a workshop or educational course.

Simply want to share an idea for a program or event you’d like to see at the research institute? Email us.