CSCI6969: Spring 2021 Computer Science Graduate Skills Seminar

Schedule (subject to change)

Date Topic
Jan. 27 What is Research? By Lirong Xia. Slides.
Feb. 3 Reading Papers. By Alex Gittens. Slides.
Feb. 10 Writing Papers. By Fran Berman. Slides.
Feb. 17 Giving Talks. By Elliot Anshelevich. Slides.Video.
Feb. 24 Fellowship applications. By Elizabeth Madigan. Slides.
Mar. 3  
Mar. 10 Ethics and Reproducibility. By Barb Cutler. Slides.
Mar. 17  
Mar. 24 Writing Proposals. By Jim Hendler. Slides. Avoiding rejections. Dissertation rubrics
Mar. 31 Graduate student presentations. Miao Qi
April. 7  
April. 14  
April. 21 Careers after Grad School. By Bolek Szymanski.


Graduate Student Speakers

Past course websites

RPI's Center for Global Communication+Design (Comm+D)

CRA-W workshops on Graduate Skills (look for slides under different workshops and cohort programs)

UToronto Graduate Skills seminar

How to do good research and get it published and cited (Eamonn Keogh)

Critical Questions for Research Proposals (a.k.a. Heilmeier questions)