CSCI6969: Fall 2021 Computer Science Graduate Skills Seminar

Schedule (subject to change)

Date Topic
Sep 1  
Sep 8  
Sep 15  
Sep 22  
Sep 29  
Oct. 6  
Oct. 13 What is Research? By Lirong Xia. slides
Oct. 20 Reading Papers. By Alex Gittens. slides
Oct. 27 Writing Papers. By Stacy Patterson. slides
Nov. 3 Giving Talks. By Elliot Anshelevich.
Nov. 10 Fellowship applications. By Elizabeth Madigan.
Nov. 17 Writing Proposals. By Jim Hendler.
Nov. 24 Thanksgiving break
Dec. 1 Careers after Grad School. By Bolek Szymanski.
Dec. 8 Ethics and Reproducibility. By Barb Cutler.


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)