Program for the 2018 PDI

Monday, January 8th

2:00 PM

Session Title:
FAQs about Animal Research
Presenters:
Denise Ostmeyer,Lon Kendall
Category:
Outreach
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 374
Description:
Did you know that CSU works with over 100,000 animals each year for research and teaching? What kind of animals, where do they live, and what is being done with them? We will address answers to these questions as well as many common questions about animal research in general, such as how is animal research regulated? And - what is a transgenic animal?
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone who is curious about the animals that we work with at CSU, or interested in learning more about animal research in general.

Tuesday, January 9th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Everything you want to know about Plant Select.
Presenters:
Ross Shrigley
Category:
Outreach
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 308-10
Description:
What is Plant Select? Explain the relationship between CSU and Plant Select. What Plant Select has done and is doing for Colorado.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target audience- anyone who is interested in gardening, landscaping or landscape architecture. Goal- to educate and update audience about Plant Select function and future activity under new director.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Building University-Community Partnerships in Prevention: Training and Outreach Activities of the CSU Prevention Research Center
Presenters:
Melissa George,Rebecca Toll,Doug Coatsworth,David MacPhee
Category:
Outreach
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 378
Description:
This session will provide an overview of the CSU Prevention Research Center's training and outreach services. The Prevention Research Center was established in 2014 as a campus-wide, trans-disciplinary center committed to studying the development, implementation and evaluation of effective and sustainable intervention programs that promote individual and family health and wellbeing throughout the lifespan. The center programs also aim to reduce risk for problems such as substance misuse, physical and mental health issues, violence and problems of aging. The center coordinates prevention research activities within the College of Health and Human Sciences to promote prevention research across the CSU campus. It also serves as a bridge between CSU faculty, community practitioners and organizations, and policy makers to help translate the most current scientific advances into practice. This session will highlight the informal and formal training opportunities provided by the center including for example in universal prevention programming and family-based prevention programs as well discuss the community outreach activities and services provided by the Center.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal of this session is to increase awareness of the services provided by the Prevention Research Center to strengthen campus-wide and university-community partnerships in prevention science. The audience targeted includes university faculty, staff, and students and community partners interested in advancing the development, implementation and/or evaluation of programs, practices, and policies that support health and well-being for the individuals they serve.

Wednesday, January 10th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Researchers: Join the Conversation
Presenters:
Katherine Jeracki
Category:
Outreach
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 304
Description:
Everyone can be part of The Conversation. Present your research to a global audience, become a recognized expert, boost your journal readership, and have a good time in the process. CSU's partnership with The Conversation has been outstandingly successful for more than six dozen authors on campus -- learn how you can join their ranks. Follow The Conversation at @ConversationUs or sign up for the newsletter at theconversation.com
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty, post-docs and grad students. Introduce them to the opportunities to write for The Conversation and how to get started.