Graduate School Seminar Series Schedule

The Graduate School offers free seminars and workshops related to policies, procedures and regulations for research and graduate education offered through out the year.   The sessions are open to all members of the campus community.  Presenters include representatives from the Graduate School’s offices of Research Administration, Research Policy, Professional Development and Engagement, and Graduate Student Diversity Resources,  Office of the Administrative Legal Services, University Communications, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and other faculty and staff.

The Seminar Series is broken down into the following categories. For seminar titles and descriptions, and to register for seminars in that series, click on the links following the category heading.


Intellectual Property Series
This series is intended for researchers, administrators, and others who 1) Work with all types of research agreements; 2) Use funding and other agreements to do research that has the potential to generate intellectual property; and 3) Are in the process of protecting or capitalizing on already created inventions.

Research Administration Series
This series covers topics related to grant and contract administration, from applications through project close out. All UW faculty, staff and students are welcome.

Graduate Education Policy Series
Learn effective strategies to recruit diverse students to your graduate program.

Media and Public Relations
From finding help on campus to refining your message and devising strategies and tactics that can help you explain your work and share it with an interested public, the first seminar in this series will provide the basics that underpin successful research communication.

Data Management
Need help navigating the changing landscape of research sharing?  The first seminar in this series will provide a nuts and bolts overview of the process including what data to share, how to share it, and where to find the resources to make it happen

The full 2011-2012 Graduate School Seminar Series schedule is posted at Please bookmark this page to check schedules, seminar descriptions, registration information and to look for new seminars added to the schedule.