Tuesday Newsday: December 6, 2022
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It's Finally Final Exam Week!
Take a Study Break PSY/CD Peers and Faculty!
The following courses still have space available for winter...
- CD 302 Developmental Science Technology Lab* (T/R 4- 7 p.m.)
*Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a permission code to add this course
- CD 304 Infant and Toddler Development (T/R 9-11 a.m.)
- CD 329 Research Methods (M/W 12-2 p.m.)
- CD 424 Children's Development in Diverse Cultures (T/R 12-2 p.m.)
- PSY 324: Psychology of Gender (M/W 4-6)
- PSY 370 Introduction to Clinical and Counseling Psychology (T/TR 9-11 a.m.)
- PSY 480 Cognitive Neuroscience (M/W 12-2 p.m.)
Apply for a 2022-23 PSY/CD Student Travel Award
The Psychology & Child Development Department has approved the use of limited discretionary funds during the 2022-23 academic year for reimbursement of student expenses related to presenting at a conference (in person or virtual). This award is also available to graduate students attending workshops or other professional development opportunities
Any Psychology or Child Development major, or Psychology graduate student, who spends personal funds towards such an activity may apply for a PSY/CD Student Award. Students may apply for one conference/workshop reimbursement per academic year. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through June 1, 2023.
Please follow these steps at least 2 weeks before the event (if possible).
- STEP 1: Fill out the Student Award Application as soon as you know you will be requesting financial support to present at a conference or attending a workshop. You can request the application form from Celia Magee email@example.com
- STEP 2: If award application is approved, student will be emailed a Travel Request Form. Student are asked to submit this form at least 10 days prior to the conference.
- STEP 3: Following the conference, preapproved students must send the following information to Christi Brizzolara (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Registration fee receipt
- Description of your experience at the conference/workshop, and a reflection on how attendance contributed to your professional growth (1-2 pages)
- If a conference, evidence of your authorship role, such as an acceptance letter or copy of the conference program that includes your name and the title of your presentation.
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CAMPUS EVENTS AND RESOURCES
Ryde is a service for Cal Poly students that helps you travel more affordably and comfortably! If you’re driving home, Ryde can connect you with other Cal Poly students that will split your cost of gas. If you’re looking for a way home, Ryde can connect you with to students driving your way.
Here’s more information:
- About Us
- Cal Poly CIE – Summer Accelerator Spotlight
- Cal Poly CIE – Demo Day Pitch
- Mustang News - Ryde
New Music Courses being offered Winter Quarter
The 2023 CSU Research Competition is now open!
The CSU Student Research Competition is held each spring to promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments across the 23 CSU campuses.
The competition is open to all disciplines and to current undergraduate and graduate students and 2022 alums. Cash prizes are awarded.
Submissions are due Friday 1/20/23 at 11:59pm CA time.
- W 1/11/23, 1:10-2pm – Hybrid CSU Research Competition Info Session. Building 38, Room 114 and Zoom Meeting ID 883 6250 1116
- Office of Student Research Website
Stay up to date! Follow the Office of Student Research on Instagram @calpolystudentresearch.
Research Integrity through a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lens Certificate Program
As part of efforts to re-focus Cal Poly's research integrity and compliance programs to emphasize how policy and procedures related to integrity have been put in place to address issues of inequitable research practices, Research Integrity and Compliance is going to be offering a certificate program for students in Winter and Summer quarters. The certificate program will be a hybrid program involving some minimal readings, videos, and cross disciplinary interactions between students as they discuss their projects and equity and diversity within their research and would meet bi-weekly. This first year will also be offering participation stipends to students of at least $150.
If you are interested, please fill out this form so we can directly contact interested folks.
CHECK OUT THIS WEBSITE THAT COMPILES PAID INTERNSHIPS, CONFERENCES, GRAD SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSIONS: www.psychresearchlist.com
THIS IS ALSO A GREAT SOURCE OF INFORMATION ABOUT GRADUATE SCHOOL, INTERNSHIPS, ETC.: www.spsp.org/resources/students
Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin
With more than 120 internationally recognized research groups, the ECN offers outstanding interdisciplinary training and research opportunities for national and international scientists, with research spanning from synapse to behavior, molecule to disease, and brain to mind.
Students currently enrolled in a MSc program and expecting to graduate before October 2023 are encouraged to apply.
The closing date for applications is January 15, 2023.
International Graduate Program Medical Neurosciences
It is an interdisciplinary graduate program, which leads to the degrees of MSc, PhD or MD/PhD. Currently we have over 100 Master and doctoral students from more than 30 nations enrolled.
We are now recruiting students for our 2023 intake.
The application deadline is January 15, 2023.
Social Developmental Neuroscience Fellowship Opportunities
The Marcus Autism Center, in conjunction with the Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is offering six fellowships, listed below.here.Students who will receive a bachelor’s degree by June 2023 will be eligible for the positions. The fellowships will commence in July 2023, and they are 2 years in duration. Students can find further details
The Cohen Fellowship in Developmental Social Neuroscience will involve cutting-edge social neuroscience research in infants, toddlers, and adolescents. Fellows will work to further the understanding of autism through eye-tracking research, guiding a project from the point of data collection to publication of results.
The Simons Fellowship in Computational Neuroscience will involve integrating computational strategies with clinical research goals. Fellows will develop methods for the analysis of visual scanning and eye-tracking data, computational models of visual salience, and data visualization techniques, all with the aim of advancing the understanding of autism and efforts at early diagnosis.
The Education Sciences Fellowship will involve research in educational innovations in autism, from early child care through high school. Fellows will learn about classroom-based interventions to increase social emotional engagement and inclusion, gaining experiences with observational research methods, cutting-edge intervention research, and implementation science approaches.
The Sally Provence Fellowship in Clinical Research will select fellows for a two-year training in clinical assessment measures and research methodologies to better understand ASD and related disabilities.
The Roger Glass Fellowship in Implementation Science will select fellows for a two-year training in research focused on translating evidence-based treatments for autism into community settings, as well as the processes and partnerships that support these efforts.
The David Satcher Fellowship in Community Engagement will select fellows for an opportunity to spend two years engaged in training in community engaged participatory research methods as they relate to ASD.
Western Psychological Association Annual Conference
Happy Tuesday PSY/CD students and faculty! My name is Hector and I work as the liaison between the Western Psychological Association and our department on campus. My goal is to promote and support participation in WPA, like the annual conference, which will be held in Riverside, CA this year. This conference is a great opportunity for students to present the research projects they’ve been working on, view posters/talks from others in the field, and connect with psychology students and professors from around the country. Presenting a poster is NOT required for you to attend the conference!! In addition, the department provides the opportunity to receive partial funding for this experience! If you have any questions about WPA, submitting your abstract proposal or psychology research in general feel free to email me email@example.com
Sacramento State Capital Fellow Program: Apply by 2/6
AmeriCorps 6 Month Fellowships: Apply by 1/13
Cal Poly now has 4-6 openings for 6-month Fellowships from Feb 2023 to July 2023. (This often opens the door for the potential to continue for a full year term.)
Further details are available at https://bit.ly/VIP-CalPoly-SLO_HT, along with information on how to apply. Deadline to apply is January 13th
Fellows in these positions build volunteer capacity at nonprofits and government entities, and receive $2000 monthly living stipend. Current partner sites include SLCUSD, Bike SLO County, and Ecologistics, and may also include Cal Poly Food Pantry and Cal Poly College Corps Team. Apply here!
Please check Tuesday Newsday archives for past info on opportunities.
PAID JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator: Stanford Autism and Development Disorders Research Program
“Stanford University’s Autism and Developmental Disorders Research Program is seeking a new Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to perform administrative support duties related to collecting and analyzing clinical data from children and adolescents with and without neurodevelopmental disorders. In particular, this position will involve the coordination of clinical trials that utilize non-invasive neuroimaging measures like MRI and EEG to develop biomarkers for precision psychiatry. This position coordinates all aspects of our clinical research, including recruitment, accurate data management and entry, collection of blood or saliva samples, collection and analysis of MRI and EEG data, and work with regulatory agencies, including the IRB and FDA. Previous experience obtaining MRI or EEG scans, coding to process complex neuroimaging data, coordinating medication or other clinical trials, and working with children with autism spectrum disorder is highly desirable. This position requires working some evening, night, and/or weekend shifts in order to obtain MRI and EEG scans from research participants after school or while they are sleeping. To learn more or apply, visit: https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/assistant-clinical-research-coordinator-19493.
Looking for paid experiences working with children? Be sure to join the Poly Child Development Club Jobs Facebook group! I know - Facebook! So old school BUT THERE ARE OPPORTUNITIES! :)
What Kind of Advising is Available?
I have a question related to GE requirements...
The advisors in The College of Liberal Arts Advising Center can answer your questions about General Education (GE) requirements, registration, academic planning, support services, major changes, and academic policies and procedures.Additional useful academic resources can be found on Cal Poly's Enrolled Students web page, including links to the Cal Poly catalog, registration information, academic records and evaluations, finals schedules, etc. Website: https://cla.calpoly.edu/student-resources
In-Person & Zoom Appointments: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 pm)
Zoom Drop-in Advising: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm – 4:00pm
I have a question related to major and/or minor requirements in Psychology, Child Development, or Gerontology...
The Psychology and Child Development Department has several faculty members who serve as academic advisors for our majors and minors. Students are invited to attend office hours or make appointments with any of these advisors. For advisor contact information and office hours, click here.
For 2022-23, the Academic Advisors are:
Dr. Jennifer Jipson
Child Development Major
Child Development Minor
Dr. Denise Daniels
Child Development Major
Child Development Minor
Interim Internship Coordinator
Dr. Taylor Smith
I have a question about graduate school and/or careers...
All active faculty in the Psychology and Child Development Department hold weekly office hours to support students in talking about educational and career plans. For advisor contact information and office hours, click here.
Career Paths & Faculty Advisors
PSY/CD Advising Structure
The main roles of each of our advisors is outlined below, however our motto is: When in Doubt, Seek Someone Out! You are welcome to contact any faculty member for support and they will direct you to the most appropriate person depending on your needs. Click here PSY/CD Advising to read about the new PSY/CD process for helping you!
How Can I Sign Up for an Appointment?
Office hours are posted on the PSY/CD Website (or use QR code below). Unless indicated, office hours are opportunities to drop-in with advising questions, career/graduate school questions, or just to introduce yourself and chat.
The June edition of Tuesday Newsday 2021-22 is available here Tuesday Newsday: June 7, 2022. From there, you can browse archives from last year's editions.