Today at Berkeley Lab

Postdoc Association Hosts Talk by Former Cal Chancellor Robert Birgeneau

Physicist Robert Birgeneau, the former chancellor of UC Berkeley, will share his life experiences during a talk on Monday, May 22, at 11 a.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Lab’s Postdoc Association. All Lab employees are invited to attend. More>

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New Postdoc Orientation on May 3

The orientation, organized by the Lab’s Postdoc Association, is for all new postdocs. Participants will learn about various resources available at the Lab that will help them conduct their jobs more effectively. The event takes place Wednesday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Building 50 Auditorium.

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April 17 Seminar on the History of Renewable Energy

Alexis Madrigal, author of the book “Powering the Dream” will give a talk on the fascinating history of renewable energy on Monday, April 17, at 11 a.m. in Building 50 Auditorium. Madrigal is editor at-large at Fusion.net, and former senior editor at The Atlantic and Wired and former visiting scholar at UC Berkeley. The event is hosted by the Postdoc Association and Cyclotron Road.

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New Postdoc Orientation on April 5

The orientation, organized by the Lab’s Postdoc Association and Human Resources, is for all new postdocs and international employees. Participants will learn about the various resources available at the Lab. Information on visa and immigration services will also be shared. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon in the Building 50 Auditorium.

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April 3 Seminar on How to Use Social Media

With the increasing importance of social media in scientific outreach, scientists need to learn how to use these tools to their advantage. UC Berkeley’s Catharine Adams will present “How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Research Career” on Monday, April 3, at 11 a.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Lab’s Postdoc Association.

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Lab Reps to Attend National Postdoc Association Meeting for the First Time

Four members of the Lab’s Postdoc Association will participate in the annual meeting of the National Postdoc Association in San Francisco April 17-19. “It is encouraging to see increasing amount of resources and effort dedicated to improving the postdoc experiences by the Lab Postdoc Associations and other institutions.” says EESA’s Hang Deng. More>

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Former Postdocs Discuss Careers in Data Science at March 9 Forum

Former postdocs who participated in the Insight Data Science Fellowship program will discuss their career journeys during a panel discussion on Thursday, March 9, at 6 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. Go here for more information and to register.

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Nicola Spaldin Speaks to Lab Postdocs on Feb. 14

Every month, the Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association invites established scientists to share their professional and personal experiences in “Series-X: Learning from the Past” seminars. Nicola Spaldin of ETH Zurich will lead the next seminar, from 11 a.m. to noon, in the Building 50 Auditorium. The talk is open to all Lab researchers. More>

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Postdoc Orientation on Feb. 8

The orientation, organized by the Lab’s Postdoc Association and Human Resources, is for all new postdocs and international employees. Participants will learn about the various resources available at the Lab. Information on visa and immigration services will also be shared. The event takes place at 9 a.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium.

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Jan. 25 Workshop on Collaborative Scientific Writing

Alberto Pepe of Harvard University will discuss the new collaborative platform Authorea — which integrates advanced tools for scientific writing, editing, and publishing — on Jan. 25, at 11 a.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. Attendees should bring their laptops. The talk is open to all Lab scientists and hosted by the Postdoc Association. More>

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