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Soundings Series

The Soundings Series at Oakland University

Interested in being a Soundings Series presenter? Apply or nominate a colleague here.

Save the Date!
The Soundings Series will continue in the Winter 2019 semester. 

  • March 28 - Discover Who's Talking about Your Research with Altmetrics
  • RSVP requested: Click here.
    • Guest presenters: Joanna Thielen and Julia Rodriguez (OU Libraries)
    • Do you know who's posting or tweeting about your research? Learn how to harness the power of Altmetrics! Based on the social web, these metrics help analyze and measure the broader impact of your research. This session will also give participants time to explore this tool as it relates to their research.
      • Thursday, March 28 from UPDATED TIME 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in Nyberg Room (242), Kresge Library. Coffee and light refreshments provided.

See past presenters and recordings under the "Resources" tab.

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About

About the Soundings Series

Learn how to take your research out into the world and engage the community!

The Soundings Series is an opportunity to:

  • showcase the work of OU’s engaged researchers and public intellectuals
  • learn how you can take your research public and make the world a better place

Each Soundings Series event will feature a talk by a successful, publicly engaged faculty member, describing their work and research career, along with an exploration and guided discussion of the skills, tools, and strategies required to operate as an engaged scholar.

Interested in being a Soundings Series presenter? Apply or nominate a colleague here.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Join us on March 28!

  • March 28 - Discover Who's Talking about Your Research with Altmetrics
    • Guest presenters: Joanna Thielen and Julia Rodriguez (OU Libraries)
    • Do you know who's posting or tweeting about your research? Learn how to harness the power of Altmetrics! Based on the social web, these metrics help analyze and measure the broader impact of your research. This session will also give participants time to explore this tool as it relates to their research.
      • Thursday, March 28 from UPDATED TIME 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in Nyberg Room (242), Kresge Library. Coffee and light refreshments provided.
      • RSVP requested: Click here.
Resources

Resources and Past Presenters

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Past Soundings Series Presenters

Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Presenters

  • Roop Raj (Fox 2 News, March 2019) - You're on TV! Now What?
  • Kathy Pfeiffer (English, February 2019) - Engaging the Community Through Storytelling
  • David Dulio (Political Science, November 2018) - Making Political Science Accessible and Informative to the Public (When Everyone Thinks They Are an Expert)
  • Jennifer Lucarelli (Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, October 2018) - Make It Work: Building and Maintaining Academic-Community Partnerships

Additional Past Presenters