Graduate Student Postdoc Seminar

Location:​ 131A Campbell Hall!!!
(I was able to reserve the room for that slot with a repeating reservation,​ all year long.)

Time: Fridays @ 4:00pm

Charles Goullaud (goullaud@berkeley)
Drummond Fielding (drummondfielding@berkeley)
Paul Duffell (duffell@berkeley)


Fall 2017 Schedule

Date Slot 1 Slot 2
8 Sept Chelsea Harris
15 Sept Carina Cheng Practice Qual
22 Sept Paul Duffell APR Discussion
29 Sept Drummond Fielding
6 Oct Deepthi Gorthi Fatima Abdurrahman
13 Oct GSPS Cancelled
20 Oct Adrian Liu Jason Wang
27 Oct Melanie Veale Hannah Klion
3 Nov Megan Ansdell TBD
10 Nov Veterans Day (No GSPS)
17 Nov Jing Luan Abi Polin
24 Nov Thanksgiving Break (No GSPS)
1 Dec TBD Philipp Kempski
8 Dec Peter Gao Casey Lam

​Spring 2017,
​Fall 2016, ​Spring 2016,
​Fall 2015, ​Spring 2015,
​Fall 2014, ​Spring 2014,
​Fall 2013, ​Spring 2013,
​Fall 2012, ​Spring 2012,
​Fall 2011, ​Spring 2011,
​Fall 2010, ​Spring 2010,
​Fall 2009, Spring 2009,
​Fall 2008, Spring 2008,
​Fall 2007, Spring 2007,
​Fall 2006

Description / Motivation

* GSPS is a place where students and postdocs can practice giving talks. The topics of these talks can be anything from their own research (either completed or commencing),​ career advancement and advice (usually from postdocs), pedagogy talks, practice qualification exam talks, job talks, etc.	 
* GSPS meets weekly; we aim to have one graduate student and one postdoc talk each week.	 
* Talks should be no longer than 15 minutes (strictly enforced).	 
* Please emphasize background material for those not in your subfield.	 
* No faculty allowed.	 
* GSPS is a good place to...	 
  * promote community between students and postdocs	 
  * practice speaking and discussing your research	 
  * feel comfortable asking lots of questions	 
  * learn about topics outside your own research	 
  * impart practical knowledge: job search, telescope allocation committees, diversity, etc.	 
  * be sociable!	 
* If you would like feedback on your presentation,​ the organizers would be happy to take notes and discuss it with you afterwards (and/or ask other audience members to do so).	 

Thanks for participating in GSPS!