Women in Science Workshop

AIBN is excited to host Professor Geri Richmond in a workshop aimed at women in science and engineering.

The Art of Effective Negotiation

Presented by Professor Geri Richmond

Presidential Chair in Science and Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Director of COACh

Negotiations occur everyday in the scientific laboratory and workplace and often involve issues that are key to research success and career advancement. This workshop teaches the fundamentals of negotiation relevant to a variety of one-on-one conversations and group settings. Topics include the importance of negotiation to advance research and career objectives, identification of negotiables including start-up packages, space, authorship, supplies, etc., necessary elements of a successful negotiation, the importance of developing alternatives to an agreement, techniques for handling difficult people and conversations, the importance of listening and appreciating different viewpoints and identification of short and long-term negotiation goals.

Career Level: PhD Students, Early Career Researchers
  • Tuesday 26th September
  • 1:30pm 4:30pm
  • AIBN Seminar room
  • Applications for this workshop have closed

Applications for this workshop have closed

About Professor Geri Richmond

Geri Richmond is the Presidential Chair in Science and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oregon. Her research using laser spectroscopy and computational methods focusses on understanding environmentally and technologically important processes that occur at water, semiconductor and mineral surfaces. Richmond is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Physical Society (APS), the Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Association for Women in Science.

Awards for her scientific accomplishments include the National Medal of Science from President Obama, the American Chemical Society (ACS) Olin-Garvan Medal, the ACS Joel H. Hildebrand Award, and the American Physical Society Davisson-Germer Prize. Awards for her education, outreach and science capacity building efforts include the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the ACS Award for Encouraging Women in the Chemical Sciences and the  ACS Charles L. Parsons Award.

She has served in leadership roles on numerous journal editorial boards and many international, national and state governing and advisory boards. Richmond recently finished her term as President of AAAS, and is also currently serving as a member of the National Science Board (President Obama appointee) and the U.S. Science Envoy to the Lower Mekong River Countries of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Burma and Thailand (Secretary Kerry appointee). She is the founding and current director of COACh, a grass-roots organization formed in 1998 that has helped in the career advancement of over 20,000 scientists and engineers in the U.S., Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Professor Richmond will also be giving a public lecture open to the general public

26th September 2017
6pm for a 6:30pm start
Advanced engineering Building

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