Daily Archives: May 9, 2011

Manuscript writing workshop on campus May 24

Researchers in all disciplines are invited to take part in a half-day workshop on manuscript writing.  Dr. Giselle Corbie-Smith, Associate Professor of Social Medicine and Medicine at UNC-CH, will lead the session. It’s sponsored by the NC TraCS Institute and Greensboro AHEC.

The workshop will cover manuscript development, critique, and submission. Participants will have an opportunity to have a manuscript they are currently working on critiqued and receive feedback. Registering for this workshop will entail submitting a manuscript-in-progress by Wednesday May 18 to Chanetta Washington at chanetta_washington@med.unc.edu.  Submitted manuscripts will reviewed by Community Engagement Core faculty and staff for the purpose of preparing for the workshop only.  Participants are also asked to indicate their discipline and areas of research.

You must receive confirmation of your registration to attend the workshop. If you have any difficulty accessing the registration site or have any questions, contact nctracs_communityengagement@unc.edu.

Assessing the damage in Yankaskas case

The News & Observer wraps up the story of Dr. Bonnie Yankaskas of UNC-CH and the computer security breach that cost the epidemiologist her job and a significant amount of money.  It also put the future of her 15-year research project, the Carolina Mammography Registry, in doubt.