2020/2021 Knowledge Cafe

Knowledge Café is an informal gathering in which people share their knowledge and expertise by different means, including discussion, storytelling, best practices, presentation, etc. Anyone interested in the featured topic or connecting with and learning from other researchers is encouraged to attend!

Please see the list of presentations below.


Saturday, February 22, 2020
  Speaker: Sadjad Anzabi Zadeh


Topic: Coding best practices in PhD research

Slides: CodingPractices

Thursday, October 8, 2020
4:00 – 5:00 PM Speaker: Kevin Smith


Topic: Survey Design

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 PM Speaker: Melissa Jay


Topic: Understanding “how” in a study of cause and effect: an introduction to mediation analysis in epidemiology

Meeting Recording: KnowledgeCafe_MediationAnalysis

Monday, February 15, 2021
5:00 – 6:00 PM Speaker: Yichen Ding


Topic: LaTeX Tips and Best Practices

Slides: KnowledgeCafe_LaTeX

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
3:00 – 4:00 PM Speaker: Naveen Ramaraju


Topic: Programming Practices

Slides: ProgrammingPractices

Monday, April 26, 2021
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Speaker: Jafar Namdar


Topic: Data Collection

Meeting Recording: KnowledgeCafe_DataCollection

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
3:00 – 4:00 PM Speakers: Sara Reed & Xiexin Liu


Topic: Navigating the Academic Job Market

Slides: KnowledgeCafe_JobMarket