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The Research Roundtable

The Research Roundtable

By Creative Works
A podcast devoted to creating a culture of responsible conduct of research and research integrity at the University of Florida. Produced by UF Creative Works, and a team of people across the UF Campus including UF Research, CTSI, the Center for Undergraduate Research, and a group of UF Research Ambassadors. This podcast was made possible by a grant from the Dept. of Health & Human Services, Office of Research Integrity. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.
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Episode 6: Diversity in the Research Lab with Lindsay Thompson

The Research Roundtable

Episode 17: Research Misconduct - Fabrication and Falsification with Martin Noguera and Diba Mani
Co-host Martin Noguera is joined virtually by guest Diba Mani, Instructional Assistant Professor for the Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology at UF to discuss the specifics of research misconduct; what to look out for and how to handle it. 
May 23, 2022
Episode 16: Role of the RIO with Cassandra Farley
Michelle welcomes Cassandra Farley back to the studio this week to talk about her role as the Research Integrity Officer. Cassandra shares her unique proactive approach when it comes to research integrity, as well as her outreach projects like the RCR Summer Seminar Series. 
May 16, 2022
Episode 15: Preprint Servers with Tara Cataldo
Michelle is joined by Tara Cataldo, Librarian at the Marston Science Library, to discuss preprint servers. Tara gives some context and history of preprints, as well as the pros and cons of these publications. Finally, Tara shares her reccomendations about how to identify, cite, and despoist preprints. 
May 09, 2022
Episode 14: Collaborative Research with Dr. Jack Judy
This week Michelle is joined by Dr. Jack Judy, the Director of NIMET and Intel Nanotechnology Endowed Chair. Dr. Judy provides his wealth of knowledge and experience in collaborative research. He shares his advise on how to successfully navigate collaborative research, the challenges that may arise, and the reason it is so important. 
May 02, 2022
Episode 13: Export Control with Marsha Pesch
This week Michelle is joined in the studio by Marsha Pesch, the Export Control Officer for the UF Research Integrity, Security & Compliance office. Marsha explains the intricacies of Export Controls; what they are, how they apply to the University, and what researchers need to do to be compliant.
April 18, 2022
Episode 12: Faculty Challenges in Research with Dr. Carissa Wickens
This week Michelle talks with Dr. Carissa Wickens, Associate Professor and Extension Equine Specialist, about her unique experience conducting adult equine extension programs and conducting applied research in horse behavior and welfare, equine nutrition, and management. She shares the challenges that come with her role, and her strategies to create an inclusive learning environment.
April 11, 2022
Episode 11: Undergraduate Research Week with Dr. Anne Donnelly
In anticipation of Undergraduate Research week, Michelle talks with Dr. Anne Donnelly, director of the Center for Undergraduate Research, about how undergraduate students can prepare for, and get involved in, research at UF. 
April 04, 2022
Episode 10: Reproducibility and Replicability of Data with Dr. Hao Ye
This week Michelle speaks with Reproducibility Librarian Dr. Hao Ye about research reproducibility and replicability; what it means, and why it's important. Dr. Ye shares his perspective and how he works to empower researchers by emphasizing a growth mindset and building a strong community of practice. 
March 21, 2022
Episode 9: Predatory Publishing with Suzanne Stapleton
This week, Michelle and Suzanne Stapleton, Agricultural Sciences & Digital Scholarship Librarian at the Marson Science Library, do a deep dive on predatory publishing; what to look for, and how to avoid it. 
March 14, 2022
Episode 8: Administrative Mentoring with Cassandra Farley and Dr. Nicole Stedman
Michelle wraps up the mentoring series with Cassandra Farley, Director of UF Research Integrity, Security and Compliance and Research Integrity Officer, and Dr. Nicole Stedman, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School. The pair discuss mentoring from the unique lens of administrator. 
March 07, 2022
Episode 7: Diversity in the Research Lab with Dr. Marsha McGriff
This week, Tiffany speaks with Dr. Marsha McGriff, the new Chief Diversity Officer for the University of Florida. Dr. McGriff shares her goals and expectations for the future of inclusivity, diversity, equity, and access at UF. 
February 28, 2022
Episode 6: Diversity in the Research Lab with Lindsay Thompson
Tiffany is back in the studio this week talking with Dr. Lindsay A. Thompson, professor and medical director of the Pediatric Research Hub (the PoRCH). Dr. Thompson shares how she and her research team work to create a culture in their lab that incorporates inclusivity, diversity, equity, and access. 
February 21, 2022
Episode 5: Diversity in the Research Lab with Gailine McCaslin
This week, host Tiffany Pineda takes to the studio with Gailine P. McCaslin, the Senior Project Manager to the Dean of the UF College of Medicine. The pair talk about Gailine's work bringing inclusivity, diversity, equity, and access to the forefront of the research lab. 
February 14, 2022
Episode 4: Faculty Mentoring with Dr. Benjamin Lok
This week, Michelle continues the conversation on faculty mentoring with Dr. Benjamin Lok, an entrepreneur, and Professor in Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering. Dr. Lok give his unique perspective as a part of both academia and the private sector, sharing how he blends the two worlds in his approach to mentoring. 
February 07, 2022
Episode 3: Faculty Mentoring with Dr. Catherine Striley
In this episode, hosts Michelle Leonard and Jane-Ann Norton seek to learn about mentoring from a faculty perspective. They talk with Dr. Catherine Striley, an associate professor in epidemiology, and Deputy Director of HealthStreet, a Community Health Worker (CHW) powered research site. Dr. Striley discusses the challenges of mentoring as well as the fruitful relationships that can develop when challenges are met. 
January 31, 2022
Episode 2: Graduate Student Mentoring
In this episode, hosts Michelle Leonard and Martin Noguera talk with graduate students Daniella Heredia Castaneda, PhD candidate in Animal Sciences, and Luana Dantas Queiroz, PhD candidate in Agronomy, about their experience at the UF IFAS Research & Education Center in Mariana, Florida. Daniella and Luana share their experiences both as mentors and mentees, and the challenges and successes they have had during their time as graduate students. 
January 24, 2022
Episode 1.5: Undergraduate Mentoring cont.
The conversation on undergraduate mentoring continues as Michelle talks with Brendan Wernisch, a third-year undergraduate student who is active with the Center for Undergraduate Research. Brendan shares his experience with research mentoring, and gives advice to people who may be just starting a research project and beginning a mentor-mentee relationship. 
January 19, 2022
Episode 1: Undergraduate Mentoring
January is National Mentoring Month, so what better way to kick off our series than by discussing the art of mentor and mentee relationships. This is the first in a series on mentoring as we address this important topic from student, faculty, and administration perspectives. Michelle Leonard and Martin Noguera talk with undergraduate student Ofelia Alvarez, a member of the PUSH4it mentoring program, and Martin's mentee!
January 10, 2022