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Sigma Xi

UT Knoxville Sigma Xi Chapter begins a series of professional development panels for graduate students (and interested undergraduates) with a discussion about graduate research proposals to the National Science Foundation. The panelists will discuss the following awards:

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UT, Knoxville Chapter of Sigma Xi will be sponsoring a graduate student research presentation competition on the morning of April 13 during Research Week. There will be multiple cash awards for the best presentations. Graduate students can apply for the competition at https://webapps.utk.edu/GraduateResearch/GradResearchSigmaXi. These are 15-minute presentations with 5 minutes for questions.

The application deadline is noon, April 1, 2015.

Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, in partnership with the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) is hosting a special lecture by Dr. Indrikis Krams. His lecture, titled “Reciprocal altruism and empathy in birds,” will focus on recent studies from his laboratory on cooperative behavior in songbird species.

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