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ICE CaPs Meetings

Due to limited space, RSVPs required for each session. Send your RSVP to Jennifer Katzung (

Spring 2018

Friday, March 9 | 2:00-3:30pm

Open Access and the CU Repository
with Melissa Cantrell, Andrew Johnson, and Ryan Caillet
CU University Libraries

At this meeting Melissa Cantrell, Andrew Johnson and Ryan Caillet will discuss CU Scholar, the university’s institutional repository, which showcases the scholarship generated by the university and helps to increase the reach and visibility of research. They will also discuss open access publishing in a general sense, covering a variety of topics such as defining open access, types of open access, the benefits of publishing open access, as well as some resources that enable publishing and finding open access research. Lastly, Melissa, Andrew and Ryan will discuss the Open Access Fund┬áthat helps CU Boulder authors to cover author fees for publishing open access.


Friday, March 16 | 2:00-3:30pm

Altmetric Explorer at CU Boulder
with Matt Ramey
CU Office of Faculty Affairs

Interested in understanding the broader attention to CSTPR research? Join Matt Ramey from the Office of Faculty Affairs to discuss the new Altmetric Explorer tool, now available to all researchers and staff at CU Boulder. This hands on session will include an introduction to altmetrics, strategies for using Altmetric Explorer to demonstrate the impact of research, information on how the tool is populated with publications, and advice on interpreting altmetric data.


Friday, April 27 | 2:00-3:30pm

Research and the Media: What Makes News?
with Trent Knoss
CU Boulder Strategic Relations

Want to know how to publicize your research? CU Boulder's central news office has resources to help. Learn about interacting with reporters, crafting soundbites for interviews, how to promote your research on social media and how to pitch your expertise in a public-facing way. This session is designed to be open-ended and tailored to specific areas of interest, so attendees are invited to send advance questions, topics or case studies to Trent Knoss to incorporate into the presentation.


Fall 2017

Friday, September 29 2:00-3:30pm
Advocacy at CU with Alex Loyd, University of Colorado, Office of University Counsel

Working at the science-policy interface these days, many faculty, staff and graduate students have questions about the rules and conventions on what is appropriate advocacy within their roles at CU. Alex Loyd will map out the legal contours of these considerations and answer questions that participants may have. We will then discuss advocacy and activism more broadly in contemporary times.

Friday, October 27 2:00-3:30pm
Tapping into Funding Opportunities with Eric Carlson, CU Boulder Research & Innovation Office (RIO)

Who would like to earn funding for research? Focusing on science-policy opportunities, Eric Carlson will walk participants through SPINplus funding database that is available through RIO at CU. It is a web-based, searchable database available to all CU Boulder faculty, staff, and students. Users can perform and save funding searches and create their own weekly email funding alert (CU Boulder login required). Eric will provide insights on how to efficiently find funding sources and he will field questions that participants may have about the funding process.

Friday, December 1 2:00-3:30pm

Establishing & Maintaining your Digital Identity with Matt Duncan, CU Boulder Academic Digital Engagement Strategist, Office of Strategic Relations

This session will discuss how faculty and graduate students can effectively and efficiently establish and maintain professional digital identities using Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and/or Matt Duncan will help interested participants overcome fears of technology and/or worries of time wasting to guide 21st century researchers into the 21st century communications environment (both in terms of outbound communications and two-way/engagement conversations).