IRIS General Announcements

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Active Message Threads for January 2018

Wendy Bohon
Jan. 18, 2018, 12:09 p.m.
IRIS has new animations and videos that may be of interest to the community. GENERAL A Brief History of Plate Tectonics (00:05:56) - What Drives Plate Tectonics? (00:06:53) - Plate Boundaries and Tectonic Plates (00:06:39) - REGIONAL Japan - Overview of Earthquakes and Tectonics (00:10:04) - VOLCANOLOGY Volcanic Evolution of the Pacific Northwest: 55 million year history (00:... [more]
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The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) Early Career Investigators (ECI) Program invites applications to an IRIS ECI colloquium matching travel funds program. These funds are available to enable ECIs, defined as post qualifying exam Ph.D. students to pre-tenure faculty that reside at IRIS-member institutions, to present their research at another IRIS-member/affiliate institution. This program aims to promote the work of ECIs and bolster the external research intake of dep... [more]
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Bob Detrick
Jan. 10, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
Dear IRIS Colleagues, The news has been filled recently with allegations of sexual harassment, highlighting the importance of this issue in the workplace. IRIS takes sexual harassment, and all forms of harassment, extremely seriously and such behavior will not be tolerated either in the workplace or in our dealings with the members of the IRIS community. IRIS is taking a proactive approach to these issues by providing harassment and gender bias training for both employees and supervisors... [more]
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Michael Hubenthal
Jan. 2, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
All, The IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program is accepting applications for summer of 2018 placements. Please help us spread the word about this exciting program by bringing it to the attention of the student in your departments! IRIS Interns will have the opportunity to conduct research with state of the art geophysical data and leading researchers at IRIS institutions. The will also receive… • A weekly stipend ($575/week for 9 - 11 weeks) • Free student memberships in the following pr... [more]
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