Please read through these, and keep them for future use. These are all resources that our Instructors and TA’s have suggested may be useful to you in your future careers as Modern Biologists
Pathways to Science
A hub for funding sources and information for students of all levels (k-12 to Post Doctoral) and for all scientific fields.
CrashCourse YouTube Channel:
A fun resource for scientific explanations of biological phenomena and an entertaining scientific news source.
If you like to look at real data sets, machine learning and competitions:
Global Wellness Institute
Do you know what wellness is and how to manage it?
Coding and R forums
Find the answers to basic and advanced questions you may have using these websites:
https://stackoverflow.com/ – General Stack coding forum
https://www.r-bloggers.com/ – R-specific blog
https://www.statmethods.net/index.html – R-specific blog
https://gis.stackexchange.com/ – GIS Stack forum
Online Coding Courses
Looking for online courses in a variety of languages after the workshop?
Data Carpentry – Free
Paid, but financial aid can be requested for as many courses as needed
Paid, but financial aid can be requested, up to 90% per course
Addiction Services Council
Help for addiction
Texas A&M Wildlife Job Board
Conservation/Fish and Wildlife jobs, internships, funded graduate school positions, volunteer opportunities
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
In addition to being able to talk to someone, this website has links to an incredible number of additional resources and helpful websites
Now Matters Now
Free online resources, connection for help, and training for those seeking help and those seeking to help https://www.nowmattersnow.org
Gender and Equality Resources
University of Oklahoma Gender and equality resources page with dozens of helpful websites covering a variety of topics
Rape Crisis Helpline
24/7 HELPLINE: (608) 251-7273, LÍNEA DE AYUDA: (608) 258-2567
The Elements of Style – Book
Easy to read writing resource to find at your library or
The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White, originally published 1918 but there are several updated editions
Learning to code explained in a very simple manner:
Resources Aimed at Miami University Students
Counseling Services at Miami
Counseling for any issue you may be facing (reduced price for at-need students):
Bernard B. Rinella Student Learning Center:
Meet with a learning specialist or tutor
Statistical Consulting Center (SCC)
The Statistical Consulting Center (SCC) offers statistical consulting to faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students conducting research at Miami University. The SCC is a group of statisticians who provide consultation on all aspects of data collection, analysis and interpretation.
HOWE Writing Center
Their mission is to ensure that Miami supports its students in developing as effective writers in college, fully preparing graduates to excel as clear, concise, and persuasive writers in their careers, communities, and personal lives. Make an appointment to discuss your writing, or use their useful databases!
Miami University 24/7 H.O.P.E. Line
(for non-life-threatening mental health concerns) OR If you find yourself in a non-life-threatening psychological crisis, you may call the Student Counseling Service (SCS) at 513-529-4634 for crisis intervention during their business hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday