Calendar

 
Feb
5
Tue
Los Angeles – Postdoc and Academic Researcher Coffee Hour @ The Bombshelter Bistro
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for our next researcher coffee hour! Coffee and donuts will be provided.

San Diego – Pick-up Soccer Match @ John Muir Turf Field
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
7
Thu
Santa Barbara – AR General Meeting on Status of Research in the U.S. @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please join us for our first Academic Researcher general meeting of the new year! We’ll discuss existing recommendations to improve research in the U.S., including the 2018 NAS report: “The Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences Researchers: Breaking Through”. By understanding existing recommendations and reports, we can better craft bargaining proposals to support our careers and UC’s research mission.

All ARs are encourage to attend and lunch will be provided!

Berkeley & LBL — Researcher Happy Hour @ Matiki Island BBQ and Brew
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm

Drop by for some drinks and apps, connect with fellow LBL and Berkeley researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community.

San Francisco (Parnassus) – Researcher Happy Hour @ Blackthorn
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly First Thursday researcher happy hour this Thursday! All are welcome to come socialize and network with fellow researchers. Get to know new folks and bring out your labmates too!

Hope to see you there!

Feb
15
Fri
Riverside – Researcher Coffee Hour @ The Boyce-Webber Courtyard
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am

Join your fellow Postdocs and Academic Researchers for coffee and donuts. Let’s socialize, talk about our upcoming contract negotiations and celebrate our victories from 2018 including Academic Researchers joining our union, our pay scale increase and stopping UC visa service fees!

We’ll have hot coffee and donuts for everyone – bring your labmates and colleagues too!

Feb
21
Thu
Davis – Researcher Happy Hour @ Sophia's Bar
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm

Our union is hosting another happy hour! Drop by to relax after work and connect with fellow researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community.

Feb
22
Fri
San Diego – Board Game Night @ Price Center West, 2rd Floor, Game Room (by Shogun Noodle and above Jamba Juice)
Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join for a board game evening. Bring your friends and favorite board game(s) to the Price Center gameroom, where we will be able to use the pool tables, table tennis and foosball as well. We will have snacks, and you will be able to purchase food and drinks from Shogun Noodles & Sushi.

Feb
27
Wed
Santa Barbara – AR General Meeting on Initial Bargaining Demands @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Santa Barbara Membership Meeting – Taxes for Postdocs @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll discuss the basics of filing Federal and State taxes, including issues affecting fellows and international scholars. We will also discuss how recent changes to the tax law will impact Postdocs. Your peers are also an excellent resource for tax questions and this will be a good opportunity to ask questions and share information.

Lunch will be provided!