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Research in Action

Research in Action is a weekly podcast about topics and issues related to research in higher education from experts across a range of disciplines. Episodes are posted weekly and include guest interviews and occasional solo episodes. Guests are from a range of higher education institutions and share their expertise on qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods as well as their personal experiences as researchers; research and writing practices; organizational and productivity strategies; and much more. Some weeks, bonus content is also posted. Research in Action is hosted by Dr. Katie Linder, the research director for Oregon State University Ecampus. Show notes with information regarding topics discussed in each episode, as well as the transcript for each episode, can be found at the Research in Action website at ecampus.oregonstate.edu/podcast. There are several ways to connect with the Research in Action podcast. Visit ecampus.oregonstate.edu/podcast to post a comment about a specific episode, suggest a future guest, or ask a question that could be featured in a future episode. You can also offer feedback about Research in Action episodes or share research-related resources by contacting the podcast via Twitter @RIA_podcast using the hashtag #ria_podcast or emailing riapodcast@oregonstate.edu. Finally, you can call the Research in Action voicemail line at 541-737-1111 to ask a question or leave a comment. The Research in Action podcast is a resource funded by Oregon State University Ecampus – ranked one of the nation’s best providers of online education with more than 40 degree programs and over 1,000 classes online. Learn more about Ecampus by visiting ecampus.oregonstate.edu. This podcast is produced by the Ecampus Multimedia team.
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Apr 21, 2017

Bonus Clip #3 [00:00-04:26]: Standardizing Data and Software Citations

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Apr 21, 2017

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-02:26]: Dr. Kyle Niemeyer’s Podcasting Experience

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Apr 21, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-04:35]: Perceived Drawbacks of Open Science

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Apr 21, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Kyle Niemeyer, an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University. His research focuses on developing new computational tools to better simulate important physical phenomena, including combustion, turbulence-chemistry interactions, and fluid dynamics. Kyle is also an advocate for open science and reproducibility in computational science.

Segment 1: Growing a Research Pipeline [00:00-12:27]

In this first segment, Kyle shares about his current research and how it influences future projects.

Segment 2: Open Science [12:28-23:07]

In segment two, Kyle discusses his passion for open science.

Segment 3: Being a Journal Editor [23:08-34:19]

In segment three, Kyle shares about his experience as an editor with several open science journals.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-04:35]: Perceived Drawbacks of Open Science

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-02:26]: Dr. Kyle Niemeyer’s Podcasting Experience

Bonus Clip #3 [00:00-04:26]: Standardizing Data and Software Citations

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast

Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu

Voicemail: 541-737-1111

If you listen to the podcast via iTunes, please consider leaving us a review.

Apr 17, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Sarah Carver Williams, the Director of the STEPP Program, a student support program at East Carolina University designed to provide college access and ongoing support for students with learning disabilities. She also serves as Principal Investigator for the College STAR initiative, a grant-funded project focused on helping participating campuses create educational environments that are welcoming for students who have different approaches to learning. Prior to her work with STEPP and College STAR, Sarah was a part of the ECU College of Education faculty and a middle school special education teacher in North Carolina. Sarah received her Bachelor of Science and Master's degree in Special Education from East Carolina University and her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Segment 1: College STAR [00:00-11:19]

In this first segment, Sarah discusses the College STAR program.

Segment 2: Starting a Significant Research Endeavor [11:20-21:26]

In segment two, Sarah shares her suggestions for launching a large research project.

Segment 3: Future Developments for College STAR [21:27-31:05]

In segment three, Sarah share the next steps for the College STAR program and how other institutions can get involved.

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Apr 10, 2017

On this episode, Katie celebrates the 1-year anniversary of the "Research in Action" podcast by sharing some metrics from the first year of the show along with feedback from listeners. Katie also chats with some of the behind-the-scenes members of the RIA podcast production team.

Segment 1: "Research in Action" One-year Metrics [00:00-06:48]

In this first segment, Katie shares some of the podcast metrics from the first year.

Segment 2: Feedback from "Research in Action" Listeners [06:49-13:49]

In segment two, Katie shares favorite episodes recommended by RIA listeners.

Segment 3: A Peek Behind the Scenes [13:50-41:46]

In segment three, Katie interviews three members of the Ecampus staff who assist with RIA production.

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Apr 10, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-3:16]: Dr. Pacheco-Vega's Work on Advancing Environmental Global Governance

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Apr 10, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega, an Assistant Professor in the Public Administration Division of the Center for Economic Teaching and Research (Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas, CIDE) in Mexico. He is a specialist in comparative public policy and focuses on North American environmental politics, primarily sanitation and water governance, solid waste management, neoinstitutional theory, transnational environmental social movements and experimental methods in public policy. His current research programme focuses on the spatial, political and human dimensions of public service delivery. He is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (JESS), and sits on the editorial board of Water International, Global Environmental Politics and several other journals. He is the creator of the weekly hashtag #ScholarSunday.

Segment 1: The Global Politics of Sanitation [00:00-12:01]

In this first segment, Raul shares about some of his research on the global politics of sanitation.

Segment 2: Being an Actively Engaged Researcher [12:02-21:39]

In segment two, Raul shares some of his strategies for being active at conferences and on social media.

Segment 3: Working with Vulnerable Research Populations [21:40-35:01]

In segment three, Raul shares his thoughts on the responsibilities of the researcher when working with vulnerable communities.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-3:16]: Dr. Pacheco-Vega's Work on Advancing Environmental Global Governance

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast

Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu

Voicemail: 541-737-1111

If you listen to the podcast via iTunes, please consider leaving us a review.

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