ReaDI Program Consultations for Columbia PIs
How the ReaDI Program Assists Columbia PIs:
- Are you a new PI?
- Do you have new people in your research group?
- Do you know where and how all research outputs from your lab members are saved, compiled, and processed?
- Are your group members trained in data management?
- Do you have concerns regarding public access policies and how they will impact your current data management practices?
- Interested in learning more about implementing an electronic lab notebook?
- Want to develop a group manual?
If any of these questions resonate with you, then ReaDI Program's consultation services can help. This free service can provide answers to all these questions and more!
If the ReaDI Program’s consults are of interest to you, please select "request consult" below and fill out form.
Why Consider a Written Manual for Your Research Group?
Whether you call it a lab manual, an on-boarding document, or standard operating procedures, a written document can streamline research processes and ensure high-quality research. The document should include your expectations for conducting research (including quality controls) and maintaining data. Other principal investigators have found these documents useful for communicating with their group members.
- Why some professors welcome new lab members with clear expectations—in writing (Science)
- The key to a happy lab life is in the manual (Nature)
Not sure where to start? The ReaDI Program is available to help you draft your own group manual.