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An undergrad primer for attending scientific meetings
Undergraduates can benefit from attending scientific meetings even more if they have a plan. This plan should be focused around what you want to learn. The meeting overall will be broader than your specific interests, so it is good to … Continue reading
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The power of explaining someone else’s idea
In our short evening class we like to have time to think, time to write, time to talk, and time to share. When these go together well, it is transformative. Last week in the last class before spring break, we … Continue reading
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How to organize a fabulous small meeting
When I see a young scientist talking to one of the grizzled leaders of the field at a meeting I have organized, I hope that the new scientist will discover something valuable from her elder. Likewise, I hope the … Continue reading
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Giddy with the success of our undergrads and their posters
Today our six research undergraduates, Kai, Alicia, Libby, Stephanie, Olivia, and Daniela, presented their research on posters at the Fall Undergraduate Poster Session, scheduled to fall on parent’s weekend. We began planning at the beginning of the semester how they … Continue reading
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Undergrads, sign up to present your research now!
The sooner you get used to presenting your work, the better. It is so important to be able to talk about your work outside your research group. Why did you do this? Why is it important? Just because your adviser … Continue reading
Do you have a QR code for your poster?
Those QR code things sure are useful for quick access to websites, phone numbers, email addresses, or just about whatever you want to link to. Get a QR code reader for your smart phone so you can quickly go to … Continue reading
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Did you go to the undergraduate poster session at your university?
Yesterday was the spring poster session by Wash U undergrads. There were about 180 posters. Apparently they were organized according to submission date, so literature could be next to physics or biology. At first that baffled me, but then I … Continue reading