Category Archives: Scientific societies

Ten steps to optimizing learning at large conferences

Active conference attendance can make all the difference in how much you learn at a large meeting with a blizzard of overlapping sessions, posters, and eating venues. A few steps before, during and after can help you get the most … Continue reading

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Recipe for studying symbiosis

  What do scientists who identify first as symbiontologists study? OK, maybe I invented that term, but something brings hundreds of people to meetings where the only thing they have in common is that they study symbiosis. What do sponges, … Continue reading

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Who are these people I’m supposed to vote for?

I hope you are a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and that you just got an email about voting for various officers. I make it a point to vote the minute I get such things … Continue reading

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