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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
Posted in Posters, Presentations and seminars, Scientific meetings, Travel, Undergraduates Tagged Meeting, posters, talking to strangers Leave a comment
It isn’t only your story: acknowledge forward
What does it feel like when you hear someone talk about your work as if you never existed? What do they gain by leaving you to a pile of names at the end? Heck, you even made those slides. You … Continue reading
Posted in Presentations and seminars, Scientific meetings, Seminars Tagged Meeting, Powerpoint, scientific presentation 1 Comment
Please don’t back out at the last minute!
A well-planned meeting is among the more gratifying social events to organize. I bet Mike Travisano, Matt Herron, and Will Ratcliff were really glad to see their catalysis meeting actually taking place. We were the little figures they got to … Continue reading
Measuring the success of a scientific meeting
The success of a scientific meeting is something we care about, but measuring it may be complicated. One might think the best measure involves whether or not the stated goals were accomplished. These goals could be as simple … Continue reading
Posted in Scientific meetings Tagged Alan Templeton, evolution, measurement, Meeting, Multicellular organism, new ideas, Organism, scientific meeting 1 Comment
Stay for the whole meeting, skip some of the talks
Sometimes it seems like there is this game at meetings where people show how important they are by how little time they can stay. They just dash in, give their talks, then dash out. Don’t do this. Meetings are not … Continue reading
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Scientific meetings are important, so plan your summer now
Some meeting deadlines have already passed. Others are hard on us. Choose a meeting now and figure out how to get to it. If you are a student, or postdoc, find all the competitions you can enter and do it. … Continue reading