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15 Top Tips to Giving a Great Talk

I still remember the first time I stood in front of a crowd of about 35 people, including my brand new lab mates and professors, in my first ever lab meeting. My feet were as wobbly as ever and all I wanted was...
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Publish and Perish: Post-Publication Review and Why YOU Should Get Involved

“13 Photoshop Fails You Won't Believe Really Happened!”  A familiar tag-line on the internet, and you yet again waste a few minutes as you click through a series of impossible images of the human form. The...
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From Submission to Print: Getting the Best out of the Peer-Review Process

In this webinar you will learn: What happens to your paper from submission to print. Top tips for getting your paper published. Abstract: We all know how important publications are in scientific...
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Five Simple Tips to Break Your Dissertation up into Manageable Parts

You’ve got an advisor, you’re done with classes, you’ve finally passed your qualifying exams and your dissertation project is underway. Life is looking good, but it’s not too early to start thinking...
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Five Easy Ways to Reduce Word Count

The NIH grant that you are working on only gives you five pages to describe your research strategy. You’re wrestling with a research report for Science that has a maximum word limit of 2500. And the abstract...
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When the Words Won’t Come: Overcoming Writer’s Block

Whether you are writing your thesis, a manuscript or a grant, there will come a time when you need to write, but getting words onto the paper will be like trying to get DNA from a rock – you are pretty sure...
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5 Top Tips for Surviving Your First Conference

One of the really exciting parts of being involved in research is the opportunity to travel to a conference (hopefully at an exotic location!) to present your work and get to see presentations from the major...
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Common Sins When Publishing Your Paper

When it comes to publishing your paper you want to show the world what excellent research you’ve worked so hard to produce. Part of that is providing enough detail so that others can reproduce your work and...
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Stand By Your Poster

A lot of scientists hate presenting posters. Because more often than not, you stand near your carefully designed, full of great results placard, all alone, while there is a crowd gathered two posters...
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Dive into Science writing, presenting & editing at Bitesize Bio

Writing For BiteSizeBio wistiaEmbed = Wistia.embed("p0ic39yykh"); You'll learn How writing with Bitesize Bio... gives you an opportunity to express your ideas and help fellow...
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