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Writing a Successful Graduate Fellowship Application

The most obvious benefit of a graduate fellowship is the generous monetary support that pays for your stipend, tuition, and/or travel expenses. The not-so-obvious benefits of writing a graduate fellowship application come from being forced to analyze your research project and set realistic goals. This activity alone will make you reflect about who you are […]

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How to Make a Good Graphical Abstract

Presenting science concisely poses many challenges: How do you say enough without saying too much? Are you capturing the main points? Does this research paper abstract attract the reader’s attention and make them want to read your paper? That last question is the most important and the most overlooked one. And to address it, many […]

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Open Access: Facts, Myths, and Effects on Your Research Funding

The rise of open access is changing how research is communicated. In this webinar, we’ll celebrate Open Access Week 2016 by taking a closer look at how open access affects how researchers write and publish their results. Specifically, we will: Define open access and Creative Commons licensing and dive into the numbers  about open access […]

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Making Sense of Creative Commons Licenses

As a scientist, you have many options when it comes to licensing your original, scholarly work. For every new paper, data set, video/audio recording, image collection, figure, or computer program (just to name a few), you must decide how far and wide the material will be distributed and what others are allowed to do with […]

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The Easier Way to Write a PhD Thesis

Without good planning and preparation, writing your thesis can be a nightmare. Here are some tips on how to make the process a whole lot easier.

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Beginners Introduction to R Statistical Software

In this webinar you will learn how to import data from Microsoft Excel into R how to use R to perform statistical analyses how get a beautifully formatted figure from your data   Summary: This webinar will take the case study approach to introduce R to biologists with little or no previous knowledge of the […]

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Choosing the Best Journal for Your Paper

Publishing research results is critical to maintain a career in academia. Unfortunately, with the ever-increasing number of journals, it can be very time-consuming and difficult to find a good match for a new manuscript. In this webinar, we’ll look at ways to: search for target journals (and where to collect additional information and metrics about […]

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Tips and Tools for Making your Next Paper Amazing

In this webinar you will learn: tips, tricks and information on how to assemble a great manuscript how to increase your chances of getting your paper accepted. Summary: While writing a paper may seem very straight-forward, it is actually a process with many steps and pitfalls, especially since there are likely several people involved in […]

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If English is My Native Language, Why Would I Need Editing

In this webinar you will learn:  a variety of different types of editing how editing can improve your paper Summary: This webinar covers different types or levels of editing, how editing can improve the writing of both native and non-native English speakers, the benefits of improving a paper via editing, and what to look for […]

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Lay out your manuscripts, theses and reports like a pro with LaTeX for Biologists

LaTeX for Biologists Webinar_30_09_2014 In this webinar, you will learn how to get started with Overleaf, and run step-by-step through everything you’ll need to create and publish your first article. how to share your documents with your collaborators, and how the integrated commenting system can be used to allow others to give quick feedback Summary: […]

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