We are now accepting participant applications for the next MIT COVID-19 Challenge, Beat the Pandemic II! Beat the Pandemic II will take place on May 29-31, 2020. The application deadline is Tuesday, May 26th at 12:00PM ET. To apply, please check out our website (...
Join us anytime, come and go, to ask questions and get advice for overcoming writing obstacles. Learn ways to manage yourself, your time, your multiple projects, and how to engage your advisor and others to create a supportive writing community. We are all in this together...and we can do this!
Join a virtual writing workshop to learn strategies to become a more productive writer! Want to learn ways to manage your writing, time, schedule, and tendencies to procrastinate or be a perfectionist? Overcome anxiety (or use it to your advantage!) and stay motivated to complete your manuscript, thesis, or dissertation. We want to help you become a more productive writer!
Pre-/post-publication peer review: You do a study, you write up the paper, and then you publish it. That’s it, right? Not so fast: peer review has always been a recurring step in the scientific process, but methods to do so are even more widespread than ever. We will talk about benefits and challenges of using preprint sites like bioRxiv, and the wide world of peer-reviewed feedback after publishing your manuscript. Speaker, Dr. Chris Gunter
Traditional journal publishing: Instead of trying the spaghetti-sticking approach or impact factors, let’s talk about the best ways to identify a journal for your manuscript, and then how to navigate the submission process. We will look at several levels of journals and discuss pros/cons of each, along with the hidden importance of cover letters and how to appeal decisions you don’t agree with.
The Art of Science Communication is an online course that provides fundamental training in science communication, focusing on how to present science to a nonexpert audience in a formal setting, such as a public lecture.