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Professional Development Webinars

Professional Development Webinars provide exercises and tips for scientists to enhance their oral and poster presentation skills and effectively communicate their research in formal and informal settings.

Powerful Poster Sessions: Design and Presentation Plus Case Studies

Scientifically Speaking: How to Prepare an Effective Talk

Reading a Scientific Paper: Tips for Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration

Writing a Scientific Paper: Key Strategies for Clarity

Presenter: Barrett Whitener, M.F.A., M.A., IQ Solutions, Inc., Rockville, Maryland, USA

For more than 15 years, Mr. Whitener has trained professionals in science, health care, and public policy to become effective communicators. He has led workshops on presentation skills for postdoctoral fellows, senior researchers, and administrators throughout the National Institutes of Health and for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cornell University, Gates Millennium Scholars, Compact for Faculty Diversity, Center for Strategic and International Studies, World Resources Institute, and many others. He is co-author of the book, Speaking About Science: A Manual for Creating Clear Presentations (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

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