Thursday, March 19, 2015

5 Classic Research Presentation Mistakes

A great article from The Thesis Whisperer on common mistakes people make when presenting research.

Such mistakes are:
     -Being too detailed with the data.
     -Spending too much time on the theory but not on the work.
     -Not explaining why the research is important.
     -Reading directly from the Thesis.
     -Being intimidated by question time.

Article by: The Thesis Whisperer

http://thesiswhisperer.com/2010/11/25/5-classic-research-presentation-mistakes/

Monday, March 16, 2015

Navigating the Academic Conference with Social Anxiety

Conferences are a great opportunity for networking, showcasing your work as well as learning from the work of others. While some may find socializing in a crowded place normal, others may be very uncomfortable in such an environment. The article offers tips such as how to prepare, how to be organized, and how to be comfortable while also stepping out of your own comfort zone to meet new people.

Navigating the Academic Conference with Social Anxiety
Article by Katie Shives

https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/navigating-academic-conference-social-anxiety

Thursday, March 12, 2015