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Science Writing - Abstracts, Posters, Presentations


Science Writing

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Writing Abstracts and Technical Papers, Styles Guides

Abstracts, Summaries, Creative Statements

Writing Effective Abstracts

Writing Research Papers

Writing a Scientific Research Article


APA Style

Chicago Manual of Style

Writing and Citation Guides

Guides for Creating Effective Poster Presentations

Elements of a Successful Poster - PowerPoint tutorial

Advice on Designing Scientific Posters

PowerPoint Tutorial on Designing Scientific Posters

Flickr: The Poster Sessions Pool

Colin Purrington's Suggestions for Designing Conference Posters

Better Posters (great blog by Dr Zen Faulkes, a biologist at the University of Texas-Pan American)

Poster Perfect (article in The Scientist, by Edyta Zielinska)

Poster Session Tips (Pennsylvania State University)

Design of Scientific Posters (Pennsylvania State University)

Public Speaking

How to Speak in Public So Your Audience Stays Awake

10 Tips for Improving Your Public Speaking Skills