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Science Writing - Abstracts, Posters, Presentations


Science Writing

Refworks (Alkek Library access)  RefWorks is web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to organize your research, include citations while you write your paper, build a bibliography in a variety of formats, import references from many data sources, create bibliographies in different document formats (Word, RTF, HTML, etc.)

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 presentation (Eastern Kentucky University)

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

Public Speaking Tips from MIT's Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program