Week 6 – Methods sections; Posters, visuals, and conference proposals
Friday, June 29
|9:30-10:45||Guided peer review of methods sections|
|10:50-11:30||Looking ahead to the results and discussion sections. Clarifying/revising your claim: what will research permit you to argue? How results and discussion sections relate to introduction section.
How to write the abstract and develop the graphics for publication.
Tips on PowerPoint, posters, and conference proposals/abstracts.
Handouts to be discussed
- Peer Review: Methods [doc]
- Writing the Results and Discussion Sections [PDF]
- Oral Presentation Feedback Sheet [doc]
- How to Write an Abstract [PDF]
- SACNAS video on writing an effective abstract:
Due Friday, July 6 at Writing Workshop
Develop (and rehearse!) a PowerPoint presentation that focuses on your introduction (problem statement), methods, and relevance. Roughly 10 minutes.
Read Hofmann, chapter 28, on oral presentations
Reading due Thursday, July 12 at Writing Workshop
Writing a statement of purpose or statement of research interest (handout)