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Animating Science

By Barbara Gastel | Sept. 27, 2009

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Greetings. This week I attended some talks on a special way of communicating science: by using animation.

The talks were by David Bolinsky, from the company XVIVO. As a child, David ...

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On Humor :)

By Barbara Gastel | Sept. 20, 2009

My workshop in Mexico last week included a session on giving presentations. During the question-and-answer period, someone asked, “Is it good to begin a presentation with a joke?”

My answer ...

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Promoting a Culture That Values Writing

By Barbara Gastel | Sept. 13, 2009

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Greetings again. Thank you for so warmly welcoming AuthorAID graduate assistant Bernard Appiah.

I’m writing to you from Monterrey, Mexico, where I just finished giving a workshop at Universidad ...

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Writing and Publishing a Book: Some Help

By Barbara Gastel | Aug. 17, 2009

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Greetings again. Earlier this month, I received an e-mail message from a researcher who attended the first AuthorAID workshop. The subject line of the message was “Help!”

The researcher explained ...

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Where Should I Publish or Present My Work?

By Barbara Gastel | Aug. 8, 2009

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“Where should I publish or present my work?” researchers often wonder. A variety of resources can help answer this question.

The AuthorAID presentation “Publishing a Journal Article” includes advice on ...

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Some Learning from Teaching

By Barbara Gastel | July 23, 2009

Greetings again. I’m preparing this blog post early, because this weekend I’ll be away from the computer to attend a wedding.

My summer-school teaching will end soon. For ...

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