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"How to Prepare and Present a Poster"

By | July 30, 2012
Video on preparing and giving poster presentations. About 1 hour long. Includes information on design, tips for presenting posters at conferences, and examples of posters. Accompanied by PDF file containing draft and revised versions of 3 posters. Speaker: Tracy Volz, Rice University, USA.

Proposal Development Resource

By | April 1, 2012
From Grand Challenges Canada. Has 3 parts: Advice from Applicants, Mechanics of Writing, and Perspectives of Mentors. Includes videos and other materials.

"Get Lit: The Literature Review"

By | Oct. 8, 2011
Video of presentation on preparing the literature review section of a thesis or dissertation. Speaker: Candace Schaefer, Associate Director, Texas A&M University Writing Center. Length: about 46 minutes.

Publishing Strategies: The When-Where-What of Scientific Publishing

By | May 27, 2011
Video showing a panel discussion by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Among the topics discussed are when to publish a paper, how to choose a suitable journal, how to decide authorship, how to respond to reviewers' comments, and how to write an effective cover letter. Moderated by Walter Pagel, director of the Department of Scientific Publications at MD Anderson.

Detecting and Preventing Plagiarism

By | Feb. 5, 2011
Video blog post by prominent medical editor George Lundberg. Emphasizes the need to avoid plagiarism and identifies some tools for detecting plagiarism.

On Being a Scientist (Video)

By | Oct. 11, 2009
Intended largely for graduate students and other early-career researchers, this approximately 7-minute video discusses research ethics, including publication ethics. The video is based on the book On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research (3rd edition). It is from the US National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine.

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