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Errata from Eloquent Science

July 27, 2015   Filed under Blog, Excerpts, Featured, News, Resources  

Here is a list of typos identified by the compositor of the book. These changes were not implemented at the time.   p. 53, 1st graph: OK to change “formating” to “formatting”? p. 53, 3rd graph: OK to change “conciousness” to “consciousness”? p. 86, 3rd graph of section 9.8: OK to change “parenthethical” to “parenthetical”? […]

Step by Step from Writing to Publishing

June 15, 2015   Filed under Blog, Featured, News  

I will be offering online training in scientific publishing through the Virtual Medical Academy. Called “Step by Step from Writing to Publishing”, the course will last for four two-hour sessions starting on 24 August. To sign up, visit the Virtual Medical Academy here. If you cannot make this session, I will likely conduct more in […]

Publishing Academic Papers Workshop

April 20, 2015   Filed under News, Popular  

If you are at the University of Manchester, you can sign up to attend my day-long workshop called “Publishing Academic Papers”. It runs 5-6 times a year. The complete workshop schedule can be found here. This workshop covers: Why publish? How do I publish? How do peer review, editors, and journals work? Is my science […]

How to Get Your PhD Published: Workshop for Saudi Students Club in Manchester

April 20, 2015   Filed under Featured, News  

Eloquent Science will be presenting a workshop at the Saudi Students Club of Manchester on Saturday 25 April 2015 at the Samuel Alexander Arts Theatre on “How to get your PhD published”. The workshop will last from 11 a.m. to about 4 p.m. (Image source: https://twitter.com/ksamcr/status/589967613645697025/photo/1)

Eloquent Science Workshop in Innsbruck

April 20, 2015   Filed under News  

No April Fools this year! Eloquent Science was on hand at the Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Innsbruck, to present an afternoon workshop on scientific publishing and writing. Thanks to host Prof. Alexander Gohm!

I’ll be blogging the European Geosciences Union General Assembly

April 25, 2014   Filed under Blog, Featured, News  

We’ll be blogging and tweeting (@EloquentScience) away at the 2014 European Geosciences Union General Assembly next week in Vienna, Austria. Get tips on how to improve your presentation. Find out who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. You can follow me and all the other bloggers and tweeters at http://geolog.egu.eu/general-assembly-blogroll/.

Recent Tweets Love Eloquent Science!

February 27, 2014   Filed under Blog, Featured, News, Reviews  

A tribute to the teacher without whom Eloquent Science would not have been written

February 7, 2014   Filed under Blog, Featured, News, Potpourri  

Yesterday I found out that Professor Dan Keyser of the State University of New York at Albany won the 2014 Edward N. Lorenz Teaching Excellence Award, given by the American Meteorological Society. The citation stipulates: “For meticulous and inspiring lectures, for a demanding yet compassionate demeanor, for his individualized mentoring and unwavering commitment to his […]

Interview with Scientia Crastina

November 11, 2013   Filed under Blog, Featured, News, Potpourri  

I did this great interview with Olle Bergman who runs the web page Scientia Crastina, which bills itself as “communication skills for the scientists of tomorrow”. Thanks, Olle! Readers, I hope you enjoy the interview. I had fun answering the questions that Olle posed for me!

New: Eloquent Science Twitter now active

May 29, 2013   Filed under Blog, Featured, News, Potpourri  

Stop by and see what is going on at https://twitter.com/EloquentScience

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