Date      Topic/Reading
4 Sep   Course introduction slides pdf
11 Sep   The publication processslides pdf: Eloquent Science, Ch 1
18 Sep   Writing a paper: Is the scientific paper a fraud? | The write stuff
25 Sep   Reviewing a paper: Knuth pg 31-35, Knuth hints, Bernstein 2008
2 Oct   Scientific funding and the grant review process slides pdf: Getting Funded (from Making the Right Moves)
9 Oct   Writing a grant slides pdf
16 Oct   Writing an abstract slides pdf: Pearse & Ferguson (2017); six easy steps
23 Oct   Giving talks slides pdf: David Stern on “How to Give a Talk”
30 Oct   The 2 min “elevator” speech: How to sell your thesis; Deconstructing the elevator speech
6 Nov   Elevator speech practice (see Karl’s example)
13 Nov   Preparing and presenting a poster: “Better scientific poster”; Designing research posters video icon
20 Nov   Keeping a lab notebook: Ten simple rules; Open notebook science
27 Nov   No class
4 Dec   Overcoming unconscious bias: Kolehmainen and Carnes (2018); Pritlove et al. (2019)