Giving science talks

Some advice on slide design and presentation so your audience doesn’t cringe or fall asleep. Designed for undergraduates, but hopefully useful for other demographics. Timing suggestions below are based on a 20-minute talk. Presentation content Title slide: Title, your name, institution, and e-mail address if you think people would be interested in contacting you. This […]

Weaseling into a research lab

If you are an undergraduate, you really should get some research experience before you graduate. This page explains why on Earth you should want to do this, and lists a few tricks for conning faculty members into letting you into their laboratories. Faculty are beyond busy and their laboratories accommodate only a certain number of […]