IsoSiM summer school

SGSPD Committee sgspd at triumf.ca
Thu May 28 06:34:43 PDT 2015


Dear grad students and postdocs,

Please be advised that the dates for the *IsoSiM Summer School* 
<http://isosim.ubc.ca/content/isosim-summer-school-0> have changed; the 
lectures and panel have been compressed into three days, *25 & 29-30 
June*.  The focus remains *effective written and oral communication in 
science*.  The school will be held in four parts:Â

- The workshop portion will be led by Dr. Jean-luc Doumont 
<http://www.principiae.be/>, author of the Nature Series "English 
Communication for scientists" and a lecturer with Stanford and Harvard.  
He will provide a *closed workshop**on writing and oral presentations* 
Thursday 25 June and Monday 29 June, 09-17h.

- In preparation, group work will be interleaved with the workshop. As 
part of a small group, you will prepare a document to be constructively 
critiqued by Dr. Doumont.  (Meetings and organization will be decided 
between you and your group members.)

- Dr. Doumont will give a *public lecture*, open to all TRIUMF staff, on 
*"Structuring your research paper"*,  Tuesday 30 June, 10-12h.

- The fourth portion, Tuesday evening (17-19h), will focus on careers in 
industry.  A representative from each IsoSiM partner will give a brief 
overview of the company, participate on a panel on "*Career paths in 
industry for young researchers*," and discuss your individual concerns.

Please see the website 
<http://isosim.ubc.ca/content/isosim-summer-school-0> or the attached 
flyer for more details and the complete schedule.  To reserve your spot, 
please email sgspd at triumf.ca <mailto:sgspd at triumf.ca> indicating if 
you'd like to participate in
1. in the workshop portion (25 & 29 June)
2. the group work (22-29 June)
3. "Career paths in industry for young researchers" (30 June)

Participation in the workshop and group work will be confirmed on 1 June 
and in the "Career paths in industry for young researchers" on 26 June.

The SGSPD Committee
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