Presenting Your Research in English--The Language of Science: A Seminar for Non-native English Speakers Monday, November 13, 2017 - 8:30am - 12:30pm S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: 
S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

About the Seminar

This interactive seminar for postdoctoral trainees, who are non-native English speakers, will give you the opportunity to:

  • Expand your cultural intelligence
  • Learn how to tell your science story
  • Practice describing your data
  • Improve your presentation skills

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Instructors

Mallory Fix Lopez, MS Ed/TESOL | Learn More
Applied Linguist

Owner, language connectED

Rebecca Toner, MS Ed/TESOL | Learn More
Applied Linguist

Chief Learning Officer (CLO), language connectED

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How to Apply

This seminar is FREE; however, enrollment is limited to 40 participants. Priority admission is based on number of years in training. This seminar involves a formal commitment and pre-work assignment in order to attend.

Requirement 1: Letter of Support

You must provide a letter of support from your PI that indicates his or her support of your career and provides permission for you to attend this half-day seminar.

Requirement 2: Pre-Work Assignment

In order to reach the highest level of effectiveness in the shortest amount of time, you will prepare a three- to five-minute presentation (no more than five PowerPoint slides) of your scientific work prior to the course.

Your presentation will answer:

1.      Who am I?
2.      What do I do?
3.      What is my current research focus?
4.      Where am I currently in my research?
5.      What direction do I hope to take in my research?

Please print your PowerPoint presentation (one slide per page) and take it to the workshop with you. 

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Application Deadline

Please apply no later than Sunday, October 22, 2017

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Apply Now

Submit Your Application Here

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Contact

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please email dpcd@pitt.edu or call (412) 648-8486.

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