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Communicating Science: Giving Talks (Second Edition)

Communicating Science: Giving Talks (Second Edition)

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Published by Russ Campbell
Science moves forward on a series of conversations, from the informal to the formal. The importance of being comfortable at standing up and speaking, and thinking on one's feet, cannot be overemphasized. This small guide hopes to provide advice from fellow scientists on giving talks.
Science moves forward on a series of conversations, from the informal to the formal. The importance of being comfortable at standing up and speaking, and thinking on one's feet, cannot be overemphasized. This small guide hopes to provide advice from fellow scientists on giving talks.

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Published by: Russ Campbell on Jul 26, 2010
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