Back in 2011, Aimée Morrison wrote a post on Hook & Eye Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, in which she discussed the question What I've been really thinking about lately is this: how much reusing and recycling of our work is appropriate here? This is a common concern, especially among early career … [Read more...] about Stop worrying about recycling
Presenting Your Research: a category in transition
The whys and hows of conference presentations and related issues.
Posts in this category will be edited and/or recategorized beginning in July 2015 as we move to a library of useful information.
This is a question I get asked a lot. Whether it is for hiring, tenure, or a research grant, researchers seem unsure of the value of conference papers. It's all about impact Conference presentations feel like they have more impact than other forms of dissemination. There are real people in the … [Read more...] about Do Conference Papers Count?
Are you going to the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences this year? Or maybe a large disciplinary conference? Are you worried about your conference presentation? Or excited about meeting up with colleagues you don’t see in person very often? Is this your first time? Are you unsure … [Read more...] about Getting the most from conferences
I received a request via Twitter DM. Have u any tips on academic speaking eg @ q & a time @ conferences. How can I gain confidence and speak with conviction in the face of criticism? As it happens I do have thoughts on this. Critical ≠ negative Criticism is one of the main modes of … [Read more...] about Confidence in the face of criticism
In the last post, Melonie Fullick gave a review of Prezi based on her experience of using it for her recent conference presentation. Here are Melonie's thoughts on the process of learning to use Prezi, along with useful links to help. Prezi is a presentation editor that runs entirely online, … [Read more...] about Getting started using Prezi