Are you looking for methods to improve your success in writing, grant applications, and speaking endeavors? If so, join us this spring for a three-part series designed to provide you strategies to improve the clarity of your scholarly communications, both written and oral.

 

Writing for Publication

A clear and reasoned presentation of ideas is critical to the success of a scientific manuscript. This seminar examines the structures and positions of emphasis in the sentence, paragraph, and sections of the formal study to help authors authorize their claims.

When: Friday, February 21st from 1pm-2pm

Where: 2520-D University Capitol Centre

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Writing Effective NIH Grant Applications

This course reviews the principles of good grant writing to produce clear, direct, and compelling proposals. Focuses on understanding the psychology of reviewers and the review process, how to engage readers and facilitate understanding, and how to manage the proposal writing process with suggestions for proposal templates.

When: Friday, March 13 from 11am-12pm

Where: 2520-D University Capitol Centre

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Speaking for Success: Strategies for Effective Presentations

This course reviews how adults learn as a means to examine effective delivery techniques to engage scientific and clinical peer audiences. It provides practical information on how to deliver memorable oral and PowerPoint presentations in the classroom, the conference room, the auditorium, and at the regional or national meeting.

When: Friday, May 1 from 10am-11am

Where: 2520-D University Capitol Centre

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Presented by Paul Casella (MFA; Consultant, CCOM Office of Faculty Affairs and Development). Paul Casella is a writer, teacher, editor and producer. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Since 1993, Paul has worked with health professionals to improve the clarity and effectiveness of their manuscripts for publication, formal presentations, slides, posters, videos, and other media for scientific purposes.

 

 

 

Questions: vpr-rdo@uiowa.edu

Sponsored by the OVPR Research Development Office