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How to nail an academic poster presentation

Creating the poster

First up, you need to make sure you know what the specifications of your poster are. Things like whether the poster is landscape or portrait, and what the dimensions are. 1,200 more words

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Oral presentation or poster presentation?

I’m stepping away from the mental health focussed posts for a few weeks to bring you a new ‘conference series’. The plan is to help with decisions around presenting at conferences and to also provide handy guides to producing presentations that will help you communicate your work as succinctly and professionally as possible. 1,112 more words

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2018 Digital Scholarship Fellows Program: Call for Proposals

Have you been thinking about creating a digital companion for your book project? Do you have collections of research materials collecting dust or physically degrading in your office, or large datasets you’d like to develop into a digital archive, maps, or visualizations to accompany your written scholarship? 382 more words

Active & Project Based Learning

Bibliography - Harvard Methodology

Click Bibliography Tutorial Oct 2017 for the presentation I gave on how to prepare a bibliography using the Harvard method.

IB Extended Essay

How Formal Education Can Help You in Your Daily Life (3 Ways)

As with most of my posts, this information came to me as I continued taking various courses at the college level. I have not conducted a study on this nor has it been “peer reviewed.” This post’s information is purely from experience (as are the others). 991 more words


Ways into the Collection: Databases

Research Skills Series

By Alison Newby

Last time we discussed the importance of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre (AIU Centre) and its collections, touching on some of the realities of archives and archival research, and looking at the kinds of questions we need to ask ourselves before engaging with an archive collection. 1,862 more words

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