ASTR 8500 (O'Connell) Spring 2016



Topic Presenter
a) How to give a bad talk Dylan
b) Tenure vs term contract systems for faculty: pros and cons Chris
c) Top-10 job-getting skills in astronomy Matt
d) Social networking in science: good, bad, and ugly Sean
e) Employment opportunities for PhD's outside astronomy Poon
f) Common mistakes in graduate research projects Pallavi
g) Help! How do I manage my time? Allison M.
h) Responsibilities of scientists to society Allison T.
i) Navigating group science Paul
j) Paper writing tips Thankful
k) Elements of persuasion  

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