[ASC-list] Event in Adelaide- William Lawrance

Lisa Bailey LBailey at riaus.org.au
Fri Mar 19 01:46:13 UTC 2010

Forwarding this information from the Environment Institute,

Keys to having a Prolific Scientific Career
30 March 2010,6:00 - 8:00 pm
The University of Adelaide
Napier G03


William Laurance is a Distinguished Research Professor at James Cook University and also works with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. His prolific research career includes the publication of five books and over 300 scientific and popular articles.

His research focuses on the impacts of intensive land-uses, such as habitat fragmentation, logging, and wildfires, on tropical ecosystems, and on global-change phenomena and conservation policy. He firmly believes that scientists must engage policy makers and the general public, as well as other scientists.

Join us to learn the keys to having a prolific scientific career.

Seminar Topics:

1.    How to be more prolific: strategies for writing and publishing scientific papers

2.    Further ways to maximise your scientific impact - interacting with the popular media and how to promote yourself

Each topic will run for 50 minutes and will include 10 minutes for audience questions.  A tea and coffee break will be held between sessions.

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