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Successful Writing in the Life Sciences: Preparing Your Data Presentation Skills - Designing Effective Figures and Tables

Event Special Guest Workshop:
Successful Writing in the Life Sciences:
Perfecting Your Data Presentation Skills -
Designing Effective Figures and Tables
Date 10 October 2019 (Thursday)
15 October 2019 (Tuesday)
Time 10:30am to 12:15pm

Venue Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
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Workshop Description

Students will learn how to present scientific information in their thesis, research publications and conference presentations. Topics to be covered include the preparation of line illustrations, photomicrographs, and graphs (i.e., figures), and tables.

Speaker's Bio

Dr. Sarah E. Webb

Dr. Sarah E. Webb was born and brought up in the UK. She obtained a BSc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry at the University of Bath, and a PhD in Cell Biology from King's College London. She has worked in Hong Kong for over 20 years, first at the CUHK and then at the HKUST. She is currently a Visiting Scholar in the Division of Life Science at the HKUST, where she pursues her interest in investigating the role of Ca2+ in embryogenesis. She has many years’ experience in writing, proof-reading and editing scientific research articles and reviews, and has taught a number of scientific writing courses and workshops. Dr. Webb also runs a company (EDITXL) to help academics and students in Hong Kong and China proof-read and edit their work.





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