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GS04 1821 G&E Oral Scientific Presentations

Gladden, Andrew (Spring), Sen Subrata (Fall). One semester hour. Spring, annually. Grading System: Pass or Fail. Prerequisites:  GSBS Core Course and student must be at least in their second year to take this course. Audit permitted.

This course is designed for second-year students who have already chosen their thesis lab and are preparing for their candidacy exam.  The students will use their thesis project as a template to develop a 20-minute scientific presentation.  All aspects of the presentation will be covered including title and introduction slides, organizing your data into a story, model slides and conclusions, and answering questions.  In addition to the 20-minute presentation, students will also give two elevator talks: one to a scientific group and one to a non-scientist group.  This course is designed to prepare the student for the oral defense portion of their candidacy exam.

Course Outline G&E Oral Scientific Presentations