For many, attending academic conferences or conventions is an important part of your professional development. It’s an opportunity to learn about recent research, present your own paper or poster, and meet peers.
An in-depth understanding of academic integrity is vital for students and professionals in the academic community. Not just because a lapse in integrity can result in career-ending consequences, but because academia is built on trust.
Plagiarism is often discussed in absolute terms; an author did or did not properly cite a source. But what happens when ideas aren’t cited? Is it even necessary to cite an idea? These are two of the questions being asked by a group of scholars.
Graduate school is an investment. Not just an investment in your education but in your future career as well. Thinking about graduate school as the beginning of your career will help you prioritize your time and set professional goals as you move towards commencement.
As a graduate student, you have a number of responsibilities. Perhaps you’re teaching this semester, working in a lab, meeting with your advisor, or taking a number of classes, and you have a personal life.
Writing about scientific or technical subject matter is tough enough– but reading about it is no walk in the park, either. As writers, we have an obligation to make the reading process as easy as possible for readers.