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Communication Skills

Your research may be brilliant. Phenomenal! Awe-inspiring!! But if you can't explain it, how will anyone ever know? And why should anyone care? Clear communication to all types of audiences is a crucial part of research. Below are some helpful resources for posters, presentations, and papers aimed at technical and non-technical audiences alike.

Resources for preparing effective research posters

Resources for communicating science to different audiences

Management and Leadership Skills

Professional development and team building activities are essential for preparing students for their future careers. Social events enhance camaraderie among CEBC students and help improve trust, interpersonal communication, and leadership skills. Each semester, students participate in a variety of training workshops and activities such as the following:

Learn More:

Dr. Claudia Bode
Education, Outreach, and Diversity Programs Coordinator
University of Kansas
bode@ku.edu
(785) 864-1647

Professional Development


CEBC Calendar

October 16 & 17, Monday & Tuesday - CEBC Fall Industry Advisory Board Meeting
Final Agenda - click here

Monday 12:00-7:30 p.m. at the Adams Alumni Center, 1266 Oread Avenue, Lawrence
Tuesday 8:30-noon at the CEBC Complex, 1501 Wakarusa Drive, Lawrence

October 17, Tuesday - CEBC Colloquium
Dr. Henrik Rudolph, Ministry of Defense of The Netherlands
"How to successfully contribute to the world of scientific publishing"

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., 1501 Wakarusa Drive, Building B seminar room

November 7, Tuesday - CEBC Industry Colloquium
Dr. Brandon Emme, Cellulose Team Leader, ICM, Inc.
"Title TBA"

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., 1501 Wakarusa Drive, Building B seminar room
10:00 a.m. discussion with students

November 8, Wednesday - Mandatory Lab Safety Meeting
All researchers at 1501 Wakarusa Dr. must attend

9:00 a.m. in Building B seminar room

December 5, Tuesday - CEBC Industry Colloquium
Dr. John Warner, President & Chief Technology Officer, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry
"Title TBA"

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., 1501 Wakarusa Drive, Building B seminar room
10:00 a.m. discussion with students

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