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Biweekly research meetings

Education Achievements

Biweekly research meetings

All IGERT trainees have participated in biweekly research meetings, where they present updates on their research progress to an interdisciplinary group of participants (both students and faculty); thus practicing how to present their research to a diverse scientific audience who are not necessarily experts in the student's research domain. Students have also had opportunities to present their work to more general audiences, such as participants of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (specific talks are described in detail in the Outreach section), as well as local minority serving institutions, giving them additional practice presenting to the general public as well. The latter is a significant challenge when it comes to communicate clearly and efficiently in technical and non-technical terms.