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Successful Writing in theSciences: Designing effective figures and tables

Event Special Guest Workshop:
Successful Writing in the Sciences: Designing Effective Figures And Tables

Date 31 March (Thursday)

Time 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Venue Seminar Room 2,
1/F, Wu Chung Multimedia Library
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Workshop Description

Students will learn how to present scientific information in their thesis, research publications and conference presentations. Topics covered include preparation of figures (including photomicrographs, line illustrations and graphs) 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 CUHK and then at HKUST. She is currently a research assistant professor in the division of Life Science at HKUST, where she pursues her interest in the investigation of 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 coureses and workshops. In early 2014, Dr. Webb started a company (EDIT XL) to help academics and students in Hong Kong and China proof-read and edit their work.

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