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View Resource Papers from National Academy of Sciences Colloquia

At this site, viewers will find listings and full text (.pdf format) of scientific papers presented at 1996, 1997 and 1998 National Academy of Sciences (NAS) colloquia. Topics of colloquia reflect cutting-edge science, are very diverse, and range from 'Computational Biomolecular Science,' 'Carbon Dioxide and Climate Change,' and 'Genetics and the Origin of Species,' to 'The Age of the Universe,...
View Resource Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Featured here is an important subscription-based resource for obtaining science articles online. Wide-ranging institutional access as well as free services make each of these resources useful without an individual subscription. The PNAS, claiming to be the "world's most-cited multidisciplinary scientific serial . . . , publishes research reports, commentaries, reviews, perspectives, colloquium...
View Resource Designing Conference Posters

In a previous life, Colin Purrington taught evolutionary biology at Hudson University for fourteen years. Today, he engages in a wide range of pursuits, including offering high-quality tips on designing conference posters. He bills his suggestions as "gratuitous advice on how to prepare posters for scientific meetings, research conferences, and similar gathering of nerds." His humorous tone belies...
View Resource Gather: The Art and Science of Effective Convening Screenshot

The Rockefeller Foundation, along with the Monitor Institute and Monitor Deloitte, provides this new guidebook for the purpose of assisting groups who are in the beginning stages of planning a convening, an event which asks groups of people to come together for a short time to accomplish a shared goal for an organization, or for the greater good. The guidebook, which is available as a PDF,...