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Why bother about communicating?Why bother about communicating? Communicating your work is THE most important task in your career
 

Summary: Why bother about communicating?Why bother about communicating?
· Communicating your work is THE most important task in your career
/· This is not about being funny and/or artistic, and definitely not about
making me happy
­ Correlation #1:The higher your GRE, MCAT, GMAT the better you will do
· maybe not in psychology but you are engineers
­ Correlation #2: The better your writing and/or your presentation is the
stronger your technical content will be
· the most critical part of an interview is the seminar
­ Enough experiential evidence exists to make BOTH these statements trueg p
· It is not just about having an idea. It is about convincing your peers and
your community that your idea matters. You do this through you
publications, reports and presentations.
­ In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world not to the­ In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the
man to whom the idea first occurs Sir Francis Darwin
· By the way ... it's not just me ...
Technical writing is not MYSTERY
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/sep/prof/
IntroductionIntroduction
Why should I waste my time?

  

Source: Androulakis, Ioannis (Yannis) - Biomedical Engineering Department & Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University

 

Collections: Engineering; Biology and Medicine