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Posts tagged #academic conferences

How to increase the recognition of early-stage research

In the scientific community, early-stage research (including conference posters, metadata, failed results, and raw data) has traditionally been restricted to the offline realm, hidden in printed posters, the pages of lab books, and in files on researchers’ laptops and computers. Scientists make progress in their field, secure tenure, and gain notoriety amongst their peers in large part via the success of their published papers. Yet final papers only paint a partial picture of the research process, and represent only a fraction of the data that is generated in the months and years it takes to work on a scientific article.

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The best academic conference management software tools

Organizing a conference is stressful. The last thing you need while you’re juggling a million moving parts is the additional hassle of working with complicated software services. That’s why we’ve put together a short list of beautifully designed and helpful software tools that can help you manage your event.

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A budget-friendly guide to attending academic conferences

Conferences are an essential stepping stone to building a successful career in academia. They provide the opportunity to get out of your day-to-day work environment and offer unparalleled opportunities to build your network and meet your peers from around the world. However, finding the means to attend conferences can be challenging. Even if the cost of the event itself isn’t prohibitive, travelling to the event and paying for accommodation can quickly add up, especially if you receive limited funding from your university. Before you write off the idea entirely, make sure you explore all your options – there are always plenty of ways to travel on a budget.

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Presentation 101: How to stand out at academic conferences

Even seasoned public speakers are not immune to pre-stage jitters before an important presentation. By taking the time to prepare in depth before you go on stage, you’ll minimize your nerves and increase your chances of your presentation going smoothly. Follow these tips to head to your next speech with confidence:

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A researcher’s guide to networking at academic conferences

Being a great scholar doesn’t always mean that you will be a great networker. Academic conferences can be extremely hectic and make you feel alienated and nervous. Despite how it may seem, many of the attendees feel the same way. It takes courage to step outside of your comfort zone and establish connections. Even if you aren’t a natural at networking, taking the proper steps can help you feel confident and prepared when the times comes for you to talk about your research.

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Why we need to break down the silos of early science

Academic conferences are the touchpoint that bring the entire scholarly ecosystem together to network and present the latest scientific findings. Ironically, this cutting-edge research is often restricted to an offline format – huge halls lined with row upon row of paper posters is the norm.

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Welcome to Morressier News

Hi! We’re excited to welcome you to the world of Morressier. We’re a small team that’s building a range of technological solutions targeted at academic conferences. By taking traditionally offline conference posters and presentation into the digital realm, we’re working towards our mission of creating one platform for scientists around the globe to discover and build on early scientific research.

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