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Writing Retreats can be an important tool to help create a network of social and professional connections to support productive writing activities of academic scientists. Critical elements of the writing retreats include expert writing advise, coaching, peer feedback, and childcare. Increased productivity leads to increased success, promotion, and career satisfaction. This webinar will explore the ideas, methods, and lessons learned from a successful model developed as part of the NSF ADVANCE

6/18/2014
When: 06/18/2014
12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT
Presenter: Trish Wonch Hill, UNL
Contact: Ric Weibl
703.894.4490


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Writing Retreats for Career Success
Wednesday, June 18 @ 12:00pm EDT

PRESENTER:


Trish Wonch Hill, UNL


DESCRIPTION: Writing Retreats can be an important tool to help create a network of social and professional connections to support productive writing activities of academic scientists. Critical elements of the writing retreats include expert writing advise, coaching, peer feedback, and childcare. Increased productivity leads to increased success, promotion, and career satisfaction. This webinar will explore the ideas, methods, and lessons learned from a successful model developed as part of the NSF ADVANCE Program and reported in the new book, Equitable Solutions for a Robust STEM Workforce. The presenter will offer guidance to those wishing to replicate its successes.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Everyone

SPEAKER BIO:
Professor Wonch Hill is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska working on the Minority Health Disparities Initiative (MHDI) and on Biology of Human, an NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA). Her research focuses on understanding how people use science to make decisions about their health and how science informs their opinions about health policy. Her postdoctoral research was on the NSF funded, ADVANCE-Nebraska program. She is currently working on a project that looks at science identity formation in Middle School youth to assess how their friendship networks impact science identity development over time.

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