Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis
  • Home
  • Education
  • Skill Builders

Professional Development for Students and Postdocs

Communication Skills

Your research may be brilliant. Phenomenal! Awe-inspiring!! But if you can't explain it, how will anyone ever know? And why should anyone care? Clear communication to all types of audiences is a crucial part of research. Below are some helpful resources for posters, presentations, and papers aimed at technical and non-technical audiences alike.

Resources for preparing effective research posters

Resources for communicating science to different audiences

Management and Leadership Skills

Professional development and team building activities are essential for preparing students for their future careers. Social events enhance camaraderie among CEBC students and help improve trust, interpersonal communication, and leadership skills. Each semester, students participate in a variety of training workshops and activities such as the following:

Learn More:

Dr. Claudia Bode
Education, Outreach, and Diversity Programs Coordinator
University of Kansas
bode@ku.edu
(785) 864-1647

Professional Development


CEBC Calendar

October 6, Tuesday - CEBC Colloquium / NRT Seminar Series
9:00 a.m., via Zoom
Milind Kantak, INVISTA, Intellectual Property Manager and Chemical Engineer
"Intellectual Property and Industry Perspective"

October 13, Tuesday - CEBC Colloquium / NRT Seminar Series
9:00 a.m., via Zoom
Mei Liu, University of Kansas Medical Center, Associate Professor of Medical Informatics
"Artificial Intelligence: A Catalyst for Date-Driven Medicine"

October 13, Tuesday - Fall Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Part I
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., via Zoom
Register

October 14, Wednesday - Mandatory Safety Meeting 
9:00 a.m., via Zoom
Presenter: Kirk Snavely, Topic: TBA
This meeting is mandatory for all CEBC researchers working at 1501 Wakarusa

October 23, Tuesday - Fall Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Part II
9:00 - 11:00 a.m., via Zoom
Register

October 27, Tuesday - CEBC Colloquium / NRT Seminar Series
9:00 a.m., via Zoom
Elsa Olivetti, MIT, Professor, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
"Bridging the gap between literature data extraction and materials informatics"

KU Today
48 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Pharmacy school No. 2 nationally for NIH funding