My most heterodox scientific-writing lecture (or, how I annoy my colleagues in a good cause)

I’m well into my Scientific Writing course now, and I’ve just given the lecture that consistently annoys my faculty colleagues the most (well, it annoys many of them). It’s the one on writing the Methods section, and it’s heterodox in two rather different ways. This lecture stands out a bit – I don’t think my...

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Right Turn: Phacilitate’s Advanced Therapies Week 2023 offers “reasons to be cheerful”

Last year saw the organizers behind Advanced Therapies Week (ATW) move the conference from Miami to Miami Beach to accommodate a larger audience. As the Covid-19 pandemic was still going strong in January 2022, making international travel more difficult, attendance was lower than anticipated. In fact, on-site testing resulted in some delegates being turned away...

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Announcing the winners of the Research 180 Video Competition

Announcing the winners of the Research 180 Video Competition Transplantation Organs and Tissues Plasma Stem Cells Transfusion Blood Thursday, January 26, 2023 Abby Wolfe This year, Canadian Blood Services offered the Research 180 Video Competition in partnership with the Centre for Blood Research at the University of British Columbia. In this twist on the Lay...

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Journal de bord de notre cerveau à tous les niveaux : les trop méconnues cellules gliales. Partie 1, les astrocytes.

. Comme je l’expliquais la semaine dernière, je continue le «journal de bord» de l’écriture de mon livre dont je suis dans sa phase de relecture finale jusqu’à la fin du printemps. Et comme il est actuellement trop long, on a décidé de retirer certains encadrés donnant des compléments d’information dans le livre et de...

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