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University Medical Center Groningen

JSM Newsflash

Introduction

Breaking scientific research should be brought to the attention of a wide audience. Scientific journals, but also the science supplements of newspapers and other media, present important new findings in the perspective of the current state of science.

Aim

During this course students will work in small groups on a JSM Newsflash. This course consists of learning how to write and orally present a newsflash on a biomedical subject.

Winners 'Presentatie best Newsflash' 2009 and 'Author best Newsflash' 2009, resp. Meriel Benjamins (left) and Annika Stritzke (right)
Winners 'Presentatie best Newsflash' 2009 and 'Author best Newsflash' 2009, resp. Meriel Benjamins (left) and Annika Stritzke (right)

Contents

In this course the student will get instructions for writing an appealing newsflash. During the final meeting with a jury, some of the best newsflashes are presented. For the student with the best newsflash and the student with the best presentation, the JSM provides money to visit a scientific meeting as a prize!

ECTS

2

Programme

The course consists of several meetings with an experienced mentor. For each Learning Community seperate meetings will be organized. The final meeting is organized for all students.

Registration

All first year students who would like to join the JSM Newsflash must enroll via Nestor. Depending on the number of interested students there will be enough groups organized. Each group consists of approximately ten students.

Contact

dr. B.N.G. Giepmans, department of Cell Biology

email: b.n.g.giepmans umcg.nl

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