With several big conferences rapidly approaching, many students will find themselves at their first scientific conference this summer!  In this edition of the Survivor’s Guide to Academia, David Bailey, Rob Critchlow, Zara Gladman, and Shaun Killen chat about how to survive a conference.

“Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham http://www.phdcomics.com

Tune in for tips on talks and posters, effective networking, making the most out of social events and other tales of conference hilarity and awkwardness!

Episode 5 – How to Survive a Conference

Up coming conferences that may be of interest . . .

10th and 11th July 2012 – FBA Annual Scientific Meeting, University of Glasgow

28 August – 1st September 2012 – 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, SECC, Glasgow

12-17th August 2012 – The Fifth International Albatross and Petrel Conference, Wellington, New Zealand

The British Ecological Society are running several events throughout the summer

19-21st March 2013 – Student Conference on Conservation Science, University of Cambridge

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