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March 14, 2018

Spring 2018 Virtual Poster Showcase Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to 20 March

Virtual Poster Showcase (VPS) provides undergraduate and graduate students with a chance to share their science with their peers and be judged by professionals in the Earth and space sciences. The Spring Showcases also allow high school students to participate. The showcase provides you with a low-cost, high-impact online poster presentation opportunity that allows you to share your research without having to travel to a scientific conference. This morning, we are announcing …


December 15, 2017

It’s Never Too Early: Starting on your 2018 Fall Meeting Abstract

Now is the time to start preparing for the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting, which will be held in Washington DC, 10-14 December. What’s that?  You’ve barely gotten home from the 2017 meeting, and haven’t even unpacked your suitcase?  Great! The best time to start planning for next year’s meeting is when you are energized by all the great things you learned at this year’s meeting, and have all sorts of …


December 5, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: Five Resources for Creating Your Scientific Poster

Conference posters are one of the most effective ways to communicate your work quickly to an audience, and poster presentations are on the rise. Posters can come in many forms and designs, but the most successful posters are simple and to-the point. Many of us here at AGU will create or review posters in New Orleans next week. If you are interacting with posters next week or in the future, …


October 1, 2017

Publications Resources and Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

In case you missed it, a recording of last week’s webinar “How to Write Effective Reviews (and Improve Your Own Manuscript)” is now available, along with the presentation slides.  You can find both by visiting its page on the AGU Webinars archives.  Gabe Filippelli, our guest presenter and Editor-in-Chief of Geohealth, laid out some considerations that reviewers should take when approaching the review process and also took the time to …


September 22, 2017

Resources for crafting better papers and posters

You may have missed that last week was Peer Review Week, but don’t worry: the publication process last year-round. AGU is committed to bringing you the resources you need to perfect your craft.  Today, I’d like to share with you some of the resources at your disposal from AGU Webinars to recent Eos articles. AGU Webinars We have three webinars in the coming weeks to help you prepare your own publications and …


September 6, 2017

The Gateway to Your Research: Tips for writing abstracts

Note: An earlier version of this post ran in March, during the Spring Virtual Poster Showcase.  With the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting abstract deadline arriving tonight, 6 September 2017, at 11:59 ET, I am reposting the article in hopes that those making the finishing touches on the OSM abstracts may find it useful as well as prospective Fall Virtual Poster Showcase participants.  Enjoy! Writing a compelling abstract that engages your …