Posts by Hanny Rivera

Introducing the new JP-student blog!

You probably want to start your own blog and share all your adventures, breakthroughs, mishaps, and sometimes sheer frustration with the world, right? Yet, the thought of setting up a website, having to fight with yet another computer language, and be witty and charming on semi-regular basis on top of all your research duties pretty…

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BIG Summer Planning Meeting

  On Thursday, July 20, 2017, we held a productive meeting in the JP student lounge to discuss some of the ideas and projects BIG has in their pipeline. We would love to have you join in and help! Below are a few of the projects that could use more hands:     Blog Managers/Editors: …

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Scientist’s Dilemma Lunch Series

July 21st, 2017 12:00-1:00 pm – Watson 201; ongoing thereafter   JP Student, Julia Middleton, and WHOI scientist Liz Kujawinski have organized a new lunch discussion series focusing on scientific ethics and other challenges facing scientists in our modern world. The first meeting on Scientific Communication and Advocacy will be on July 21, 2017. Hanny Rivera,…

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Oceanos: WHOI en Español e Português

September 16, 2017 – 2:00-4:00 pm – Clark 507   Come experience science in a whole new language. JP student, Gabriela Farfan, and WHOI researcher, Luis Valentin-Alvarado, have organized Oceanos, a new event at WHOI that seeks to make the research being done at WHOI accessible to members of the local Cape Cod community (and visitors) who speak Spanish…

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Design for Non-Designers Workshop

The Broader Impacts Group at MIT-WHOI and Academic Programs Office at WHOI are sponsoring an event on March 29th at 12-1:30 pm in Clark 507 on WHOI’s Quissett Campus called: Design for Non-Designers.  This workshop will be led by Katherine Spencer Joyce, Creative Director of WHOI Graphic Services.   There is an ever-growing number at WHOI people attempting to design…

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Dr. Jean-Luc Doumont Returns!

On January 24, 2017, Dr Jean-luc Doumont of Principiae, a communications consulting firm that specializes in technical fields, will be delivering two lectures for the WHOI community. –Making the most of your presentation, 10 am – 12 pm, Redfield Auditorium, WHOI  -Persuading others, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, Redfield Auditorium, WHOI  Dr. Doumont will describe how to design,…

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Making the most of your presentation workshop

Last year, Dr. Jean-Luc Doumont of the Principiae Team offered an engaging workshop on presentation skills to the Woods Hole community. Close to 100 students and faculty from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole Research Center and the Marine Biological Laboratory attended. Thanks to the WHOI Directorate and Communications Department, he returned to Woods Hole on January…

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Ocean as Infrastructure?

A presentation by graduate students from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design focusing on the wet world of oceans, asking, how are we shaping it, and how is it shaping us. Inland or offshore, water surround us all. Yet, as liquid landscape, the ocean represents a glaring blind spot in our field of urban vision. Catastrophic events…

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Principiae lecture: How to create effective presentations

On January 28, close to 100 people from WHOI, the Marine Biological Laboratory, and the Woods Hole Research Center gathered in Redfield auditorium to attend a lecture by Dr Jean-luc Doumont of Principiae, a communications consulting firm that specializes in technical fields. In the two hour lecture on creating effective presentation slides, Dr Doumont described…

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