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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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There’s a Scientist in my Classroom!

A scientist in your classroom

October 22, 2015 at Clark, Quisset Campus, WHOI On October 22nd, over thirty Cape Cod scientists and teachers convened for the first Woods Hole-based There’s a Scientist in my Classroom! workshop of Cape Cod. Following the format of previous meetings at MIT in Cambridge, MA, this workshop provided a space for K-12 teachers from the…

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Happy Hour with BIG in Woods Hole

July 8, 2015 at the Captain Kidd BIG announces a happy hour event on Wednesday, July 8 at the Captain Kidd (Woods Hole) to meet and learn from Joanna Lowell, a PhD graduate who has used her technical training to bring science out of the lab. Following her PhD in biochemistry, Joanna has worked in…

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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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Off the Charts

Sponsored by the MIT Office of the Dean of Graduate Education, BIG and the WHOI Student Organization have teamed up for a new seminar series for graduate students at MIT and WHOI to learn about professional and personal topics in one lecture. With this, we hope that students come to appreciate a diversity of life paths and…

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SPI/BIG Joint Panel on Science and Policy-Making

On Thursday, August 1, 35 students from MIT and the MIT-WHOI Joint Program gathered for Common Goods: Policy-making amidst a sea of possibilities. Four panelists included Dr. Nicholas Ashford, MIT Professor of Technology and Policy. Dr. David Cash, MA Commissioner of Public Utilities, Lynne Hale, director of The Nature Conservancy’s Global Marine Initiative, and Dr. Porter Hoagland at WHOI’s Marine Policy Center.…

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