Expiry date: 31 March 2018
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Expiry date: 31 March 2018
Making Your Research Count (by SpringerNature)
The seminar aims to help our early career researchers and experienced researchers better understand the journals Nature publishes and how to make your research impactful. The talk will be covering the following topics:
- Better understand the differences between the journals Nature publishes.
- Appreciate the increasing importance of making your research more open to
- Improve the quality of your research.
- Improve the usefulness of your research to others.
- Improve the impact of your research.
- Learn how to write better papers that are clearer, more accessible, more likely to get published, and more likely to make a difference to the world.
Time : 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Venue : Learning Lab 1, 3/F, Library
Speaker : Dr. Ed Gerstner (Executive Editor, Greater China at Nature Research; Regional Scientific Director, China at SpringerNature)
Registration : Please click on this link for registration.
About the Speaker
Ed Gerstner joined Nature in 2002 after several years in postdoctoral research. He has over 15 years of editorial experience at Nature journals including Nature, Nature Materials, Nature Physics, and Nature Communications.
As the Executive Editor of Nature Research, Ed is responsible for leading Nature’s editorial presence in China, building and supporting a team of editors from across the Nature Research family, and forging strong relationships with scientists, research institutions, policy makers, and funders of Chinese research. He is also championing the benefits of open research, and helping scientists to publish in the world’s best journals. Ed received his PhD in Physics from University of Sydney.
Virtual Reality Contest
Join our VR Contest to create experiential stories from ancient China!
The Library is organising a series of talks and workshops for you to think up ideas, learn VR techniques, and 3D modelling tools so that you can create your story in VR! This series is supported by the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering (EIE).
Submit your VR story by 6:00pm June 1, 2018 and you will stand a chance to win our contest!
|Date:||25 Jan 2018 (Thu)|
|Time:||1:15 pm - 1:45 pm (Session 1)
6:15 pm - 6:45 pm (Session 2)
[The two sessions are identical.]
|Venue:||Digital Visualisation Room, i-Space, 4/F, Library|
|Registration:||Please click on this link for registration. (For PolyU Students only)||
For enquiries, please contact email@example.com, phone 2766-6909 or visit our Technical Support Desk at i-Space!
Temporary Closure of Front Staircase from 5/F to P/F for Rubber Flooring Rectification Works (until 31 Jan 2018)
Front staircase from 5/F to P/F will be temporarily closed for rubber flooring rectification works until 31 Jan 2018. The schedule may be slightly adjusted according to the work progress. Please use the back staircase or elevators for accessing other floors during the work period. Noise is unavoidable during the work period. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Please approach the nearest counter if you need assistance.
Apabi platform is temporarily unavailable for access until further notice.
Temporary Closure of 24-hour Study Centre and Quiet Study Zone (8:30am-4:00pm on 6 Jan)
24-hour Study Centre (Room L001) and Quiet Study Zone (Room L003) will be temporarily closed for carpet cleaning from 8:30am to 4:00pm on 6 Jan 2018 (Sat). Please use other areas of the Library. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Temporary closure of G/F Group Study Zone 2 (L010) on 22 Dec 2017 from 08:30 to 16:00
Please note that Group Study Zone 2 on G/F (L010) will be temporary closed from 08:30 to 16:00 on 22 December 2017 for a Library event.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Temporary Closure of Front Staircase for Rubber Flooring Rectification Works (22 Dec 2017 – 15 Jan 2018)
Front staircase will be temporarily closed for rubber flooring rectification works as follows:
|Front Staircase (P/F – G/F)||22 Dec 2017 – 4 Jan 2018|
|Front Staircase (5/F – P/F)||5 Jan 2018 – 15 Jan 2018|
The schedule may be slightly adjusted according to the work progress. Please use the back staircase or elevators for accessing other floors during the work period.
Noise is unavoidable during the work period. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Please approach the nearest counter if you need assistance.