Posted by: Jeremy Fox | June 8, 2011

Advice: tips for talks and stats

Here is a document I wrote up for the ecology grad students at my university, with tips on giving a good talk, and on some common statistical mistakes to avoid. As with all the advice I offer, it is far from comprehensive. For more comprehensive advice, see the resources compiled by Spencer Hall (click on ‘grad resources’).

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  1. […] There are some excellent resources on this site for graduate students. Check them out!! Here is a document I wrote up for the ecology grad students at my university, with tips on giving a good talk, and on some common statistical mistakes to avoid. As with all the advice I offer, it is far from comprehensive. For more comprehensive advice, see the resources compiled by Spencer Hall (click on 'grad resources'). … Read More […]

  2. […] slides, and packing too many figure panels onto one slide. Clearly, not enough people read the presentation tips I posted a while back, which IIRC included advice on font size (nothing smaller than 24 pt. Arial) […]

  3. […] Here are a bunch of tips on how to give a good talk, and avoid some common statistical errors. Also includes links to more comprehensive sources of advice on giving talks. […]


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