Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

"Strategies for Scientific Communication" part of #SSNCE Research Scholars’ Colloquium

161 views

Published on

Topics covered:
Picking a real-world problem
Blogademia
Create public good
Be active about research on social media
Develop / be part of a group / community
Use tools / platforms effectively
Presenting

Published in: Engineering
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

"Strategies for Scientific Communication" part of #SSNCE Research Scholars’ Colloquium

  1. 1. linkedin/in/ponguru @ponguru fb.com/ponnurangam.kumaragurupkatiiitd SSNCE Research Scholars’ Colloquium 24 Oct, 2020 Ponnurangam Kumaraguru (“PK”) #ProfGiri CS, #DeanGiri Student Affairs IIIT Delhi ACM India Council Member TEDx & ACM Distinguished Speaker Strategies for Scientific Communication
  2. 2. Getting to know the Audience & Protocol Students / Faculty / Others Ph.D. students 2 +1 :-) :D :PMute!!!
  3. 3. Disclaimer Wide audience, different background Will try to keep it abstract, and hopefully everyone will have something to takeaway 3
  4. 4. What I want to Cover Picking a real-world problem Blogademia Create public good Be active about research on social media Develop / be part of a group / community Use tools / platforms effectively Presenting 4
  5. 5. Let's define Scientific Communication Publications / Journals / Conferences Editorials / Opinion pieces Books Critiques Technical writing 5
  6. 6. 6
  7. 7. 7
  8. 8. 8 Thesis → Wombat
  9. 9. Blogademia What is it? 9
  10. 10. Blogademia 10https://firstmonday.org/article/view/2962/2580
  11. 11. Blogademia http://precog.iiitd.edu.in/blog/2019/03/13/hardening-deep-neural-networks-via-adversarial-model-cascades/ 11 Writing technical blogs --> write better academic papers Keep track of work & log is public Small pieces of work
  12. 12. 12 https://paperswithcode.com/ Credibility Building on your work Visibility
  13. 13. 13 https://www.mendeley.com/ Easy to share with team Public groups Notes / Management Filters Annotations (R / G / Y)
  14. 14. 14 https://www.researchgate.net/
  15. 15. GitHub 15 https://github.com/precog-iiitd https://github.com/ivan-bilan/The-NLP-Pandect/
  16. 16. Presenting your work! Keep it short, then make it shorter Leave lot more time for Q&A Ask audience questions during the talk Get rid of bullet points [Tufte] Podcast - both listen and create Simplify technical jargon 16 https://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/pi/2016_2017/phil/tufte-powerpoint.pdf https://www.underratedml.com/, https://twitter.com/mlindiapodcast https://lexfridman.com/podcast/
  17. 17. Presenting your work! Equations/formulae are often inaccessible Just because a figure/table is in your paper, doesn't mean it should be in your blog post or talk Dont discuss the whole paper, only excite people to read the paper Build a Story for the audience, it is compelling for specific audience Elevator Pitch (2 mins, 3 mins, 5 mins) 17
  18. 18. Slideshare 18
  19. 19. Develop a network of friends / critiques 19 Students working in the same area Strategies to find them Attend #PhDClinic #AMA Contribute to local tech / related clubs Become member of ACM India / IEEE http://precog.iiitd.edu.in/phdclinic/
  20. 20. PhDClinic MailingList - http://bit.ly/phdcliniclistjoin https://india.acm.org/research
  21. 21. Create Public Good http://precog.iiitd.edu.in/resources.html 21 https://snap.stanford.edu/data/
  22. 22. Create Public Good 22 9% more citations
  23. 23. Be active on Social Media, about research :-) 23
  24. 24. Be active on Social Media, about research :-) 24 Interact with others working on similar problems online Read their paper, make comments, ask questions, etc. [Everyone likes Attention]
  25. 25. Crowdsourcing developing this talk! 25
  26. 26. 26https://peerj.com/preprints/16/ Engagement outside one's community 40% was with non-technical Ecology & Conservation domain Life cycle of research
  27. 27. 27https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32251463/ Pull vs Push model
  28. 28. 28https://peerj.com/articles/4564/ Increase in citations
  29. 29. What I want to Cover Picking a real-world problem Blogademia Create public good Be active about research on social media Develop / be part of a group / community Use tools / platforms effectively Presenting 29
  30. 30. How to narrow down Research areas / topics 30 Opportunity to dent / contribute Professional opportunities Peer / Community help Skills / Background Amount of work done Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3
  31. 31. YouTube Channel 31https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZHmQk67mSJgfCCTn7xBfew
  32. 32. Some good resources! 32
  33. 33. Others we discussed during the session Ask questions to speakers 33
  34. 34. Acknowledgements All current-past-students who spent / spending time with me Hemank Lamba (CMU), Daksh Shah (IIITD), Shriram Krishnamurthi (Brown), Rohit Bhatia, Vedant Das Swain (GaTech), Divy Thakkar (Google), Munmun De Choudhury (GaTech), Dhruv Kuchhal (GaTech), Yaman Kumar (IIITD), Kala Sai Bharadwaj (IIITD), Shradha Sehgal (IIITH), Sidhant Sarkar (IIITD), Manvith Reddy (IIITH), Mallika Subramnian (IIITH) 34
  35. 35. 35 Thanks! Questions? pk@iiitd.ac.in http://precog.iiitd.edu.in/ @ponguru pkatiiitd linkedin/in/ponguru

×