How well do we communicate?

Diana Stoyanova, Ph.D.
Chemistry
Skill Building
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Graduate school helps us develop valuable technical and research skills and, more importantly, it gives us opportunity to apply and advance our technical and scientific knowledge. However, are the technical knowledge and skills by themselves enough to be successful in the scientific career? The answer is no.  More often than not, our success and advancement opportunities depend on our ability to effectively converse and articulate our ideas, communicate well in writing, or have good social skills. The ...