Scientific Presentations

04-GEO-SOS1

Lecturer

Martin Wegmann

ECTS

5 ECTS

 

Aim

The students will learn to design scientifically relevant presentations.

Presentations, approaches and layouts as well as programs will be discussed with regard to its scientific content and goal to ensure high quality presentations and dissemination of relevant information.

 

Content

Visual scientific presentation skills will be taught. Existing presentations will be discussed and evaluated with regard to visual appearance, scientific content and dissemination. Moreover design and appearance of presentations and poster will be discussed and guidelines provided. Individual training of presentations using a variety of programs will be part of it as well. Alternative presentation methods will be introduced (e.g. knitr, beamer).

 

Coding

Visual as well as coding approaches for presentations are covered

Software

Various software programs will be used, but mainly R with knitr, markdown, slidify etc. or Latex Beamer

Techniques

Different visualisation, oral presentation as well as preparation techniques will be introduced and practically applied.

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Content

Theoretical and practical background of scientific presentations and their underlying assumptions and software are covered

General Course News and Updates

thesis idea presentations

thesis idea presentations

On Monday 26th of July at 2pm we will have two MSc thesis idea presentations:   Jakob Wachter (thesis idea):"Derivation of Snow cover in mountain regions from Webcam and Sentinel Imagery (thesis idea)" - supervisors Dr. Tobias Ullmann and Dr. Mattia Rossi, EURAC...

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MSc Defense by Sandro Groth

MSc Defense by Sandro Groth

Sandro Groth will present his M.Sc. thesis "Using street-level imagery and multi-task deep learning for multi-hazard risk related building characterization" on June 28th at 9am. From his abstract: "Accurate building characterization is a key component of multi-hazard...

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MSc defense by Henrik Fisser

MSc defense by Henrik Fisser

Henrik Fisser will present his M.Sc. thesis on Thursday 17th of June at 9am about “Sentinel-2-based moving truck detection for spatiotemporal road cargo emission and density approximation”. More details from his abstract: "In many countries freight is mainly...

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MSc defense of Basil Tufail

MSc defense of Basil Tufail

Basil Tufail will present his M.Sc. thesis "Monitoring the Displacement of an Active Tailings Dam in Peru using Persistent Scatterer Interferometry (PS-InSAR)" on Friday, June 18th, at 9am. From the abstract: "As mining activities and the number of tailings dam grow...

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Review of applications

Review of applications

Dear all applicants in 2021, we are currently working through the first evaluation of all 230 applications and will send out invitations for interviews in the next days/weeks. Unfortunately we are a bit delayed due to the high number of applications and we want to...

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MSc thesis defense by Johannes Mast

MSc thesis defense by Johannes Mast

Johannes Mast will present his thesis "Analyzing the relationship between urban morphology and economic subcenters with a focus on urban polycentricity using remote sensing and socioeconomic data" on Monday 14th of June at 9am. From the abstract: "Polycentricity...

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