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The second annual retreat for COMPUTE took place 19-20 August, 2013, at Ystad Saltsjöbad. The theme for the retreat was Science writing and publishing. The retreat was hosted by Dan Csontos (Elevate Scientific, former Editor of Nature) and his co-workers Geoff Marsh (former editor of Nature) och Tanja Jensen (expert on communication in life sciences).

The detailed programme is found below together with a group photo and the list of the top three posters at the retreat's PhD student poster competition - congratulations to winner Minchao Wu (Physical Geography)!

Group photo from the 2013 retreat (by Geoff Marsh):

The programme for the 2013 retreat:

Monday 19 August 2013

10:30 Bus leaves Lund from outside Ekologihuset (Sölvegatan 37, Lund)  
12:00-12:50 Lunch  
12:50-13:00 Welcome Melvyn Davies
13:00-14:00 Publishing with impact Dan Csontos, Geoff Marsh and Tanja Jensen (Elevate Scientific)
14:00-15:00 Anatomy of the scientific paper, part I Elevate Scientific
15:00-15:45 Coffee break  
15:45-16:30 Anatomy of the scientific paper, part II Elevate Scientific
16:30-17:00 Preparation time for student talks (to update with any techniques learned so far)  
17:00-18:00 Student short-talks (highlights of posters) – 2 minutes per talk  
18:30-20:00 Dinner  
20:00- Poster session with drinks  

Tuesday 20 August 2013

07:30-8:30 Breakfast  
08:30-10:00 Writing with structure and flow Elevate Scientific
10:00-10:20 Coffee  
10:20-11:50 From lab to journal/ Ethical Issues/Concluding remarks Elevate Scientific
11:50-12:00 A few final words from the organizers, poster prize winner etc. COMPUTE steering group
12:00 Lunch  
14:00 Bus leaves Ystad  

Poster prize - top three

1. Minchao Wu Response of vegetation structure to extreme climate events in Europe: Analysis from a fire regime perspective" Physical Geography
2. Anna Stöckl Higher-order visual processing in nocturnal hawk moths Functional zoology
2. Filip Szczepankiewicz Imaging the microscopic anisotropy of diffusion in the human brain Medical Radiation Physics

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