University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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When

Monday, November 26, 2018

Where

South Hall Complex
18 Holyrood Park Rd,
Edinburgh EH16 5AR, UK

Who

University of Edinburgh

About

ACS on Campus, the American Chemical Society’s premier outreach program, is coming to the University of Edinburgh on November 26! Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to get scholarly publishing tips, career advice and more from the ACS Editors! You’ll also learn how to use SciFinder in your job search and network with local professionals.

You’ll hear from Prof. Stuart Rowan, the Editor-in-Chief of ACS Macro Letters, Prof. William Tolman, the Editor-in-Chief of Inorganic Chemistry, Prof. Paul Weiss, the Editor-in-Chief of ACS Nano, Dr. Dinesh Soares, Managing Editor of ACS Omega, and more!

The event is free and open to all students and researchers studying the sciences-not just chemistry! Students from around the area are welcome. Registration is highly recommended.

ACS Macro Letters     Inorganic Chemistry

ACS Nano             ACS Omega

Agenda

8:45-9:30

Registration

9:30-9:45

Opening Remarks

9:45-10:45

Scientific Lectures – Flash Talks

Prof. Rebecca Goss, University of St. Andrews

in situ synthesis of bioactive small molecules” by Dr. Annamaria Lilienkampf, University of Edinburgh

“Direct observation of the disilene silylsilylene equilibrium” by Dr. Michael Cowley, University of Edinburgh

“Polymeric Photocatalysts in Flow Chemistry” by Dr. Filipe Vilela, Heriot Watt University

10:45-11:00

Networking Break

11:00-12:00

10 Tips for Scholarly Publishing with the ACS Editors

Prof. Stuart Rowan, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Macro Letters
Prof. William Tolman, Editor-in-Chief, Inorganic Chemistry
Prof. Paul Weiss, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Nano
Dr. Dinesh Soares, Managing Editor, ACS Omega

12:00-13:00

Peer Review: Why, How to, and What Not to Do

Prof. Stuart Rowan, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Macro Letters

13:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:00

Student Oral Presentations

15:00-15:15

Networking Break

15:15-15:45

Using SciFinder in Your Job Search

Dr. Anne Jones, Senior Applications Specialist, Chemical Abstracts Service

15:45-16:45

Careers in Chemistry – Panel Discussion

Dr. Filipe Vilela, Heriot Watt University
Dr. Monica Hoyos Flight, Flight Science Communications
Dr. Dinesh Soares, Managing Editor, ACS Omega
Dr. Anne Jones, Senior Applications Specialist, Chemical Abstracts Service

16:45-17:00

Closing Remarks & Student Oral Presentations Awards Ceremony