Attendance and participation in class discussions (10%);
First written task: 100 word lay summary of your research, due week 3 (10%);
Second written task: 300 word abstract of your research, due week 5 (10%);
Third written task: 1000 word Nature/Science news article. As part of the task, students will peer review each others' work. Initial submission for peer review due week 7, final submission due week 10 (20%) Satisfactory participation in peer review is a hurdle requirement
Fourth written task: 1000 word short communication for a discipline-specific journal due week 12 (20%);
8 minute conference-style spoke presentation, due week 11 or 12 (30%).