Cut me some SLACK...

Cut me some SLACK...

I prepared this presentation to introduce our Plant Science's department to the use of SLACK within our department to foster a scientific dialogue within our department.

For more info and interactions see @SlackHQ

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LandbouLisa

May 28, 2019
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  1. #SLACKFORSCIENCE CUT ME SOME SLACK... 2019/05/28 - LISA ANN ROTHMANN

  2. WHAT IS ? "SEARCHABLE LOG OF ALL CONVERSATION AND KNOWLEDGE"

    o Communication station o Organised conversations o Launched in 2013 o Over 8 million ACTIVE users daily o Members from over 100 countries o Free platform (enough for us) o 43% Fortune 100 companies pay for slack (privileges on number of messages stored and people) o “Newsroom in the cloud” #SLACKFORSCIENCE 2 2019/05/28 - LISA ANN ROTHMANN JEFFREY M. PERKEL, 2016
  3. WHAT DO OTHER SCIENTISTS SAY? o HONING RESEARCH PAPERS o

    In-development manuscripts o Refine text and figure o ATTENDING CONFERENCES o Dialogue platform for discussing posters, paper and talks viewed o MONITORING EXPERIMENTS o Training workshops communicated o When specific procedures have deadlines o Use of autoclaves o Wet lab requests of solvents/agents for testing protocols o LAB TO-DO LISTS o Organise meetings o Assign and send reminders o BRIEF NEW LAB MEMBERS o Searchable → get up to speed quickly by scrolling through appropriate channels JEFFREY M. PERKEL, 2016 #SLACKFORSCIENCE 3 2019/05/28 - LISA ANN ROTHMANN
  4. IN PRACTICE? OPEN PLANT PATHOLOGY o International o Multidisciplinary –

    epidemiology, genomics, remote sensing o Range of academics – 74 active members, all continents #welcome #working_papers #teaching #leadership (locked) EMERSON DEL PONTE LABORATORIO o Brazilian Plant Pathology laboratory o Supervisor(s); Post-Docs, PhD, MSc – 12 users #journal-club #random #sclerotinia #r-resources #english-doubts #SLACKFORSCIENCE 4 2019/05/28 - LISA ANN ROTHMANN
  5. CHANNELS #ANNOUNCEMENTS Important announcements for plant sciences staff and students,

    for academic and social purposes #CAREERDEVELOPMENT Safe forum to share and discuss articles, tips or tools for career development and transformation #FLASHFACTS Curious about flashfacts, info about the when and how, as well as a forum discussion for making a fantastic presentation! #JOURNALCLUB-BOTANY #JOURNALCLUB-PATHOLOGY #JOURNALCLUB-BREEDING Space to share literature relevant to research #WETLAB Need to know about protocols or require a small sample of reagent(s) to test new protocols, this is the place for you. RUSTLAB PECANRESEARCH ACADEMICCOMM Researchers working on rust science can exchange working documents, literature or set meetings #SLACKFORSCIENCE 5 2019/05/28 - LISA ANN ROTHMANN
  6. WHERE DID I FIND MY INFO? https://slack.com/ https://paperpile.com/blog/slack-for-research/ https://www.nature.com/news/how-scientists-use-slack-1.21228 https://speakerdeck.com/adamhsparks/whats-so-open-about-plant-pathology/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slack_(software) https://venturebeat.com/2016/10/26/why-everyone-is-using-the-searchable-log-of-all-conversation-and- knowledge/ 2019/05/28 - LISA ANN ROTHMANN #SLACKFORSCIENCE 6
  7. #SLACKFORSCIENCE WHERE YOU HAVE PERMISSION TO SLACK... #SLACKFORSCIENCE 7 2019/05/28

    - LISA ANN ROTHMANN