Seismo-gram

SSA’s newsletter for all early-career scientists focused on advancing their careers.

Current Issue:

Seismo-gram Issue Three: 6 December 2017 – Ask an Expert: Andrew Michael on the Art of the Abstract: How can you make sure your research stands out in a crowd? SSA President Andrew Michael offers his advice: it’s not about the abstract, it’s about the title; If there’s a scientific destination you’ve been dreaming of, SSA can help get you there, the Travel Grant Program Expands Beyond SSASee you at AGU: attending the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans next week? Do drop in and see us—and bring your friends who have yet to join the Society.

Previous Issues:

Seismo-gram Issue Two: 11 October 2017Interview with Annemarie Baltay, the 2017 recipient of the Charles F. Richter Early Career Award, who shared her career history and lessons learned along the way; Interested in attending next year’s SSA meeting but concerned about the cost? Check out our primer on SSA travel grant applications; Advice for My Younger Self: Answers from veteran SSA members to the question “What do you wish you’d known at the beginning of your career?”

Seismo-gram Issue One: 24 August 2017 – Tips on how to be a better paper reviewer from the 2017 SSA Annual Meeting workshop “Be a Better Reviewer, Advance Your Career” taught by Roland Bürgmann (University of California, Berkeley), John Ebel (Boston College, founding editor-in-chief of SRL) and Brent Grocholski (Science); “Ask an Expert,” check out the advice from Michael West (University of Alaska, Fairbanks) on dealing with stress, career setbacks and grant/paper rejections; and Call for Sessions: Seismology of the Americas meeting.