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Presentation skills for doctoral researchers

Wednesday 27 March 14:00 until 16:00
Fulton B Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Martha Bloom
Part of the series: Researcher Development Programme

Structure and content

The first part of the workshop is a short seminar which covers:

  • How to structure a presentation – story writing for beginners
  • Slide content – the do's and don’ts
  • Body language – where to stand and where to look
  • Pacing – using pace, energy and gesture to keep an audience engaged
  • Preparation – how best to prepare for the main event

The second part of the workshop offers practical exercises to improve confidence. This includes:

  • Breathing from your core
  • Voice training and vocal projection
  • Feeling confident and projecting confidence though physicality

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Structure a clear and engaging presentation with appropriate and informative slide content
  • Avoid many of the common pitfalls that lead to bad presentations
  • Use voice and body techniques to project confidence in presenting your work
  • Feel more confident in presenting to large audiences.

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By: Adam Kreimeia
Last updated: Friday, 22 February 2019

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