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Are you presenting your research at a conference this Summer?

If you’re presenting your research at a conference over the Summer, you might be interested in taking a look at some of our online Researcher Development resources designed to help you make the most of the experience.

Preparing for a conference?

Our Preparing for a Conference online module includes tips and suggestions on selecting an appropriate conference, information on how to get the most from your attendance and how to prepare effectively: Preparing for a Conference

Want to brush up on your presentation skills?

  • This Better Presentations online module will guide you through the process of creating a well written presentation, taking into account your audience, with effective use of visuals and clearly communicated findings. The module also covers body language, dealing with nerves, and voice techniques: Better Presentations
  • Angel Productions have produced a short film designed to help doctoral researchers to improve their presentation skills. With advice and guidance from doctoral researchers, academics and a presentation coach, this 28 minute film will help you develop the content and focus of your presentation, deal with difficult questions and nerves, and use your body language and voice to your advantage. The Good Presentation Video
  • Learn how to present your research with confidence with this audio recording of a workshop delivered by internationally recognised public speaker, educator and researcher Hugh Kearns: Presenting your Research with Confidence.

Need to improve your online presence?

Our Building your academic web presence online module will introduce you to the different ways you can promote yourself online. The module covers social media, academic networking, blogging, and how to make the most of your Sussex online researcher profileBuilding your academic web presence

Find out more about Researcher Development Online.

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