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Tue 30 Apr 2019
09:30 - 12:30

Venue: 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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The Engaged Researcher: Telling Your Research Story
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Tue 30 Apr 2019

Description

Whether at a conference, a science festival or in the pub, all scientists need to be able to talk about their work in an engaging and understandable way. This practical, hands-on session will help scientists develop their communication skills, so they are confident talking to diverse audiences in a range of environments.

Target audience

GSLS Researchers

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 30 Apr   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5 map
Topics covered

Public Engagement

Objectives
  • understand what makes someone an engaging speaker
  • be confident judging whether props, slides etc are appropriate, and using them thoughtfully
  • have developed a range of ways to include the audience in a presentation, to make it a two-way interaction
  • be able to handle some common “difficult” situations and audience interactions
  • take away a short (2 min) presentation they have developed and practiced during the session
Format

Interactive Workshop

Duration

1 half-day


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