Presenting Science

Dates

24 - 25 October 2022, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (on-campus format) or if needed

24 - 26 October 2022 (online version with shorter course sessions)

Format The workshop is planned to take place on the campus.
Content    

This is a highly interactive workshop about communicating and presenting research. We use a mix of practical exercises, discussion and presentation practice to help you strengthen your authentic professional voice and help you get your message across with confidence and impact.

  • Gain an insight into the subtleties of verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Explore how balancing internal and external awareness can help you connect with your audience
  • Assess your own presentation strengths and weaknesses and try out new ways of communicating
  • Build on and practice the English language of presentation
  • Learn strategies for dealing with difficult or provocative questions
  • Design and use PowerPoint slides more effectively
  • Develop confidence and enjoyment in public speaking
Preparation   Participants are requested to prepare a short slide presentation (5-8 min.) 2 weeks before the workshop begins.
Instructor  

Millie Baker, The speaking adventure

Millie has been working in Europe since 1999 as a trainer for academic presentation, networking, writing, and conflict management. In 2012, Millie founded the company Presence Training, and in 2016 founded The Speaking Adventure, which runs open and in-house trainings in authentic public speaking in the UK.

Location tba
ECTS 1.0
Contact gradschool@lifescience.uzh.ch