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Course Detail

PHD-QMA-201 - Presenting Your Research to an Audience (2 DAYS COURSE)

AUDIENCE:
PhD students

PREPARATION:
In the second session you will deliver a 7-minute presentation to explain your research to a non-specialist but academic audience.

JOINING INSTRUCTIONS:
This workshop will be hosted on Zoom.
You will receive joining instructions via email 2 weeks in advance of the session and again 2 days in advance.

FORMAT:
This course takes place over multiple days and you are required to attend all sessions.

On day 2, you will be asked to attend the AM or PM part.

DESCRIPTION:
This workshop will help you improve your public speaking and presentation skills in preparation for delivering a conference paper or departmental talk. We will discuss what makes an effective presentation by considering both verbal and non-verbal communication.

In the second session you will deliver a 7-minute presentation to explain your research to a non-specialist but academic audience.

Participants MUST attend BOTH sessions and will be required to do some preparation between scheduled sessions.

Keywords: public speaking, presentation skills, conference paper

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DEPARTMENT POLICIES
Late arrival:
If you anticipate arriving late, please advise us as soon as possible. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to not admit any latecomers.

Assistance:
If you require any type of assistance, whether it is with mobility, visual and/or hearing, please let us know at resdev@qmul.ac.uk so we can do our best to accommodate you.

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss what makes an effective presentation by considering both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Deliver a successful and coherent presentation to explain their research to a non-specialist but academic audience
  • Prepare an action plan for the development of their own presentation skills

Provided by: Researcher Development

Details

Day 1

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 10:00 - 13:00


Day 2

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 10:00 - 16:30


Tutor

  • Dr F Panayidou