Borrowing skills from business
Mindy Engevik, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Tips & Tricks for delivering an amazing presentation
Giving presentations is an important aspect of sharing your research and achieving recognition in the larger medical and scientific communities. The ability to deliver an effective presentation can contribute to career success and thus is an important aspect to consider. Unfortunately, instead of engaging audiences and conveying enthusiasm, many presentations fall flat. Presentation pitfalls include overly complicated content, monotone delivery and confusing messages. In contrast, effective presentations are clear and concise, appeal to a wide range of audiences, and give audience members take away messages. This page offers advice to help to take your presentations from ‘good’ to ‘great’.

 

https://www.lifescitrc.org/collection.cfm?collectionID=2058

Resources:

Poster Do’s and Don’ts
Poster Presentation Skills
Presentation Skills in a Nutshell
Oral Presentation Skills
Sharing Science with the Public/Media
Career Advice – Your Research in the Headlines: Dealing With the Media
EB 2003 Mentoring Symposium – Presentation Skills
APS Professional Skills Training Course: Presentation Skills (Course Materials)

Dr. Melinda Engevik is an instructor at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College Medicine. Her research focuses on the interaction between intestinal microbiota and the host epithelium.

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