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“Speaking about Science” with Scott Morgan

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
9:30 am to 11:00 am

In evaluations, postdocs say that this workshop is one of the most useful they have ever attended!  This interactive seminar addresses the main issues of good scientific presentations. The core of the workshop is a 7-step preparation process that will help you deliver a clear and engaging talk for a variety of audiences. Topics include:

1) Identifying the theme and focus,
2) How to create effective visual aids, and
3) How to begin and end a talk.

SPEAKER: Scott Morgan has been teaching presentation skills for over 10 years to a variety of clients including the National Institutes of Health, Merck, NASA, and universities including Cornell, Maryland, Minnesota, and UNC-Chapel Hill. He co-authored the book Speaking about Science, published by Cambridge University Press (2006).

This event is part of the 2015-16 Academic Job Search Series, co-sponsored by The Graduate School's Professional Development Series, and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions about this event? Contact Molly Starback, Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Services, at molly.starback@duke.edu.

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Location

Room 143 Jones Building
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Event Category

  • General
  • Professional Development
  • Appreciation Week