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Oral Presentations for Scientists Guide – NEW + Free Webinar MP4


Many oral presentations lack structure, energy, and significant impact on their audience. In the scientific community, crafting a compelling narrative, one which engages and motivates audiences to action, can be challenging. With tight research deadlines and growing day-to-day tasks, content creation and preparation for your presentation aren’t always a priority.
Whether you’re presenting to a small group of colleagues, or at a national event, t
elling your scientific story also involves how you deliver your message in front of an audience. At times, even the most seasoned scientists struggle with communicating their ideas with confidence. So what can you do to ensure your presentation’s content and delivery help you achieve your desired goal?
From content preparation to getting over the public speaking jitters, t
his comprehensive guide provides expert tips and strategies you can incorporate in your next scientific talk to help you achieve winning results.
This guide
includes the official Webinar Transcripts for 6 of PIA’s most successful Presentation Webinars focusing on content creation and public speaking for scientists.

ORAL_PRESENTATIONS_COVER_only300Inside this 116-pg. guide, you will find expert guidance for:

  • Tell Your Scientific Story! How to Transform Your
    Data & Results into a Compelling Presentation
  • The 5 P’s of Effective Presentations
  • Award-Winning Communications for Scientists: Oral
    Presentations that Work
  • Best Presentation Practices You Can Apply Today
  • Is Your Poster Presentation Doing Your Research Justice?
    Newer Developments Can Help
  • Master Your Scientific Oral Presentations by Avoiding
    These Top 10 Traps
  • Public Speaking for the Introverted Scientist: A Roadmap to
    Successful Presentations
  • Meetings For and By Introverts, Succeeding as an Introvert
  • How to Overcome Anxiety and Stress in Public Speaking
  • And Much More!

    Table of Contents

About the Presenters:

Rick Parmely. After teaching undergraduate chemistry at West Point and Juniata College, Rick joined Restek in 1997 and until recently, directed their technical education program. He taught chemistry and separation science theory through the Restek Learning Network (RLN), and coached other RLN instructors in public speaking. He taught Public Speaking to doctoral and post-doctoral students at Yale, Columbia, and Rockefeller Universities, as part of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program. Recently, Rick presented a full-day, communications workshop at The Pittsburgh Conference. With over 30 years of teaching experience, Rick has taught science and communications courses to widely diverse audiences, including NATO officials, technicians at the U.N. Pesticides Laboratory in Austria, and scientists at the University of Nairobi, Penn State University and UPenn.
Barbara Gastel, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Integrative Biosciences, Medical Humanities, and Biotechnology at Texas A&M University, where she also coordinates the graduate program in science communication. She also co-authored the two most recent editions of the book “How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper.” In addition, she plays a lead role in AuthorAID, an international project designed to help researchers in developing countries write about, publish, and present their work. She has received awards from the American Medical Writers Association, the Council of Science Editors, and the scientific research society Sigma Xi, among others.

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This guide is brought to you as a training tool by the Principal Investigators Association, which is an independent organization. The information presented and its contents are not connected with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or the National Science Foundation (NSF), nor are they endorsed by these agencies. All views expressed are those personally held by the author and are not official government policies or opinions.


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