Posts about: Attending

Presenting do’s & don’ts [Infographic]

15 May 2017

Presenting in front of any type of audience can be daunting at the best of times, but being prepared is always half the battle. Recently, the people at Walkerstone created a very clever infographic on what you should and shouldn’t do when presenting to an audience – who knew the average human attention span is now…

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Would your presentation be better off without slides? [Guest post]

17 July 2015

This is a guest post by Enago. Slides are an option, not a requirement For anyone whose workweek includes one or more meetings or the infamous ‘town hall’ presentations or who’s attending a research conference, the prospect of yet another PowerPoint slide presentation is enough to generate much eye-rolling and audible groaning. It seems that…

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How to Handle the Conference Q&A Session

9 March 2015

Being accepted to present your work at a conference is a big achievement. You get to showcase your work to a larger audience. However, the Q&A session is just as important as the presentation itself. Here are some tips on how to handle the conference Q&A session. Set your stall out early Before you begin your presentation,…

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Surviving your First Academic Conference (Interview)

21 October 2014

Attending your first conference as a PhD student can be daunting for anyone. Dr. Inger Mewburn, Director of research training at the Australian National University and editor of The Thesis Whisperer, a blog newspaper dedicated to the topic of doing your thesis, has kindly shared some advice on how to approach your first research conference. The Thesis…

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Who should fund early career researchers’ attendance?

23 July 2014

Getting funding for conference attendance isn’t easy, especially if you’re an early career researcher. What can conference committees do to help? Tseen Khoo and Jonathan O’Donnell, who form the gestalt entity, the Research Whisperer, have kindly helped to shed some light on this topic. Delegate Financial Support The Conference Mentor (TCM): Do you think conference committees should support some…

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Doctor Zen’s insight on Poster Presentation (Interview)

15 April 2014

The poster presentation offers a different medium to present your research in a conference setting to that of the oral session. It is a visually effective communication tool and allows one-to-one interaction with conference attendees who are interested in your research. Zen Faulkes has kindly taken time out to help us get a better understanding of…

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