Presentation techniques for scientists

Strategies and hands-on techniques to communicate research effectively to target audiences in live or online settings, through short or long presentations.

Format: 1) live or online workshop, 2) webinars with excerpts from the material below.

1. Narrative

Planning, framing and structuring compelling scientific stories:
• Understanding and adapting to the audience
• Framing scientific stories
• Story techniques and narrative tools

2. Design

Techniques for visual storytelling:
• Look and feel
• Color and typography
• Form and space
• Information hierarchy and layout
• Graphic design

3. Delivery

Techniques for an engaging and confident delivery:
• Public speaking anxiety
• Connecting with your audience
• Presenter’s role and authenticity
• Verbal and non-verbal communications
• Practicing delivery in front of a live audience

I have been to presentation workshops before, but this was the best! I feel super motivated to sign up for a science slam competition!

Postdoctoral researcherNovo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research

Thorough and focused advice from preparing to presenting. I will use this in all presentations to come!

Matthew HargravePhD student, Department of Marine Sciences, Gothenburg University

It's amazing how much you can learn, improve, and implement within 1-8 hours. Highly recommend this course.

Sravan TatipalaPhD student, Blekinge Institute of Technology

A very well organized and delivered workshop. Very useful tips about different presentation occasions. Interesting and funny exercises during the workshop. Very engaged and supportive organizers.

Spyros TsampasGKN Aerospace Sweden AB

The small size of the allowed participants provides a safe environment to practice and improve your presentation skills. The workshop leaders gave very valuable input on structuring interesting presentations and focus on what is important. Very good!

PhD studentLund University

In two days I've learned how to improve the quality of my presentation, starting from the story planning to design, and how to handle public speaking anxiety.

PhD studentLund University


This is our most sought-after format, during which we teach you how to frame your content, design captivating slides and communicate verbally and non-verbally to improve your delivery. You will also be able to deliver your presentation in front of your peers and receive expert feedback.

In this adaptation we focus on communicating science to a popular audience. You will learn key verbal and non-verbal communication skills that will improve your delivery, and you will also be able to practice your presentation in front of your peers and receive expert feedback.

Children should not miss out on the exciting world of science. Indeed, scientists, museums and other institutions are increasingly seeking to communicate scientific findings to the young ones. We have thus crafted a special workshop in this regard, where we discuss the unique challenges in communicating science to this audience and offer tips gained from our own experience.

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