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2013 Presentation Skills

November 6 - University of Michigan Chemistry Professors Kevin Kubarych and Paul Zimmerman offered tips on crafting and delivering scientific presentations.
  • Dr. Zimmerman's slides [UM login required]
  • Video of example expert presentation – John Cleese "All About the Brain"
    • talk starts about 0:36
  • Video about keeping your audience's attention – Richard Wiseman (Quirkology) "Colour Changing Card Trick"
    • see if you can figure out the trick before 1:12
  • The 9 Kinds of Physics Seminar
  • Quirks & Quarks podcast, recommended by Dr. Kubarych as a good example for talking science to a general audience
  • Additional resources for designing and delivering presentations (and posters) [UM login required]