10 keys to creating great visual aids for scientific presentations

Aim:The aim of the course is to provide attendees with practical knowledge to improve their skills in creating effective scientific visual presentations.
Provider: Jaume Fatjó
For:All PRBB residents

Visual presentations can be a very valuable tool in communicating science. Nevertheless, data coming from scientific studies needs to be processed to be time effective as well as visually attractive.

During the course participants will learn:
- To identify the key aspects of a good scientific visual presentation
- To be able to identify and to correct the most common pitfalls and mistakes in creating visual aids for scientific presentations.

Study commitment:

Two weeks before the course, attendees should send samples of slides from their work that they would like to improve or they are facing difficulties with.
Participants also should have a basic understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint or Apple KeyNote.


Jaume Fatjó, doctor in veterinary medicine and assistant Professor of Psychiatry (UAB). Over the past 15 years he has delivered scientific and continuing education lectures, courses and seminars on animal behaviour in 12 countries.

"It did force me to think about how I can make my presentation more visually appealing and clearer"
"The course gave some useful tips on how to illustrate your presentation"

Dates: Place/time: Capacity: State:  
Next edition in 2018

Participants need to bring a laptop with either PowerPoint or Keynote installed.
The course is a revised version of "Illustrate your science talk with imagination" also run by Jaume Fatjó.

For any questions or comments please email intervals@prbb.org.

Finished editions:

7th June 2017
3rd November 2016