The science of the unexpected: improvisation for scientists

Aim:To learn the basics of improvisation to help you respond with clarity and vividness to unexpected speaking challenges in science.
Provider: Brian McCarthy (link)
For:All PRBB residents

By taking this course you will:

- Be more aware of your personal communication style.
- Be more aware of other people’s differing communication styles.
- Learn a more creative and intuitive approach to science and scientific communication.
- Know how to respond to unplanned public speaking challenges such as answering questions or making impromptu talks.


Brian McCarthy has been working as a trainer and facilitator in the areas of communication, leadership and creativity for the last 8 years. Previously he was a professional theatre director and acting teacher based in Dublin, Ireland.

"More conscious of my body movement and expression"Edition 2019
"Fun, entertaining & challenging at the same time" Edition 2018

Dates: Place/time: Capacity: State:  
3rd July 2020 Sala Aula (473.10)
9:30 - 13:30
12 Cancelled    

For any questions or comments please email

Finished editions:

27th June 2019
3rd July 2018