Say it so it stays: oral presentation skills for scientists

Aim:To improve scientists’ effectiveness and confidence when presenting their science to their peers. To equip participants with key tools that will enable them to continue growing their public speaking skills throughout their lives.
Provider: Elinor Thompson
For:All PRBB residents

This course uses a unique methodology that helps participants master the holistic process of planning, crafting and performing a great presentation. We address all aspects of preparing and performing your presentation to help your audience understand and enjoy your talk.

Study commitment:

Participants should prepare a short presentation before the course, guidelines will be sent one week before.
Between the workshop sessions there will be some preparation activities for the next session.


Elinor Thompson is a public health specialist and educator, who trained originally as a medical doctor. She co-founded the PRBB Intervals programme and has been running professional training for scientists for over a decade.

"It was beyond my expectations and make me think in my own confidence, not only giving the right information, but more important, considering in the audience listening to me" Edition 2019.
"It’s a compulsory course for everyone who cares about communicating their science" Edition 2018.

Dates: Place/time: Capacity: State:  
12th, 15th & 17th June 2020 12th & 17th June: Sala Aula (473.10) ); 15th June: 61.310 (UPF - Campus Mar)
12th June: 9:30 - 18:00. 15th & 17th June: 14:00 - 18:00
10 Pending    

Please note that this is a course in oral presentation skills NOT an English language learning course. It is therefore suitable for both native and non-native English speakers. Participants should have an advanced level of conversational English. If in doubt about your level please arrange an interview with the course leader.

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