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Communication Matters: Mastering Public Speaking as a Researcher

Communication Matters: Mastering Public Speaking as a Researcher

May 13, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
University of Washington Health Sciences Building, Room K069
1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195
ITHS Education

Doors open at 2:30 p.m. for networking and the serving of light refreshments and beverages.

Wondering how to deliver effective and engaging presentations about complex research topics? Need a refresher on best practices in public speaking?

In this ITHS Career Development Series event, Dr. Miles Coleman will draw on his experience and research in teaching science communication to provide practical tips and skills to help investigators become more effective and confident when speaking publicly about their work.

By attending, you will learn how to:

  • Appreciate the importance of audience analysis in scientific contexts
  • Systematically organize and present information
  • Distinguish between communication performance and speech performance
  • Practice delivering presentations with an awareness of the characteristics of effective speaking

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. for networking.

Speaker Biography
Dr. Miles C. Coleman is an Instructor in the program on Digital Cultures at Seattle University. His research and teaching interests include ethics; rhetorical theory and criticism; participatory cultures of media; science communication; new media and society; moral philosophy (online); and classical rhetoric.

Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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