31 Jan Public Speaking for Researchers: How to Engage Your Audience
Wondering how to deliver effective and engaging presentations about complex research topics? Need a refresher on best practices in public speaking?
In the first half of this ITHS Career Development Series event, you’ll learn practical tips to help them craft an elevator pitch, connect to an audience, and develop a stage presence. In the second half, you’ll have a chance to workshop your elevator pitch and public speaking with seasoned experts.
By attending, you will learn how to:
- Build your base: Learn how to manage anxiety, develop your stage presence, and adapt to unexpected situations.
- Know your audience: Learn how to earn the trust of your audience and improve the reception of your message.
- Tell your story: How to distill information using accessible language and connect to your audiences through storytelling.
Roxanne Carini is a PhD candidate at the University of Washington studying the dynamics of breaking waves at the coast. She is also on the Board of Directors of the “Engage” program at UW, where she helps sustain and manage a science communication course developing presentation skills for graduate students. When not analyzing wave data or communicating science, she can be found rowing on Seattle’s waterways with the powerful women of Lake Union Crew.