Monthly Archives: October 2017

Academic conferences: some tips for newbies

Academic or scientific conferences tend to be a bit more formal than most presentations. It’s not so much about entertaining as getting the information across – but that doesn’t mean you have to be boring. Remember you are there to … Continue reading

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Some tips on PowerPoint

PowerPoint has become the de facto standard at most conferences and most presentations. PowerPoint has some wonderful advantages but it also has some pitfalls for the novice. The temptation is to have too many slides and to overuse the special … Continue reading

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