Presentations for academics (and other hard core experts!)

I’ve just spent some time working with some ‘early years’ researchers. Given that a research career last for a very long time (mine was quite short at 24 years!) in part because it takes a looooong time to get going … Continue readingPresentations for academics (and other hard core experts!)

Proofing (and otherwise checking) your presentation

Creating a presentation is one thing – checking it is another. (Notice that I don’t say ‘writing’ your presentation, because you shouldn’t be thinking that way.) The painful fact is, however, that mistakes on your slides can give people who … Continue readingProofing (and otherwise checking) your presentation

Why I don’t make my presentations as good as they could be

Okay, let’s address the elephant in the room first. Sometimes I don’t do anything as well as I could because I’m lazy. That includes making presentations. There, I’ve said it. I like to pretend to myself I’m not actually lazy, … Continue readingWhy I don’t make my presentations as good as they could be