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Wed 16 Oct 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Venue: Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03d

Provided by: Researcher Development Programme (RDP)


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Basic Presentation Skills (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)

Wed 16 Oct 2019


Learn how to create and deliver an effective presentation.

Most postgraduate researchers benefit from giving presentations about their research by gaining feedback, sharing their ideas and/or findings, and raising their profile in the research community. Therefore, learning how to present your research effectively is an important skill to develop during the course of your doctorate.

Target audience

First year PhD Students in Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.
Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here.


Completion of Pre-Workshop Online Material.

  • A short pre-workshop course booklet will be sent to all participants in advance of attending the workshop
  • Please work through the course booklet before attending the workshop

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 16 Oct 2019   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03d map Dr C.A. Gilliam
  • Gain a better idea of how to plan and choose appropriate content for a presentation
  • Learn how to create a cogent and coherent presentation that flows well
  • Discover how to employ and enhance individual strengths and style in developing oratory techniques
  • Explore the use of visual aids and non-conventional props to enhance the audience experience
  • Receive tips on how to confidently deal with questions and overcome nerves

Participative workshop, comprising information-giving and activities.


Pre-workshop online material: 30-45 mins
Face to face workshop: One 2 hour session

There will not be a scheduled break in this session, so you are encouraged to go to the Whale Café on your way in and pick up a drink. If you show your University card, you will get a small discount!


This course will run once per term

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