Making Scientific Presentations

Some excellent resources below for experienced and inexperienced scientific presenters. Abstract and poster-specific resources at the bottom of this list.

Feel free to send suggestions for other resources to info@kidneynews.org

The Assertion-Evidence Approach for Scientific Presentation A really interesting compilation of resources focused on building strong messaging and moving scientists away from over-reliance on bulleted lists.

Effective Presentations in Engineering and Science (Penn State)  A wealth of great and very practical advice about using (or not using) slides, overcoming weaknesses of Powerpoint, and video examples of what does and doesn't work.

Impact of Data Visualization on Academic Research (Poynter). A helpful, concrete list of do's and dont's with great examples.

Preparing the Research Presentation (ACP) A nice guide especially for first-time presenters.

Presentation Skills for the Scientist (UConn) A very rich set of resources aimed at the basics of presentation, and avoiding making bad or boring presentations.

Presentation Skills (NIHS) Presentation contains some helpful lists of do's and don'ts to retain audience interest.

Scientific Presentation Skills Includes how to anticipate, and handle, the unexpected.

Ten Secrets to Giving a Good Scientific Talk. In addition to practical tips, some good advice about handling audience questions.

Abstract and poster-specific resources: 

Creating Effective Poster Presentations. From NC State, a nice array of do's and dont's, broken down into all elements of poster, text and figures.

Distracted by Abstracts. Dr. Chris Parsons breaks down how to construct a good meeting abstract.

Data Visualization Advice for Scientists. Helpful advice from a data visualization engineer.

A Guide to Presenting a Poster.  From Rice University, a nice summary focused solely on what to do when you stand in front of that poster and present the work.

How to Write a Scientific Abstract in Six Easy Steps. Clear, concise advice for clear, concise abstracts.

Making Better Posters. Geared more to the experienced scientific presenter, a lot of do's and don'ts and real-life examples.

Poster Presentations. Geared toward the first-time presenters, UW Madison provides detailed tips and guidelines for preparing and presenting your poster.

Ten Simple Rules for Good Poster Presentation. From UVa, a nice overview with some presentation tips. 

Writing an Abstract for a Scientific Meeting. From a UPenn workshop, some great, concrete advice in this presentation.

 

 

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Some excellent resources below for experienced and inexperienced scientific presenters. Abstract and poster-specific resources at the bottom of this list.

Feel free to send suggestions for other resources to info@kidneynews.org

The Assertion-Evidence Approach for Scientific Presentation A really interesting compilation of resources focused on building strong messaging and moving scientists away from over-reliance on bulleted lists.

Effective Presentations in Engineering and Science (Penn State)  A wealth of great and very practical advice about using (or not using) slides, overcoming weaknesses of Powerpoint, and video examples of what does and doesn't work.

Impact of Data Visualization on Academic Research (Poynter). A helpful, concrete list of do's and dont's with great examples.

Preparing the Research Presentation (ACP) A nice guide especially for first-time presenters.

Presentation Skills for the Scientist (UConn) A very rich set of resources aimed at the basics of presentation, and avoiding making bad or boring presentations.

Presentation Skills (NIHS) Presentation contains some helpful lists of do's and don'ts to retain audience interest.

Scientific Presentation Skills Includes how to anticipate, and handle, the unexpected.

Ten Secrets to Giving a Good Scientific Talk. In addition to practical tips, some good advice about handling audience questions.

Abstract and poster-specific resources: 

Creating Effective Poster Presentations. From NC State, a nice array of do's and dont's, broken down into all elements of poster, text and figures.

Distracted by Abstracts. Dr. Chris Parsons breaks down how to construct a good meeting abstract.

Data Visualization Advice for Scientists. Helpful advice from a data visualization engineer.

A Guide to Presenting a Poster.  From Rice University, a nice summary focused solely on what to do when you stand in front of that poster and present the work.

How to Write a Scientific Abstract in Six Easy Steps. Clear, concise advice for clear, concise abstracts.

Making Better Posters. Geared more to the experienced scientific presenter, a lot of do's and don'ts and real-life examples.

Poster Presentations. Geared toward the first-time presenters, UW Madison provides detailed tips and guidelines for preparing and presenting your poster.

Ten Simple Rules for Good Poster Presentation. From UVa, a nice overview with some presentation tips. 

Writing an Abstract for a Scientific Meeting. From a UPenn workshop, some great, concrete advice in this presentation.