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Presenting science : a practical guide to giving a good talk

Author: Çiğdem İşsever; K J Peach
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Giving a talk' is one of the most important ways in which we communicate our research. The 'talk' covers everything from a ten-minute briefing on progress to a handful of colleagues, to a keynote address to a major international conference with more than a thousand delegates. Whatever the occasion, the aim is the same - to get the message across clearly and effectively. At the same time, presentational skills are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
İşsever, Çiğdem.
Presenting science.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)435730806
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Çiğdem İşsever; K J Peach
ISBN: 9780191574238 0191574236
OCLC Number: 559027631
Description: 1 online resource (x, 120 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: 1 Introduction; 2 Preparatory work; 3 Structure of the presentation; 4 Identifying the context of the presentation; 5 Style; 6 Preparation and presentation; 7 Concluding remarks; Appendix A: Presenting complicated equations --
a worked example; Appendix B: Some PowerPoint tips; Appendix C: Meeting the media; Index.
Responsibility: Çiğdem İşsever and Ken Peach.

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Giving a good talk on science is a skill that can be learnt like any other, and in this book we take the reader through the process of preparing and presenting science to a wide variety of audiences,  Read more...
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It does offer many valuable pointers to help the reader objectively prepare and deliver presentations, develop the necessary soft skills and find the style that works for them. * Chemistry World * Read more...

 
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