Presenting science concisely / Bruce Kirkchoff ; Jon Wagner, Illustrator.

By: Kirchoff, Bruce.
Contributor(s): Wagner, Jon [illustrator.] | Sharland, Priscilla [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Clayton South VIC, Australia : CSIRO Publishing, 2021Description: ix, 123 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1486314686; 9781486314683.Subject(s): SCIENCE COMMUNICATION | PUBLIC SPEAKING | POSTERS | PRESENTATIONSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 001.92 KIR
Contents:
Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- 1: First Principles: Explaining Science Through Stories -- 2: A Deeper Look at Narrative Structure -- 3: Presenting in Three Minutes -- 4: Elevator Pitches -- 5: Applications to Longer Forms -- 6: Poster Presentations -- 7: Analysis of Real Posters -- 8: Audience—It Is All About the Audience -- 9: Presentation Skills -- Index.
Summary: Imagine you are a scientist faced with presenting your research clearly and concisely. Where would you go for help? This book provides the answer. It shows how to use story structure to craft clear, credible presentations. In it you will find exercises to help you give both short and long presentations. Elevator pitches, lightning talks, Three Minute Thesis (3MT®), and conference presentations are all covered as are suggestions for longer presentations. Separate chapters address good poster design, how to tailor your talk to an audience, and presentation skills. Throughout the book the focus is on creating surprising, memorable stories. Scientific presentations are true stories about new discoveries. They are surprising because every new discovery changes our understanding of the world. Stories are memorable because they move audiences. This book teaches you to tell moving, memorable stories about your research.
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Originally published by CAB International, Wallingford, UK. This edition published exclusively in print only, in Australia and New Zealand, by CSIRO Publishing.

Edited by Priscilla Sharland.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- 1: First Principles: Explaining Science Through Stories -- 2: A Deeper Look at Narrative Structure -- 3: Presenting in Three Minutes -- 4: Elevator Pitches -- 5: Applications to Longer Forms -- 6: Poster Presentations -- 7: Analysis of Real Posters -- 8: Audience—It Is All About the Audience -- 9: Presentation Skills -- Index.

Imagine you are a scientist faced with presenting your research clearly and concisely. Where would you go for help? This book provides the answer. It shows how to use story structure to craft clear, credible presentations. In it you will find exercises to help you give both short and long presentations. Elevator pitches, lightning talks, Three Minute Thesis (3MT®), and conference presentations are all covered as are suggestions for longer presentations. Separate chapters address good poster design, how to tailor your talk to an audience, and presentation skills. Throughout the book the focus is on creating surprising, memorable stories. Scientific presentations are true stories about new discoveries. They are surprising because every new discovery changes our understanding of the world. Stories are memorable because they move audiences. This book teaches you to tell moving, memorable stories about your research.

GRETA POINT: 001.92 KIR

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