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Queen Mary Academy

Presentation Skills

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  • RD-QMA-019 - Stagecraft and Voice for Research Presentations
    We prepare your research presentations, whether real or practice, with intense voice coaching, storytelling strategies, character work and stage presence.
  • PHD-QMA-201 - Presenting your Research to an Audience (two session course)
    This workshop will help you improve your public speaking and presentation skills in preparation for delivering a conference paper or departmental talk. In the second session you will deliver a 7-minute presentation to explain your research to a non-specialist but academic audience.
  • RD-QMA-102 - Making a Poster Presentation
    This workshop will give you an insight into how to produce effective and engaging research posters. We will discuss the reasons for producing and presenting posters, the process of poster production – from initial hypothesis to telling the best story – and consider issues around poster planning, preparation, design and exhibition.
  • PHD-QMA-3MT1 - Condensing your research into 3 minutes: 3MT Information Session
    This session will introduce you to the 3 Minute Thesis competition and will help you think how you can condense your work into 3 minutes, without dumping it down, and make it accessible to a non-specialist audience.
  • PHD-QMA-3MT2 - Condensing your research into 3 minutes: Practicum
    This is an opportunity for you to practise your 3 Minute Thesis pitch in a safe environment and receive feedback front of the Researcher Development team and other PhD students.
  • PHD-QMA-3MT3 - 3MT finalist training
    This is compulsory training for the Queen Mary 3 Minute Thesis finalists and it focuses on your stage presence and how to make your pitch more engaging. 

You can visit the 3MT section for more opportunities to present your research.