Student Skills: Presenting in front of an audience

This workshop is a quick introduction to key presentation skills from the perspective of the Linnean Society's Events and Communications Manager, Leanne Melbourne

The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF, United Kingdom
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02074344479 ext 228
Registration: Open

STUDENT SKILLS 15:00–17:00 Friday 31 January 2020

This workshop is part of a series of events leading up to the Linnean Society Student Conference 2020. It is suitable for postgraduate students looking to improve their public engagement skills.

There will be a maximum of eight participants with one facilitator so that individual attention can be given.

A full listing of upcoming workshops can be found here: Discovery Workshops

Leanne Talking

Whether its for a viva, a conference or just to friends and family, public speaking about research can be a stressful part of any scientist's life.

In this student skill session, we'll be exploring how we can prepare ourselves properly, keep calm and collected, and think deeply about the way in which we communicate.

The workshop will be led by the Society's Events and Communications Manager, Leanne Melbourne.

This workshop costs £5 and is open to all. Please get in touch if this fee is a barrier to attendance and we will waive the fee.

  • Registration is essential to secure your place.
  • Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All materials will be provided.
  • The session will take place in our Discovery Room which is home to some of the Society's unique historical collections.

Event Registration

Student Skills: Presenting Skills - £5.00 (6 places remaining)

Once you have bought your ticket online, you will receive a CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Please bring it with you on the day, either in print or on your phone. If you do not receive this email, please get in touch with to confirm your place.

Refunds will only be available if the position can be refilled. Please see T&Cs for more information.

We will only contact via telephone if there is a last minute change to the event and we need to get in contact urgently.

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