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“The Secret to delivering an Expert Conference Presentation”

When early career researchers present at conferences they’re in a very different environment to the one they’re used to. When they present internally to colleagues, they’re merely reporting on history – “We did this, we did that, we discovered this-and-that … Continue reading

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“Listen To You, Respect You, Follow You?”

As I said in my previous post, there are 3 fundamental influencers that inspire others to follow, place their confidence and trust in you: What goes on inside your mind What you project What impression you leave Today, I wanted … Continue reading

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“A Critical Audience: How To Turn Things Around With A Risky Manoeuvre”

“No, no, it’s all about the price. Never mind about relationships with customers when they’ll go on the ‘net and find a better price elsewhere.” My friend, Cathy Rhodes of Culminas, and I were presenting to a group of auto parts … Continue reading

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“Conference Speeches: How To Stand Out From The Crowd”

In the coming months the 3rd year doctoral students I’m working with at Oxford University’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the Centre for Doctoral Training will be giving presentations – either 3 minute posters or 10 minute outlines of their research … Continue reading

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“The Power Of The Casual Conversation”

A former research scientist friend of mine goes to conferences as a regular part of her job. She is Business Development Director for a small and growing company that deals directly with major pharmaceuticals. At one particular conference in Milan … Continue reading

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“How DO You Meet And Influence People You Don’t Know?”

May I recommend a useful article to help in your job search “How To Meet And Influence People You Don’t Know” I came across in the Huffington Post.  It gives some very sensible ideas as to how to develop connections … Continue reading

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“A Good Presentation? What do you think?”

I was tempted – and I fell!  A good friend sent me this video “How to give a good presentation”made by Claire Habel of Inspiring Futures – What did you think of this? Yes, you’re right. It’s a reasonable account. Habel … Continue reading

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