Is presenting like TED for you?

Anything that is adored by some, will be dismissed by others. We saw this with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and today just as well with persons like Donald Trump or events such as TED conferences. I often hear researchers say they especially do not want to present like TED. If you have never heard…

Is there life after your PhD?

‘It’s hopeless,’ says Fons Leroy, head of the Flemish Employment Service VDAB, after having spoken with a couple of PhD students. ‘They don’t have a network.’ Being a scientist, you not only have to be an excellent researcher, but also be able to translate your knowledge to an audience that can be of service to…

Presenting to kids, how do you do that?

In a famous quote, Einstein said that ‘If you can’t explain it to a 6 year old, you don’t understand it yourself.’ Have you ever tried to explain your research or project to a 6 year old? Is presenting to kids all that different from presenting to adults? Not really. The tips that we discuss…