Complex research, clearly explained

Dreaming of making an impact? Great! We help you translate your research or project into a clear message, tailored to your audience.

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The Floor is Yours -- Founders
  • Presentation, poster & pitch

    We give workshops and coaching, online or on location.

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  • Your research in the media

    We help you come out with your research, in the media or on a stage.

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  • From research to policy impact

    Make a difference in society with your research and move towards policymakers.

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Our most popular workshops

  • Presenting with impact

    You learn how to present your complex message in a clear and appealing manner. Our focus is on content, performance, and slides. To get started right away.

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  • Scientific posters

    How do you stand out in a room with a hundred scientific posters? We will explain, step by step, how to translate your core message into a clear and attractive poster. Success guaranteed!

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  • Pitch your research

    Need to explain your research or project to a jury or a large audience in one to three minutes? We will help you to find the essence and to convey it convincingly. Less is more!

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  • How to present online?

    How can you hold your audience’s attention when presenting in front of a webcam? During this training you will learn how to get the best results: from interaction, empathy, to eye contact.

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  • Science4Policy: from research to policy impact

    Research that remains on the shelf is a missed opportunity. Because your insights or data can make a difference to policy. But how do you take the step towards policymakers? And how do you ensure relevant collaboration?

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  • Your research in the media

    Does no one seem interested in your research? During this practical workshop you will learn to think like a journalist. We will look for the wow factor that makes your research captivating.

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  • Presentation performance

    How do you give a confident impression on stage and in front of the webcam with stress raging through your body? Come discover our practical tips on body language, voice projection, and interaction.

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  • Slide design

    Do jam-packed, illegible slides make you shudder? During our workshop you will discover how to put just enough relevant information on your slides and we will also share with you some graphic design tips.

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  • PechaKucha

    Forget boring presentations. PechaKucha is a format of 20 slides and just 20 seconds per slide. The result: inspiring presentations and an engaged audience. We teach you how to do it.

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  • Thanks to the The Floor is Yours presentation workshop the quality of the master’s thesis presentations has improved dramatically.

    Prof. Maarten Weyn Applied Engineering Sciences, University of Antwerp
  • To prepare for my pitch in the context of my FWO PhD fellowship application, the presentation workshop was exactly what I needed. The clear theoretical guidelines, in combination with the personal feedback on my very own pitch, were extremely helpful. I now feel much more confident and well prepared for my pitch!

    Merle Kock PhD student, KU Leuven
  • Thank you for all your help preparing the “TED talks” for the VIB Seminar! It was the most useful information and guidance I have ever received in both my graduate and post-graduate career. I feel so much more confident in my presentation and communication abilities.

    Maria Dzialo Postdoctoral Researcher, VIB Lab for Systems Biology – KU Leuven Laboratory for Genetics and Genomics
  • The workshop was a real game changer for me!

    Anjali Verma National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, India
Book The floor is yours

The floor is yours

Because life is too short for bad presentations.

Would you like a clear list of all the essential elements of a convincing presentation? Then this book is perfect for you!

Also available in Dutch.

Book: € 29.99, e-book: € 22.99

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A new presentation tip in our monthly blog

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    Summer is here and so are our must-reads, podcasts and other inspiration to get you lost in the coming months. Enjoy! Book: Code Rood (Dutch tip) In …

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  • 8 extra steps to a good scientific poster (part 2)

    Our new book is in shops: Stand Out with Your Scientific Poster. Are you a researcher struggling with creating scientific posters, or just want to …

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  • 6 Steps to a Good Scientific Poster (Part 1)

    Our new book,  Stand Out with Your Scientific Poster, will be released in February.  Are you a researcher struggling with creating scientific posters or just …

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Research day, conference, or science event? We’ll make it rock!

Nerdland Festival: the largest outdoor science festival in Belgium.

The Battle of the Scientists: present your research to primary school children.

We organize events, such as Eos Pipet.