Posts about impact

  • ‘I almost felt like a rock star’

    The impact of Antonella Fioravanti’s killer presentation Can a great presentation change your life? Yes, it can! In 2018, Molecular Biologist Antonella Fioravanti presented her research …

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  • Science is boring

    ‘Science is boring’, says biologist and science communicator Sally Le Page in her YouTube video. Because as a scientist, you spend most of your days …

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  • Take your place front and center

    Giving a talk takes courage. The spotlight is on you, and instinctively many presenters simply want to hide away behind their laptop or lectern. Away …

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  • 8 body language signals to avoid!

    You’re on stage, ready to utter the first word of your presentation. When all of a sudden, someone veers up from the first row and …

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  • What if your supervisor or boss isn’t big on clear presentations?

    Tell us if this sounds familiar: You’ve been working as a doctoral researcher for several months now. And after having attended a series of seminars …

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  • How a five-minute presentation changed our lives

    If anyone tells us that presentations don’t make an impact, we answer them about the five-minute presentation that changed our lives. This is the story …

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  • How deep down are you?

    The longer you do research or perform any other type of work, the deeper you dig. This is called expertise. You begin with both of …

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  • From mediocre to masterly in 48 hours

    ‘Everything is under control’, he assures me. It is Sunday evening. In exactly 48 hours he will be presenting his talk at the University of …

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  • Dead fish in your audience?

    You have just spent hours preparing your presentation. Your results are excellent and your slides are top of the line. And yet, your audience is giving …

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