Getting your motor running: how to start a presentation

Giving momentum. That’s what you are doing when you are start talking to your fellows (or professors …). You are igniting their minds and curiosity just like you ignite your car when you start driving. Now, there are different…

Great tips for unexperienced speakers

A recent article on the Prezi company blog contained some really good advice for unexperienced speakers: 10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking.

Fighting the boredom, part 3: “Become a better scientific communicator by experiencing it.”

In this third part of his four part blog article, Leonidas Georgiou shows us some communicators who inspire him.

Fighting the boredom, part 2: ”It’s up to you to make it interesting!”

In this second posting of his four part blog article, Leonidas Georgiou describes why presentations become tedious and what you can do to avoid it.

Fighting the boredom, part 1: ”Let’s show the world how amazing science is!”

”Badly communicated science is boring and a big component of doing science is motivation. We can't expect to motivate people without good communication skills!” says Leonidas Georgiou, PhD student at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology.

Amazing Technicolor Bar Chart Costume

”Well-dressed and witty” – this was how Cecilia Berlin, social sustainability scientist from Gothenburg was described as she won one of the regional finals of the Swedish national Forskar Grand Prix. (’Researcher’s Grand Prix’)

Using Prezi for scientific presentations

Prezi advice from Norbert Majubu, an experienced user: Use it only if you’re a self-confident presenter and only when you know what you are talking about. In addition, recognize that it is more than a presentation tool.