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Let's Talk SciComm

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Hosted by Associate Professor Jen Martin and Dr Michael Wheeler, Let’s Talk SciComm is a podcast from the University of Melbourne’s Science Communication Teaching Program. Listen for advice, tips and interviews about how to communicate science in effective and engaging ways.Show notes, transcripts a… read more


18. How to give a fantastic very short talk

If you haven’t yet taken part in a speaking competition like the Three-minute thesis (3MT) or Famelab, what are you waiting for? You’ll gain so much by working out how to explain your research in a really short amount of time.

This week Michael and Jen are joined by our wonderful colleague Catriona Nguyen-Robertson, who has had great success in a number of speaking competitions.

Together, we give all our best advice on how to prepare and deliver a brilliant short talk. We also have excellent tips for you from our alumni Kate Huckstep and Sarah McColl-Gausden.

Plus here are a couple of resources to help you:

How to Become an Authentic Speaker
11 Tips for the Three-minute thesis competition
The three-minute thesis: principle of scientific communication
Tips for the three-minute thesis slide
Famelab: Judge’s top tips


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