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Communicating your science: how to make the message stick! - ED 43/sÚrie 3

Responsible Faculty: Doctoral school (FBM-DOCT)

Teacher(s): Marc Sohrmann

Validity: 2015 ->

No timetable defined.

Course (optional)


Teaching language(s): English
Public: Yes
Credits: 1.00


Communicate persuasively your work in an oral presentation
Create slides that respect fundamental design principles and present data appropriately
Experiment strategies to continue improving your presentation skills
Write a concise abstract that tells your scientific story


Presentation of selected theoretical content
-teaching: short oral presentations by the participants (incl. video recording and feedback)
Individual practical work on the participant's presentations: clarify your message and design efficient slides
Writing of an abstract


Personal Work : Yes
Personal Presentation : Yes
Final test : No
Evaluation of the participation by the teacher : No
Doctoral certificate of participation : Yes



Programme requirements

Each participant has to bring an already existing presentation he/she has used before or is currently preparing, since this will be the basis of the individual work during the course.
Importantly, this presentation doesn't have to correspond to a finished & polished scientific story; it can very well cover a project and/or work in progress.

Grant requirements

Success in the examination and certificate of participation delivered by the organizers.

Access requirements

Registration: via the Doctoral School. Period 3.

Canton de Vaud
Swiss University
Unicentre  -  CH-1015 Lausanne  -  Suisse  -  Tél. +41 21 692 11 11  -  Fax  +41 21 692 26 15