Presenter Development Resources

General Guidance for Effective Academic Presentations

Graduate Resource Center – "Enhancing Presentations Through Technology"
North Carolina State University – “Steps for Effective Presentations”
The Eggleston Group – “Key Steps to an Effective Presentation”
American Society of Primatologists – “Giving a Good Scientific Presentation”
American College of Physicians – “Preparing the Research Presentation”
Grand Valley State University – “How to Make an Effective, Professional Research Presentation”
SUNY College – “Methodology for Preparing an Oral Presentation of a Scientific Paper”
Scitable – “Oral Presentation Structure”
Investigator Blog – “How Do You Prepare for Presentations?” – “Preparing A Presentation”
Graduate Resource Center – "How to Present at a Conference"
VIDEO – “Academic Presentations” by Rab Paterson

Using PowerPoint to Create an Effective Conference Presentation

Graduate Resource Center – "The Art of PowerPoint"
University of Utah Medical School – “Tips for Creating Effective and Interesting PowerPoint Presentations”
University of Mississippi – “Twelve Steps for Creating Effective Presentations”
VIDEO – “How to Give an Awesome (PowerPoint) Presentation (Whiteboard Animation Explainer Video)”

Creating and Designing an Effective Academic Poster

Cornell University – “Scientific Poster Design”
Health Services Research – “Preparing and Presenting Effective Research Posters"
Penn State – “The Craft of Scientific Presentations”
Graduate Resource Center – "Designing Effective Academic Posters"

Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland which challenges research higher degree students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.  Three Minute Thesis

E-How – “Short Presentation Tips”
E-How – “How to Write a Three Minute Informative Speech”
MakeUseOf – “10 Powerful Tips for Preparing A Powerful Presentation”
Chris King – “Short, Short Presentations-Five Tips to Consider”