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Communication Matters: Mastering Public Speaking as a Researcher
Communication Matters: Mastering Public Speaking as a Researcher
WhenFriday, May 13, 2016, 3 – 4:15 p.m.
Campus locationMagnuson Health Sciences Center K (HSK)
Campus roomK069
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUniversity of Washington
Institute of Translational Health Sciences

Wondering how to deliver effective and engaging presentations about complex research topics? Need a refresher on best practices in public speaking?

In this ITHS Career Development Series event, Dr. Miles Coleman will draw on his experience and research in teaching science communication to provide practical tips and skills to help investigators become more effective and confident when speaking publicly about their work.

By attending, you will learn how to:

  • Appreciate the importance of audience analysis in scientific contexts
  • Systematically organize and present information
  • Distinguish between communication performance and speech performance
  • Practice delivering presentations with an awareness of the characteristics of effective speaking
Dr. Miles C. Coleman is an Instructor in the program on Digital Cultures at Seattle University. His research and teaching interests include ethics; rhetorical theory and criticism; participatory cultures of media; science communication; new media and society; moral philosophy (online); and classical rhetoric.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. for networking. There is no cost to attend this event, but seating is limited. Please register to attend the event via the link below.…
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