Insight from expert academics and professionals

This course benefits from the insights from experts with a wide range of experience, including:

  • Delivering compelling presentations to audiences of scientific peers
  • Using narrative techniques when communicating research
  • Designing slide decks to support and enhance presentations
  • Training researchers how to deliver scientific presentations in a clear and engaging manner

The expert panel developed and refined the course. This panel contains:

  • Michael Alley | Teaching Professor, Pennsylvania State University
  • Shohini Ghose | Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Nolan Haims | Principal, Nolan Haims Creative
  • Magdalena Skipper | Editor in Chief, Nature and Chief Editorial Advisor, Nature Portfolio
  • Michael White | Senior Editor, Nature

The course also has additional insights through video interviews from:

  • Beatrice Chiew | Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Michael Dahlstrom | Director, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University
  • Jean-luc Doumont | Founding Partner, Principiæ
  • Richard Goring | Director, Bright Carbon
  • Samuel Ramsey | Entomologist, USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory

Magdalena Skipper