When The Scientist Presents



Resources for the presenter scientist


  • Answering more than the question?


    Do we answer the question asked, or do we go beyond that? There are many types of questions and the motivation behind each type is different. Take the clarification question. It is about understanding, or about preparation for the next question. Take the “Would it also apply to or work with” question. It is about … Continue reading "Answering more than the question?"

  • Learning from Peter Feibelman


    In his marvellous little book, “A Ph.D. Is Not Enough”, solid state physicist Professor Feibelman uses a metaphor near and dear to my heart, that of the fugue. “But in giving your talk, you should just tell a story. Its structure should be organic, invisible. Your listeners should be propelled from idea to idea with the … Continue reading "Learning from Peter Feibelman"