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Finding Your Research Voice

Story Telling and Theatre Skills for Bringing Your Presentation to Life

  • Itai Cohen
  • Melanie Dreyer-Lude
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
    Pages 1-5
  3. The Story

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 9-18
    3. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 19-32
    4. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 33-43
    5. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 45-50
  4. The Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 53-56
    3. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 57-68
    4. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 69-84
  5. The Event

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 87-92
    3. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 93-97
    4. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 99-100
    5. Itai Cohen, Melanie Dreyer-Lude
      Pages 101-102
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 103-105

About this book

Introduction

Learning to tell a compelling research story can have a significant impact on your career. It can make you stand out at professional conferences, on the job market, or during an ideal networking opportunity. It is easy to tell a research story badly. It takes time and effort to learn to tell a research story well. This compact and engaging volume presents a series of techniques followed by theatre-inspired, field tested exercises that will help you improve your research presentations. Once you’ve learned how to create a dynamic live performance of your research story, you may find that this professional obligation is no longer something to dread, and may even become a highlight of your research experience.

Keywords

Theatre techniques science presentations Great science talk skills Improve science talk Science communications guide Theatre techniques scientists Scientific presentation skills Effective science communication

Authors and affiliations

  • Itai Cohen
    • 1
  • Melanie Dreyer-Lude
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  2. 2.Department of DramaUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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