Developing your Presentation Skills

The programme includes workshops, webinars and online resources that collectively offer advice, guidance and opportunities to practise your presentation skills as you develop into a professional presenter.

Narration for the presentation skills theme (PDF)



    For new researchers, we offer the following workshop, which offers an introduction to  networking and provides practice in introducing your research to different audiences.

    • Taking Ownership of your PhD 3 Networking as a researcher

     We hope to offer the following as online workshops in 2021

    • Planning and Preparing an Effective Research Presentation
    • Delivering Academic Presentations
    • Effective Networking At conferences
    • Preparing a conference poster           
    Online provision

    The online resources that offer specific guidance to help improve your presenations include

    We also provide an additional area with links to useful external web resources:


    Preparing an Academic poster

    Many researchers, especially in Science and Engineering, will need to be able to present their research in Poster format. When done effectively, this delivery format can be an efficient way of communicating your research and making useful networking contacts. The LDC Development programme offers the following resources to help PGRs prepare to present at poster events:

    Webinar - For spring  2020 we are offering a webinar,

    Workshops -We offer a workshop that focusses on networking at conferences and to help you talk confidently about your research.

    Online provision - We have a short online package offering guidance on poster preparation:

     This resource also links to computing service advice on the technical aspects of preparing a poster in PowerPoint and other media and how to print posters on campus.