Show your Science - Presentation Skills

May 08, 2020 09:00 AM to May 16, 2020 05:30 PM

Graduate Center

Target group:

This event is aimed for doctoral candidates of all faculties.

Information on the participation permit of postdocs can be found here.


Friday, 8 May 2020, 09:00 am - 05:30 pm

Saturday, 9 May 2020, 09:00 am - 05:30 pm

Saturday, 16 May 2020, 09:00 am - 05:30 pm


Katharine Simmons


The idea behind “Show your Science” is an abc of presentation: how to be audience-friendly, brief and convincing. You will learn to give an entertaining, ten-minute talk on your subject of research, pitched to a wide - even non-scientific - audience.

The way to reach your audience’s hearts and minds is to tell your story: explain what you do, how you do it and above all, why it fascinates you (and should interest them!).

In the workshop we will explore language and rhetorical techniques, story-telling and audience involvement, body language and voice – and whatever else you need to find your unique style as a presenter.

After completing the course you may even join Kiel University’s “Science Show” and practise your presentation skills by giving your talk to a much wider audience, during Kiel Week and at the Night of the Profs for example.


The participation in this course is accountable for the certificate "Science Communication" of the Graduate Center. Contact  Dr. Sabine Milde if you are interested.


Registrations are welcome until 19 April 2020 via our online portal. We will then determine whether the minimum number of 7 participants has been reached. Should the minimum number of participants not have been reached, the event will not take place due to financial reasons. Once the minimum number of participants has been reached, further registrations are possible until 8 days previous to the beginning of the event.

Please note:

There are 14 places on this course. The persons that can participate in the course will receive an e-mail from the Graduate Center. Without this confirmation mail you cannot participate in the course. Only participants that have registered for the course via the Graduate Center will receive a certificate of attendance.

All further registrations will be placed on a waiting list. As soon as there is a free place on the course you will receive a message from us. If you do not receive any message from us concerning this course there are no free places and unfortunately you cannot participate in this course.




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