Presentation Skills


  • Construction of posters and slides
  • The etiquette of public presentations (talks and posters)


  • Present public talks with constructive feedback on the presentation style and the substance        of the talk
  • Prepare posters and attend poster sessions for constructive feedback


A slide presentation providing advice about effective slide presentations, by E. A. Lindsay, UCLA Sponsored Research, 1997

A very amusing example of PowerPoint gone bad: the Gettysburg Address PowerPoint presentation

A site describing the making of the Gettysburg PP presentation that provides a number of other sites describing the pitfalls of PowerPoint and its proper use

Short videos of scientific presentations, some with advice about making presentations

Tips on public speaking from Toastmasters International