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Thu 7 Dec 2023
10:00 - 13:00

Venue: Online

Provided by: Researcher Development Programme (RDP)


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Engaged Researcher Online - Mastering TED style Research Talks

Thu 7 Dec 2023


Unlock the power of captivating research presentations with our exclusive online course: Mastering TED-Style Research Talks. In just 3 hours, gain essential skills to engage, inspire, and leave a lasting impact on any audience.

Discover the art of attention-grabbing hooks that make your research impossible to ignore. Learn captivating storytelling techniques to create a narrative arc that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats. Unleash the heroes within your research, emotionally connecting your audience to your work.

Our expert instructor will guide you through delivering complex research to a lay audience with clarity and depth. Master the use of simple visuals to make your data come alive and leave a lasting impression.

Delve into the personal side of research, revealing why audiences want to see a glimpse of the person, not just the research findings. Forge an authentic connection that elevates your talk from informative to unforgettable.

Receive personalised guidance on your talk, honing your content, delivery, structure, and engagement skills.

Enroll in Mastering TED-Style Research Talks today and revolutionise how you share your transformative discoveries with the world. Join now and give your science communication skills a boost!

This session will consist of two hours of training and an optional 1:1 session from 12pm. If you are interested in a 15 minute, 1:1 session with the trainer please let us know in advance by emailing


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 7 Dec 2023   10:00 - 13:00 10:00 - 13:00 Online

1: Enhance Researcher's Communication Skills for TED-Style Talks

    • Understand the essential elements of compelling talks for diverse audiences with different levels of social and science capital.
    • Develop techniques to captivate and maintain attention.
    • Craft a narrative arc to engage the viewer.

2: Establish Personal Connection and Significance of Research

    • Showcase the personal significance of your research, inspiring curiosity and emotional connection.
    • Demonstrate the transformative potential of your research, conveying its impact on the world.
    • Communicate the broader implications and inspire audiences with the positive changes your research can bring.

3: Deliver Complex Research with Clarity

    • Simplify complex concepts effectively for a non-expert audience.
    • Utilise simple visual aids to enhance clarity and understanding.
    • Employ storytelling techniques and relatable examples to engage the audience.


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2 hours and optional 15 minute 1:1 session

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