Presentation Skills

Guidance for any scientific talk:

We highly recommend Share Your Research: How to Give a Good Talk, a free, self-paced course from iBiology.
This recording and these slides are from Naledi Saul's seminar How to Handle Q&A and Audience Interruptions.
This website contains links to excellent resources on designing and practicing your talk.
This handout contains resources on structuring your argument, handling Q&A, tips for non-native English speakers, and guides for navigating both long and short talks.
This video from iBiology and Susan McConnell (Stanford) takes you through designing effective scientific presentations.

Conference Talks:
This rubric describes the features of an effective conference talk. Give it to your audience when you're giving a practice talk!

Job Talks:
This rubric evaluates the features of an effective job talk for a position at an R1 institution. Give it to your audience when you're giving a practice talk!
These slides describe an effective job talk for a position at a primarily undergraduate institution (PUI).
This rubric evaluates the features of an effective job talk for a position at a PUI. Give it to your audience when you're giving a practice talk!
These slides outline the features of an effective job talk for a position in industry.

Posters:
Check out this website for multiple resources on figure and poster design as well as how to print posters at UCSF.