Resources for Speakers

Interested in giving a talk at DSC? We'd love to hear from you! Please email us and let us know your field of study, your background, other talks you've given, and let's chat about possible dates.

Giving a talk at DSC? Whether you're an experienced presenter or giving your first talk to a non-scientist audience, we have some resources that might be of interest to you. We want you to share your passion for your work in a way that inspires others, and there's some good background research on how to make your talk more engaging, interesting, and connecting to general audiences.

9 Simple and effective public speaking tips for scientists:  http://www.scientifica.uk.com/neurowire/9-simple-and-effective-public-speaking-tips-for-scientists

TED Blog:  6 Speaking Tips for Scientists & Engineers:  http://blog.ted.com/6-tips-on-how-scientists-and-engineers-can-excite-rather-than-bore-an-audience/

TED Talk: Talk Nerdy to Me:  https://www.ted.com/talks/melissa_marshall_talk_nerdy_to_me?language=en

5 Simple Tips for Communicating Science:  http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2013/10/11/5-simple-tips-for-communicating-science/

Tyler DeWitt TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/tyler_dewitt_hey_science_teachers_make_it_fun#t-553985