Dazzle 'Em With Style

The Art of Oral Scientific Presentation

Mastering the art of communicating scientific information is more critical than ever for a successful career in science and technology. Scientists today must be able to effectively convey sophisticated information to a broad audience that may include students, colleagues around the world, regulatory bodies, granting agencies, legislators, and the lay public. In this engaging and lively book, the author provides a step-by-step guide to the complete process of making a scientific presentation from preparation to delivery. It offers numerous examples highlighting what to follow and what to avoid. This revised edition covers the effective use of PowerPoint™ and other computer-based presentation programs. It also includes a handy checklist, new illustrations, and tips on handling an audience in a foreign country.

Scientists, engineers, instructors, practitioners, and students, regardless of specialty or research discipline, who deliver presentations

Paperback, 192 Pages

Published: September 2005

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-369452-2


  • "Brimming with sound general advice and many excellent tips and tricks. Dazzle 'em with Style aims to leave its readers so prepared for their presentations that their brilliance will come shining though." - CIVIL ENGINEERING (July 2006)


  • ForewordPrefacePreparing a Scientific PresentationThe Structure of a Scientific PresentationVisual Displays: How to (and Not to) Use ThemDeliveryAppendix: ChecklistsRecommended Reading


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