WaterLeadership | Sharing Science: Effective Presentations

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Sharing Science: Effective Presentations”with special guest, Elise Vist from the UW Writing and Communication Centre.

Sold Out - Registration is no longer available.

Please join us at our next WaterLeadership on February 14.

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In this in-person training session, you will learn how to prepare an oral presentation that effectively describes your research in a short amount of time. This course will give you the tools you need to narrow down the key elements of your research and create a short, engaging message to share with diverse audiences. It will help you prepare and deliver great presentations, whether it’s for a class assignment, at a conference or a workshop. 

Lunch will be provided.

Guest speaker:

  • Elise Vist, University of Waterloo Writing and Communication Centre

Learning objectives:

  • Deliver a focused and relevant message that is of interest to your intended audience
  • Create a logical structure that helps your audience understand your key messages
  • Implement strategies for keeping your audience engaged
  • Implement basic principles of visual design to improve your visual aids

Who should take this training: Students, faculty and staff who want to learn how to give engaging presentations with well-designed visuals that resonate with your audience. 


Registration is required. Please register using your @uwaterloo.ca email address. Note that the WaterLeadership Training Courses are only open to University of Waterloo students, faculty and staff.

Visit the WaterLeadership webpage for a full schedule of modules.

The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying or working at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access or wish to request accommodations for this event, please contact Julie Grant (j26grant@uwaterloo.ca) 

Sold Out - Registration is no longer available.

Please join us at our next WaterLeadership on February 14.