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Defending my PhD thesis in interdisciplinary work (mainly social sciences) in a life sciences college

I am a PhD student in a life sciences college. My PhD project is in collaboration with another research institute specializing in Biomedical ethics and religion. So my PhD work happens to be more of ...
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Presenting unfinished research as a Master's student at a conference

I am currently in the second semester of my Master's and will be graduating in about a year. I submitted an abstract a few months ago for a conference in my field, and recently found out it has been ...
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My abstract has been accepted for oral presentation but there is no info in the preliminary programme?

I am a graduate student and just had my first abstract accepted for an oral presentation at a conference. We have been notified by email about our acceptance. Wheb I checked the preliminary programme ...
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What should I include in my PhD interview Presentation?

So I have been shortlisted for a PhD scholarship and I have an interview next week.I have been asked to give a 5-minute presentation titled: "A short introduction of my profile and how this fits ...
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What should I expect from a paper discussion in a postdoc interview?

I have been invited for a postdoc interview that includes a paper discussion. They sent me their key paper and told me to discuss it because I will do something similar if hired. I read the paper and ...
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How can I put the same research on progress presented in multiple conferences on a CV?

If someone is presenting their same “research on progress” in multiple meetings and conferences, how can I strategically plan for each presentation such that each presentation is looking unique on a ...
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Job talks: A few detailed topics, or loosely discussing many projects?

I have a job talk for a tenure-track assistant professorship coming up, and I am having trouble deciding on the format. I have a few ideas/options, and I'd like to hear the perspective of some folks ...
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How to prepare an overview talk about other people's work?

I am a PhD student in Physics, and was invited to give a talk about the theoretical side/perspectives of an observable at a conference for (mostly) experimental researchers. I have worked a bit on ...
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Nerves and putting a lot of pressure on myself for meetings and talks with supervisors/professors present

I’m a second year PhD student experiencing a great deal of pressure for meetings and talks when supervisors/other professors are present. I want to find methods for relieving a bit of this tension as ...
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I got accepted to a top quantum information conference as a poster but not as a talk. Is it really worth something?

The background story: I started submitting to a (quantum information/computing) conference in the COVID era, and the experience of online poster sessions was really horrible, at least for me. I ...
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Can a coauthor do the presentation at a conference?

I am the first author of a research paper I did under the supervision of my teacher (note that I am a BSc student of computer science). My paper got accepted at a conference. Now I have to present the ...
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How to summarize and illustrate evidence based on several meta-analyses?

I need to find a good way to summarize and illustrate the evidence of several meta-analyses (e.g. 20 papers). As far as I know, their conclusions are commonly made on two scales: effect size (does X ...
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How to make presentation more visual when the subject is mathematical? [closed]

My defense is soon. I want to make the presentation engaging and visual but the topic is very mathematical. What can I do?
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Conference, poster, and publication gaps due to COVID and poor advising. How to explain for the future?

I am a soon to be fourth year doctoral student with an already finished Master's degree in the same field (Experimental Psychology). I interviewed for a consulting company a few weeks ago and the ...
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Advertising open science in job market with a different norm

i am a postdoc at one of the US-based institutions. I have been invited to give a job talk for a faculty position in another country (i will call country A). Recently, i was browsing the faculty ...
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2 minute poster talk at international conference in usa

Could anyone please tell me what a 2-minute video of presenting a poster is?I am presenting a poster at an international conference in the USA. Should I set up a Zoom call, share my poster screen, and ...
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Entering conference outputs in Pure (Elsevier)

Many universities (including my own) use Pure (an Elsevier product for institutional research information management) to report research outputs. My question is about entering conference outputs in ...
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What degree do you need to present a poster in a conference?

Hi there I just finished my Master’s degree and in a couple of months there is a conference about my thesis topic that I would like to have a PhD about. My question is can I present a poster or should ...
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How to increase the replay value of presentation karaoke?

In the context of an event for academics up to the postdoc stage, we organisers are considering hold a presentation karaoke (a.k.a. Powerpoint karaoke) for fun. The general idea is that you have to ...
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What is the name of that white, dark blue/purple, and black slideshow presentation format/template?

What is the name of that dark blue/purple border, white background, black sans serif text (except for the heading text, which is white on a dark blue/purple background) slideshow presentation format/...
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Is it okay to just present (without paper) research that is subject to an already finally submitted, but still unpublished conference paper?

I will try to make my question as understandable as possibe. In the course of a project I belong to as a consortium member, I did research on a particular topic and submitted my findings in form of a ...
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Is it Beneficial for Postdocs to Give Talks to Single Research Groups?

As a postdoc applying for a second postdoc position, I frequently email potential mentors. I have a question regarding two situations where the faculty member showed interest in my work but had no ...
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Search committee and Dean asked for my slides [closed]

I had a campus interview for an academic position. The day went well (in my view) and my talk generated lot of questions and discussion. I could say that since my answers were received in affirmative ...
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Modification after camera ready abstract is submitted

I recently got an abstract accepted by a linguistics conference as oral presentation. However, I didn’t have time to make all the modifications according to reviewers’ comments. Now the deadline for ...
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No results for an upcoming presentation in which I am supposed to present results

I have an upcoming presentation in an international conference in a bit more than a month. I wrote the abstract for my presentation in February, in which I said I would present early results. It is ...
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How should I refer to the presence of racial slurs in data presented at a conference talk?

I am preparing a presentation for a mathematical modeling conference soon, involving online discourse which contains racist and other slurs as one of the prominent features under study. The specific ...
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How to start a short contributing conference talk?

I am a Ph.D. student in mathematics in number theory and would likely give a short contributing (15-minute) talk at a big conference. I have prepared short slides for the talk but plan to go with ...
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How to cite AI generated images in a presentation?

I’m making a presentation, and wanted to use some images from an AI tool as sort of stock imagery. How would I properly cite them? I’m making them myself using Midjourney, but could find no guidance ...
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How to prove that I have presented a paper?

I am a student of English literature. Last week I presented my paper at a conference. It was arranged by a prestigious institution. However, they did not offer any certificate or any such ...
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How to Approach the Teaching Presentation for a Tenure-track Interview in the U.S

As the title mentions, I am wondering how to approach an upcoming teaching presentation I will be giving as part of an interview. To be clear, this is a 30-40 minute teaching presentation on a topic ...
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Is it okay to criticize authors because of how poorly their paper is written?

I am currently reading a paper in my area which is very poorly written in my opinion. It is hard to understand the bigger picture of the paper. Now, I am just a student and my opinions might not be of ...
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Is it acceptable to reference a talk in a thesis?

Sometimes respected members of a research community may say something interesting and pertinent in a talk, but the nugget of insight might never make it into a peer-reviewed publication. Nevertheless ...
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Virtual conference speaker made it awkward due to the small number of attendees. Should I (the organizer) send them an email apologizing?

Organized a virtual conference and invited lots of top-tier speakers. The number of registrants was around 115, and the event got lots of attention on social media. The strange thing is that the ...
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How do you handle giving an invited university talk in a smaller room compared to previous speakers?

I am a university professor in Europe and was recently invited by my alma mater in the Middle East to give a talk on a topic of my choosing. Excited to accept the invitation, I traveled to the ...
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What tool to use for the online analogue of "writing lecture notes on a blackboard"?

A math lecture typically works with the professor explaining something, and at the same time writing her theorems on the blackboard, without any Powerpoint slides. When the blackboard is full, its ...
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I screwed up a talk - how to move on

I recently messed up my presentation in front of the audience because I couldn't answer or understand their questions well enough (even after I asked them to clarify their question). I keep ruminating ...
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My supervisor uses my scientific jokes and metaphors in his talks. What's a healthy way to deal with this?

I'm a PhD student in the US. During my PhD I gave many conference talks, seminars, and presentations at our group meetings. In my talks, I often mention a creative way to phrase a problem, sometimes ...
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Advice for online PhD interview presentation

I recently applied for an advertised PhD project and I've made it to the interview stage. For the interview I have been asked to prepare a 5-minute presentation explaining (1) why I am interested/...
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Professor changed the paper I should present at the last day – how should I react? [closed]

In our PhD class, we have to present a paper. However, just 24 hours before the day I present a paper, the professor gave me a new version of the paper. This new version has a similar motivation but ...
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Is it bad to finish your talk early at conferences?

I was invited at a conference to give a contributed talk. I was given 12 minutes to speak and 3 minutes for Q&A, but to keep my talk simple I didn't go in details (probably I spoke faster also). ...
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Presenting a paper on a video

I want to know about copyrights for presenting a paper on a public video. For example, can I explain and show text and pictures of last month's good papers on a specific topic in a video on Youtube? ...
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How common is in the US to have publications, posters, etc. before PhD?

A potential advisor asked me for abstracts, manuscripts, posters, presentations, etc. but I just graduated from a Master's Degree in the field of biomedicine/biological sciences in Spain and here most ...
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prepare a 45 minutes PhD interview presentation [closed]

I was asked to give a presentation in front of a group of people (they are leaders of different groups, because there might be collaboration with them). The presentation and QA will be one hour. What ...
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10 minute presentation for a scholarship PhD interview

I was selected for an interview for a PhD scholarship and asked to give a 10-minute presentation consisting of 10 slides including "summarising both your research experience and your research ...
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Summary of recent results presentation slide: proper citation

In some conference presentations a slide with a summary of recent progress in the field is included. One way to do it is to present a graph, where the recent results are compared in terms of some ...
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My poster didn't win the "best poster award", is it desperate to ask the committee about an evaluation of my poster quality?

My poster didn't win the "best poster award" at a top conference in mathematics, is it desperate/impolite to ask the committee about an evaluation of my poster's quality? I don't want to ...
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Are poster sessions worthless for math grad students?

Are poster sessions important in mathematics? Does being accepted to present a poster at a SIAM conference add something to my CV when I apply to graduate programs or it won't add much? I am a master'...
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What should the difference be in content between thesis written submission and oral defense presentation?

I was just wondering if anyone has tips for a thesis defense presentation. One thing I don't understand is how it is supposed to differ from the written submission (which panelists will have already ...
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How to run an effective academic workshop/seminar series?

I’m a new faculty member setting up a new seminar series in my small-ish department. Visiting speakers will come and present some of their work. The audience will ask questions during the talk and ...
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What information to list in opening slide for conference?

Silly question, but I figured I'd ask. What information should be present in the opening slide of my presentation to a conference and how do I format it? Should it be like this: Interesting picture ...
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