Obtaining a Ph.D.
Conferences and Presentations
The following resources cover how to present research at conferences and
presentations. Much of this advice is written with the sciences in mind,
but the suggestions on delivery and fielding questions are applicable to other
fields as well.
"Art" of Giving a Good Conference Talk
Sharon Downes (posted on the Keogh
Lab) gives advice for preparing and delivering an effective conference
Conferences, Interviews and
A collection of articles from The Chronicle of Higher Education
about preparing for conferences, interviews and presentations.
How to Give a Good Fifteen-Minute Talk
Scott Keogh gives a list of dos and don'ts for presenting quantitative papers.
Presenting Conference Papers (Claremont Graduate University Writing
Recommendations distinguish between types of conferences and papers, preparing papers for different
fields, and suggestions for delivery and responding to questions.