Step-by-Step Guide to Presenting at Academic Conferences [PDF]



Speaking at an academic conference is a great opportunity researchers look forward to because of the immense possibility of sharing their work with an audience comprising of other researchers, industry experts and corporate heads.

In order to stand out at a conference, you need to make the presentation engaging, interactive and something for the audience to think about and raise questions. But sometimes your nerves may decide to act up at the most crucial point when you are about to make your presentation.

So how do you make sure you give a memorable presentation and tame those pesky nerves? Being well prepared for the conference will allow you to give a great presentation. In this guide, we will provide you with a step-by-step approach to speaking to an academic audience.

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The Complete Guide to Writing Abstracts [PDF]



Writing an academic paper can take weeks, even months of hard work. When you are finally done, you’ll need to create an abstract of your paper.

An abstract reduces longer research work to its essential elements and is designed to be presented on its own. Because your abstract usually is the selling point of your paper that summarizes and represents your work, you’ll want it to stand out.

Writing an abstract that seduces the reader into reading the rest of your paper isn’t as hard as it may seem. By following and implementing the steps outlined in this article, you are sure to turn serial skimmers into readers and even purchasers.

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