Registration: Pr_01: ONLINE Scientific presentation and individual performance: make a lasting impression in science - first presentation experience

Online seminar via ZOOM
Time: 10.00 - 15.00 hrs with flexible time schedules and breaks
Trainer: Kathrin Keune
Language: English
Participants: max. 12 persons
Credit Point: acknowledged with 1 CP for the doctoral training programme of RUB RS Certificate


In this workshop, the focus lies on both storylining your content and working on your performance, delivery and effective messaging of scientific presentations in a virtual training room. This workshop is particularly helpful for researchers who have first presentation experiences and would like to advance their individual presentation style.


Course description

This training is designed to improve the individual performance and the practice of giving convincing scientific presentations. On the first day, you will work on designing your storyline and the opening of your scientific talk. In small breakout groups, you will give each other feedback, which is enhanced by the trainer. Body language will be explored through auditory guidance by the trainer, feedback sharing and finally do's and dont's. The second day is a practice day. Using the virtual advantadge of the camera, you will explore voice techniques and several spontaneous presentations to apply and use body language and a good storyline in an effective way.


The third day will be offered as an assessment opportunity to exchange and advance individual presentation experiences, explore open questions and share best practices.



  • Basic “hardware” - Storyline and Opening
  • Body Language + Use of Voice
  • Connection to the audience
  • Dealing with nervousness
  • Bringing content alive - giving a memorable impression
  • assessing presentation skills


Kathrin Keune, consultant and performing artist, holds a Master’s degree in Expressive Arts Therapy, Coaching and Education and earned a B.A. in the performing arts. She worked in a San Diego based medical research laboratory throughout her 6 year stay in Southern California, USA. Kathrin offered trainings on scientific presentation and communication at different American and German universities.


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Date: 01.–03.03.2021

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