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OUAB Grad/Prof Technical Tuesday: How to Make Good Talks Great

Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2022, noon - 1 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

Beyond good graphs, big fonts, and a loud voice, what makes a merely good talk truly excellent? In this talk, Dr. Todd Thompson discusses some key elements of great seminars, lectures, and colloquia taken from his experience in astrophysics research and teaching. He presents strategies for improving technical seminars, job talks, and public outreach talks, including the art of responding to questions and the trick of knowing what not to say. This talk is applicable to many STEM fields and beyond.


If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Krystal Vielman at or 614-688-1061. Requests made one week in advance of the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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Krystal Vielman
Ohio Union Activities Board