University of Lincoln, UK

A very good text from the blog of Professor Waqar Ahmed.

Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine

Even though I have given thousands of presentations and lectures I don’t think I am that good at public speaking and I still get nervous. There are loads electrifying speakers out there that you can learn a great deal from in terms of presentation, poise, magnetism and charisma.

Here are some ground rules that have allowed me present to international audiences.

1. Don’t focus on being a great public speaker. Concentrate on being a great teacher so that if something is missing in the delivery you can make up for it by having great content.

2. It does not matter if people disagree with you or your point of view, but no one should misunderstand you. Your points must be clear and illustrated with examples.

3. Don’t worry about being nervous. If you give a clear presentation with excellent content people will forgive you. Everyone gets nervous even after presenting…

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