Presentation and public engagement

Presentation and public engagement


Develop your skills to effectively communicate your research findings both in an academic and non-academic context.




ENGAGE: Begin to develop the skills you will need to present your research.  To access these workshops please click here

Presenting at Conferences

Designing effective PowerPoint slides

Handling Nerves

Begin thinking about the impact of your research, and the tools, skills and opportunities to communicate your research to a wider audience.  To access these workshops please click here

Getting started with public engagement

Designing an academic poster

Famelab Training and Information Session

Famelab one-to-one Appointments

Twitter: tools and strategies for researchers

Take opportunities to present your work within the University and at conferences, and further develop your skills for engaging diverse audiences with the key impacts of your research.  To access these workshops please click here

3MT Information session and lunch

Media engagement

3MT finalists training


Active participation in opportunities to present your research in both an academic and non-academic context is the best way to develop these skills. Take part in public engagement competitions, deliver posters and presentations at conferences, get your research into the media, build up your social media presence and consider starting your own researcher website or blog. Find out more on Blackboard.

Explore these key opportunities:

  • Three Minute Thesis (3MT)
  • Famelab
  • Research As Art
  • Swansea University PGR Poster Competition


A full online course on public engagement is available via Blackboard, along with materials on presenting, PowerPoint slide design and creating academic posters.