How to present a paper

National Archaeology Student Conference

Nervous about presenting in a room full of people you don’t know? No need to be. Here are 6 tips that can help you to not only radiate confidence, but actually feel confident too!

A presentation is a bit like a performance.

Imagine going to an open mic night in a pub, with different people presenting different pieces of music. You are there to hang with your friends, get to know a few new people, and enjoy the excitement of seeing a potpourri of performances live. Not every song you hear might be from your favourite music style, but you still appreciate the artists being well prepared and the master of their instrument.

A conference is maybe the closest you can get to an open mic, but in academia. People are there to have a good time! So you will show them a good time! It helps to have an…

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