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Resources for oral presentations

Resources for oral presentations
10 simple rules for making good oral presentations

Resources for slides
Designing effective presentations by A. Nottingham
Really bad powerpoint by S. Godin
Presentation tips by G. Reynolds
Designing science presentations by M. Carter
Slide:ology by N. Duarte

Resources for both
Dazzle 'em with style: the art of oral scientific presentation by R. R. H. Anholt
Speaking about science by S. Morgan and B. Whitener (print)
When the presents: an audio and video guide to science talks by J. Lebrun

Poll everywhere

Collaborative whiteboards

Other resources
Slide Carnival is great for powerpoint templates
Canva has templates for almost everything including social media.
Piktochart is similar to canva.

Resources for images

If you want to include great photos or images in your presentations, here are a few websites to get you started. All images on these websites are under either Creative Commons (CC) licensing or public domain. As in anything, remember to cite your images. For CC, see the infographic below.


Morguefile (photos)
Pexels (photos)
Pixabay (photos, illustrations, vectors)
Unsplash (photos)
Stocksnap (photos)
Freepik (photos, icons, vectors)
Wikimedia Commons (photos, videos)
Flickr – search by license

If you're not sure if you can use an image, email me

How to cite a Creative Commons image

How to attribute creative commons licensed photos


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