☘☘☘ Letters by Vivek Rai
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How to Give a Good Talk

A collection of useful comments

Before reading these set of comments, please know that I am not a seasoned public speaker with years of experience.

As such, what I present below is derived from my experiences of watching others give good (or bad) presentations, reading articles, learning from the wisdom of my mentors who unfortunately have to be at the bearing end of my presentations. Alon, U. How To Give a Good Talk. Mol. Cell 36, 165–167 (2009). Tufte’s 10 rules of an effective presentation


Body Language


The Talk

Taking Questions