Participant Resources

Help with Presentation Style

Check out past UCSF Postdoc Slam competitions and past UCSF Grad Slam competitions: Read about past competitions, watch videos of full events or individual videos of prizewinning talks.

"How to Win the 3MT" slideshow with good tips from the Australian National University's Dr. Inger Mewburn.

Video of Jean-luc Doumont speaking on communicating science to non-scientists (1 hr)

"Free Tips" from Activate to Captivate: Bri McWhorter, who leads our Grad Slam and Postdoc Slam prep workshops, offers lot of techniques for improving your presentation skills and feeling less self-conscious.

"Showcase" of Three Minute Thesis winners from around the world (University of Queensland website)

How to Give a Talk website created by David L. Stern, a biologist at Janelia Research Campus, part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Site strongly recommended by the 2014 3MT winner at UCSF, Sama Ahmed.

A Checklist for Communicating Science and Health Research to the Public is a handy set of succinct reminders developed by the NIH.

Resources at UCSF

UCSF Library's Learning Tech Group offers video equipment for loan and multimedia workstations. Staff available 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit website to reserve workstations or equipment.