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How to (and how not to) Give an Effective Scientific Presentation
Don’t overuse “gee whiz effects”
Make sure material is relevant
Use simple backgrounds
Use “normal” fonts
At least 18 pt (24 better) – this text is 20 pt
Use “normal” colors
Do not use red and green as contrasting colors
Only use for emphasis
Check before using!!!
Don’t use this outline!!!
45 wasted seconds
Red/Green Color Blind: 2
Edward R. Tufte, The Visual Display of Quantitative
Information. Graphics Press(2001)
It takes three weeks to prepare a good ad-lib speech