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Slide Writing: Create Clear Slides of Your Own Research Quickly

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center

The goal of this training is to prepare and develop self-explanatory slides from your own research findings, e.g. for a conference, an internal meeting or your thesis defense.

Online Workshop

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

+ individual coaching session

Thursday, June 27, 2024
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Dr. Markus Burger





Target Group

Doctoral students




8 units are applicable within the Doctorate plus certificate

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In the theoretical part of the training, you will learn techniques for structuring complex
information logically and for designing easy-to-understand slides. In the practical part, you
will then apply these techniques to your very own research findings. By the end of the training, you will have produced a complete draft of your own academic presentation. After the training, you can discuss your draft with the trainer in a confidential 1:1 coaching

Important: This training focuses on the logic of good presentations, it does not cover the
use of presentation software like PowerPoint.


  • Designing optimal slides
  • Developing convincing research storylines
  • Identifying and visualizing key messages
  • Working step-by-step with your own example
  • Practice, practice, practice! (practical exercises take up more than 50% of the


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141


Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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