Category Archives: Research

Surviving Crazy Weeks

For the past couple of months, it has been very tricky to get Rock Your Talk posts written. This is mostly because I have been experiencing some of the busiest periods of my professional and academic life. Oddly enough, in … Continue reading

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The Talk that No one Hears

This post is about one of the most valuable but most hidden tools a speaker possesses: the mock talk. The mock talk is the talk you would give if you have unlimited time, had to tell everything you knew and … Continue reading

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Join the Dots

I want to start with a confession. I am about as far from being an artist as it is possible for a human being to be. My ability, even now, just about stretches to being able to colour in something … Continue reading

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Connecting is Not Dumbing Down

One of the first and most annoying comments I get when I say that I am into helping non-academics understand research is this one: “So, you’re into dumbing down.” Truthfully, I have to hold back on the urge to get … Continue reading

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