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Student Workshop Programme

Our workshops are great for finding out what is expected of you at all levels of university study. These workshops are interactive, informal sessions designed to help you discover new techniques and skills to support your study. Whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student, we have a wide range of workshops on offer. Search for a specific workshop or browse our selection.

If you are a Christchurch postgraduate student, you will be emailed the details of all Christchurch workshops at the start of each semester. A reminder will be sent a few days before each workshop.

The Postgraduate workshop programme will be open for registrations from mid-January. The Undergraduate semester one workshop programme will be open for registrations from Orientation week. For any questions about our workshop programme please email

If you are a University of Otago staff member and would like to request a student workshop for your department please contact Carole Scott the programme coordinator. « Back to workshop list
Workshop Name Presenting Research at Conferences
About Workshop Academic conferences provide an ideal opportunity to keep abreast of developments in the field, to share research within an academic community and to network. In this seminar, we will discuss different types of conference presentations. We will look at the criteria for selecting conferences and writing abstracts for conferences. The focus of this seminar will be on extemporaneous academic presentation skills. These include preparing your academic speech, audience engagement, preparing your visuals, answering questions and dealing with difficult questions.
By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
• Select an appropriate conference
• Understand why it is important to attend academic conferences
• Become familiar with skills necessary to answer questions
• Develop networking skills
• Gain insights into making extemporaneous presentations
Who Should Attend Postgraduates
Date & Time
27/09/2017 Wednesday 09:00AM - 11:00AM
HEDC Seminar Room, Level 1, HEDC, 65/75 Union Place West, Dunedin

HEDC Seminar Room
Facilitators Dr Vijay Mallan
ATTENTION This workshop needs confirmation. Applicants will be notified by email of their acceptance.
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