Transferable Skills & Events

The IMPRS curriculum involves regular Transferable Skill Seminars to help develop personal competences.

Upcoming Transferable Skill Seminars

27 and 28  February 2020: Scientific Presentation (M. Baker, Speaking Adventure)

Students are encouraged to

  • gain an insight into the subtleties of verbal and non-verbal communication, energy management and the balance between internal and external awareness
  • assess their own presentation strengths and weaknesses and try out new/ more successful communication strategies where appropriate
  • develop a critical awareness of their own and each other’s presentation styles to give and receive constructive feedback
  • build on and practice the English phrases of presentation
  • develop strategies for dealing with unexpected or difficult situations, e.g. answering questions,
  • technical problems, audience hostility
  • develop confidence and enjoyment in public speaking



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