Presentation Skills

Guest Speaker:
Dr Rachel Pye (Head of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences and Academic Director (Teaching & Learning), University of Reading Malaysia)
Subject Area:
Date & Time:
Wed, 27. February 2019, 13:00 h - 15:00 h
S2.22, University of Reading Malaysia - EduCity@Iskandar​

Purpose of workshop/who it is for/what’s involved:

This workshop will introduce you to some basic in how to give effective presentations. We will cover aspects of creating a presentation that:

  • engages an audience from the start
  • creates a structure for a presentation that is easy for everyone to follow – even when the material to be presentedis complex
  • increases your confidence to present
  • connects with your audience

We will do this by discussing some basic principles of presentations, and some skills that you might want to acquire. There will then be an opportunity for you to create and deliver a short presentation with time for feedback.

This session would be very useful and relevant for postgraduate students and early-career researcher.


Dr Rachel Pye was awarded a PhD in Psychology by the University of Reading in 2008, for her thesis on predicting improvement in reading in dyslexic children. She worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Reading with Dr Carien van Reekum and Prof Patricia Riddell, before taking a lectureship at the University of Winchester. She returned to the University of Reading in 2014, and took on the role of Director of Teaching and Learning for undergraduate psychology programmes. During her time there, she won a Collaborative Teaching Award (2016) and a prestigious University Teaching Fellowship (2016), and now holds the title of Associate Professor. Her research continues to focus on reading and dyslexia, moving towards literacy in a multilingual environment.

Rachel joined UoRM in 2017, and heads a growing and vibrant team of international researchers and lecturers.

  • This workshop is restricted to University of Reading staff and student.

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