Session 1: Pecha Kucha for Scientists and Scholars

Thu, Sep 27, 3:00 pm
126 EPS (Engineering and Physical Sciences) MSU

Pecha Kucha for Scientists and Scholars workshops begin at MSU Sept. 27

Faculty, students, staff and community professionals are invited to participate in a free science communications workshop series called Pecha Kucha for Scientists and Scholars.

Pecha Kucha is a fast-growing mode of communication in which speakers present a topic in exactly 20 slides, each shown for 20 seconds each. This equates to a tight, fast-paced 6-minute, 40-second presentation.

Preparing for this presentation style takes work: slides are very visual, and presentations must be carefully designed and meticulously rehearsed. The reward for this level of preparation is a compact overview of a topic, and a unique way for scientists and scholars to present their work to the general public.

In this three-part series, participants will learn to design a Pecha Kucha talk and will then develop their own. Each month's workshop will provide new tips while participants receive feedback on their own works-in-progress. By the end of the series, participants will have their own Pecha Kucha talk that can be used in a variety of communications settings.

  • Session 1 is Thursday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m., EPS 126, MSU campus
  • Session 2 is Thursday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m., EPS 126
  • Session 3 is Thursday, Nov. 29 at 3 p.m., EPS 126

The workshop series is open to scholars and scientists from all disciplines, including off-campus professionals who work at non-profits and agencies. However, enrollment is limited, and priority will be given to participants who are registered as associates of the Institute on EcosystemsAssociation with the IoE is open to academic leaders, researchers, scholars, educators, professionals, and partners who support interdisciplinary environmental and ecological sciences research, education, and engagement activities of the institute

The workshop series is sponsored by MSU Extended University.

For information or to register for the workshop series, contact Jamie Cornish with MSU Extended University at 994-6005 or

Jamie Cornish


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