Science in a Flash: How to give a successful flash talk

March 12, 2020 | Duration: 55 mins.

Effective communication skills are critical to your success as a scientist. We often only have a few minutes, or a few sentences, to impress employers, influence granting agencies, or provide a quote to journalists.

So, what if we gave you one figure, three minutes, and a microphone to describe your research — could you do it?

In this webinar, a panel of skilled science communicators share tips and tricks for giving a fast, informal presentation.


  • Nicole C. Woitowich, Northwestern University
  • Parmvir Bahia, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
  • Ana Maria Barral, National University