How to give an excellent lecture

(As demonstrated tonight by Dr Tom Smith of Davas Ltd)

Start with a good opening slide:

Basic explosive chemistry

This will help get the audience’s attention, if anyone turned up:

full theatre

Explain clearly the theory behind your subject:

shell design

and reinforce your points, where possible, with some practical demonstrations.

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Make them memorable.

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Of course, if you chose the wrong career, say, accountancy, rather than firework manufacture and display, you may be at a slight disadvantage with some of these.

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