Explaining our PhD research is as essential as conducting the research in the first place. And it’s already difficult to explain the research to other scientists in the field, but to present it to a non-science audience, in 3 minutes, now that’s the actual challenge!
It’s training us to make fast and quick impact points. But, training us for what exactly? It’s like pitching a business idea to a panel who will interview hundreds in a day. The real question is how to be unique and credible in 3 minutes. What’s the real message that we are trying to say about science?