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...you are facing an oral hearing as part of the licence application for an important new treatment. How are you going to prepare?

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...you have one chance to convince everyone that your treatment is a winner? Could you do it?

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...you’re planning a big media campaign to support your exciting new treatment? How can you ensure great interviews?

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...you have organised a crucial advisory board about your exciting new compound? How do you ensure it’s a success?

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How to grab the audience's attention at the start...and keep it

The difference between a presentation and a publication and why it's vital you know the difference

How to break out of the usual form of data presentations but retain your scientific credibility

How to make the very best of your voice, body language and natural stage presence

How to ensure your slides add to your talk, rather than running it or ruining it

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Sharing my presentation secrets

June 02, 2015

What makes a great scientific presentation? Clarity, simplicity, enthusiasm, a clear narrative, and a great beginning and an end. I've been sharing my presentation techniques all over the world for many years. As the conference ...

The value of clear communication

February 02, 2015

When you work in the communications business, many companies and individuals ask for ways of measuring the impact of communicating.   A good question, and an understandable one.  The answer varies depending on a number ...

Presenting in Russian

November 19, 2014

The most unusual presentation I've made recently: me speaking English to Russian haematologists, with Russian slides. It's harder than you think..especially if you get out of synch by clicking the slide advancer twice. Still, it ...

Pharma and new antibiotics

November 18, 2014

Antibiotic resistance is a threat as great as terrorism, according to Sally Davies, the UK's Chief Medical Officer. Scaremongering? Many people don't think so, including the NHS and Public Health England, who've produced a video ...

Ebola fact and fiction

October 06, 2014

I recently moderated an international conference on infectious diseases in Istanbul. Amid the accounts of new strains of drug resistant bacteria, hopes of a cure for Hep C and even, one day, AIDS, there was ...

HIV 'cure' setback

July 21, 2014

Hopes that treating newborn HIV+ babies  with drugs could cure the infection have suffered a major setback, according the the journal Nature.  Researchers hoped that if they treated babies early, they could prevent the build ...

What our clients say:

  • I just wanted to thank you for the dedicated professional support you and your team provided throughout our project to reorganise the R&D function. Your contributions were invaluable and provided as much-needed combination of external viewpoint and hard-earned expertise.

    R&D Director, Top 10 pharmaceutical company
  • We wanted to thank you very much for your excellent participation in the Access Workshop meeting, in particular your facilitation of the Day Two session. Your flexibility and professionalism was hugely appreciated by us and our client. The formal feedback from the delegates showed that your presentation was extremely enjoyable as well as informative.

    Public Relations & Marketing Agency – Group Account Director
  • John had the right balance of gravitas, energy and humour to keep a very mixed and senior group engaged and motivated. Please also convey our thanks to Nicola, Lindy and John. Collectively it was a great effort from LionsDen and I am confident there will be plenty of future opportunities to work together.

    Communications Director, pharmaceutical company
  • John is proactively involved in planning the content and format as well as understanding the challenges of healthcare compliance. His live event skills, coupled with his knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, combine to help create a memorable event.

    Global head of oncology, top 10 pharmaceutical company

Books by John Clare

John Clare is the author of a number of books on communication, science and the pharmaceutical industry:

Communicating Clearly About Science And Medicine
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Guide to Media Handling
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Organ Farm. With Jenny Bryan.
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Patents, Patients and Profits