Translate MedTech virtual course – Health Communications for MedTech Researchers

This course, delivered as two 3-hour sessions across two separate days, will teach delegates how to deliver medtech presentations in an engaging way. This course will be especially beneficial to anyone whose role involves public engagement, presenting project outcomes with lots of data or attracting investment.

Note – this course will be delivered by the trainer remotely via video conferencing software. Information about how to join the conferencing call will be emailed to everyone that has registered.



Day 1 – Communication foundations  |  Wednesday 3 June 2020, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Day 1 will start by exploring what good communication is and how this is applied for different situations with an emphasis on the expectations and communication channels used by academics. This is divided into three main topics:

  • What good communication is
  • Academics and communicating your work effectively
  • Identifying your project stakeholders


Day 2 – Structuring your message  |  Thursday 4 June 2020, 9:30am – 12:30pm

The second day builds on activities done during the first day. Specifically discussing presentations, it focuses on ways to structure presentations, so they are relevant to the target audience, presenting complex ideas visually and tips for creating engaging presentations.

  • Targeting your message
  • Using visual communication for complex ideas and data
  • Practical tips for in house sustainable visual design


This course is free to staff and postgraduate research students at Translate partner universities (Bradford, Huddersfield, Leeds, Leeds Beckett, Sheffield Hallam and York). Places for industry and clinical representatives are available at a cost of £95, please email Mohua Siddique to secure your ticket. Spaces are limited and registration is essential.

The training course will be run by EatFishDesign

About the trainer

EatFishDesign is an award-winning communications consultancy based in Leeds, they specialise in presenting complex, technical information in an engaging and accessible way.

Started in 2015, they have extensive experience of working with research groups, university spin-outs, and medical and engineering SMEs.