Congrats, you’ve made it—you’re presenting your research to an audience. The audience might be a crew of hungry grad students or a committee of stern scientists. They might be novices or experts in your field. Whoever the crowd, presenting science is hard, but the most challenging part for many scientists is responding to the questions that follow.
In addition to practicing your presentation and responses to pre-empted questions, below are some tips to put your best answers forward.