One-on-one appointments help graduate students and postdocs navigate a range of academic and professional communication challenges. 

  • Conference Presentations and Academic Talks 
  • Interpersonal Professional Communication 
  • Poster Presentations 
  • Public Lectures 
  • Workshop Facilitation 

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Research Speaks provides opportunities for UChicago graduate students and postdocs to share their findings with the university community and wider public. Participants refine their communication skills and gain experience in articulating complex problems and arguments through brief, accessible talks. By communicating their work beyond their intellectual communities, participants make a lasting impact on the world around us.

Research Speaks at the Field Museum

UChicagoGRAD hosted an afternoon of gallery talks and exploration at the first-ever Research Speaks event at the Field Museum of Chicago on Friday, April 5, 2024. Learn more.

Three Minute Thesis

UChicagoGRAD hosted the university’s seventh annual 3MT competition on Friday, May 17, 2024. Learn more.


A picture of a graduate student giving a gallery talk at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Photo by Rob Hart