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Poster creation & design (A8R)

Using posters to disseminate research is increasingly popular, and not just in the sciences. Good posters are clear, easy to understand and make new topics a pleasure to discover; but a bad poster creates a poor impression.

This session's tips and techniques will help your poster make a successful impact.

By the end of the workshop you will have:

  • thought about your target audience and how to adapt your poster accordingly
  • considered what to include on a poster and what to leave out
  • looked at posters created by previous students and discussed their good and bad points
  • discussed the best way to present your poster
  • gained some feedback on a poster that you are creating.

Additional information:

Who is it for? All postgraduate research students. To register for this workshop, you must be enrolled on (or recently graduated from) one of the following degrees: PhD, MPhil, Masters by Research, EngD, EdD, professional doctorate.

Is any preparation required? No (optional: bring along a draft poster for feedback)

Is catering provided? No

Who is the main tutor? Vicky Crawford / Alex Conner / Emma Smith

Other researchers say:

Useful tips on engaging the audience. It was very good: informative & fun.