Preparing and Presenting a Poster

Sharon Torigoe1, Nick Huang1, Matthew Hall1, Benson Ngo1

1 Joint Science Department, Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, Claremont, California
Publication Name:  Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques
Unit Number:  Appendix 5A
DOI:  10.1002/9780470089941.eta05as00
Online Posting Date:  October, 2008
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Abstract

A poster is one method of informing the world about results from a research project. Whether serving as an aid for a presentation or standing alone, it should provide information about a project. Both substantive and stylistic qualities should contribute to effectively communicating one's conclusions. This appendix gives general guidelines and suggestions for poster content, layout, and design to assist in preparing an effective poster.

Keywords: poster; presentation; communication

     
 
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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Content
  • Mechanics
  • Visual Style
  • A Checklist
  • Acknowledgements
  • Figures
     
 
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