Poster Presentations . Poster Presentation Procedure. Poster presentations are an economically efficient way of conveying lots of information. What is a poster “session”? Science fair for grown ups Why have poster sessions? Efficiency!. What is the purpose of a poster presentation?.
The poster is a
of your research. The audience is on the move, not sitting still. Thus, visual appeal is critically important.
Balance TEXT and GRAPHICS.
Title + Affiliation
Abstract (use all)
For IMRD, write a short text and bulleted points
Background image that matches theme of research
All of or excerpt of survey/s or materials
Graphs of key results
Relevant photosChoose text and graphics carefully.
KNOW THY RESEARCH
* the preeminent fishing question!
Given the rate of divorce [TOPIC] which is about 50% of all marriages [SIGNIFICANCE], I wanted to examine whether youngpeople believe that living together before marriage enhances the chance of marital success [RESEARCH QUESTION].
This suggests that among young unmarried people, beliefs about cohabitation are actually pretty similar to beliefs about marriage -- where men and women prefer to live with someone who is committed to the relationship but who hasn't had too many previous live-in relationships [DISCUSSION].
Prepare & Practice