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Creating Research Posters. Andrew J. Younge Indiana University. Outline. Purpose Process Design Sources Practice. Purpose. What is the purpose of a research poster?. Purpose. What is the purpose of a research poster? Present research Findings/completed work Proposed/early stage work

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creating research posters

Creating Research Posters

Andrew J. Younge

Indiana University

outline
Outline

Purpose

Process

Design

Sources

Practice

purpose
Purpose

What is the purpose of a research poster?

purpose1
Purpose
  • What is the purpose of a research poster?
    • Present research
      • Findings/completed work
      • Proposed/early stage work
    • Presentation styles
      • Active – you are standing by your work
      • Passive – you are not standing by your work
process
Process

Determine contents (not layout)

process1
Process
  • Determine contents (not layout)
    • Title
      • Answer to research question
    • Method
    • Results
      • Images
      • Charts
    • Conclusion
    • Sources
    • Acknowledgements
design
Design

Dimensions

Balance

Text

Charts

Color

Order of Information

Software

dimensions
Dimensions

http://www.swarthmore.edu/NatSci/cpurrin1/posteradvice.htm

Know your constraints!

Landscape vs. Portrait

Venue

balance3
Balance

http://www.ncsu.edu/project/posters/NewSite/CreatePosterLayout.html

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Text
  • Minimize use – think VISUAL
  • Bulleted lists preferred over paragraphs
  • Should be readable from 1-2 m (3-6 ft)
  • Organize in blocks
    • Columns help organize the organization
  • Not too big, not too small
charts
Charts
  • Avoid “Chart Junk”
  • Use Headings that describe results

http://www.ncsu.edu/project/posters/NewSite/SideWindows/MessageExample.html

purposes of a a graph visualization
Purposes of a a graph/visualization
  • Permit exploration – seek understanding
  • Provide communication – tell a story
  • Support calculation – visual algorithms
  • Bring information alive – give impact

Adapted from Howard Weiner, 1997

what is the number
What is the number?

http://colorvisiontesting.com/what%20colorblind%20people%20see.htm

rgb vs cmyk
RGB vs. CMYK

Screens are RGB

Printers are CMYK

Crude distinction, but basically true

Set the color palette to CMYK if possible

software
Software
  • Powerpoint
    • Set page size to dimensions of output
    • May not scale fonts appropriately
  • Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop
sources
Sources
  • Research Posters 101
    • http://www.acm.org/crossroads/xrds3-2/posters.html
  • Poster Presentations
    • http://lorien.ncl.ac.uk/ming/dept/Tips/present/posters.htm
  • Google “Designing Research Posters”
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