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Creating Scientific Posters

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  1. Creating Scientific Posters Tim Miller, SpokenScience.com

  2. Topics Today: • Posters: Good and Bad • Tips on Poster Design and Delivery • Group Poster Critique

  3. Why Posters? • Breadth of Content • Posters are Concise • Posters are Easy • Posters are Visual • Posters are Written Good And Bad

  4. Why Not Posters? • Posters are not Deep. • Posters are not (usually) Permanent. • Posters (often) lack Context. • Posters are not (usually) Peer-Reviewed. Good And Bad

  5. Good Posters • Are Attractive • Are Legible • Are Digestible • Express One Idea Good And Bad

  6. Bad Posters • Are Unattractive • Are Illegible • Are Indigestible • Do Not Express One Idea Good And Bad

  7. Step One: Write Down The Ideas Poster Design

  8. Step Two: Make A Plan Poster Design

  9. Let the ideas shape the space. Do not let the space shape the ideas.

  10. Poster Design

  11. Step Three: Assemble Your Data Poster Design MRS, Spring 2011

  12. Bitmap Graphics vs. Vector Graphics Poster Design

  13. Step Three: Colors and Fonts Poster Design

  14. Can YOU Read This?

  15. Can YOU Read This?

  16. T his is a Sans Serif Font The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog. T his is a Serif Font The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog. Poster Design

  17. Step Four: Lay It Out In Software Poster Design

  18. Good Software • Supports Layers • Supports Vector Graphics • Has Bezier Tools and Good Rulers • Supports Alpha Channels • Supports Equation Editing Poster Design

  19. Step Five: Print and Hang it a Week Before! Poster Design

  20. Step Six: Go to the Session Poster Design

  21. You Are Not Alone... Poster Design

  22. EXAMPLES Retrieved from eposters.net

  23. Questions? tim@spokenscience.com