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    • DESIGNING A SCIENTIFIC POSTER CAROLINE ERB-MEDINA cerb@gc.cuny.edu MACAULAY ITF - QUEENS COLLEGE Adapted from a presentation created by Maggie Dickinson
    • What is a Scientific Poster? It is:• A visual means for communicating a summary of research.• Typically created for an academic or professional community.• Should highlight the most important research findings in an aesthetically pleasing manner.
    • Today’s Goals• Learn the basics of poster design• Determine how to create a successful poster
    • Poster Requirements• Each group must create one poster to be presented by all group members.• Posters can be made with PowerPoint, Keynote, or Illustrator.• Dimensions must be 48” x 36”.
    • Selecting Slide Size in PowerPoint• Choose the theme tab• Select page setup in the top left hand corner• Highlight slide size• Pick your dimensions under “page setup”
    • Deadlines• Final version printed at Macaulay by appointment only: November 30• Poster presentations will be held on: Wednesday, December 5, 6:00-8:30 Thursday, December 6, 6:00-8:30 Sunday, December 9, 10:00-12:30, 1:30-4:00
    • Suggested Components• Introduction/background• Problem Statement• Objectives (and possibly constraints)• Strategies• Discussion• Conclusions• Recommendations• Supporting graphs and images
    • How to Use Text Break text up with bullets or numbers. (As is done in this slide) Indenting shows subordination See? Avoid lengthy paragraphs that give far too muchdetail, like talking about why you did what you did and whether you dislike positivism because there is such a thing as reality out there and it operates in a certain way and we should be able to access that in some shape, form, or fashion and besides it’s all from some stuffy old dead guy thinking too hard, anyway.
    • Less is MoreTeeth are ideal for Teeth & Life Historystudying life history Incremental growthbecause they grow Not remodeledincrementally, are not Resistant to environmentalremodeled during an stressindividual’s lifetime, andare not highly subject toenvironmental stresses.
    • Design EssentialsMake sure your font colors stand out against the background. Use fonts people can read. Titles & headings should be 40 to 70 pt. Body text should never be less than 14 pt.Be consistent with colors and use them to guide the reader. Use one color for headings, another for body text.Use a single color background, anything else will not come out clearly in your printout.
    • What makes a bad poster?
    • What is wrong with this poster?
    • What is Wrong With This Poster?
    • Sample Poster Templates
    • Left to Right, Top to Bottom Flow Title & Authors
    • Left to Right Flow in Rows Title & AuthorsPart 1Part 2Part 3
    • Centered Image & Peripheral Explanations Title & Authors
    • Centered Explanation, Peripheral Images Title & Authors
    • Sample Posters
    • Registration for Sessions has Opened Sign up at:http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/seminar3 presentations/signup/
    • Scientific Poster ResourcesScientific Poster Design and Layout (makedesigns.com):http://www.makesigns.com/tutorials/poster-design-layout.aspxAdvice on Designing Scientific Posters (Swarthmore College):http://www.swarthmore.edu/NatSci/cpurrin1/posteradvice.htm“Do’s andDon’ts of Poster Presentation”Example of Bad Scientific Poster (Colin Purrington):http://colinpurrington.com/2012/example-of-bad-scientific-poster/Advice for Making Posters with PowerPoint (The University of Alabama)http://as.ua.edu/undergraduateresearch/presenting-your-work/making-posters/