Poster Presentation – Purpose <ul><li>Developing oral presentation skill  </li></ul><ul><li>Learning about making a poster...
<ul><li>Pick a topic in the field of Behavioural Endocrinology that is of interest to you </li></ul><ul><li>Example: testo...
Poster Presentation – When and Where? <ul><li>November 22 </li></ul><ul><li>2-5 pm  </li></ul><ul><li>Room: TBA </li></ul>...
 
Poster Presentation  <ul><li>Do not change the title of your paper </li></ul><ul><li>Do not change the authors’ names </li...
Poster Presentation <ul><li>Do not exceed the dimensions assigned </li></ul><ul><li>For the title use 80 pt font </li></ul...
Poster Presentation - Intro <ul><li>You can have a mini abstract – but not necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Extract the most im...
Poster Presentation - Results <ul><li>Large figures </li></ul><ul><li>Large headings above figures capturing main findings...
Poster Presentation - Conclusions <ul><li>Discuss how the results relate to your hypothesis in the introduction </li></ul>...
Poster Presentation - Timing <ul><li>Your poster presentation should be 3-5 minutes long </li></ul><ul><li>Speak loudly an...
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  1. 1. Poster Presentation – Purpose <ul><li>Developing oral presentation skill </li></ul><ul><li>Learning about making a poster </li></ul><ul><li>Learning about a particular behavioral endocrinology topic </li></ul><ul><li>Learning more closely how research is conducted </li></ul><ul><li>You will present a study done by other people as if it was you that did this study </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Pick a topic in the field of Behavioural Endocrinology that is of interest to you </li></ul><ul><li>Example: testosterone and sexual behavior, stress and glucocorticoids, the role of glucocorticoids in depression, the role of estrogen and progesterone in PMS etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to PubMed and look for journal articles using specific key words </li></ul><ul><li>Select an experiment that you find interesting </li></ul><ul><li>You are likely to find these articles in journals like: Hormones and Behavior, Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Endocrinology, Endocrinology etc. </li></ul>Poster Presentation – How to Select a Study?
  3. 3. Poster Presentation – When and Where? <ul><li>November 22 </li></ul><ul><li>2-5 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Room: TBA </li></ul><ul><li>Your poster will be on display from You’ll be by your poster for a period of 40 min presenting your poster </li></ul><ul><li>When you are not presenting you will go around and listen to other people present </li></ul><ul><li>You have to judge 3 posters </li></ul><ul><li>Criteria TBA </li></ul>
  4. 5. Poster Presentation <ul><li>Do not change the title of your paper </li></ul><ul><li>Do not change the authors’ names </li></ul><ul><li>On the day of the presentations bring a copy of the journal article that you based your poster on, write your name and e-mail address on the front of the journal article </li></ul>
  5. 6. Poster Presentation <ul><li>Do not exceed the dimensions assigned </li></ul><ul><li>For the title use 80 pt font </li></ul><ul><li>For the text use 16 pt font (or larger) </li></ul><ul><li>Make your figures large </li></ul><ul><li>Make your main findings bold and large in point form </li></ul>Title Introduction Methods Results Conclusion References 4-5 ft 3 ft
  6. 7. Poster Presentation - Intro <ul><li>You can have a mini abstract – but not necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Extract the most important things from your journal article </li></ul><ul><li>Intro – put relevant information only </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that the research question is captured in your intro (your hypothesis) </li></ul><ul><li>You should be very familiar (without reading what “you” wanted to find out by doing this study) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Poster Presentation - Results <ul><li>Large figures </li></ul><ul><li>Large headings above figures capturing main findings </li></ul><ul><li>No raw statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Know the statistical tests done if somebody asks you about them </li></ul>
  8. 9. Poster Presentation - Conclusions <ul><li>Discuss how the results relate to your hypothesis in the introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss what the meaning of the results </li></ul><ul><li>While presenting remind your audience what the purpose of the study was </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCES: include any references that you used in your poster. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Poster Presentation - Timing <ul><li>Your poster presentation should be 3-5 minutes long </li></ul><ul><li>Speak loudly and clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to your figures </li></ul>

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