Seminar three poster presentation Presentation Transcript
Macaulay Seminar 3
This is bad. Why?
•all info is stacked
•at the bottom
•title is small
•single compelling element
This is worse. Why?
Scientiﬁc Posters Principles of Design ppt. by Craig Willse Baruch College & Macaulay Honors College City University of New York
a good poster
This is Good. Why?
•each section has picture •organized
•white space •deﬁnitive columns
•large font •headings
• pretty colors Do note, however: the result is rather conventional, even
‘Graphical excellence is that which gives to the viewer the greatest number of
ideas in the shortest time with the least ink in the smallest space’(Tufte 51)
Use Proper Structure
•Statement of problem/hypothesis
See ITF Michael Porter’s PP at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2371459/MP_Scientiﬁc_Poster_Presentation.pptx
But don’t forget...
balance between text and image
direction (how do you want it approached)
Some Speciﬁcs (all this can be found on the
Keynote or Powerpoint
Standard size: 36”x48” (one side MUST be 36”), or 3456 pixels 2592
pixels. NOTE: If you’re not having your poster printed at CSI, then
your standard size may change--there is a limit to one side length on
all printers, check with Prof. Koutavas about the parameters.
Inspector > Document Inspector > Slide Size > Custom Slide Size
Download Keynote poster templates at http://www.apple.com/
Finally, other useful sites can be found on our
class website, including:
Overview of design and strategies:
Video on how to create scientiﬁc posters with Keynote:
ITF Craig Willse’s presentation on poster design:
Swarthmore College tips on creating and presenting posters:
Examples of professional scientiﬁc posters:
Examples of scientiﬁc posters by MHC students and additional sites with