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LDI Poster Template

  1. 1. Study title written out in sentence case, whichmeans that only the first letter of the first word is capitalized. This make the titlemore readable. (Never use all capitals.) Author Names Author Names Author Names Author Names Author Names Author Names Author Names Author NamesAbstract Methods Results Conclusions  Emphasize points with italics or in boldface.  When writing for a poster, simplify everything  Note that we suggest that the Background. This poster template will scale up  Underlining is less attractive and can be and avoid over-writing. Abstract, Methods, Results, and Conclusion to 42 inches by 66 inches. 42 inches is the distracting.  The best posters are designed with empathy: sections line up at the heads of the four widest we can print. (Longer formats are  Less is often more. Make effective use of negative Put yourself in the position of the audience and columns. possible, but the template needs adjustment.) space. think about what they will want to know.  Although potentially constraining, this design Objectives. To use this template, simply  When writing for a poster, simplify everything and  Do not start from the perspective of what you introduces some organizational discipline that replace the text in these sections. avoid over-writing. want to tell people. That perspective leads may be useful to viewers. Methods. Download template and insert your  The best posters are designed with empathy: Put people to make posters that are too busy and  More research is warranted content. yourself in the position of the audience and think Results. Send to Megan Pellegrino have too much information. about what they will want to know. (meganpel@wharton.upenn.edu), who will  Do not start from the perspective of what you work with you to print the poster. This often want to tell people. That perspective leads people takes some back and forth discussion. to make posters that are too busy and have too Table 1: Sample Table Conclusions. Contact us a few weeks in much information. Policy Implications advance or we may not be able to help you. Intervention Control P 100 Don’t assume we can meet a deadline unless 80 Satisfaction  A few take-aways or next steps can help you have communicated with us about it first. Age (sd) 52 (6.8) 53 (7.0) 0.23 Wealth 60 position your presentation or make Mortality % Male 34 33 0.32 your points more enduring.Background 40  Depending upon your goals, you might C 28 25 0.12 20 come with a stack of business 0 This template contains some style and format D 10 17 0.02 cards, copies of your abstract, or even es ts ls s copies of a completed manuscript to an suggestions. LDI can work with you to help ra ra iv be oc at lic E 12 15 0.74 rv em ub Li give away to interested parties. Attach se you achieve your goals. ep D on R C We recommend the white background for F 72 70 0.54 them to your poster in the bottom right clarity and simplicity, but a blue background is  Imported figures and photographs often work well or make them available in other ways. also available. if saved in jpeg format. A grey border can soften a  If you have suggestions for improving  Avoid images from the web. They are low photograph’s visual impression in the poster. this template or this process, please let resolution and become “pixilated” on  Follow principles of Edward Tufte and avoid “chart us know. enlargement.Objectives junk” and unnecessary ink in creating charts.  Figures can be produced directly in PowerPoint  For example, avoid three dimensional bar graphs or imported from other programs, like Excel..1. Note that for small text, a serifed font is or pie charts when presenting two dimensional  Graphs produced in scientific graphic programs easier to read. data. should be saved in jpeg or tiff format before  Avoid harsh contrasting colors that create visual Additional logo inserting. vibration. here, if desired

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