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BIOL 700 Research and Thesis: Designing & Presenting a Poster

This guide offers advanced tips and resources for acing your thesis research

Poster Presentations

"...meeting organizers will invariably situate your poster between two posters that are infinitely more entertaining, such as “Teaching house cats to perform cold fusion” and “Huff-quacking in extraordinarily cute red pandas.” In these circumstances, your poster needs to be interesting and visually slick if you hope to attract viewers."

Colin Purrington, http://colinpurrington.com/tips/poster-design#motivationaladvice

Poster design and presentation tips

Find images

Using images from the internet requires that you use good judgment with regards to copyright restrictions. A number of search engines, including the ones listed below, provide information about use restrictions and rights for a given image, including attribution requirements. The image license used by the creator determines the permissions and restrictions by which you must abide. Remember, the onus is upon you to honor copyright.