Week 7: Posters

October 23, 2017

The scientific poster is a critical means of science communication. In this week we will discuss how to build an effective poster.

Much of the class will be devoted to giving you time to produce posters.

Lecture Topics

  • Introduce 3MT proposal assignment
  • Introducing the science poster
    • Basic ingredients of an effective poster
    • Everyone agrees on what posters SHOULDN’T be
    • What they SHOULD be is less clear

In-class Activities

  • Introduction to three minute proposal assignment
  • Introduction to poster assignment
  • We will spend much of the class on the above

Lecture slides

Slides available via speakerdeck