Watch and Learn
Some hints and tips for staff and students that are helpful for anyone else creating large poster presentations in academia.
If you do not see the video, please click on the link to view it in a new window or tab (you will leave this page):Producing an academic poster
Top Tips for Making a Poster Presentation
A poster is a graphically based approach to presenting research. In presenting your research with a poster, you should aim to use the poster as a means for generating active discussion of the research.
An effective poster is:
- Focused - there is a single message
- Graphic - let graphs and images tell the story
- Ordered - keep the sequence well-ordered and obvious
Enhance your Learning
This video demonstrates the complete creation of a research poster. It shows all the steps involved in the creation of the poster. From the insertion of the title to the references section.
If you do not see the video, please click on the link to view it in a new window or tab (you will leave this page):Overview-How to design a poster presentation
Enhance your Wellness
What is the most meaningful and important relationship you will ever have? Your relationship with yourself! When we are critical and unkind toward ourselves, it can negatively impact motivation, mood and energy levels. Kindness and compassion are more encouraging then criticism and judgment. Learn about the research and practices that can help you develop self-compassion here: http://self-compassion.org/.
For more wellness resources, see https://services.viu.ca/counselling/health-wellness-resources.