Welcome to the Short Learning Module (SLM) on Designing a Research Poster!
In this presentation, we’re going to talk about some best practices for designing research posters. We will discuss the items and sections to include in your poster, walk through the 9 steps for creating a successful poster, and provide useful tips and resources in this Short Learning Module.
Before we get started, please take a moment to find the Materials tab above. As we make our way through the module, any resources and links discussed in the videos can be found in the "Materials" tab.
We hope the information in this module will help you create great research posters! If you have any questions or if you would like someone to review your poster, please e-mail the Creator of this module, Becky Baltich Nelson, at [email protected].
Becky Baltich Nelson
Education and Clinical Librarian, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Helpful links and resources for designing a research poster (in order of mention):
- Academic Poster Planning Worksheet (UNC.edu) (PDF)
- Creating Effective Poster Presentations (NCSU.edu)
- Google Search for PowerPoint templates
Helpful information for ensuring image clarity:
Color selection tools:
URL shortener tools:
Mike Morrison's resources:
- Mike Morrison Twitter
- How to Create a Better Research Poster in Less Time (Youtube video)
- Better Scientific Poster Templates
Resources for virtual posters:
If you have any other questions or would like someone to review your poster, please email Becky Baltich Nelson: