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Biological Sciences: 03-345: Experimental Cell and Developmental Biology: How to Make a Science Research Poster
This guide provides links, tutorials, and tips for finding and accessing scholarly research in biology.
A unique format that combines a visual aid with an oral presentation
A major component of scientific conferences
Allows one to share a scientific project in an informal manner with their peers over a set time period (often 1-4 hours)
A reader should be able to roughly understand it without the verbal component
Illustration credit: Yoo Jung Kim
The goal of a scientific poster
The main goal of a scientific poster is to communicate your scientific project in a clear and concise manner. It also provides an excellent opportunity to network and showcase and get feedback on unpublished work.
Image credit: Conference presentations: Lead the poster parade, Chris Woolston, Nature 536, 115–117 doi:10.1038/nj7614-115a
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