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How to Make Effective Research Posters

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Students and postdocs received training this spring to improve their research poster presentations.  Dr. Claudia Bode, CEBC education coordinator, led this professional development session. By evaluating several past CEBC posters, participants learned first hand about what characteristics make a poster an effective visual communication tool.  All agreed that posters should use text sparingly and use more figures.  We also discovered that informative headings and a simple, focused message make posters more memorable and engaging.



CEBC Calendar

April 12, Wednesday - Mandatory Lab Safety Meeting
All researchers at 1501 Wakarusa Dr. must attend

9:00 a.m. in Building B seminar room

April 24 & 25, Spring IAB/SAB Meeting
Monday, April 24, 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Adams Alumni Center, 1266 Oread Ave.
Tuesday, April 25, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the CEBC complex, 1501 Wakarusa Drive

April 28, Friday - Shiflett Research Open Laboratory
Tours of facilities & research presentations; light refreshments served
2:00-4:00 p.m., LEEP2 Lab 2444
inquiries: contact mark.b.shiflett@ku.edu

 

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