How To Make An Impactful Poster Presentation?

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How To Make An Impactful Poster Presentation?

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The essential guide to crafting an eye-catching poster presentation that effectively communicates your research, fuels curiosity about your work, and creates an impact.

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30 mins



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2 modules

What you learn

How to identify the different types of posters

Tips to select the right poster type for your content

Guidelines to design an impactful poster presentation

How to present your poster effectively to your audience


Poster presentations are an important part of sharing research ideas at conferences and other scientific events. They are easy to display, and researchers and audiences both find it advantageous to share and discuss findings. But multiple posters on display also means competing for time and attention. In such a situation, how do you make sure your poster stands out?

This informative course will help you understand everything you need to know about creating a research poster that impresses your niche scientific audience. It will elaborate on the different types and styles of academic posters, what they should contain in terms of content, and tips on designing a poster for maximum impact. In just two hours, you will learn how to create a great poster as well as strategies on how to effectively present your poster to the audience to win accolades.

Course Narrator:

Phillip Schrank, Academic Trainer Phillip Schrank is the Assistant Professor of International Relations at Chosun University in Gwangju. He has published and presented on topics ranging from democratization to alliance theory. He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants, including research grants from Chosun University and a research grant from the US Department of State. Prior to his professorship at Chosun University, Phillip was a senior lecturer at the Korea Military Academy. Phillip has a BA in History and Broad Field Social Sciences, an MA in English Education, and is writing his dissertation for a PhD in International Relations. Phillip has conducted over 70 hours of workshops helping scholars publish in high level international journals.

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