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Poster workshop

Poster workshop for PhDs and Post Docs

Research posters should summarize information of a research project concisely and attractively to help generate a discussion on the theme. But how do you make a good poster?

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Karin Pittman is a professor at the Department of Biological Sciences (BIO) and has been massively involved in scientific communication courses at her department. She has experience, practice, a prize or two, and lots of opinions of what makes a good science poster.

Randi Heggernes Eilertsen works as a communications officer at the MatNat faculty, and has practical experience in graphic and web design.

Together, Karin and Randi will guide you through this poster workshop.


09:15 - 09:30  Introduction
09:30 - 10:00  Icebreaking and group work
10:00 - 11:30  The message box
11:30 - 12:00  Lunch break (bring your own)
12:00 - 12:30  Attention: decor vs design
12:30 - 14:30  Individual work and group work with guidance
14:30 - 15:00  Sharing experiences and feedback

Participants must bring their own laptop.
They must also have an idea for a poster, or bring a poster from a previous conference to work on.