Just a silly pie chart I created for “Designing conference posters” to argue that graphs with illustrations can help viewers absorb results a bit faster than those with just labels and legends. (Please note that although the graphic is a … Continue reading
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For giggles, I contacted approximately 100 societies with annual meetings coming up, and asked them whether they offered word count suggestions for attendees presenting posters. The majority didn’t write back (no real surprise), but of those that did the most … Continue reading
Here is one way to add logos to your poster, if you must. Click on image to see it large. See previous post for how not to do it.
One of my longstanding pet peeves about scientific posters is the trend of including more and bigger logos at the top, as if the branding was the most important part of the presentation. The practice is encouraged by zillions of … Continue reading
I finally got around to making some long-needed changes to my page on designing conference posters: http://colinpurrington.com/tips/academic/posterdesign. For those who care, the poster-like file with poster tips is now just a PDF, not a Powerpoint template. This PDF will hopefully … Continue reading