Graduate Resource Center

Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
MSC03 2180
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 277-1407
Fax: (505) 277-1498

Designing an Effective Academic Poster

Presenter: Talal Saint-Lôt, Program Specialist at the Graduate Resource Center
Date: March 24, 2015 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library 254

An academic poster should be able to tell your research story in less than five minutes. You want viewers to see your research and not read it. Putting together an effective academic poster will prove to be both an art and a science.This workshop will cover both aspects of academic poster design, providing helpful hints on how to create a poster that is both eye-catching and informative.

In this session, you will learn:

  • a step-by-step poster design workflow
  • how to manage and organize images and content
  • artistic design strategies
  • various computer software tools
  • on and off campus printing options

View workshop handout