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PRESENTATION SKILLS: How to create and design a poster presentation

This session will help you prepare a poster by covering the general principles of good poster design, delivery options and a practical guidance on using PowerPoint to design your research poster

The session is suitable for complete beginners and also those who want to refine their posters presentation. The emphasis is on communicating your research in the best possible way within the limits of a poster. It is specifically designed to prepare students for research conferences on campus and elsewhere.

All attendees are highly recommended to bring their poster draft (hard copy or electronic) to get feedback.

Aimed at

All Doctoral Researchers

Presented by

Dr Inma Andres (Graduate School)

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this session participants will have an understanding of:
  • Good poster layouts
  • Content selection
  • Good presentation skills
  • Create a custom sized slide or poster
  • Insert shapes, SmartArt and charts
  • Design a poster background
  • Group and layer objects
  • Use different styles to format objects and text.

Specific skills focused on in this session

Communication skills

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to disseminate your research

Skills needed to develop your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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Email address graduateschool@brunel.ac.uk Telephone number 01895 265935