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Workshop: Clear at Glance – Designing Effective Academic Posters (for Natural Scientists) - Details
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Course name Workshop: Clear at Glance – Designing Effective Academic Posters (for Natural Scientists)
Subtitle Theorie und Praxis der Konzeption und Gestaltung wissenschaftlicher Poster für Naturwissenschaftler*innen
Semester WiSe22/23
Current number of participants 13
expected number of participants 12
Home institute Graduate School Science, Medicine and Technology (Oltech)
Courses type Workshop in category Teaching
First date Wednesday, 19.10.2022 09:00 - 16:00, Room: (W30-0-033/34 Nessy)
Lehrsprache deutsch und englisch
ECTS points 1

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(W30-0-033/34 Nessy)
Wednesday, 19.10.2022 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday, 02.11.2022 09:00 - 16:00

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Module assignments


lecturer: Birgit Lukowski

Clear at Glance – Designing Effective Academic Posters

Poster sessions are an integral part of almost every scientific conference.
Their purpose is to highlight research results, visualize them, and stimulate
discussion. To draw your audience in, you need a crystal-clear structure,
a text format optimized for the best readability and well-chosen graphics.
And above all, you need to think well through how to organize your research
content on the required paper or e-poster format.

Basic rules of graphic design and layout technique will help you to present
your research visually well organized and eye-catching.
The course will equip you with both the concepts and the practical design skills
and provides the possibility to put directly into practice what you have learned
as well as to get useful feedback from group and trainer.

Part 1 | 19 October 2022 | In-person | 9am – 4pm |
Conceptual considerations | basic elements of design: typography, colour, image | key principles of graphic design | corporate design and templates | grids |
practice session poster layout | feedback and analysis | tipps how to work on |

Part 2 | 2 November 2022 | Online | 9am – 4pm |
Feedback Follow-up | practice time to finalize the posters | individual consultations |
creating pdfs for optimal printing |

To profit the most from this workshop, participants are warmly invited to bring material
(text, images, graphs etc.) of their current research work or recently designed posters.
Moreover, please bring your laptop equipped with PowerPoint or with any other comparable application.

Trainer: Birgit Lukowski |

Max. number of participants: 12

It is desirable that the posters created in the workshop are exhibited within the framework of the Doctoral Students' Day of the UOL on December 07, 2022 .

Registration mode

After enrolment, participants will manually be selected.

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