Creating and presenting a scholarly poster is a common way for undergraduate researchers to share their work at conferences, symposiums, and other research-related events. Undergraduates can present independent research or, with approval from a faculty supervisor, work done as an assistant on a faculty member’s project.
How to Use This Guide
Creating your poster is a multiple-step process. It’s important to carefully consider each topic below.
- Poster Samples and Templates
Get ideas about how your final poster could look.
- Create your message
Assess → Develop Content → Organize → Design → Communicate
Evaluate your poster to identify areas of potential improvement.
Find places to print your poster and avoid last-minute problems.
Be prepared on presentation day.
This guide was created in collaboration with the College of Natural Sciences Office for Honors, Research, and International Study and the Undergraduate Writing Center.