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Create Your Research Poster

Create Your Research Poster

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May 2021 | 152 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Need to design a research poster but not sure where to start? This book breaks down everything you need to know about translating your research project into an effective research poster.

  • Learn the basic elements of good poster design
  • Ensure your poster captures all the relevant aspects of your research
  • Understand how to tell a story with your poster.

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Why do we need research posters?
Which elements of my project should I include in my research poster?
What does a good research poster look like?
What should I consider before creating my poster?
How do I start visualising my research?
How do I tell the right story with my poster?
How do I use images?
How do I know if my poster is good?
How do I integrate my research poster in a good presentation?


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So many of our courses now have a poster assessment, and so many students are afraid of creative or visual assignments. This book encourages students to address (and eliminate) their fears, develop essential communication skills and build confidence through top tips, easy explanations and accessible activities.

Professor Wendy Slade
Academic Development, Weston College
August 10, 2022

A useful guide to developing an academic poster.

Mrs Michelle Thomas
Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, University of South Wales (Glamorgan)
January 25, 2023

Used for students to gain an understanding of how to use data collected from questionnaires.

Mr IOANNIS Dermitzakis
Strategy and Human Resources Department, Bedfordshire University
October 13, 2021

It provides a good guideline for novice researchers in publishing a research poster. I found it useful for my doctoral students who are in their first year of the program.

UKM-Graduate School of Business, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
August 30, 2021

Corina Lacatus

Corina Lacatus is a Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London. During 2020-2021, she is a Hillary Rodham Clinton Fellow at the Queen’s University Belfast. Corina's research explores international organisations’ responses to complex humanitarian crises, focusing on crises of forced human displacement and public health. It is at the intersection of International Relations and Comparative Politics but also engages actively with Political Communication scholarship. Writ large, she is a scholar of international co-operation and global governance, focusing on the influence that... More About Author

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