How to Present Your Scientific Poster Effectively?
Presenting the scientific posters for a new researcher can little daunting; however, showing the poster is an excellent opportunity to share your research; you can take feedback by presenting your poster at a conference, interact with people, poster presentation can benefit you in the future, you can enlarge your network for your new research.
Many graduate students don’t know how to present the scientific poster, they make their posters with too much data on the poster, and that’s how they present their scientific posters effectively.
Presenting your poster in front of the audience can give you the experience to interact with the scientist and
Today’s scientific poster’s demand is interactive and Quick Response is an electronic poster called “e-poster.” The digital posters help to increase the dissemination to the broader audience because it is easy to use.
Here are some tips that you can follow to create an effective poster and benefit yourself for better career growth.
Generally, the poster’s arrangement includes Title, background, objectives, data and methods, result, and conclusion.
Keep the Title short and informative, followed by the study design and the results.
Keep the background paragraph short and clearly define the topic and relate to the previous study,
Highlight some research questions
Data and methods
Include the study design, data source, timeline of the study model size, count of the patient, methodology, statistical, secondary variable, and statistical analysis primary.
Highlights the finding, and present in the form of the figures and tables, highlight the critical result, include study limitations and study strengths.
A results summary, insinuations for the research, and directions for the new study in the future.
Here are more tips and that you can use to increase future benefits:
Imagine your poster
Remember, a scientific poster is not a comprehensive report; your goal should be to attract the audience at one glance to start your presentation with confidence.
Know your viewers
Always get to know the audience; before making the poster, you must keep in mind your targeted audience, create your content that is easy for the audience to understand.
Keep in mind your purpose
An effective poster is collecting the information; you should have a clear perspective of the information you are trying to convey. A complete story, but the actual content of the research is an excellent way to share.
Draft your content
As I mentioned above, the audience has not full day spend on your poster, so include the basic requirements of the poster, not the needs of the research.
- Create your Title that is eye-catchy and easily readable, relevant to your research, and includes the keywords that attract the audience, and they will know their interest in your poster.
- Keep your methods to summary
- Use figures, be concise,
- Make your poster for the 10-15 minutes, not more than this.
- Use more bullets and to the point sentences
- Use simple language and simple vocabulary to engage the audience because unique usage of words will make your poster complicated; hence the members of the conference will lack their interest in your topic.
- Check your poster on your own, proofread more, and more.
The format of the poster should be included, the excellent design structure, use simple colors, animation, and transition, that can be read comfortably. Avoid the extra the shades in your poster; follow the simple and clear theme of the layout. Choose your text format that is bold and can be visible what data is included in the poster.
A poster presentation is an excellent chance for enlarge the network and promote your research to most scientist and the readers, practice more to create the best and effective and stand out from the crowd; presenting a scientific poster for the first time can be the difficult one, but that will benefit you for the long run.