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This participative workshop will give you the opportunity to understand how to select one aspect of your research to interest and stimulate a given target audience and conference theme.

Course Details

The workshop will include:

  • Understanding what posters can (and cannot!) do and what their objective should be
  • Understanding the viewers they wish to interest
  • Planning the content of a poster
  • Elements of good graphic design
  • Understanding the role of the presenter, and how to carry this out effectively
  • Practising mocking up a poster in a small group

When the course is not running, the following website includes hints and tips for poster design:

Intended for

DPhil students and research staff

Number of Places


course leader

Louise Baron


Tuesday 19th February 2019 13.30 - 17.00

RDf Skills 

A1, A2, A3, B3, D2

The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) provides a framework for planning and supporting the personal, professional and career development of graduate students and research staff. See the the following for more details:

The Researcher Development Framework page 

The Researcher Training Tool (click on Researcher Development)

Vitae (Vitae is a national organisation dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through supporting their professional and career development.)


A booking link will be available here in due course. In the meantime please email with any queries. 

When registering for this course, please check our Terms and Conditions.