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Better Posters · 3d ago

Handouts and other papers

The ESA Student Section tweeted:Conference tip: Presenting a poster? Consider giving some sort of handout: a print out of the poster, or additional info. #ESA2017It’s a common tip, but I got...
Better Posters · 1W ago

How many people will show up at your poster?

This Twitter thread by Laura Williams about poster presentations began:83% expect 10 or fewer poster visitors at large meeting.This reminded me of an unfinished project: a formula to estimat...
Better Posters · 1W ago

Critique: Demonic

Today’s poster is from Christian Casey, and it won first prize in the student poster competition at the 2017 ARCE Annual Meeting. Click to enlarge!My first reaction when I opened this file w...
Better Posters · 3W ago

Use black on black for fashion, not posters

Wearing black make you cool. Everybody knows that. But while black on black makes an awesome fashion statement, it is a terrible communication statement.I saw a poster earlier this year that...
Better Posters · 1M ago

Link roundup for May 2017

R users may be interested in this poster... not sure what to call it. Template? Package? It’s here, in any case. I am not an R user, so I am not in a position to evaluate it.Hat tip to Karth...
Better Posters · 1M ago

Lessons from “Stone Cold” Steve Austin: There’s just one bottom line – and it should be your title

Margaret Moerchen wrote:Every poster needs an executive summary like this!I appreciate the sentiment here. Summaries are good. Highlighting those summaries is also good. But this doesn’t go ...
Better Posters · 1M ago

Critique: Motor math

Not one but two posters are up today! This is fun, because I don’t often get to show people trying different things. Today’s posters are both from Chris Miles, a graduate student in mathemat...
Better Posters · 1M ago

At a distance

Here are two posters from the same conference, photographed at roughly the same distance. (Identifying information has been slightly pixelated.)This poster is not using its available space w...
Better Posters · 1M ago

Link roundup for April 2017

I’ve seen a few creative re-uses of fabric posters before, but Rolf Hut is the new champion of poster recycling. I think Clicking to enlarge is mandatory to appreciate this in its full spend...
Better Posters · 2M ago

Critique and makeover: Weeding the library

Today’s contributor is Jodene Pappas. This poster is a bit of a break from the usual natural science that we see here on the blog, for which I am grateful. Click to enlarge!My computer was n...