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Nature Masterclass Course – Creating Successful Research Posters


About this course

In today’s fast-paced world of research, effective communication is key. An engaging research poster is a great way to visually share your findings concisely and broaden your professional network with other researchers. Learn how to craft great engaging research posters and prepare a handout and conversation that will captivate your audience. Whether you’re a student presenting your first poster at a conference or an early career researcher seeking feedback and collaborations, this course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence and improve your chances of success.

What you’ll learn

  • Set communication goals for your poster presentations
  • Identify your audience and select your key message and supporting material
  • Select the visual elements and supporting text for your poster
  • Design a poster that will communicate your key message effectively
  • Use your poster to spark great conversations about your research.

This is a course in the Nature Masterclasses, for which Penn has an institutional subscription. For a broad overview and guide to accessing other available courses, see Nature Masterclasses: Overview.

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