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Designing an Effective Research Poster

This guide provides strategies and resources for designing a research poster.

Campbell Poster Templates

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This template is designed with you in mind. Each section has tips and tricks on how to make your academic poster. Once you're done reading, clear the directions and start placing in work of your own! Includes information on text, color, layout, and resources. This template comes in both PowerPoint and InDesign. 

Other Resources

Click to download "The Periodic Table of Scientific Posters":


The work of Colin Purrington was highly influential for this guide:

Purrington, C.B. Designing conference posters. Retrieved November 2015, from