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THE 4TH ANNUAL UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH DAY
Tuesday, APRIL 16, 2013
Mulcahy Gymnasium, Iona College
A poster is a graphically based approach to presenting research. In presenting your research with a poster, you should
aim to use the poster as a means for generating active discussion of the research. A poster is usually composed of a
short title, an introduction to your question, an overview of your experimental approach, your results, and discussion
of your results, and some brief acknowledgement of the assistance and financial support from others.
Effective posters are:
We will provide a tri-fold poster board (36 x 48 inch, illustration of the poster board below) and the table where your poster should be able to stand alone. Visual aides and handouts can be used. Powerpoint presentations and other computer-based audio-visuals may ONLY be used if they are approved in advance.
|This side panel is approximately 12" wide and 36" tall.||This area is approximately
24" wide and 36" tall.
|This side panel is approximately 12" wide and 36" tall.|
In general, poster presentations are designed to relate information to the audience without excessive verbal explanation. Well-designed posters are appealing in their balance of visual information, e.g., pictures, graphs, tables, etc. complemented by captions, written explanations, etc.
Posters should include:
For discipline-specific advice in preparation for poster presentation, please contact the following faculty coordinators:
|Humanities:||Dr. Scott Cleary (SCleary@iona.edu)|
|Social Sciences:||Dr. Tricia Mulligan (TMulligan@iona.edu)
Dr. Cathryn Lavery (CLavery@iona.edu)
|Sciences:||Dr. Sunghee Lee (SLee@iona.edu)|
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