2015 Poster Design Workshop & SciComm Exchange

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Communication Training for Scientists

Poster design workshop-RISDScience Communication Workshop:
Scientific Poster Design

February 4, 2015
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
URI Graduate School of Oceanography
Narragansett, RI

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Getting ready for the Association for Science of Limnology and Oceanography 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting?

Whether you’re giving a talk or presenting a poster, Metcalf Institute’s poster design workshop will help you learn new ways of communicating your science that will better engage your scientific peers, potential funders, and the general public.

You have about one minute to catch the attention of the average conference attendee with a scientific poster.  This underscores the importance of designing compelling, easily readable posters that are more likely to engage a passerby.  This interactive workshop will focus on best practices in conceptualizing and designing scientific posters.

The workshop was free and open to science faculty, research staff, and graduate students from all Rhode Island colleges and universities.

The Poster Workshop was preceded by a SciComm Exchange: Formulating Your Scientific Message
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Including lunch)
Attendees were invited to register for one or both sessions.

About RI NSF EPSCoR
Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR conducts groundbreaking research and develops academic talent in the science and technology fields to increase competitiveness in research and development, build a more capable workforce and fuel economic growth in the Ocean State. Funded by the National Science Foundation and state contributions, RI EPSCoR brings together nine of the state’s public and private institutions of higher education in pursuit of a strong and sustainable marine ecosystem that serves as a foundation for Rhode Island’s economy and quality of life. Its partner institutions are University of Rhode Island, Brown University, Bryant University, Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, Providence College, Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams University, and Salve Regina University.

This program was supported by the National Science Foundation EPSCoR Cooperative Agreement #EPS-1004057:

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