SUGGESTIONS FOR PREPARING POSTERS
Posters should be prepared directly onto A0 sheets -
841 mm wide by 1189 mm high - or at least onto large
(A1 or A2) sheets. Posters made by taping together A4
or quarto sheets tend to look amateurish.
2. The lettering should be large enough
to be read by someone standing 2 m back from the poster.
The following text sizes are suggested:
- 3 cm
names and affiliations
- 2 cm
headings (Abstract, Results etc.)
- 2 cm
For clarity, use lots of diagrams, lots of colour, and
not many words.
Use phrases and short sentences in "bullet
It is recommended that the poster be divided into sections:
a one or two sentence abstract
problem definition and/or aims
rules for the preparation of good slides apply equally
to the preparation of good posters:
- keep them
avoid overcrowding and excessive information
- use large
lettering and thick lines
picture is worth a thousand words"
are to be attached to the poster room walls using reusable
tack ("blutac" or similar) which will be supplied,
and not by thumb tacks (drawing pins) or adhesive tape.