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Introduction
Postgraduate research students are frequently required to present
their work to others in an oral form, either as part of their course
                                                                                                                                    Institutional Affiliations listed here                                                                                                 Once you have completed your poster, bring it down to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MIU for printing. We will produce a A3 size draft print for
requirements (e.g. some universities require an oral defence of the                                                                                                                                                                                                        you to check and proof read. The final poster will then be
thesis); through departmental seminars; or at conferences, seminars
or other functions. For maximum impact, such oral presentations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           printed and laminated.
require effective public speaking skills, good preparation and plenty
of practice. At times your may also be in a position to talk to or write
                                                                                          Method                                                                                 Results                                                                                   Note: Do not leave your poster until the last minute. Allow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           at least 5 working days before you need to use it.
for the popular media.                                                                    Tips for making a successful poster…                                                    Work from the basis of ‘what does the audience want to know’ rather than
                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘what do I want to tell them’. What is it that will be new in your talk for               Simply highlight this text and replace.
Visual supports (including the integration of graphs, diagrams,                                                                                                                  them, and what will they already know? Find out as much as you can
photographs, sounds and video) can assist greatly in engaging your                         Control nerves before you start by taking a few deep slow breaths                    about their background knowledge and interests and shape your
audience and conveying your ideas clearly, succinctly and effectively.                      (rather than a few stiff drinks).                                                    presentation accordingly.
Poster presentations and self-running displays are examples of alternate                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cost…
presentation formats where a few extra skills can enhance your impact                      Know the exact words you are going to start with. It makes for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           For poster-printing and laminating charges contact to MIU
considerably. While presentation technologies offer many possibilities to                   confident start which can clear the nerves.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Notes about graphs…
increase the effectiveness of your presentations, it is important to be aware
of their traps and ways they can be misused.                                               Make an initial impact: Consider starting the presentation in a                      For simple graphs use MS Excel, or do the graph directly
                                                                                            novel way – a funny or engaging story, an image or a question to the                 in PowerPoint.
                                                                                            audience can be effective.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Graphs done in a scientific graphing programs (eg.
                                                                                           Acknowledge your audience. Thank them for coming; acknowledge                                                                                                                                                                            Incorporate
                                                                                                                                                                                 Sigma Plot, Prism, SPSS, Statistica) should be saved as
                                                                                            any people who have supported your work who are present; and                                                                                                                                                                             some humour
                                                                                                                                                                                 JPEG or TIFF if possible. For more information see MIU.                                                                                             or narrative.
                                                                                            recognise the expertise that is present.
                                                                                                                                                                     Text here                                                                                                                                                       Stories   are
                                                                                           Be confident. Your audience are there because they are interested in                                                                                                                                                                     great     for
                                                                                            what you have to say. Focus on them, not yourself. Know your                                                                                                                                                                             engaging your
                                                                                            strong points and work to those. If you make an error, correct it, and                                                                                                                                                                   audience.
                                                                                            continue; there is no need to make excuses or apologise profusely.
Aim
There is no doubt that an ability to speak clearly and to communicate                      Keep your talk very simple with a few main points. Don’t try to
effectively with an audience is one of the key characteristics of a                         present too much information. Plan which parts you might leave out
successful researcher, no matter what stage of their research career they                   if time is short.
are in:
postgraduate research students may need to apply these skills to the
presentation at conferences, faculty seminars and viva voca examinations;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Contact
early career researchers will need good public speaking skills for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Renata Phelps
conference presentations and job interviews; and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              School of Education
established researchers will inevitably be called upon to give keynote
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addresses, media interviews and perhaps pitches for large research grants
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or commercial partnerships as part of their role.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Caption starts right at the top edge of the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Renata Phelps
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              School of Education
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                                                                                                     Text here                Text here                                                                                                                                       ph. 02 66 203792
                 any people who                                                                                                                                                           Acknowledge your audience. Thank the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              fax 02 66 221833
          have supported your work and                                                                                                                                                         m for coming; acknowledge a
                                                                                                                                            Text here                                     ny people who have supported your wo
             expertise that is present.                                                                                                                                                          rk who are present; and
                                                                                                                                                                                           recognise the expertise that is present.

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 Captions to be set in Times or Times New Roman or equivalent, italic, 18 to 24 points,                                                                                                                                                                                    Repetition is useful in some instances, but use it strategically. For
 to the length of the column in case a figure takes more than 2/3 of column width.                                                                                                                                                                                         instance, recap your main
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                                                                                                                                                                                 to the length of the column in case a figure takes more than 2/3 of column width.
                                                       Poster title goes here, containing strictly
                                                        only the essential number of words...
                                        Author’s Name/s Goes Here, Author’s Name/s Goes Here, Author’s Name/s Goes Here
                                                              Address/es Goes Here, Address/es Goes Here, Address/es Goes Here

Introduction                                                  Method                                                                                   Results                                                                                  Printing and Laminating…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Once you have completed your poster, bring it down to
First…                                                        Tips for making a successful poster…                                                     Importing / inserting files…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MIU for printing. We will produce a A3 size draft print for
Check with conference organisers on their specifications       Re-write your paper into poster format ie.                                             Images such as photographs, graphs, diagrams, logos,                                     you to check and proof read. The final poster will then be
of size and orientation, before you start your poster eg.       Simplify everything, avoid data overkill.                                              etc, can be added to the poster.                                                         printed and laminated.
maximum poster size; landscape, portrait or square.
                                                               Headings of more than 6 words should be in upper and                                   To insert scanned images into your poster, go through the                                Note: Do not leave your poster until the last minute. Allow
The page size of this poster template is A0 (84x119cm),         lower case, not all capitals.                                                          menus as follows: Insert / Picture / From File… then find                                at least 5 working days before you need to use it.
landscape (horizontal) format. Do not change this page                                                                                                 the file on your computer, select it, and press OK.
                                                               Never do whole sentences in capitals or underline to                                                                                                                            Simply highlight this text and replace.
size, MIU can scale-to-fit a smaller or larger size, when
                                                                stress your point, use bold characters instead.                                        The best type of image files to insert are JPEG or TIFF,
printing. If you need a different shape start with either a
                                                                                                                                                       JPEG is the preferred format.
portrait (vertical) or a square poster template.               When laying out your poster leave breathing space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cost…
                                                                around you text. Don’t overcrowd your poster.                                          Be aware of the image size you are importing. The
Bear in mind you do not need to fill up the whole space
                                                                                                                                                       average colour photo (13 x 18cm at 180dpi) would be                                      For poster-printing and laminating charges contact to MIU
allocated by some conference organisers (eg. 8ftx4ft in        Try using photographs or coloured graphs. Avoid long
                                                                                                                                                       about 3Mb (1Mb for B/W greyscale). Call MIU if unsure.
the USA). Do not make your poster bigger than                   numerical tables.
necessary just to fill that given size.                                                                                                                Do not use images from the web.
                                                               Spell check and get someone else to proof-read.
                                                                                                                    Captions to be set in Times or
                                                                                                                    Times New Roman or                 Notes about graphs…
                                                                                                                    equivalent, italic, between 18
                                                                                                                    and 24 points.                     For simple graphs use MS Excel, or do the graph directly
                                                                                                                    Left aligned if it refers to a
                                                                                                                    figure on its left. Caption        in PowerPoint.
                                                                                                                    starts right at the top edge of
                                                                                                                    the picture (graph or photo).      Graphs done in a scientific graphing programs (eg.
                                                                                                                                                       Sigma Plot, Prism, SPSS, Statistica) should be saved as
                                                                                                                                                       JPEG or TIFF if possible. For more information see MIU.                                  Conclusion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For more information on:
Aim                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Poster Design, Scanning and Digital Photography,
                                                                Captions to be set in Times or
How to use this poster template…                                          Times New Roman or
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Captions to be set in Times or
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Times New Roman or                 and Image / file size.
                                                                 equivalent, italic, between 18                                                                                                              equivalent, italic, between 18
Simply highlight this text and replace it by typing in your     and 24 points. Right aligned if                                                                                                              and 24 points.
own text, or copy and paste your text from a MS Word           it refers to a figure on its right.                                                                                                           Left aligned if it refers to a
document or a PowerPoint slide presentation.                     Caption starts right at the top                                                                                                             figure on its left. Caption        Contact:
                                                                  edge of the picture (graph or                                                                                                              starts right at the top edge of
The body text / font size should be between 24 and 32                                     photo).                                                                                                            the picture (graph or photo).      Medical Illustration Unit
points. Arial, Helvetica or equivalent.                                                                                                                                                                                                         Prince of Wales Hospital
Keep body text left-aligned, do not justify text.                                                                                                                                                                                               Ph: 9382 2800
The colour of the text, title and poster background can be                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: miunsw@unsw.edu.au
changed to the colour of your choice.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Web: http://miu.med.unsw.edu.au




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