Resources for Presentations

Guidelines for Poster Presentations

A poster can be an excellent way to organize your ideas, present your work, and get feedback. Poster sessions are the key way that new ideas are shared in many disciplines.

Some suggestions and templates for designing your poster:
Poster suggestions and examples.

More advice on posters from WebGuru at Northeastern University:
http://www.webguru.neu.edu/communicating-science/communicating/preparing-poster-presentation

Resources for Printing Posters

  1. PhDPosters
    phdposters.com - a Duke-based business run by graduate students. The web site provides excellent advice on design and production
    Specific instructions for printing Visible Thinking posters
  2. MedMedia Solutions
    medmediasolutions.com - Local poster printing with free delivery to Duke
  3. FedEx Kinko’s (610 Ninth Street)
    (919) 286-1000
    usa3004@fedexkinkos.com
  4. A few science departments own poster printers, but use is typically restricted to departmental users. Check with your mentor.

Find out about URS Travel Grants for conference presenters.

Resources for Departments

The URS Office has a supply of easels available for presentations and events. Please fill out the reservation form, and you will be contacted shortly regarding availability for your event.

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Poster Advice & Layouts

URS Travel Grants

Up to $400 for students to present the results of their Duke research at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Click here for more information.