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Overton: Study and Communication Skills for the Chemical Sciences


Tina Overton has provided examples of good and bad practice when designing posters. Click the links below to open the examples in PowerPoint. Each slide includes notes commenting on the design.

First look at the bad examples:

Poor colour choice (PPT)

Poor layout (PPT)

Crowded design (PPT)

Then see how they could be improved:

Effective poster design (PPT)