Topic outline

  •  Watch  this  short video for an overview 

    Key points from the video 


    • Maximise contrast between the text and background colour
    • Organise content in clearly labelled sections
    • Ensure good alignment of your content
    • Use bullet points and focus on key messages
    • Use sans serif fonts like Arial as they are easier to read
    • Use tables, images and graphs
    • Make sure you have the proper permission to use any images


    • Use neon colours
    • Scatter information across your poster
    • Forget to include references
    • Have too much text

    Download Useful Resources

     Academic posters (The University of Melbourne)