Scientific Posters: Design and Pitching

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center.

An effective poster presentation requires a cleverly designed poster, an appropriate use of language and special techniques in presenting. This course will give you the skills you need to create professional, attractive and high-impact posters and give you the opportunity to practice the communication skills needed to make your research interesting and accessible for your audience.


January 19, 21, 24 and 25, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Please register your interest in this workshop with your BIGS coordinator by September 8, 2021


Dr. Philipp Gramlich





Target Group

Doctoral students from all subjects areas




13 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • Your audience and their needs
  • Crafting the 'story' of your poster
  • Design posters - structures, layout, software, colours, lures, visual impact and best/ worst-practice examples
  • Graphical abstracts
  • Basic self-presentation skills – presenting yourself, your research and the poster

Learning Goals

  • How to present your data
  • How to write an engaging abstract
  • Dialogues & Q&A sessions
  • The communication skills needed to make your research interesting and accessible for your audience


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141


Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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