Category Archives: Scientific Posters

Posters from Programs other than PowerPoint

Most of the research posters that we print are done in PowerPoint. But we also support all of the Adobe design programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign), CorelDraw, and QuarkXpress. We can also print a pdf generated by whatever program you … Continue reading

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Academic Posters

Academic posters are a great way to exchange information, which is why they are becoming popular at all levels of education. We are seeing them increasingly at the undergraduate level. It’s a great challenge to a student to do the … Continue reading

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International shipping.

When you are traveling internationally you want to make sure your poster will be there in time for your presentation.Ā  By far, the most reliable way to be sure your poster is there is to carry it yourself! If you … Continue reading

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College Logos on a Poster

One of the most common problems with research posters is that the author copies the logo of their institution from the web site and pastes it onto their poster. The logo looks great at an inch across on the website, … Continue reading

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Poster Templates for Scientific Posters

We invented the concept of having downloadable scientific poster templates, you know. While the design of our templates has changed over the years, the concept remains the same: starting with a basic research poster structure is a whole lot easier … Continue reading

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Reducing PowerPoint File Size

Sometimes your research poster gets to be a pretty large digital file. That’s almost always because you put in a number of high resolution photos. If the file gets over 10 megabytes in size, it can start to be troublesome … Continue reading

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Gloss Laminated Posters and Glare

One of the issues you can have with glossy lamination on a research poster is that of glare or reflections. This photo, of a customer who is nonetheless happy with his poster, shows you what can happen. Usually it’s not … Continue reading

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Cloth Posters for Research Conferences

We introduced research posters printed on a foldable cloth material over two years ago, and the response has been great. When you are hopping on an airplane, the cloth poster goes easily into your carry on. As opposed to going … Continue reading

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Printing a Poster at KinkosĀ®

Kinko’s is everywhere. Fedex bought them a few years back, and added Fedex pickup and drop off service to Kinkos printing offering. They have pretty extensive large format capability. What our customers say is that they can always find a … Continue reading

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Presenting Research Posters

I went to an undergraduate poster session held at Plymouth State University the other day. We had printed about 20 posters for them, and I wanted to see how everything looked. The posters were terrific, and some excellent science was … Continue reading

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