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Research Posters

Poster sessions in classes and at conferences are a way to visually convey research. This guide offers the basics in design, content, and printing resources.

Step-by-step guide to research posters

 Poster sessions in classes and at conferences are a way to visually convey research. This guide offers the basics in design, content, and printing resources.

Printing @ UT Libraries

Follow these steps to print a research poster.

Using PowerPoint

Design a poster using a UT template or your own PowerPoint slide.

Submit a poster request (The Studio)

Fill out the online form to request a print at The Studio at Hodges Library.

Submit a poster request (Pendergrass Library)

Fill out the online form to request a print at Pendergrass Library on the Agriculture Campus.


What is a research poster?

Learn the basics of what to expect at a poster session.

Content & typography

What to include in a poster and how to write it in a compelling way.

Images & visualizations

Where to download images, how to cite them, and more.

Presenting your poster

Come up with an awesome lightning talk to go along with a poster.

Examples & rubric

Inspiration and ideas for making posters better.


Getting credit & archiving

Sign up for ORCID and TRACE to help others learn about your research.

More resources

Links to helpful library guides, design tools, and tips for posters in the sciences.