UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship (FGHF) Poster Resources
Creating an Effective Poster Webinar Slides
Fogarty Logos; NIH Acknowledgement & Disclaimer
UNC Health Sciences Library Media Design Guides
UNC Libraries Design Lab
- Request a remote appointment with the Media Resource Center: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be sure to note in your email that you are with UNC's UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program and that you need assistance with poster design.
Example CUGH Annual Conference Poster Information
Sample Global Health Posters in F1000Research Online Archive
In addition to looking at abstracts and presentations from prior conferences, another good way to develop your skills is to look at many examples from your discipline. F1000Research is an open science publishing platform for life scientists that offers immediate publication and transparent peer review. It has many examples of public and global health posters.
More PowerPoint Tips & Tricks
See, also, "Creating an Effective Poster" Webinar Slides from January, 2020, above.
Exporting PowerPoint files in .pdf format
Many commercial printers will ask for your poster in .pdf format. Here’s how to convert from PowerPoint and check the file after conversion:
- Tips for proofing your PDF file after conversion (from PhDPosters.com)
- Office 365: File > Save as Adobe PDF > Save
- Older versions: File > Export > Create PDF/XPS > optimize for Standard (publishing online or printing) > Publish
- Mac: Export a PowerPoint2016 for Mac Presentation to PDF
Infographics are a powerful way to tell a story using data; however, they take some skill to produce. There are a number of popular tools you can use to produce them, including PowerPoint and online tools such as Canva or Piktochart. Here are some resources to get you started (with thanks to Lorin Bruckner, Data Visualization Services Librarian at UNC Libraries, and Angela Zoss, a data visualization expert at Duke).
Additional Poster Tools
Color Selection Issues & Information:
See how images look to those with colorblindness and select colors for those with colorblindness and for other issues.
- Color in Visualizations, A Rainbow of References, Jim Davenport
- Choosing Colors for Graphs that are Accessible to Most Viewers, Naomi Robbins (Forbes)
- Vischeck:simulates colorblind vision
- Testing How a Slide Looks to Someone with Color Deficiency, Think Outside the Box
- Colorbrewer (color advice for cartography)
- iWantHue (colors for data scientists)
- Colorpicker for Data
- Colorblind Webpage Filter to view how a web-based resource looks with different types of various colorblindness
- Colblindor Tools
- Color Oracle