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photograph of conference hallThis University of Leicester tutorial gives lots of useful advice on designing conference posters.  It covers both selecting what to include on your poster and poster design.

Use the arrow buttons at the bottom right of the screen to skip through the tutorial to the section you are interested in.

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photograph of conference hallF1000 posters is a new website archiving research posters displayed at life sciences and medical conferences:

“The early scientific information presented in conference posters is universally agreed to be an important resource but, unfortunately, it is almost always completely lost once a conference is over. As a result, posters are only viewed by a handful of people before they disappear, either forever or until the research is later published as a paper. Some important work may never get published, particularly if it focuses on negative results or case studies. The system of removing posters from view after a conference is over represents a vast loss to the scientific community of unique and potentially valuable information.”  (from http://posters.f1000.com/)

The site can be browsed by subject or conference, and conference posters can be deposited without any cost to the submitter (or to the viewer), increasing the visibility of your research.

 

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Photograph of lab bench with experimentWendy Warr & Associates pull together a list of upcoming chemistry conferences and meetings, including events taking place in the UK and Europe.

A similar international list of life sciences and medical conferences can be found on the Faculty of 1000 website. 

Do you know any other sites listing upcoming science conferences?  If so, add these to the comments below.

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