Creating Your Research Poster

Creating Your Research Poster

Tutorial Video
COMING SOON

Templates
General Template 1
General Template 2
Template for Students in the College of Pharmacy

PowerPoint Poster Setup
Should you choose not to use the above templates, here are the instructions for setting up your poster in PowerPoint:

  1. Open Microsoft PowerPoint.
  2. Select New Presentation.
  3. Go to File.
  4. Select Page Setup.
  5. Set Width to 40 inches.
  6. Set Height to 36 inches.
  7. Click OK. Your poster is now in landscape mode.
  8. In Format, choose the desired Font, Slide Background and Theme Colors for your poster.
  9. Go to Insert.
  10. Select Text Box.

This will enable you to include all of the required sections for your poster.

University Logos
Log in here with your CougarNet ID for high-resolution, approved University of Houston logos: https://images.uh.edu/login/index.php

When using the University of Houston logo on your poster, you must secure University Marketing's approval to ensure the appropriate logo is displayed. To secure approval, email University Ad Approval: adapproval@uh.edu

Proofreading Your Research Poster
  1. Confirm poster is well organized and easy to read
  2. Check for spelling and grammatical errors
  3. Check each text box to ensure there are no typos or overlapping of text and boxes
  4. Confirm there are no pixelated images
  5. Confirm all collaborators and supporters of project have been identified
  6. Confirm all references and citations have been noted
To obtain the time and location of the next live seminar on Creating Your Research Poster, contact Karen Weber at the Office of Undergraduate Research.