Research Presentations

REU Research Presentations and Poster Preparation

Presentations of your research accomplished during the REU program will be held at the Undergraduate Research and Service Celebratory Symposium on Thursday, August 8, 2018, in the ISE Building (Harker Lab Lobby 9:00 am – 3:00 pm).

Please use the following template to begin your poster preparation: REU  (Research Poster Template – 46 by 34)

You can use a different template but please the poster dimensions as 46 by 34.

A few reminders with regards to the poster presentation/preparation:

  • You can change the design of the poster (colors, fonts, etc.) but DO NOT change the dimensions of the poster.
    • The dimensions should always remain as 46 wide by 34 high.
  • Your poster should be finalized by Monday, August 6, 2018. Only minor edits should take place after brief (5 minutes) presentations during the REU group meeting on Monday, August 6, 2018.
  • Prior to printing please print your pdf as one page and proofread the hard copy. Pay attention to image resolution, font size, readability, and so forth.
  • All authors must approve of the poster prior to printing. Please allow your co-authors at least 24 hours to review and offer feedback.
  • The posters will be printed on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 10:00 am.
    • Please email your FINAL copy of the poster (as a PowerPoint file) to Sharon and Sophie by 10:00 am on Tuesday, August 7, 2017.


Please include the University of Delaware and National Science foundation logos. We would appreciate it if you acknowledge support by NSF award 1560325.

For example: “This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1560325.”

Dress code is slightly more dressy than less causal and toward formal. See the example below.


Sophia - Poster Presentation

Above: Former REU student presenting her research at the 2015 National ACS Conference in Denver, CO