Making a scientific poster

This section presents resources to help you create scientific posters to present your research results in an attractive way that will capture the attention of all types of audiences.

You will find below:

  • Online training courses that will allow you to discover tips and tricks for desinging your poster
  • Graphic standards for the CRIR logo to property communicate your afficliation with CRIR
  • CRIR’s consulting service offer
  • Poster printing service



The FormaDEUR initiative and its Diffusion des connaissances at the Direction de l’enseignement universitaire de la recherche, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal have designed a document that will help you:

* Learn about the different parts of a scientific poster

* Create a poster step by step

* Advice on how to present your scientific poster to visitors


Mike Morrison’s video “How to create a better research poster in less time”

Watch the video “How to create a better research poster in less time” to learn how to create new poster designs that get you more visitors and transmit your ideas to more people at the conference.



Affiliation with your research centre is useful when you present your research projects and communicate with the scientific community. Be sure to incorporate the CRIR logo on your poster and oral presentations and in your email signature.



Do you have questions about the design of your poster? Your poster is finished and you would like to make sure that the logo and the affiliation to CRIR are well positioned and that they respect the graphic standards?

  • It is possible to call upon a consulting service at CRIR.

To do so, simply send your questions and poster (PDF format) by email at Chantal Bibeau to



A CRIR member can benefit from the free poster printing service to participate in an event. To do so, contact Sabine Leunens ( by email and send her your poster in PDF format with the following information:
  • Size of the poster (in centimeters and inches)
  • Type of poster desired: paper or fabric
  • Delivery date
  • Place and complete address of delivery: CRIR establishment (IURDPM, HJR, INLB, CRLMM) or at the counter of our supplier MP REPRO, in downtown Montreal (1080, Côte du Beaver Hall, bureau 010, Montréal (Québec), H2Z 1S8)
  • Please allow 7 business days to receive your poster.
  • Your poster must include the CRIR logo and your place of affiliation (CRIR establishment).
  • If you are a CRIR student member, please add your supervisor (regular CRIR researcher) to the c.c. of your CRIR print request.