Tips for Scientific Writing & Presentation

The following resources will assist students with scientific writing and presentation skills including how to write an abstract and create a poster for a conference.

Abstract Guidelines

BU Authorship Guidelines

Manuscript Tips

Poster Tips

Printing Your Poster

  • Fedex (700 Albany St., Boston) will print posters at a discount (tell them you are from BU). Most posters are printed on photo satin paper and can be emailed as a PDF to this Fedex location using the following email:
  • Outside vendors that print posters:
  • Posters should be created as a PowerPoint file at final size (check your meeting for dimensions; 4′ wide x 3′ tall is common).

Presentation Tips

If you have found other great resources please let us know.