Course code KBM411

KBM411 Poster at a conference

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Course responsible: Torgeir Rhodén Hvidsten
ECTS credits: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
Continuous teaching and assessment
Course frequency: Spring and autumn parallell
First time: Study year 2022-2023
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Presenting a poster at a scientific conference with more than 50 participants
Learning outcome:

After completion, the PhD-candidate has demonstrated ability to present own scientific work on a poster and in a poster session for a larger conference audience.

The candidate will learn to

  • Present own results in a poster-format
  • Edit and shorten long texts without losing content
  • Become comfortable with editorial presentation programs 
  • Explain and discuss the poster with a variable audience of passing-by unknown scientists and be able to improvise and hypothesize
Learning activities:
To prepare and present a scientific poster based on one's own research at a conference.
Teaching support:
The PhD candidate's supervisor(s)
Individual syllabus
Recommended prerequisites:

The poster and documentation for attendance (or the presenterlist) from the conference must be sent by mail to

Passed / failed

Nominal workload:

25 hours 

Individual work: 20 hours, supervision: 5 hours

Entrance requirements:
Admission to the PhD.-programme Life and Food Sciences at KBM
External examiner approves the arrangement of the course and the assessment system
Examination details: Assignment: Passed / Not Passed