Scientific legal posters: How to present your research in a clear and comprehensible way

27 April 2022
campus Hasselt

This event has already taken place.


This course is a part of the PhD efficiency trajectory (25/04/22 - 29/04/22) for PhD students of the Faculty of Law. Other courses included in this trajectory are:

Part 1: Story

The participants will receive information on how to clearly explain the core of your qualitative research (story / pitch) and will apply it on their own research.

  • How to compose a pitch?
  • How to adapt your story to the audience?

Part 2: Scientific poster

The principles of the design of a scientific poster will be highlighted and applied to the academic context in which the participants will find themselves.

  • Infographics & sketch
  • Think like a designer
  • Criteria of a comprehensible poster
  • Analyzing of some examples 

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will:

  • be able to explain their own research with a short pitch,
  • be aware of the necessity to adapt his/her story to the needs of the audience,
  • know about how to design a scientific poster in powerpoint,
  • be able to present the research in a schematic way.


An important part of preparing for any further professional step is becoming (more) aware of the competences you have developed and/or want to develop. In the current workshop, the following competences from the UHasselt competency overview are actively dealt with:

  • intellectual competences
    • creativity
  • interpersonal competences
    • presentation skills
    • oral communication
    • networking


For whom?

  • PhD students or postdocs within the field of Law

When and where?

  • April 27, 2022 - 12:30-15:00
  • Campus Hasselt, Old Prison, green room (OG-B1.1)


  • Registration is now closed
  • As places are limited, registering does not automatically imply that you will be able to participate. You will be notified by email after the registration deadline has passed.
  • Please cancel your registration at least one week in advance in case you cannot make it (cf. cancellation & no-show policy).

Acknowledged as?

  • DS BSH - category 'research management & communication skills' - workshop on general communication skills (0,5 points ND)
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