Graphic design for education and engagement

This guide book if for you if you want to have exciting conference posters, create visually appealing project handouts, or share your science in custom brochures and have no idea where to begin.

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In this guide book you will learn the very basics of Adobe Illustrator, about designing appealing education material to suit your audience, the importance of colour codes, and about some free/cost effective alternatives to the Adobe Suite to get you up and running on a budget.

Who is it for? Any ecologist using social media, wanting to build a website. Particular interest for conservation project leaders and group members.

How much will it cost? Free to members

When will it be available? Available now to BES Members via the BES Members Area!

Non-members can register to be sent this resource here.

Resource provider: Sarah Bell of the Pan Verus Project
Sarah Bell has a background in journalism and social media management and is completing her PhD in Anthropology at Oxford Brookes University examining misconceptions about wildlife and the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone. The Pan Verus Project founded by Sarah and Zoe is a new, women-led, 360º conservation project which operates in Sierra Leone, conducts wildlife research, undertakes ranger training, and community engagement and education activities.

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