People and Places
- Authors’ names are typically listed in order of prominence.
- Include contact information for all authors (e.g., email, physical address, phone number).
- This information tells the reader who conducted the research and where it was done.
Authors are typically listed in order of prominence, with the person who completed most of the research appearing first in the author list and referred to as “first author”. The “second author” would be the person who appears second in the author list and so on. The corresponding author is also often indicated on the poster and may appear as the last name in the author list. The corresponding author is the senior scientist who designed the research, supervised the work and obtained the funding to conduct the research.
The name of the college, university or institution where the research was conducted is also provided with the authors’ names. For example: School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, 210 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210. The email addresses and phone number of the corresponding author is also provided.