Student Competition

ENVigorate Student Competitions

Undergraduate 3 Minute Poster Presentation

Fourth-year undergraduate students are invited to submit abstracts for an undergraduate lightning-round presentation competition. This competition is designed to encourage the presentation of senior honors works and course projects. Individual and group submissions are welcomed on any topic. If a group project is present, permission from all contributing members is expected and prize money will be divided evenly between members. Competitors will present Presentation materials including abstracts will be presented and judged on March 20th between 8:30-10AM .

Submission guidelines:

  1. Abstracts must be submitted by Friday, March 9th, 2018 to envigoratepostercomp@gmail.com. The subject line should read as follows: UNDERGRAD_FirstName_LastName. Abstracts should not exceed 300 words.
  2. Students will be informed of acceptance into the competition, presentation time and location on Monday, March 12th, 2018.
  3. Upon acceptance of abstract, students are expected to provide ONE static slide or digital poster by Sunday, March 18th, 2018. Suggested information to include: research problem, research question, methods, case studies, and conclusion.

Student/group will have three minutes to present main aspects of research project, and two minutes for questions from the judges.

Presentation will be judged based on the following:

  • Originality of research problem and methods
  • Importance of research problem
  • Engagement and clarity of the presentation

Prize money: $300 (1st), $200 (2nd), $100 (3rd). Prize money supported through WESEF and is distributed through the University HR.

 

Graduate 3 minute digital poster competition

Graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for a digital poster competition/3MT style competition. This poster competition is designed to encourage the presentation of papers and research from course work and MRPS, therefore please do not submit work from your thesis or dissertation. Posters including abstracts will be presented and judged on March 20th between 8:30 –10AM.

Submission guidelines:

  1. Abstracts must be submitted by March 9th, 2018 to envigoratepostercomp@gmail.com. The subject line should read as follows: GRAD_FirstName_LastName. Abstracts should not exceed 300 words.
  2. Students will be informed of acceptance into the competition, presentation time and location on March 12th, 2018.
  3. Upon acceptance of abstract, students are expected to provide ONE static slide or digital poster by March 18th, 2018. Suggested information to include: research problem, research question, methods, case studies, and conclusion. Students will have three minutes to present main aspects of research project, and two minutes for questions from the judges.

Presentation will be judged based on the following:

  • Originality of research problem and methods
  • Importance of research problem
  • Engagement and clarity of the presentation

Poster of the research will be judged based on the following:

  • Originality of research problem and methods
  • Importance of research problem
  • Engagement and clarity of the presentation

Prize money: $300 (1st), $200 (2nd), $100 (3rd). Prize money supported through WESEF and is distributed through the University HR.